The Utah Jazz have proven early in the season that they are one of the worst teams in all of basketball.
The Dallas Mavericks have been absolutely perfect at home and hope that trend continues when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Vancouver Canucks are at home and will be there for quite a while when they play the San Jose Sharks. The Vancouver Canucks are beginning a season-long six-game homestand against a team that has been rather comfortable taking the ice at Rogers Arena this calendar year.
The Phoenix Coyotes are playing great hockey and hopefully can keep it up against Chicago when they meet on the ice. Winners in seven of their past eight games, the Phoenix Coyotes look to continue their strong play as they play the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night at the United Center.
The New York Knicks are off a big win against the Atlanta Hawks, but they have had a very tough season. While they've struggled defensively for most of the season, the Houston Rockets haven't been as productive on the offensive end during their recent funk.
The Dallas Stars are a very good hockey team and they play great when they head out on the road. Although they're on a losing streak on their own ice, the Dallas Stars haven't had much trouble finding ways to win on the road lately.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are one of the best teams in college football, but they cannot afford to have a bad game down the stretch.
After starting the year off on a winning streak, the Miami Hurricanes have struggled as they face the Duke Blue Devils this weekend.
After losing to the Baylor Bears, the Oklahoma Sooners have to win out if they want to have a shot a t a big bowl game. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops made two things clear this week: There won't be a change at quarterback for the Sooners and he is OK with the direction his program is headed.
The SEC is one of the best football conferences in college football and they have one of the best games for this weekend. A resurgent season for Auburn has been offered as proof that a winless SEC record in 2012 should be attributed to nothing more than a very down year. That conversation is unlikely to switch gears Saturday when the seventh-ranked Tigers host No. 25 Georgia a season after the Bulldogs came to Jordan-Hare Stadium ranked fifth and dominated in a 38-0 victory.