Well now that we are officially in February, time to check out what to watch this month in sports. It may be a short month and football is over but there are plenty of other events to keep your eye on!
Thursday Feb. 7th through Feb. 23rd:
Sochi Winter Olympics
TV Coverage of the Sochi Games will begin Thursday, Feb. 6th, with the first of an unprecedented 18 consecutive NBC primetime shows.
Opening Ceremony-Sochi Winter Olympics
The Opening Ceremony begins on Friday, February 7th at 8:30 EST on NBC.
For a full schedule please visit this link.
Saturday Feb 15th:
Sprite Slam Dunk Contest
The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest is the centerpiece of All-Star Saturday Night and one of the most anticipated events of the season. The NBA’s best high-flyers will compete on All-Star’s grandest stage for dunking supremacy. It all begins on TNT at 8PM EST.
Sunday Feb. 16th:
63rd NBA All Star Game
The 63rd NBA All Star Game will tip off in New Orleans at 8PM EST on TNT. Click here to view the rosters.
Saturday Feb. 22nd through Tuesday Feb. 25th:
The NFL Scouting Combine is a week-long showcase occurring every February at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, where college football players perform physical and mental tests in front of NFL coaches, general managers, and scouts.
Here is the NFL combine schedule
Saturday, Feb. 22: Tight ends, offensive linemen, special teams
Sunday, Feb. 23: Quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers
Monday, Feb. 24: Defensive linemen, linebackers
Tuesday, Feb. 25: Defensive backs
Sunday Feb. 23rd:
Rev your engines for this infamous race. TV coverage begins at 1PM EST on FOX. It will also be available for the first time, in live streaming, on Fox Sports GO.
If you’re in the mood for more hoops, NBA and NCAA, there are tons of games this month. You can check the schedule here. Can’t wait for March Madness next month!
Also noteworthy, MLB Spring Training opens up on Feb. 13th with a mandatory reporting date of February 25th.