Every issue of
Denver's famous December 2008 meltdown -- which greased the skids for San Diego's unlikely AFC West title -- seems like ancient history as the resurgent Broncos (5-0) pay a visit the Chargers (2-2) on
Wednesday's Game 5 of the National League Championship Series (8:07 p.m., TBS) is must-see TV no matter what happens Monday night. If L.A. can level the best-of-seven series in Game 4, it's a chance for either side to wrest control of the action. Otherwise, the Phillies can wrap up a second consecutive pennant before their raucous home fans.
Always the publicity magnet, the Cowboys' owner has made waves in recent weeks for the team's colossal stadium and his, er,
The Third Saturday in October -- the traditional rivalry between Alabama and Tennessee -- has become a bit of misnomer in recent years: They've only played on that date five times since the SEC split into divisions in 1992. But that minor detail removes none of the luster from this Saturday's showdown, when the Vols make the trip to Tuscaloosa to face the second-ranked Crimson Tide (3:30 p.m., CBS).
Nothing signals the imminence of a big prizefight quite like the dulcet tones of
There aren't many rivalries in sports that can match the history, significance and acrimony of Liverpool-Manchester United (10 a.m., FSC). Note to
You can already hear the sensationalists billing Sunday's interconference showdown (1 p.m., FOX) as a preview of Super Bowl XLIV. The Vikings can only hope it plays out differently than