It's the 10th Anniversary of 9/11; Are you Ready for Some Football?

League Schedules Four Games to Mark the Day

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The National Football League and Major League Baseball both have ambitious yet reverent plans to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept 11.

The NFL will announce the details of its plan this week, but with Sept. 11 as the first Sunday of the NFL season, the league designed its schedule to mark the tragedy with four games in particular: Pittsburgh at Baltimore at 1 p.m. (Shanksville, Pa., site of the airline crash where a group of heroic passengers attacked terrorists who hijacked one of the planes headed toward Washington, D.C., is located between the two cities); New York Giants at Washington Redskins at 4:15 p.m., site of the Pentagon attack; Carolina at Arizona at 4:15 p.m., where there will be ceremonies to honor former Cardinals' player Pat Tillman, who left his team to join the armed services after 9/11 and was killed in action; and, in the Sunday Night Football game at 8 p.m., the Dallas Cowboys are at the New York Jets, who play just across the Hudson River from where the Towers fell.

The Mets, who have a home game on Sept. 11, are finalizing plans for a tribute. The Washington Nationals plan several tributes for their home game on that day .

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