This Sunday night's matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys will determine the winner of the NFC East.
With over half of the games in the 2012-13 NHL regular season already cancelled, the entire season is now in serious jeopardy. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly has predicted the deadline to begin the season is “sometime in mid-January.” Hope is dwindling as no negotiations are currently scheduled between the Players' Association and the league.
The National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association are still struggling to reach a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Although the window is closing, there is still time for the two sides to make a deal that would save this year's season.
With college football's bowl season fast approaching, SI.com's Stewart Mandel breaks down each matchup and ranks all 35 games.
The undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish will play the second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide for College Football's National Championship on January 7 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
NASCAR has announced several changes for the 2013 season in regards to the Sprint Cup Series. Perhaps the biggest change will come with the official debut of the new "Gen 6" racecar, which after implementation, could lead to even more rule changes throughout the course of the season.
After two years of development, and some testing last season, the "Gen 6" (short for Generation 6) car will be unveiled at Daytona in February. The 2013 model was designed with manufacturer identity in mind – meaning the racecars will more closely resemble streetcars. As a way of increasing driver identity, drivers' last names will be placed on the front windshields.
After recent threats of cancelling professional football's all-star game, NFL executives and Commissioner Roger Goodell have decided to keep the game in its yearly schedule. The NFL Pro Bowl is an exhibition game between stars within the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference. Selection to participate in the annual event is an honor for players, and primarily signifies recognition of superior on-field performance.
The NHL has lost nearly 35 percent of its regular season after it cancelled all games through December 14, including the All-Star game, the league announced Friday.
The 2013 All-Star Game was scheduled to be held in Columbus, Ohio on January 27. This would have marked the first time that the Blue Jackets organization hosted the event. With 422 games already lost in the 2012-2013 NHL season even if an agreement was reached in the near future the All-Star Game would likely remain cancelled. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly stated that the NHL will "work closely with the Blue Jackets organization to return the NHL All-Star events to Columbus and their fans as quickly as possible," as reported by The Huffington Post.