The thing is, Christmas Day games could easily be avoided; the entire NFL slate could be played on Christmas Eve day, with the Monday night game on Dec. 26. The last time Christmas fell on a Sunday (2011), the NFL scheduled one game on Thursday, 13 on Christmas Eve afternoon, one on Christmas night and one on Dec. 26. In contrast to Thanksgiving Day games, however, they are not an annual occurrence; as of 2017, there have been just 19 Christmas Day games in the NFL's history.
After the NFL held two Divisional Playoff games on Christmas Day 1971, the league avoided any more games on Christmas Day until 1989. Watch video · The NBA’s Christmas Day slate has been revealed, thanks to multiple reports. The most loaded day on the league calendar will feature the usual suspects and some predictable matchups.
The holiday will be headlined by another round of LeBron James vs. the Warriors, though this iteration will feature James on the Lakers. Aug 08, 2018 · New York has played the most Christmas Day games of any franchise, per Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, but are just 22-30 overall. There is little reason to think there will be much more success this season. Most of the NFL's Week 16 slate will be played on Christmas Eve Day, but NFL fans will get an extra Christmas treat after finishing their traditional family dinner in addition to the best regular season NBA matchups of the year.
Nike will create the NBA Christmas Day jerseys for the teams that will participate in the 2018 games played on that specific day. So, quit being a crappy person and get your mind off of Christmas football + spend time with your family. ; D Below, we have decided to display the week 16 schedule, which does at least feature a game on Christmas eve and the day after Christmas.
Watch video · NFL MLB NCAA FB NBA Golf. NBA 2018-19 schedule release: Christmas Day, season opener, MLK Day and LeBron's first Lakers home game. Here is the schedule for the 2018 Christmas Day games, as.
Dec 25, 2017 · Week 16 of the 2017 NFL season wraps up today with not one, but two games on Christmas Day. It all gets started in the late afternoon, when the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to take on the Houston. Watch video · This season marks the second year in a row that the NFL decided to hold two regular-season games on Christmas Day. The league also held a Christmas Day doubleheader in 2016. Before that, there hadn't been a Christmas doubleheader since 2006.
Although Christmas games aren't that common, three of the four teams playing. The official site of the 2018 NFL Schedule. Weekly view of the schedules including links to tickets, broadcast channels, and printable views. Dec 25, 2016 · There are two NFL games on Christmas Day, and both have playoff implications, as the Baltimore Ravens play their AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Denver Broncos meet the Kansas City Chiefs in an AFC West matchup as both jockey for a spot in the postseason.
The NBA revealed its first portion of the 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday afternoon, as the nationally televised games for opening week, Christmas Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day became public. The first time that a pro football game was played on Christmas came in 1971 with a pair of playoff games slated for the holiday.
As many members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame will recall, they spent their Christmas that year competing in one of the two divisional playoff games scheduled that day. There have also been several games played on Christmas Eve. Again this happens in 2018, and the NFL decided to revert to. Apr 19, 2018. Judy Battista takes a look at the 2018 NFL schedule, which. It could not give the Monday night game that falls on Christmas Eve to a home.
Aug 8, 2018. The NBA Christmas Day slate is headlined by another round of LeBron James vs. the Warriors but has the novelty worn off? The Crossover. Apr 20, 2018. Few days of the NFL regular season get as much attention as Thanksgiving, and this year's trio of games should keep fans excited. Check out this NFL Schedule, sortable by date and including information on game time, network coverage, and more!
Here is a look at all Christmas Day games over the years since the first was played in 1971.