NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: The Mississippi Rebels cheerleaders perform before the first quarter against the Oklahoma State Cowboys during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)We’re still a ways away from the start of the 2018 college football season – it begins in about three months – but it’ll be here before you know it.The opening weekend is shaping up to be a good one. Several major contests are set to take place over the season’s first couple of days.TV channels and game times have yet to be set for every contest, but they have been made official for a couple of the big ones.West Virginia vs. TennesseeDate: Saturday, Sept. 1Game time: 3:30 p.m. E.T.Channel: CBSMichigan vs. Notre DameDate: Saturday, Sept. 1Game time: 7:30 p.m. E.T.Channel: NBCAlabama vs. LouisvilleDate: Saturday, Sept. 1Game time: 8 p.m. E.T.Channel: ABCMiami vs. LSUDate: Sunday, Sept. 2Game time: 7:30 p.m. E.T.Channel: ABCVirginia Tech vs. Florida StateDate: Monday, Sept. 3Game time: 8 p.m. E.T.Channel: ESPN***Week 1 can’t get here fast enough. Which game are you most looking forward to watching?
Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu islet, a fishermen association leader in Rameswaram said Thursday.The fishermen from this island town who put out to sea in over 500 mechanised boats were catching fish near Katchatheevu in the island nation’s waters last night when the Lankan navy men came in 20 boats and drove them away, Rameswaram Fishermen Association President P Sesuraja said. On December 11, over 3,000 fishermen from the state were allegedly chased away by Lankan navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu islet. He also alleged the Lankan navy men snapped the fishing nets of 35 boats. The fishermen had to return to the shore without a catch, Sesuraja added.