Top TV Sports during Christmas
Everybody is home for Christmas time so that means lots of eating, resting, and relaxing while watching your favorite game on the tube. In fact, Christmas Day is probably the day where everyone becomes a couch potato, so let’s find out all the different sports that will be on TV this 2011 holiday season.
NHL - 24/7 Rangers and Flyers
Courtesy of the NHL
Now usually Saturday night is filled with hockey, but this Saturday is Christmas Eve and the NHL is taking the night off. But don’t you threat hockey fans, the NHL has put together another 24/7 Christmas special featuring the New York Rangers and the Philladelphia Flyers that you can watch on HBO.
Christmas in Chicago
Courtesy of the NFL
If you are a football fan, then you are in luck. The NFL always seems to come through no matter how sacred the holiday. Instead of Christmas Sunday, all the NFL games will be played on Saturday, except for one game. The biggest rivalry in pro football, the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears, will be played on Christmas Day.
If you don’t like football, there are five big NBA games on Christmas Day including your favorite Lebron James and the Miami Heat versus the defending champs Dallas Mavericks. Then right after that there is a classic matchup with the Chicago Bulls and the LA Lakers. Way to come through NBA… showcasing their biggest stars on a day they know everyone will be looking for something interesting to watch on TV.
Here is a quick list of all the best games and sporting events on TV from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day. Remember to sign up for some exercise next week… you’re gonna need it!
Dec. 24, 2011
- 11:30am EST - HBO – 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic
- 1pm EST - - CBS & FOX – NFL Football - Giants vs Jets
- 4:15pm EST - CBS & FOX – NFL Football – Cowboys vs Philadelphia
Dec. 25, 2011
- 12pm EST - TNT – NBA Basketball – Celtics vs Knicks
- 2:30pm EST - ABC - NBA Basketball – Heat vs Mavericks
- 5pm EST - ABC - NBA Basketball – Bulls vs Lakers
- 8pm EST - ESPN - NBA Basketball – Magic vs Thunder
- 8:15pm EST - NBC – NFL Football – Bears vs Packers
- 10:30pm EST - ESPN - NBA Basketball – Clippers vs Warriors
Dec. 26, 2011
- 10am EST - ESPN2 – Premier League Soccer – Man United vs Wigan
- 7:30pm EST- VS – NHL Hockey – Stars vs Blues
- 8:30pm EST- ESPN – Monday Night Football – Falcons vs. Saints