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The next two weeks are going to be interesting in Dallas. There is going to be a ton of talk about who should be the starting quarterback for the Cowboys during the team's bye week.

Thursday, Oct. 20

College football (6:30-10 p.m., ESPNU): Troy beat USM, and South Alabama beat MSU, so tune in to see who wins when Trojans travels to battle the Jaguars.

Friday, Oct. 21

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): Get ready for the college basketball season with the University of Kentucky Blue and White Game.

Saturday, Oct. 22

College football (6:30-10 p.m., SECN): MSU looks to bounce back from a loss against BYU on the road against Kentucky. ... College football (8-11:30 p.m., ESPN): Following a loss against Arkansas, the UM Rebels hit the road to take on LSU.

Sunday, Oct. 23

NFL (noon-3:30 p.m., FOX): The New Orleans Saints try to bring their winning streak to three consecutive games as they travel to face the 
Kansas City Chiefs.

Monday, Oct. 24

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): Defending champs Denver Broncos host their former quarterback, Brock Osweiler, and the Houston Texans.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

MLB (7-11 p.m., FOX): Watch game one of the 2016 World Series as the American League champion host the National League champion.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

MLB (7-11 p.m., FOX): The AL champion hosts the NL champion for game two of the 2016 World Series before the series trades locations for game three.

Dallas QB Dak Prescott broke the NFL record for most pass attempts without an interception, but Tony Romo is scheduled to return after the bye week. Who should be the Cowboys' starter? Sound off @JFPSports.

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