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Notre Dame vs. USC
Saturday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m.
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Two of the biggest college football programs in the country face off in what is one of the deciding games for the BCS Championship. No.1 Notre Dame and Heisman hopeful Manti Te’o only need a victory in Los Angeles on Saturday to make it to the school’s first BCS national title game. USC – a two-time BCS Championship game participant — had high hopes for this season, but have posted a 7-4 record and lost against UCLA last weekend. The Trojans will still look to play the role of spoiler, and will have to do so without starting quarterback Matt Barkley. It marks the 84th meeting between the squads with USC winning nine of the last 10 games against Notre Dame.
Two of the best teams in the Premier League this season take to the Old Trafford pitch as West Ham United visits Manchester United in a match featuring a pair of storied clubs
United is coming off a tough loss to struggling Norwich City on November 17, but have been strong through the season and will prove to be a strong opponent. West Ham only sits two spots out of Europa League qualification – a big turnaround for the Hammers, which were promoted from the Championship last season. The Reds continue their neck-and-neck battle for first with their Manchester counterparts, Manchester City, and remain only one point behind the top position.
|Sun, Nov 25||8:25 a.m.||Swansea City vs. Liverpool||ESPN Deportes TV /
|Tue, Nov 27||2:40 p.m.||Sunderland vs. Queens Park Rangers||ESPN Deportes TV|
|Wed, Nov. 28||2:55 p.m.||Manchester United vs. West Ham United||ESPN Deportes TV /
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The top four teams in the Dutch first division are in action on ESPN Deportes TV this weekend. Fourth place Ajax visits Roda JC; top club PSV faces off against third-place Vitesse; and second-in-the-table Twente host PEC.
|Sun, Nov 25||6:25 a.m.||Roda JC vs. Ajax|
|11 a.m.||PSV vs. Vitesse|
|2 p.m.||FC Twente vs. PEC Zwolle|
The UEFA Europa League plays on in two upcoming Match Day 5 clashes. Current Group H leaders Rubin Kazan face off against Italian Serie A club Internazionale as Inter looks to wrestle control of Group H. Each team has 10 points, with only goal differential separating them (five to four, respectively).
In the afternoon game, Atlético Madrid hopes to gain ground on Group B leaders Viktoria Plzen. Meanwhile, Tel-Aviv will be searching for its first win in group play.
|Thu, Nov 22||11:55 a.m.||Rubin Kazan vs. Internazionale|
|3 p.m.||Atlético Madrid vs. Tel-Aviv|
|5 p.m. **||Lazio vs. Tottenham Hotspur|
** Same-day tape
Portuguese First Division
|Sat, Nov 24||4:25 p.m.||SL Benfica vs. Olhanense|
|Sun, Nov 25||4:10 p.m.||SC Braga vs. FC Porto|
ESPN Deportes Radio
|Thu, Nov 22||4:30 p.m.||“U” Católica vs. Sao Paulo|
|7:30 p.m.||Tigre vs. Millonario|
In a battle of first place teams, Oklahoma City – leaders in the Northwest Division – host Los Angeles as they take on the Pacific Division-leading Clippers. L.A.’s Big Three of Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford have powered their team to a 5-2 record. The Thunder pack some star power of their own in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, but Serge Ibaka’s 3.63 blocks per game may prove to be an asset in stymying the Clippers offense.
|Wed, Nov 21||7:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Wed, Nov 30||10:30 p.m.||Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
Monday Night Football:
Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles
Monday, Nov. 26, 8:30 p.m.
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Philadelphia can make up some ground in the weak NFC East as they face the Carolina Panthers at home. Despite only a 3-7 record, the Eagles remain in the hunt, only three games behind first-place New York and has a schedule that favors them with games against Tampa Bay and Cincinnati.
The Panthers hope their struggles will end against Philadelphia. Though floundering with a 2-8 record, Carolina will be a test for the Eagles. The Panthers have posted wins against strong teams in New Orleans and Washington. Quarterback Cam Newton has also led his team down to the wire, losing close games to Tampa Bay, Seattle and Dallas.
Gigantes del Cibao vs. Leones Escogido
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 4 p.m.
ESPN Deportes+, the new programming extension of ESPN Deportes and ESPN3 continues its exclusive coverage of Dominican Baseball. The league consists of six teams, each playing a 50-game, round-robin schedule with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs. The league’s champion advances to the Caribbean Series to play against the representatives from Mexico, Venezuela and Puerto Rico.
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