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It was a great day for NFL football on Sunday, unless you had a fantasy team on ESPN. The sports network's fantasy football site and app crashed before the noon games started.

Thursday, Sept. 15

College football (6:30-9:30 p.m., ESPNU): Alcorn State looks to stay undefeated in SWAC play as it hosts winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Friday, Sept. 16

Olympics (7-11 p.m., NBCSN): If you're not going to a high-school football game, check out the 2016 Rio 
Paralympic Games, which feature archery, swimming and more.

Saturday, Sept. 17

College football (2:30-6 p.m., CBS): The Rebels look to make three straight wins over Alabama. ... College football (6-10 p.m., ESPN2): MSU looks to upset LSU on the road. ... College football (6-10 p.m., ESPN3): JSU battles against Grambling State at home.

Sunday, Sept. 18

NFL (12-3:30 p.m., Fox): The Saints look to rebound from a last-second loss in the season opener against the New York Giants.

Monday, Sept. 19

NFL (7-11 p.m., ESPN): Former MSU star Fletcher Cox looks to cause havoc for the Philadelphia Eagles on the road against the Chicago Bears.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Hockey (7-9:30 p.m., ESPN): Two teams look to advance beyond pool play clash when the USA battles Canada in the World Cup of Hockey.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

WNBA (7:30-11pm ESPNEWS): Watch a doubleheader of WNBA playoff action as the league looks to crown a champion in its 20th season. ‚Ä® When the ESPN Fantasy went down, it caused a meltdown on the Internet. Service was restored later in the day as players could finally see how their teams were performing.

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