What to watch after bargaining for more playing time for your son ...
• College football: Rice at Southern Mississippi. My Jeff Bower bobblehead is pretty much the most invincible of all of my bobblehead collection. [ESPN2]
• MLB: American League Division Series, Game 1, Los Angeles at Boston; National League Divisional Series, Game 1, Chicago at Arizona. Lou Piniella will break this curse thing like Father Karras in The Exorcist. [TBS]
• NHL: Anaheim at Detroit; Dallas at Colorado. I've got Avalanche Fever and Rockies Mania at the same time! Somebody call an ambulance! [Versus]