Christmas 2017 Sports TV Guide: What to watch in NBA, NFL and more

Sunday , December 24, 2017 - 12:14 AM

Standard-Examiner Staff

It doesn’t take all day to open stockings and unwrap presents. You can make sports part of your family’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day traditions. This year includes NFL football through the weekend and the usual NBA slate.

Here’s a guide to watching sports for Sunday, Dec. 24, and Monday, Dec. 25, 2017.

> All Times Mountain


CHRISTMAS EVE, DEC. 24

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

6:30 p.m., ESPN — Hawaii Bowl, Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Houston Cougars

NFL FOOTBALL

11 a.m., CBS — Regional coverage - Check TV listings here

11 a.m., FOX — Regional coverage - Check TV listings here

2:25 p.m., FOX — Regional coverage - Check TV listings here

RUGBY

8 a.m., NBCSN — English Premiership, Leicester vs Saracens (same-day tape)


CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC. 25

> All Times Mountain

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Diamond Head Classic, Honolulu, Hawaii

10:30 a.m., ESPNU — 7th-place game, Akron vs. Hawaii/Davidson loser

12:30 p.m., ESPNU — 5th-place game, Princeton vs. Hawaii/Davidson winner

4 p.m., ESPN2 — Championship game, New Mexico State vs. USC

6:30 p.m., ESPNU — 3rd-place game, Miami vs. Middle Tennessee

NBA BASKETBALL

10 a.m., ESPN — Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks

1 p.m., ABC — Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors

3:30 p.m., ABC — Washington Wizards at Boston Celtics

6 p.m., ABC — Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder

8:30 p.m., TNT — Minnesota Vikings at L.A. Lakers

NFL FOOTBALL

2:20 p.m., NBC & NFL — Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans

6:15 p.m., ESPN — Oakland Raiders at Philadelphia Eagles

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