The winners of Sunday's two NFL Divisional Round games will be at a slight disadvantage from the two winners Saturday because those latter two will have an extra day of rest for conference championship Sunday.
The UFC's two-week stay at its incredibly unique Fight Island in Abu Dhabi comes to a close Saturday - although the organization will be back many, many times - with a Fight Night card headlined by a middleweight bout between contenders Robert Whittaker and Darren Till.
Nearly four months late, the 60-game regular season starts Thursday night with two ESPN nationally televised games: New York Yankees at Washington Nationals (7 p.m. ET) and San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers (10 p.m. ET).
It's a "short week" for NASCAR drivers off running the All-Star Race in Bristol on Wednesday as the Cup Series circuit heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth on Sunday for the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.
The UFC wraps up a busy stretch at its unconventional (and brilliant) Fight Island in Abu Dhabi with its third card in a week on Saturday, headlined by a flyweight title fight and rematch between Brazil's Deiveson Figueiredo and American Joseph Benavidez.