There are so many sports every weekend that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of them all. Here is a weekly guide to the five games/events/experiences that you will be in danger of missing if you make the mistake of going outside.
1. College football takes a breather. After last week's insanity, college football gives everybody a break this weekend with the traditional pre-Thanksgiving chill-out week. There's only one game with two ranked teams playing, though it's a good one: Undefeated Wisconsin hosts Michigan at noon ET Saturday on Fox. It's probably the last chance for Wisconsin to lose -- the team travels to Minnesota on Nov. 25 --- before the Big Ten championship game, so know that Georgia/Auburn/Oklahoma and company are all cheering for the Wolverines to deal a blow to the Badgers' playoff chances. Otherwise? This isn't the worst college football Saturday to actually hang out with your family.
Also, as we do every week, predictions for the two college football teams I personally follow):
No. 9 Ohio State 52, Illinois 6. I'm just going to pretend this game isn't happening.
No. 7 Georgia 31, Kentucky 10. Time for the Dawgs to rebound from last week's spanking, and even with the loss, they can still win out and easily make the CFP. This is the get-on-track game with rival Georgia Tech (at Bobby Dodd Stadium) next week before Alabama or Auburn in the SEC championship came. Kentucky isn't half bad, which makes it an even more ideal team to play this week.
2. Your Week 11 Sunday NFL Matchup rankings:
1. Rams at Vikings
2. Eagles at Cowboys
3. Washington at Saints
4. Patriots at Raiders
5. Ravens at Packers
6. Lions at Bears
7. Chiefs at Giants
8. Bills at Chargers
9. Jaguars at Browns
10. Cardinals at Texans
11. Bengals at Broncos
3. The weirdest marquee NFC game. So, who imagined that the Rams and Vikings would both be 7-2 in Week 11? Crazy, right? With the Eagles facing a challenge against the Cowboys in Jerry World, the winner of this game theoretically could be the No. 1 seed in the NFC. It's a 1 p.m. ET Sunday game on Fox, which means you might not even notice it's happening. How bizarre it must be for Sam Bradford to watch these two teams battling it out without him.
4. Warriors in Brooklyn. I'm probably the only person on the planet who thinks of the old movies The Warriors every time Golden State plays in Brooklyn, but I won't lie to you: I do do this. Sunday at 6 p.m. ET on NBA League Pass is the sweet spot to watch Steph and Durant and company crush the Brooklyn Nets. Come out and playyyyyy.
5. Ranked Northwestern! It's so odd to see Northwestern in the college basketball top 25. The Wildcats are actually in the football and basketball top 25s, which is deeply upsetting to an Illinois fan and alum. Chris Collins' No. 20 Wildcats have actually been a little wobbly early, and you can watch them play La Salle on ESPN3 at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. We've already established there isn't much great college football this Saturday, so you might as well.
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Dive Into Five is a weekly guide to the weekend's activities of sport. Make sure I don't miss anything great by emailing me firstname.lastname@example.org.