College men: Whitworth vs. Chapman at Concord, Calif., 10 a.m.; Gonzaga vs. Western Michigan at the Arena, 1 p.m.; Montana State at Idaho, 7:05; NIC Thanksgiving tournament: Williston State vs. North Idaho, 7:30; Red Devil Classic in Longview, Wash.: CC Spokane vs. Lower Columbia, 8.
College women: Washington at San Diego State, 1 p.m.; NIC Thanksgiving Classic: CC Spokane vs. Williston, 1:30, North Idaho vs. Wenatchee Valley, 5:30; Eastern Washington at Brigham Young, 2; Paradise Jam at St. Thomas, Virgin Island: Washington State vs. Prairie View A&M, 2:45; Whitworth at Cal Lutheran, 3; New Mexico tournament at Albuquerque: Idaho vs. Morehead State, 4.
High school boys: Nonleague: Wenatchee at Lake City, 6 p.m.; Moscow at West Valley, 6 p.m.
High school girls: Nonleague: Orofino at St. Maries, 3:30 p.m.; Wenatchee at Lake City, 4:15; Moscow at West Valley, 4 p.m.
College: Washington State vs. Washington at CenturyLink Field, 4:30 p.m.
High school: Washington State semifinals: State 2B: Waitsburg-Prescott vs. Colfax at Pasco, 3 p.m. State 1B: Neah Bay vs. Odessa-Harrington at Moses Lake, Almira/Coulee-Hartline vs. Pomeroy at Pasco, both noon.
Western Hockey League: Prince George at Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
KIJHL: Spokane at Nelson, 7 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Casino: Horse racing, 9 a.m.; dog racing, 9:15. Greyhound Park & Event Center: Horse racing, 9 a.m.; dog racing, 11:30. Northern Quest Resort and Casino: Horse racing: 9 a.m.
sponsored Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words.