On this day ...
DECEMBER 27, 1987 - Steve Largent of the Seattle Seahawks became the NFL's all-time reception leader in the Seahawks' 41-20 loss to Kansas City. Largent's six catches gave him 752, surpassing the 750 by San Diego's Charlie Joiner. Gayle Sierens, announcing the game for NBC, became the first female play-by-play announcer in NFL history.
BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Pullman at Newport, 8 p.m.
Colton at St. George's, 5 p.m.
Eagle Holiday Classic, West Valley, Spokane Valley - Colton, Pullman
GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Eagle Holiday Classic, West Valley, Spokane Valley - Pullman
SPORTS ON TV
Men's college basketball - Butler at Georgetown, 3:30 p.m., FS1; E. Michigan at Syracuse, ESPN2, 4 p.m.; Villanova at DePaul, 4:30 p.m., CBSSN; Xavier at Marquette, 5:30 p.m., FS1; UCF at SMU, 6 p.m., ESPN2; Colorado St. at Boise St., 6:30 p.m., CBSSN.
College football - Independence Bowl, Southern Miss vs. Florida St. at Shreveport, La., 10:30 a.m., ESNP; Pinstripe Bowl, Boston, 2:15 p.m., ESPN; Foster Farms Bowl, Arizona vs. Purdue at Santa Clara, Calif., 5:30 p.m., FOX; Texas Bowl, Texas vs. Missouri, at Houston, 6 p.m., ESPN.
NHL - Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 5 p.m., NBCSN.
Soccer - Premier League, Newcastle vs. Manchester City, 11:45 a.m., NBCSN.