The game between the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, rescheduled from Minneapolis to Ford Field in Detroit because of the collapse of the roof at the Metrodome, will be televised on Fox channels in New York City and Minneapolis, as well as Albany, NY, and Duluth, Mankato and Rochester, MN. But it will also be available to anyone who has NFL Sunday Ticket via DirecTV. Details below, along with the rest of Monday's sports TV picks.â†µâ†µ
6:20 p.m., DirecTV Channel 710: NFL, Vikings vs. Giants at Ford Field in Detroit. The telecast will begin at 6 p.m. CST; kickoff is scheduled for 6:20.
7 p.m., WCIU-Ch. 26: NBA, Bulls vs. Pacers at the United Center. The Pacers are in second place behind the Bulls; this is a good chance for the Bulls to make a statement and start pulling away with the division lead. For those without access to WCIU, the game is being carried nationally on NBA-TV.â†µâ†µ
7:30 p.m., ESPN: NFL, Ravens at Texans. The Texans need a win to keep pace with the Colts and Jaguars in the AFC South; both won on Sunday. The Ravens need a win to stay close to the Steelers in the AFC North; Pittsburgh has won four in a row.â†µâ†µ
8 p.m., CSN Chicago: NHL, Blackhawks at Avalanche. The Blackhawks look for a split on their mini two game road trip.