Today, in honor of Presidents Day, most schools, banks and government offices are closed and there won't be any mail delivery. The Blackhawks, on the other hand, hope to deliver a defeat to the St. Louis Blues in their second straight afternoon game. If you're one of those who has to work today, you'll have to DVR the game for later viewing (and stay away from the zillion forms of communication that can tell you the score before you get home). Otherwise, college basketball is your sports viewing today, with some Top 25 action.â†µâ†µ
1 p.m., WGN (Chicago only): NHL, Blackhawks at Blues.
6 p.m., ESPN: College basketball, No. 20 Syracuse at No. 14 Villanova.â†µâ†µ
6:30 p.m., Versus: NHL, Capitals at Penguins.â†µâ†µ
8 p.m., ESPN: College basketball, Oklahoma State at No. 1 Kansas.