The end of the year is almost upon us and that means its time to start unwinding from your work schedule, get ready to spend countless hours with the relatives and start consuming as much food as possible.With all of that going on, the supposed Christmas break can become more hectic than your usual working schedule. So how do you ensure that during this time you can relax?By simply switching on the TV, getting yourself positioned on the couch and watching all the sporting action unfold.Only three rounds remain in the NFL and teams are dropping out of the playoff race quicker than Usain Bolt can run. With final standings and playoff ramifications on the line in every game, you really cant afford to miss it.In the NBA a clearer picture is starting to show amongst the top brass however, below that is a picture that resembles a Picasso painting. Whilst it may not seem like a loss in December is hugely critical, in the jumbled mess that is the NBA standings; every win counts.So which games cant you afford to miss this weekend?NFLTennessee Titans v Kansas City Chiefs - Monday @ 5am live on ESPN RedZoneChiefs are top of the AFC West and the current number two seed in the AFC. The Titans sit second in AFC South and need to win along with a Houston loss to take top spot and claim a Playoff spot.In the middle of a three game home stand, the Chiefs took care of the Raiders in Week 14 behind an impressive defensive showing. The Raiders receivers just couldnt find any clear lanes as the Chiefs blocked every route.The Titans held on to down the Broncos and remain joint leaders in the AFC South. Even after a lacklustre performance from Quarterback Marcus Mariota, the Titans run game behind DeMarco Murray led the way.Can the Titans capitalize on the Chiefs poor rush defense or will Marcus Peters and Eric Berry cause Mariota nightmares in the air?ESPN Pick: Chiefs at home to prove too strong. 24-10Odds: Chiefs $1.40 v Titans $2.95Philadelphia Eagles v Baltimore Ravens - Monday @ 5am live on ESPN RedZoneTalk about a do or die game, if the Eagles lose this one to the Ravens; their season is effectively over. The Ravens will be praying for a Bengals victory against the Steelers and a win here to reclaim the number 1 spot in the AFC North.After a tough loss to the AFC leading New England Patriots, the Ravens led by Joe Flacco will be hoping to get back to their defensive ways and stop the Eagles on their home turf.The Eagles are currently riding a 4-game losing streak and have only won one of their last seven games. Can Carson Wentz and the Eagles defense regain their early season form or will the Ravens put an end to their season?ESPN Pick: Defensive onslaught led by Terrell Suggs. 17-9Odds:?Ravens $1.39 v Eagles $3Indianapolis Colts v Minnesota Vikings - Monday @ 5am live on ESPN RedZoneExpect nothing but an out-and-out fight in this game, both teams need the win. With Playoff hopes evaporating for both sides, a win right now is a necessity.The Vikings have struggled since Round 5, going 2-6 in their last eight games. With the Green Bay Packers breathing down their necks and riding a three-game win streak, the Vikings need to right their ship at home.A much tougher situation lays ahead of the Colts, not only do they effectively need to win their final three games they need the Titans and Texans to lose at least two games each. Can Andrew Luck carry his side over the line?ESPN Pick: Luck to have a slow start but rally the troops late. 31-23Odds:Vikings $1.50 v Colts $2.60NBAChicago Bulls v Milwaukee Bucks - Friday @ 12pm live on ESPN2These two sides will meet three times in a two week span, with this game being the first in a mini back-to-back series. Can the Bucks get the season series off on the right foot at home or will the Bulls steal one?After surrendering a 20-point lead before eventually falling to the Wolves, the Bulls led by Jimmy Butler will be hoping to bounce back onto the winners list. Currently one of only five sides to give up under 100 points per game, can their defense stop the Bucks?Led by Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks have shown glimpses of how good they can be. Narrow losses to the Spurs, Raptors and Warriors to go along with a victory against the Cavs shows that theyre on the verge.ESPN Pick: Giannis to do it all on the way to victory. 102-94Odds:?Bucks $1.67 v Bulls $2.20New York Knicks v Golden State Warriors - Friday @ 2.30pm live on ESPN2Were far enough into the season now that we can admit that the enigma that is the New York Knicks, has taken us all by surprise. Despite a tough overtime loss to the Phoenix Suns, the Knicks currently sit fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 14-11 record.Everyone remembers Derrick Rose proclaiming the Knicks as a Super Team, well now they get a chance to prove their worth against an actual Super Team.The Warriors sit atop the NBA standings with a 22-4 record and as many expected, their offense is a notch above the rest of the league. With Kevin Durant and Steph Curry fuelling the scoring output can the Knicks find a way to slow them down?ESPN Pick: Knicks defense not up scratch against rampant Warriors. 123-101.Odds: Warriors $1.05 v Knicks $10Dallas Mavericks v Utah Jazz - Saturday @ 2.30pm live on ESPNSitting at the bottom of the Western Conference, Dallas Mavericks will be out to cause a major upset with a win against the Jazz, who look to be playoff bound.Without Andrew Bogut, the Mavericks have struggled mightily on the defensive end and whilst the Jazz arent a heavy scoring team, they still have major offensive weapons. The Mavs will be reliant upon marquee signing Harrison Barnes to get them across the line.The Jazz pride themselves on their defensive abilities and more often than not, they win games by shutting down opposition weapons and controlling the flow of a game. 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Blount even did a little singing, and Kelly called McGraw a Hall of Famer for one night.Several fans said they were impressed that the country stars opening song, How Bad Do You Want It? featured football videos behind the stage and around thhe stadium.ddddddddddddA Packers fan from Milwaukee, wearing a No. 4 Brett Favre jersey who identified himself only as Lou (no last name, please; I aint supposed to be here) said he especially enjoyed when McGraw changed a line in I Like It, I Love It. The lyric usually is: I aint seen the Braves play a game all year, but McGraw substituted Packers.Hey, Tim McGraw one night, Brett going into the Hall of Fame the next, Lou said. Thats heaven.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL ' ' '