•NFL: New England tries to wrap up its record 16-0 season against the New York Giants (10-5) at 7:15 p.m. Saturday. The telecast will be available on the NFL Network (Cox 252) and also will be simulcast on both NBC (KFOR-4) and CBS (KWTV-9). On Sunday, Washington (8-7) tries to clinch a playoff berth by defeating visiting Dallas (13-2) at 3:15 p.m. on KOKH-25 and Tennessee (9-6) tries to seal its playoff berth by winning at Indianapolis (13-2) at 7:15 p.m. on KFOR-4. Adrian Peterson and Minnesota (8-7) play at Denver (6-8) at 3:15 p.m. on KWTV-9. Other telecasts include Detroit (7-8) at Green Bay (12-3), noon, KOKH-25; Jacksonville (11-4) at Houston (7-8), noon; KWTV-9; Pittsburgh (10-5) at Baltimore (4-11), 3:15 p.m., KWTV-9.
•College football: Oklahoma State faces Indiana in the Insight Bowl at 4:30 p.m. Monday on KSBI-52 and the NFL Network (announcers Bob Papa, Mike Mayock, Sterling Sharpe and Kim Jones). Big 12 teams will be busy this week with several telecasts on ESPN: Texas vs. Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl at 7 tonight; Texas A&M vs. Penn State in the Alamo Bowl at 7 p.m. Saturday and Colorado vs. Alabama at 7 p.m. Sunday.
•College basketball: Oklahoma plays at No. 23 West Virginia at 5 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2, No. 9 Texas hosts Wisconsin at 11 a.m. Saturday on ESPN2 and Kansas State faces Xavier at 6 p.m. Monday on ESPNU. In women's play, No. 9 Oklahoma hosts South Carolina at 2 p.m. Sunday on KAUT-43 (Cox 16).
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...