Sports Calendar: NFL, NBA and More

Here’s your all-in-one location sports calendar for all the major sports including MLB, NBA, NFL, NCAA Football, NCAA Championships, tennis and golf majors, NASCAR and more. This specific page covers events that fall from November through January. After reviewing this, check out menu below for other months.

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NOVEMBER 2018 SPORTS EVENTS

With holidays quickly approaching, November offers up some choice athletic events that you can attend with the whole family. Check ’em out.

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New York City Marathon

November 4, 2018
New York City, NY

The New York City Marathon has the most runners participating each year, making it the largest marathon in the world. The urban marathon is considered one of the World Marathon Majors. Professional and amateur participants are typically chosen by a lottery system. Runners make their way through the five boroughs of New York City for a total distance of just over 26 miles. Millions of spectators and fans line the course to cheer on the runners.

EVENT: tcsnycmarathon.org

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AAA Texas 500

November 4, 2018
Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth, TX

EVENT: texasmotorspeedway.com/news/news-releases/posts/2017/november/aaa-texas-500-pre-race-notebook/

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College Basketball Begins

November 6, 2018
2018-2019 Season Begins
Various Cities

EVENT: ncaa.com/sports/basketball-men/d1

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Champions Classic

November 6, 2018
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Indianapolis, IN

EVENT: https://espnevents.com/champions-classic/

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November 7-11, 2018
T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas, NV

EVENT: pbrfinalsweek.com

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Can-Am 500

November 11, 2018
ISM Raceway
Avondale, AZ

EVENT: ismraceway.com/Buy-Tickets/Events/2018/Can-Am-500.aspx

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ATP World Tour Finals

November 12-18, 2018
O2 Arena
London, UK

EVENT: nittoatpfinals.com

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Puerto Rico Tip-Off

November 15-18, 2018
Tomás Dones Coliseum
Fajardo, Puerto Rico

EVENT: espnevents.com/myrtle-beach-invitational/news-and-updates/espn-events-announces-new-early-season-tournament-2018/

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Charleston Classic

November 15-18, 2018
TD Arena
Charleston, SC

EVENT: espnevents.com/charleston-classic/

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Ford EcoBoost 400

November 18, 2018
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Homestead, FL

EVENT: homesteadmiamispeedway.com/NASCAR-Championships/Ford-400.aspx

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NFL Mexico City Game

November 19, 2018 8:15pm (ESPN Monday Night Football)
Estadio Azteca
Kansas City Chiefs vs Los Angeles Rams

The NFL began playing games internationally in 2017, with the advent of the NFL London Games. the first NFL Mexico Game in 2016 at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Future sites include possible games in Germany and/or Canada. Fans in Mexico fill the stadium to see their favorite teams play live and in person for the first time ever. The most popular teams in Mexico are the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots.

EVENT: nfl.com/mexico/en

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NIT Season Tip-Off

November 22-23, 2018
Barclays Center
Brooklyn, NY

EVENT: espnevents.com/nit-tip-off/

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AdvoCare Invitational

November 22-25, 2018
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Orlando, FL

EVENT: espnevents.com/advocare-invitational/bracket/

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Wooden Legacy

November 22-25, 2018
Honda Center
Anaheim, CA

EVENT: espnevents.com/wooden-legacy/

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Pac-12 Championship

November 30, 2018
Levi’s Stadium
Santa Clara, CA

EVENT: pac-12.com/football/event/2018/11/30/pac-12-football-championship-game

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DECEMBER SPORTING EVENTS

Winter is here, but so are the sports!

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ACC Championship Game – Football

December 1, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, NC

EVENT: theacc.com/news/2018/4/5/charlotte-and-the-dr-pepper-acc-football-championship-game.aspx

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Big Ten Championship Game – Football

December 1, 2018
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, IN

EVENT: bigten.org/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120317aab.html

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Big 12 Championship Game – Football

December 1, 2018
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX

EVENT: big12sports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=10410&ATCLID=211677447

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SEC Championship Game – Football

December 1, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA

EVENT: secsports.com/article/11037746/championship-football

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Jimmy V Classic

December 4, 2018
Madison Square Garden
New York, NY

EVENT: espnevents.com/jimmy-v-classic/

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National Finals Rodeo

December 6-15, 2018
Thomas & Mack Center
Las Vegas, NV

EVENT: nfr-rodeo.com

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Army-Navy Game

December 8. 2018
Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia, PA

The highly contested rivaly between the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen takes place every year at season’s end. The competition embodies the spirit of the Armed Forces, with the winner holding bragging rights for the year. Navy has dominated the series in recent history, with a 14-game winning streak beginning in 2002. The overall series record has Navy in the lead 60-51-7.

EVENT: armynavygame.com

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NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship

December 13-15, 2018
Target Center
Minneapolis, MN

EVENT: ncaa.com/championships/volleyball-women/d1

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Camellia Bowl

December 15, 2018
Crampton Bowl Stadium
Montgomery, AL

EVENT: camelliabowl.com

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New Mexico Bowl

December 15, 2018
Dreamstyle Stadium
Albuquerque, NM

EVENT: gildannewmexicobowl.com

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Las Vegas Bowl

December 15, 2018
Sam Boyd Stadium
Las Vegas, NV

EVENT: lvbowl.com

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Celebration Bowl

December 16, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA

EVENT: thecelebrationbowl.com

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Boca Raton Bowl

December 18, 2018
FAU Stadium
Boca Raton, FL

EVENT: cheribundibocaratonbowl.com

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Frisco Bowl

December 19, 2018
Toyota Stadium
Frisco, TX

EVENT: thefriscobowl.com

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Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

December 20, 2018
Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, FL

EVENT: gasparillabowl.com

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

December 21, 2018
Albertsons Stadium
Boise, ID

EVENT: famousidahopotatobowl.com

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Armed Forces Bowl

December 22, 2018
Amon G Carter Stadium
Fort Worth, TX

EVENT: armedforcesbowl.com

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Birmingham Bowl

December 22, 2018
Legion Field
Birmingham, AL

EVENT: birminghambowl.com

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Diamond Head Classic

December 22-25, 2018
Stan Sheriff Center
Honolulu, HI

EVENT: espnevents.com/diamond-head-classic/

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Heart of Dallas Bowl

December 24, 2018
Cotton Bowl Stadium
Dallas, TX

EVENT: theheartofdallasbowl.com

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Hawai’i Bowl

December 24, 2018
Aloha Stadium
Honolulu, HI

EVENT: thehawaiibowl.com

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Texas Bowl

December 26, 2018
NRG Stadium
Houston, TX

EVENT: academytexasbowl.com

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Independence Bowl

December 26, 2018
Independence Stadium
Shreveport, LA

EVENT: independencebowl.org

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Alamo Bowl

December 27, 2018
Alamodome
San Antonio, TX

EVENT: alamobowl.com

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Holiday Bowl

December 27, 2018
SDCCU Stadium
San Diego, CA

EVENT: holidaybowl.com

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Camping World Bowl

December 27, 2018
Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL

EVENT: campingworldbowl.com

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Military Bowl

December 27, 2018
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Annapolis, MD

EVENT: militarybowl.org

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Music City Bowl

December 28, 2018
Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN

EVENT: musiccitybowl.com

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Belk Bowl

December 28, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, NC

EVENT: belkbowl.com

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Cotton Bowl – CFP Semifinal

December 29, 2018
AT&T Stadium
Arlington, TX

The Cotton Bowl Classic is played annually in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas to determine a semifinal game (one of six total) of the College Football Playoff. The game often showcases the Southwest Conference champion against a major independent or other team. In 2017 the game featured Big Ten champion the Ohio State Buckeyes defeating Pac-12 champion USC.

EVENT: cottonbowl.com/home/

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Orange Bowl – CFP Semifinal

December 29, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami, FL

EVENT: game.orangebowl.org

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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

December 29, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA

EVENT: chick-fil-apeachbowl.com

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Fiesta Bowl

December 29, 2018
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ

EVENT: fiestabowl.org/fiesta-bowl/

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Liberty Bowl

December 29, 2018
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Memphis, TN

EVENT: libertybowl.org

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TaxSlayer Bowl

December 29, 2018
EverBank Field
Jacksonville, FL

EVENT: taxslayerbowl.com

JANUARY BOWL GAMES AND SPORTS CALENDAR

January kicks of with a whole slew of bowl games, but the action doesn’t stop there. Read on.

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Rose Bowl

January 1, 2019
Rose Bowl Stadium
Pasadena, CA

The Rose Bowl Game is known as “The Grandaddy of Them All” for good reason. It is the oldest bowl game, first played in 1902. It also boasts the highest attendance among college bowl games since 1945. Recently, the Rose Bowl became part of the College Football Playoff and hosts a semifinal game every three years. Beyond the game itself, fans are drawn to the mild winter temperatures, bowl festivities, and the Tournament of Roses Parade. The Rose Parade is watched by millions of television viewers around the world—a New Year’s Day ritual.

EVENT: rosebowlstadium.com/events/rose-bowl-game

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Sugar Bowl

January 1, 2019
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA

EVENT: allstatesugarbowl.org

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NHL Winter Classic

January 1, 2019
Notre Dame Stadium
South Bend, IN

The NHL Winter Classic is a showcase event held outdoors each year and featuring the league’s most popular teams and players. The event is popular with fans, often drawing the league’s highest attendance as well as its highest broadcast ratings. The outdoor game evokes memories of pond hockey and brings added energy and excitement to players and fans alike. Unlike regular indoor games, weather can play a factor in the drama of the game. Players must be ready to deal with the effects of wind, sun, rain or snow.

EVENT: nhl.com/news/2019-winter-classic-bruins-blackhawks-announced/c-293098132

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