DAA Daily

Sports events during Christmas

Izum Adnan and Heejae Park

Staff Reporters

The Pawprint

As the season of greetings is coming up, that means more sports events will be hitting our TV screens with us watching them with a warm Winter drink. Football fans in the UK and around the world this Christmas will be treated very well as the British Premiership League (BPL) will be hosting exciting games with clubs like Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City in action. The full list of the English league features will be listed below:

December 26th

Crystal PalaceCardiff City
Leicester CityManchester City
Liverpool FCNewcastle United
Manchester UnitedHuddersfield Town
SouthamptonWest Ham United
Tottenham HotspursAFC Bournemouth
Watford FCChelsea FC

December 29th

FulhamHuddersfield Town
Leicester CityCardiff City
Tottenham HotspurWolverhampton Wanderers
WatfordNewcastle United
Liverpool FCArsenal

December 31st

Leicester CityEverton
Tottenham HotspurCardiff City

Over in the United States basketball with be entertaining fans. The last few features of the year will have fans on their feet with the likes of the record-breaking Lakers team going up against the Chicago Kings. Fans will be gathering themselves around to enjoy these events with delicious food and beverages. The full list of the multiple National Basketball Association (NBA) features at the end of the year will be listed below:

December 31st

Orlando MagicDetroit Pistons
Miami HeatMinnesota Timberwolves
Portland Trail BlazersPhiladelphia 76ers
Toronto RaptorsChicago Bulls
Dallas MavericksOklahoma City Thunder
Los Angeles LakersSacramento Kings

The biggest sports events in the US are the American football games and will feature multiple bowls this Christmas as usual. We will get the likes of the Military Bowl, a post-season National Collegiate Athletic Association-sanctioned Division I college football game, Liberty Bowl, an annual American college football bowl game, Taxslayer Bowl, an annual college football bowl game held in Jacksonville, Florida, operated by Gator Bowl Sports, and etc.

The full list of the American football bowls will be listed below:

January 1st

Holiday Bowl

Utah UtesNorthwestern Wildcats

Taxslayer Bowl

Texas A&M AggiesNC State Wolfpack

Military Bowl

Virginia Tech HokiesCincinnati Bearcats

Liberty Bowl

Oklahoma State CowboysMissouri Tigers

When it comes to the relevance of sports and why it’s important in society. The beauty of sports were introduced in our world back in 760 BC with an event called footrace. Today in our society there are over 8,000 registered sports that include soccer, American football and basketball.

Happy holidays and enjoy the game!

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