The big news of the NBA today without a doubt was the news that the struggling Brooklyn Nets, sitting at 14-14 and in eighth place in the Eastern Conference after having lost five of six, had fired coach Avery Johnson. Did the "Little General" deserve to be fired or was something else at play?
It is the final week of the season and as per NFL rules, both networks have doubleheaders so let's take a look at FOX's. There will be seven games on FOX this Sunday as they lost Cowboys-Redskins to NBC and thus they moved Packers-Vikings to 4:25. The early games are Bears-Lions, Eagles-Giants, Buccaneers-Falcons and Panthers-Saints and the late games are the aforementioned Packers-Vikings matchup as well as Cardinals-49ers and Rams-Seahawks. Continue reading for announcers and distribution.
It is the final week of the season and as per NFL rules, both networks have doubleheaders so let's take a look at CBS's. There are eight games across the two windows with five in the early slot and three in the late after the NFL made their scheduling changes on Sunday, only moving one game to the late slot in Dolphins-Patriots. The early games are Ravens-Bengals, Texans-Colts, Jets-Bills, Browns-Steelers and Jaguars-Titans. The late games are the aforementioned Dolphins-Patriots matchup as well as Chiefs-Broncos and Raiders-Chargers. Continue reading for announcers and distribution.
It seems like just yesterday that the 2012 NFL season was kicking off and now we are coming to the final week of the campaign. Lots of different things at play this week. Some teams already have playoff berths locked up, a few are playing for a chance to get into the postseason while everyone is looking to end their season on a bright spot. Who will win this week? Here are my week 17 picks.