MAY THE THURSDAY BE WITH YOU:
For once, it should be a good Thursday, with tickets in hand for tonight's showing of the new Star Wars movie. Yes, I'm excited.
FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
10.30: Club World Cup, semifinal: Barcelona vs. Guangzhou Evergrande
15.00: Coppa Italia, Round of 16: Lazio vs. Udinese
19.00: Copa del Rey, R. of 32, 2nd leg: Atlético Madrid vs. Reus Deportiu (2-1 agg.)
19.45: Championship, 14th vs. 18th: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Leeds United
20.00: Coppa Italia, Round of 16: Sampdoria vs. AC Milan