What we're watching (all times EST): APOEL Nicosia at Lyon (Fox Sports Net) in UEFA Champions League Soccer at 2:30. Florida at Alabama (ESPN), Texas A&M at Texas Tech (ESPN2), and Virginia at Clemson (ESPNU) in men's college basketball at 7. Miami at Indiana (NBATV) in NBA basketball at 7. Anaheim at Minnesota (NBCSN) in NHL Hockey at 7:30. Barcelona at Bayer Leverkusen (Fox Sports Net) (tape delay) in UEFA Champions League Soccer at 8. Ohio State at Minnesota (ESPN) and Mississippi State at LSU (ESPNU) in men's college basketball at 9. Washington at Portland (NBATV) in NBA basketball at 10.
It's always Blood Week at the Freediving World Championships: "‘That's what competitive freediving is all about: control.' As long as you're in control, it's all right if (as sometimes happens) blood vessels burst in your nose and you come out looking like Sissy Spacek in Carrie. ‘The judges don't care how someone looks,' Hanson says. ‘Blood? That's nothing. As far as the rules go, blood is OK.'" [Outside]
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