Thursday's TV schedule, complete with channels and times, customized for the Boston sports fan. Click on any team's name for complete schedules, scores, and previews, plus an active community devoted to your team. All times ET.
National Hockey League
• Boston Bruins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m. (NESN) The Bruins, winners of six straight, host the miserable Blue Jackets (3-13-1), who boast the fewest points in the NHL standings. Want to watch Boston score goals? Columbus gives up 3.7 per game (30th in the league).
Hit the jump for more live sports viewing options, including a ton of college hoops tournaments.
• NJIT @ UMass at 7 p.m. (Radio: 1510 AM)
• Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic: Temple vs. W. Michigan at 10:30 a.m. (ESPNU)
• Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic: Purdue vs. Iona at 1 p.m. (ESPNU)
• Charleston Classic: Northwestern vs. LSU at 3 p.m. (ESPNU
• Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic: Maryland vs. Alabama at 5 p.m. (ESPN2)
• Charleston Classic: VCU vs. Seton Hall at 5 p.m. (ESPNU)
• 2K Sports Classic: Texas A&M vs. Mississippi St. at 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
• Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic: Wichita St. vs. Colorado at 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
• 2K Sports Classic: St. John's vs. Arizona at 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
National Football League
• NY Jets vs. Denver at 8 p.m. (NFL Network)
• North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech at 8 p.m. (ESPN)