The college bowl season ends Jan. 13 in New Orleans.
But it begins Friday in the Bahamas.
Charlotte and Buffalo start the bowl season Friday at 2 p.m. on ESPN with the Bahamas Bowl. The Frisco Bowl matches Utah State and Kent State Friday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
ABC has the Celebration Bowl between Alcorn State and North Carolina A&T Saturday at noon. Central Michigan clashes with San Diego State on ESPN at 2 p.m. in the New Mexico Bowl, and Liberty plays in its first bowl game against Georgia Southern at 2:30 p.m. on CBS Sports network.
Florida Atlantic faces SMU in the Boca Raton Bowl at 3:30 p.m. on ABC, followed by the Camelia Bowl between Florida International and Arkansas State on ESPN at 5:30 p.m.
The Las Vegas Bowl brings together Boise State and Washington on ABC at 7:30 p.m., with Appalachian State-UAB in the New Orleans Bowl on ESPN at 9 p.m.
Top-seed North Dakota State meets Montana State in the FCS semifinals Saturday at 2 p.m. on ESPN2.
NFL network has a tripleheader Saturday, starting with Texans-Bucs at 1 p.m. The Bills and Patriots battle at 4:30 p.m. and the Rams visit the 49ers at 8:30 p.m.
The Ravens face the Browns on CBS Sunday at 1 p.m. Fox has the Redskins against the Giants at 1 p.m. before the Eagles and Cowboys clash for the NFC East lead.
Kansas City gears up for the playoffs against the Bears Sunday on NBC, with Packers-Vikings on ESPN Monday night.
The Mavericks meet the 76ers Friday at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.
The Wizards tangle with the Raptors Friday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington and visit the 76ers Saturday at 7 p.m.
North Dakota State takes on Marquette Friday at 9 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Fox has Kansas-Villanova Saturday at noon and Texas against Providence at 2 p.m.
North Carolina battles UCLA on CBS Saturday at 3 p.m. followed by Ohio State-Kentucky.
Notre Dame faces Indiana on ESPN Saturday at noon.
Samford takes on Georgetown at noon Saturday on FoxSports1 and it's Utah State-Florida at 2:30 p.m. in the Orange Bowl Classic. LSU clashes with Southern Cal at 9 p.m.
It's VCU-Wichita State Saturday at noon on ESPN2. Minnesota meets Oklahoma State at 5:30 p.m. and Arizona tangles with St. John's at 10 p.m.
ESPN2 has TCU-Xavier Sunday at 5 p.m and Ball State meets Washington at 9:30 p.m.
Prairie View A&M visits Seton Hall Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
On the women's court, Stanford takes on Texas Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Capitals visit the Devils Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington-plus and host the Lightning Saturday at 7 p.m.
ESPN has the women's volleyball final Saturday at 8 p.m.
Everton tangles with Arsenal on NBC Sports network Saturday at 7:25 a.m. and Norwich City takes on Wolverhampton at 9:55 a.m. Manchester City meets Leicester City on NBC at 12:30 p.m.
Manchester United faces Watford at 8:55 a.m. Sunday on NBC Sports network followed by Tottenham Hotspur-Chelsea.
In the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich battles Wolfsburg Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Dusseldorf meets Union Berlin Sunday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Paderborn-Eintracht at noon.
Atalanta tangles with AC Milan in Italian Serie A Sunday at 6:25 a.m.
FoxSports1 offers college wrestling between Nebraska and Oregon State Friday at 7 p.m.
There's snowboarding on NBC Sports network Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 10 p.m., along with freestyle skiing Saturday at 7 p.m.