1. USMNT vs. Scotland
Details: Friday, November 15 @ 3:00 PM ET - Hampden Park - Glasgow, Scotland
Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY
Why Watch: Don't miss the #USMNT's final push to Brazil as Friday afternoon's friendly is one of the last chances you'll get to watch the red, white, and blue boys until the 2014 Cup. The team has some of the best players back on the roster as midfielders Michael Bradley and Brek Shea rejoin the club, as they missed prior matches due to injury. It has been over a year since these two teams have faced off on the pitch, and Scotland is looking to avenge their 5-1 loss on U.S. soil with an upset in their home stadium. Make sure you're streaming this match during the #Sportstacular weekend as the Men's National Team looks to finish their season on a high note in Glasgow, Scotland.
#5ToFollow Insider: Paul Carr - @PCarrESPN
Paul Carr is ESPN’s senior researcher on football aka soccer. He’s got more factoids and anecdotes on the game than any other expert, but his passion for the game is what shines through in his tweets.
2. Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets
Details: Friday, November 15 @ 8:00 PM ET - Pepsi Center - Denver, CO
Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY
Why Watch: If you look at the stat leaders you'll see two Timberwolves among the pack of chart toppers, in multiple stat categories. Kevin Love is off to the best start of his career, averaging a career high in ppg (27.1) and 14.2 rpg (2nd in NBA), while Ricky Rubio leads the league is steals (3.3) and is among the leaders in assists (9.9). Meanwhile, the Nuggets are a team that's built on depth and drive. You won't find a quicker PG than Ty Lawson and more physical PF than Kenneth "The Manimal" Faried. Grab a seat and tune-in to these BIG #NBA matchups on ESPN Friday night.
#5ToFollow Insider: Ryen Russillo - @ryenarussillo
Co-host of SVP & Russillo and an avid NBA follower, keep an eye on Ryen’s handle for stats, sarcasm, and #DosLobos love during Friday night’s NBA opener on ESPN.
3. Mississippi State vs. Alabama
Details: Saturday, November 16 @ 7:45 PM ET - Bryant-Denny Stadium - Tuscaloosa, AL
Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY
Why Watch: The smash mouth football of the #SEC West is on full display as the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide and Mississippi State Bulldogs kickoff in T-Town. Alabama has looked strong this season, but could the Bulldogs sneak up on the best in the land? With a strong game, Alabama’s AJ McCarron, could vault himself to the top of the Heisman ranks, an award an Alabama quarterback has never won. But, the Dogs had a strong showing in College Station last weekend (scoring 41 points) and will try to take down their longtime division rival. Get ready to stream the best in the SEC West for free during #Sportstacular's college football weekend.
#5ToFollow Insider: Matt Wyatt - @MaroonWyatt
Former Mississippi State QB and current Bulldogs’ color analyst, Matt Wyatt is your best follow for Saturday’s game in Tuscaloosa. Wyatt might show his maroon in his tweets, but he’ll bring you closer to the game than anyone else in 140-characters or less.
4. Oregon State vs. Arizona State
Details: Saturday, November 16 @ 7:45 PM ET - Sun Devil Stadium - Tempe, AZ
Watch Here: Pac-12 Network on XFINITY
Why Watch: These teams are armed and dangerous, as two of the nation's top quarterbacks duke it out on the Pac-12 Network on Saturday. Oregon State's Sean Mannion has amassed 3,540 passing yards on the season and his connection with Brandin Cooks is looking like the best in #CFB. Arizona State's Taylor Kelly has been perfect at home this season (5-0) and will look to keep that record unblemished. This year the #SunDevils have averaged 58 ppg at home, so look for the scoreboard to be lighting up all night in Tempe. From smash mouth to a shootout, this #Sportstacular college football Saturday night is going to be one where you’ll want to be glued to the game.
#5ToFollow Insider: Tim Euhus - @EuhusBeavers
Comcast Sports NW’s Oregon State insider, Tim Euhus, is anticipating a big score from the #Pac12’s big game Saturday night. Follow Euhus for the inside scoop from Sun Devil Stadium.
5. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos
Details: Sunday, November 17 @ 8:30 PM ET - Sports Authority Field at Mile High - Denver, CO
Watch Here: NBC with XFINITY
Why Watch: The top teams of the AFC West collide on #SNF - Chiefs vs. Colts. The stories of these two teams are so different, making this matchup a must watch. The Broncos are loaded on offense with Peyton Manning at the helm with a stable of WRs that cannot be stopped and a rejuvenated running back in, Knowshon Moreno. But while the Broncos are bringing it on offense, the best defense in the #NFL belongs to the Kansas City Chiefs. KC is allowing, on average,12.3 ppg and barely over 200 passing yards a game. Look for Justin Houston (11 sacks) and Tamba Hali (9 sacks) to put pressure on Peyton all game long. The narrative is written, but the game has yet to be played. Who will win… the outstanding offense or the dominant defense? Tweet me who you like in this Sunday night game!
#5ToFollow Insider: Andrew Mason - @MaseDenver
Andrew Mason has been covering the Broncos since the ’04 season and has Mile High expectations for the team in 2013. Follow Mason for superb stats on the Broncos and Colts Sunday night.
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