On this day ...

NOVEMBER 28, 1981 — Alabama’s Paul “Bear” Bryant became the winningest coach in college football history when the Crimson Tide beat Auburn 28-17 in the Iron Bowl. It was Bryant’s 315th career victory, surpassing Amos Alonzo Stagg for most wins.



Idaho vs. Northern Arizona, 1:30 p.m. at Big Sky Championships in Sacramento, Calif.


Baylor vs. Washington State, 2:45 p.m. at Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands


Auto racing — Formula One: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, practice session 1, 12:55 a.m. Friday, ESPN2

Men’s college basketball — ESPN Orlando Invitational: Temple vs. Maryland, quarterfinal, 8 a.m., ESPN2; ESPN Orlando Invitational: Texas A&M vs. Harvard, quarterfinal, 10 a.m.; Battle 4 Atlantis: Michigan vs. North Carolina, semifinal, 10:30 a.m.;

Battle 4 Atlantis: Gonzaga vs. Oregon, semifinal, 1 p.m., ESPN; Barclays Center Classic: Memphis vs. North Carolina State, 1 p.m., ESPN2; ESPN Orlando Invitational: Davidson vs. Marquette, 3:30 p.m., ESPN2; Las Vegas Invitational: Texas Tech vs. Iowa, 5 p.m., FS1; Battle 4 Atlantis: Southern Mississippi vs. Seton Hall, 6 p.m., ESPN2; Las Vegas Invitational: San Diego State vs. Creighton, 7:30 p.m., FS1; Wooden Legacy: Pepperdine vs. Arizona, 8 p.m.

College football — Mississippi at Mississippi State, 4:30 p.m., ESPN

Golf — EPGA Tour: The Alfred Dunhill Championship second round, 2:30 a.m. Friday, TGC

NFL — Chicago at Detroit, 9:30 a.m., Fox; Buffalo at Dallas, 1:30 p.m., CBS; New Orleans at Atlanta, 5:20 p.m., NBC

Men’s soccer — Liga MX: Santos Laguna at Monterrey, 5 p.m., FS2

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