Sideline Report: Monday, January 8, 2018

Here are a few things to know on Monday:

1. National Championship kicks off at 8 p.m.

The College Football Playoff National Championship between Georgia and Alabama kicks off at 8 p.m. on Monday at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The game can be watched on ESPN.

2. Hawks fall to Lakers

The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 132-113 on Sunday night. The Hawks turn around quickly to play the Los Angeles Clippers Monday at 10:30 p.m. ET at Los Angeles’ Staples Center.

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3. Falcons to face Eagles

After defeating the Los Angeles Rams at home on Saturday, the Falcons will face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Divisional Round of playoffs. The game kicks off Saturday at 4:35 p.m. 

4. Prince’s finger score, hopes to play Monday

Atlanta Hawks’ Taurean Prince injured his finger during Sunday’s loss to the Lakers. After the game, Prince said his finger was sore, but he hoped to play against the Clippers on Monday.

5. What Georgia Tech fans think of Georgia’s National Championship game?

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