Classic Fall Classic

May the best drought end.
We’re two games into a World Series for the ages, with three weekend games looming at a site that hasn’t hosted them in 71 years – Wrigley Field.
The Indians snagged Game 1 and the Cubs even the series Wednesday.

If there’s a 3-2 split after the weekend, the final two games will be held at Cleveland Tuesday and Wednesday.
NFL network has Tennessee-Jacksonsville Thursday at 8:20 p.m.
The Redskins make their initial visit to London, taking on the Bengals on Fox Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
CBS has the Patriots’ visit to Buffalo Sunday at 1 p.m. Fox brings Seahawks-Saints at 1 p.m. followed by Packers facing the Falcons.
The Cowboys battle the Eagles on NBC Sunday night, with the Vikings taking on the Bears on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday at 7 p.m. with Virginia Tech visiting Pittsburgh on ESPN. California clashes with Southern Cal at 10:30 p.m.
Friday is Armed Forces Night, with Navy at South Florida on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. followed by Air Force against Fresno State at 10:30 p.m. NBC Sports network brings Yale and Columbia at 7 p.m.
Virginia tangles with Louisville on ABC Saturday at noon, with the game on ESPN2 in areas where Penn State-Purdue goes out over the air.
Texas battles Baylor at 3:30 p.m., with Clemson facing Florida State at 8 p.m.
Undefeated West Virginia heads to Oklahoma State on Fox at noon. NBC brings Miami-Notre Dame at 3:30 p.m.
Party in Jacksonville with Florida and Georgia at 3:30 p.m. on CBS.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Michigan meeting Michigan State. Ohio State tries to bounce back against Northwestern at 3:30 p.m. and Wisconsin meets Nebraska at 7 p.m.
Texas Tech tangles with TCU on ESPN2 at 3:30 p.m. South Carolina plays Tennessee at 7:15 p.m. with Washington State facing Oregon State at 10:45 p.m.
Fourth-ranked Washington meets Utah at Utah at 3:30 p.m., followed by Kansas-Oklahoma at 7 p.m. It’s Stanford against Arizona in the nightcap at 11 p.m.
The ACC network offers Boston College against North Carolina State at 12:30 p.m.
Georgia Tech tangles with Duke on Comcast at noon, followed by Army-Wake Forest.
MASN has a pair of games from Conference USA, with Western Kentucky-Florida Atlantic at 3:30 p.m. before Marshall meets Southern Mississippi at 7 p.m.
There’s high school football from Thursday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2 between Woodland Christian and California School for the Deaf.
NASCAR visits Martinsville, with the Sprint Cup race Sunday at 1 p.m. on NBC Sports network. FoxSports1 has the Truck Series Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
Opening week in the NBA continues on TNT Thursday with Celtics-Bulls at 8 p.m., with the Clippers against the Trail Blazers in the nightcap.
The Cavaliers visit Toronto Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN before the Warriors take on the Pelicans at 9:30 p.m.
Comcast has the Wizards’ visit to Atlanta Thursday at 7 p.m. and contest with Memphis Sunday at 8 p.m.
The Capitals take on Vancouver Saturday at 10 p.m. on Comcast and Calgary Sunday at 9:30 p.m. on Comcast-plus.
The MLS playoffs continue Thursday with Seattle hosting Kansas City at 10 p.m. on FoxSports1. The conference semifinals start Sunday with a pair of contests on ESPN at 3 and 5 p.m. and two more on FoxSports1 at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has Sunderland and Arsenal Saturday at 7:25 a.m. followed by Manchester United-Burnley. Everton faces West Ham United Sunday at 9:25 a.m.

Cowboys’ bye week – what will NFL do?

NFL TV ratings have dropped this season.
The league has another worry this week – it’s the Cowboys bye week.
After three straight weeks of Dallas as the main game shown at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, CBS has to find something else for the prime slot. Tom Brady and the Patriots take on the Steelers in hopes of catching the nation’s attention.
The week starts Thursday on the Packers visiting the Bears on CBS at 8:20 p.m.
It’s a London week, with the Giants meeting the Rams at 9:30 a.m. on NFL network. The Ravens have a second straight game at the Meadowlands, taking on the Jets on CBS at 1 p.m. while the Redskins battle the Lions on Fox at 1 p.m.
Sunday night, the Seahawks tangle with the Cardinals on NBC while ESPN has the Texans’ trip to Denver Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday at 7 p.m. from Blacksburg, with Virginia Tech hosting Miami at 7 p.m. on ESPN. BYU battles Boise State at 10:15 p.m.
Temple takes on South Florida at 7 p.m. on ESPN, with Oregon-California in the nightcap at 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 brings San Jose State against San Diego State at 10:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network goes to the Ivy League for Pennsylvania-Yale Friday at 7 p.m.
Louisville faces North Carolina State at noon on ABC Saturday, and at 3:30 p.m. it’s either West Virginia-TCU or Nebraska playing Purdue. The game not seen over the air in your area will be on ESPN2.
In primetime, Ohio State visits Penn State.
Top-ranked Alabama takes on Texas A&M on CBS at 3:30 p.m. Fox has Utah against UCLA at 4 p.m. followed by Oklahoma taking on Texas Tech at 8 p.m.
Virginia takes on North Carolina on Comcast at 3 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Iowa-Wisconsin. Auburn faces Arkansas at 6 p.m. followed by Mississippi-LSU at 9 p.m.
Kansas State tangles with Texas at noon on ESPN2. SMU battles Houston at 7 p.m. and it’s Wyoming-Nevada at 10:30 p.m.
FoxSports1 brings Kansas and Oklahoma at noon.
Syracuse faces Boston College on the ACC network at 12:30 p.m.
MASN has a pair of games from the Big South conference Saturday, with Gardner-Webb against Kennesaw State at noon followed by Liberty-Monmouth. Bucknell plays Lafayette on MASN2 at 1 p.m.
There’s high school football from Florida Friday at 7 p.m. with IMG Academy meeting Trinity Christian.
The Indians have advanced to next week’s World Series, and awaiting the winner of Cubs-Dodgers. Game 5 will be Thursday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1, with play returning to Wrigley Field Saturday at 8 p.m. If necessary, there will be Game 7 Sunday at 8 p.m.
NASCAR heads to Talladega, with the Sprint Cup on NBC Sports network Sunday at 2 p.m. The Truck Series goes on Fox at 1 p.m.
Comcast has the Capitals’ contest with the Panthers Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and home game against the Rangers Saturday at 7 p.m.
Penn State visits Notre Dame in college ice hockey Saturday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
It’s one game for the WNBA championship as Minnesota faces Los Angeles Thursday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Wizards host the Raptors in a preseason game Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
Manchester United has a Europa League match against Fenerbahce SK Thursday at 3 p.m. on FoxSports1.
In the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur meets AFC Bournemouth Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network. Manchester City meets Southampton at 8:25 a.m. Sunday followed by Manchester United-Chelsea.
Seattle faces Real Salt Lake on ESPN Sunday at 4 p.m. and FoxSports1 offers Dallas-Los Angeles at 4 p.m.
The United States women have a friendly against Switzerland Sunday at 2 p.m. on FoxSports1.
West Virginia visits Texas in women’s soccer Sunday at 6 p.m. on MASN2.

Battle at Rocky Top

The Tennessee Volunteers have provided plenty of excitement on the gridiron this season.
Saturday should be no different.
The Volunteers host top-ranked Alabama on CBS at 3:30 p.m. for their fourth straight appearance on the network.
Second half rallies ended losing skeins to Florida and Georgia before last week’s double overtime loss to Texas A&M dropped the Volunteers from the ranks of the unbeatens.
Alabama has rolled through its first six opponents, with two more tough contests awaiting after Tennessee. And they could meet again in the SEC championship in December.
The college football weekend begins Thursday at 7:30 p.m. as Navy travels to East Carolina on ESPN.
Louisville tangles with Duke Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN followed by BYU-Mississippi State.
Virginia faces Pittsburgh on the ACC network Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Clemson clashes with North Carolina State on ABC at noon. Miami meets North Carolina at 3:30 p.m., with some areas getting Indiana-Nebraska and ESPN2 carrying the game not seen over the air in your area.
In primetime, ABC has Ohio State clashing with Wisconsin.
Fox brings Southern Cal against Arizona at 3:30 p.m. while NBC has Stanford’s trip to Notre Dame at 7:30 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Oklahoma-Kansas State, followed by Wake Forest against Florida State. Mississippi meets Arkansas at 7 p.m. with UCLA facing Washington State in the nightcap.
Purdue battles Iowa on ESPN2 at noon. Houston takes on Tulsa at 7 p.m. and it’s Colorado State-Boise State at 10:15 p.m.
West Virginia takes on Texas Tech at noon on FoxSports1, then it’s Baylor-Kansas at 3:30 p.m.
Marshall hosts Florida Atlantic at 7 p.m. on MASN.
James Madison visits New Hampshire on Comcast at noon, followed by Villanova-Richmond.
The Broncos battle the Chargers on CBS Thursday at 8:25 p.m.
The Ravens visit the Giants on CBS Sunday at 1 p.m. Fox offers the Redskins against Eagles at 1 p.m. followed by Cowboys meeting the Packers.
NBC has the Colts’ contest with the Texans Sunday night, with Jets-Cardinals on ESPN Monday night.
ESPN2 has Alabama high school football between Saraland and Spanish Fort Thursday at 8 p.m.
The Nationals battle the Dodgers in the final divisional game Thursday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The Indians host the Blue Jays to start the American League Championship Series Friday at 8 p.m. on TBS. Game 2 will be Saturday at 4 p.m.
FoxSports1 has the first two games of the National League series from Wrigley Field Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m.
NASCAR heads to Kansas, with the Sprint Cup series going on NBC Sunday at 2:15 p.m. The Xfinity Series hits the track Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC.
NBC Sports network starts the NHL season with Capitals-Penguins Thursday at 8 p.m. while the Blackhawks take on the Predators Friday at 8 p.m.
The Capitals open their home season against the Islanders Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The Wizards meet the 76ers in preseason basketball Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. TNT has a preseason doubleheader Thursday, with Raptors-Cavaliers at 8 p.m. followed by Trail Blazers against the Clippers.
The WNBA finals between Minnesota and Los Angeles continue Friday at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. Game 4 is Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.
ESPN has MLS play between Montreal and Toronto Sunday at 3 p.m., followed by Portland-Colorado at 5:15 p.m.
The past two Champions League winners battle Saturday at 7:25 a.m. with Chelsea against Leicester on NBC Sports network. Manchester City meets Everton at 9:55 a.m. Sunday’s play begins with Middlesbrough playing Watford at 8:25 a.m. followed by Southampton-Burnley.
It’s Werder Bremen against Bayer 04 Leverkusen in German soccer on Fox Saturday at 12:30 p.m. after Friday’s contest between Borussia Dortmund and Hertha BSC Berlinon FoxSports1 at 2:30 p.m.
Comcast has Virginia Tech facing Louisville in women’s soccer Sunday at 12:30 p.m.t Cupra

Hunt for Mr. October

After 108 years, will this be the Cubs’ year?
Baseball’s Divisional Playoffs begin Thursday in the American League, with the Rangers hosting Blue Jays  at 4:30 p.m. on TBS. The Red Sox battle the Indians at 8 p.m.
Friday starts with the two games in the American League, at Texas at 1 p.m.and Cleveland at 4:30 p.m. on TBS. FoxSports1 has the National League contests, with Nationals-Dodgers at 5:30 p.m. and Cubs hosting the Giants at 9 p.m.
The Nationals face the Dodgers Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1, with the second game between the Cubs and Giants on MLB network at 8 p.m.
American League play shifts Sunday for Game 3, as the Red Sox and Indians meet at Fenway Park at 4 p.m. and Rangers take on Toronto at 7:30 p.m.
Divisional round play continues through the week as necessary.
CBS has the 49ers against the Cardinals Thursday at 8:20 p.m.
The Battle of the Beltways hits the NFL Sunday, with the Redskins facing the Ravens at 1 p.m. on Fox. CBS brings Jets-Steelers at 1 p.m. followed by the Bengals’ visit to Dallas.
It’s Giants-Packers on NBC Sunday night and the Bucs meet the Panthers on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins with Temple-Memphis on ESPN Thursday at 8 p.m. Clemson tangles with Boston College Friday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN and it’s SMU-Tulsa on ESPN2 at 8 p.m.
Notre Dame visits North Carolina State on ABC Saturday at noon. In primetime, Florida State tangles with Miami.
There’s a top  10 battle on CBS at 3:30 p.m. as Tennessee travels to Texas A&M. Oregon meets Washington at 7:30 p.m. on Fox.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Auburn facing Mississippi State followed by Ohio State-Indiana at 3:30 p.m. Top-ranked Alabama visits Arkansas at 7 p.m. and it’s Stanford-Washington State at 10:30 p.m.
Minnesota meets Iowa at noon on ESPN2. Michigan meets Rutgers at 7 p.m. before UCLA tangles with Arizona State at 10:15 p.m.
FoxSports1 has the Red River rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma at noon.
Georgia Tech battles Pittsburgh at 12:30 p.m. on the ACC network. Arizona faces Utah at 10 p.m.
Comcast brings three contests from the CAA, starting at noon with Rhode Island-Villanova. James Madison hosts William & Mary at 3:30 p.m., followed by Stony Brook battling Towson.
Marshall meets North Texas at 7 p.m. on MASN. Southern Mississippi faces Texas-San Antonio on MASN2 at noon and it’s Wofford-Western Carolina at 7 p.m.
NASCAR visits Charlotte this weekend, with the Sprint Cup race on NBC Saturday at 7 p.m. with the Xfinity Series going Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network. There’s qualifying on NBC Sports network Thursday at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Japanese Grand Prix Saturday at midnight.
The Wizards gear up for the season with an exhibition contest against the 76ers Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The Capitals meet Carolina Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and Islanders Sunday at 5 p.m. in the preseason finales.
ESPN2 has college volleyball between Ohio State and Michigan Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by Purdue-Nebraska.
The road to World Cup 2018 continues as Ireland meets Georgia in a qualifying match Thursday at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2 and Italy takes on Spain on FoxSports1. Iceland battles Turkey at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on ESPN while FoxSports1 has Wales-Georgia at noon before Albania meets Spain.
The United States has an international friendly against Cuba Friday at 4 p.m. on ESPN2.
Oklahoma State faces Texas Tech in women’s soccer on MASN2 Friday at 7 p.m. In women’s professional soccer, Washington takes on Western New York on FoxSports1 Sunday at 5 p.m.

Ryder Cup time

The 21st century hasn’t been kind to the United States Ryder Cup teams.
With just one victory in the biennial contests since 1999, the United States will try to break through on home turf this weekend.
Friday’s action will be on Golf Channel starting at 9 a.m. NBC gets the play going Saturday at 9 a.m., with the final day’s matches at noon Sunday.
The Orioles close out a series with the Blue Jays Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN, then close out the regular season against the Yankees for the weekend.
The NL East Division champion Nationals gear up for the postseason against the Marlins on MASN2 after Thursday’s series finale against the Diamondbacks.
The Blue Jays and Red Sox play Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 and Sunday at 3 p.m. on TBS.
Fox has Mets-Phillies and Pirates against the Cardinals Saturday at 1 p.m. FoxSports1 has the Royals taking on the Indians at 4:15 p.m.
The Bengals take on the Dolphins Thursday at 8:20 p.m. on NFL network.
Sunday play starts early this week, with the Colts facing the Jaguars in London at 9:30 a.m. on CBS. Redskins host the Browns at 1 p.m. on CBS, and Fox brings Cowboys-49ers in the late afternoon slot.
The Steelers host the Chiefs on NBC at 8:20, with Giants-Vikings on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday as Houston hosts Connecticut at 8 p.m. on ESPN. FoxSports1 offers Kansas against Texas Tech at 8:30 p.m.
There’s a top 10 battle in the Pac-12 Friday as Stanford meets Washington at 9 p.m. on ESPN. Toledo takes on BYU at 10:15 p.m. on ESPN2.
Virginia opens conference play against Duke on the ACC network Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Texas takes on Oklahoma State on ABC at noon, followed by Michigan-Wisconsin at 3:30 p.m. Primetime brings the big matchup between Louisville and Clemson.
CBS brings Tennessee-Georgia at 3:30 p.m.
TCU meets Oklahoma on Fox at 5 p.m., then it’s Southern Cal-Arizona State at 8:30 p.m.
The day starts for ESPN at noon with Notre Dame’s contest with Syracuse at the Meadowlands and it’s Florida State-North Carolina at 3:30 p.m. Top-ranked Alabama takes on Kentucky at 7 p.m. before UCLA meets Arizona.
Miami meets Georgia Tech on ESPN2 at noon and Illinois faces Nebraska at 3:30 p.m. Boise State battles Utah State at 10:15 p.m.
Baylor battles Iowa State at noon on FoxSports1.
Comcast offers Georgia State against Appalachian State at noon, followed by Towson-Richmond.
NASCAR’s chase for the Cup visits Dover Sunday at 2 p.m. on NBC Sports network. The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 3 p.m. while the Truck Series will be on FoxSports1 at 8:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday at 2 p.m.
Canada tries to clinch the World Cup of Hockey Thursday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. If necessary, the deciding game will be Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Capitals prepare for the season with a contest against the Islanders Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast
Manchester United takes on Stoke City at 6 a.m. Sunday on NBC Sports network, followed by Tottenham Hotspur against Manchester City and Burnley-Arsenal at 11 a.m.

Ice hockey heats up

It’s a few weeks until the NHL season starts.
But the best of the world have plenty to play for this weekend.
The World Cup of Hockey enters its elimination round Saturday, after a final night of pool play Thursday as Russia plays Finland at 3 p.m. on ESPN and the USA faces the Czech Republic at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
ESPN2 has a semifinals Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m., with the winners meeting in a best-of-three series starting Tuesday. Hope you weren’t expecting the United States to be in the final four – they are done after Thursday’s action.
Baseball’s postseason run continues, with the Orioles closing a series with the Red Sox Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN. The Diamondback come to town for the weekend on MASN2.
The Nationals visit the Pirates on MASN for the weekend.
The NL Central champion Cubs host the Cardinals Friday afternoon on ESPN, Saturday on Fox and Sunday night on ESPN. ESPN2 brings Yankees-Blue Jays Friday at 7 p.m.
The Tigers take on the Royals on Fox Saturday at 1 p.m. and TBS has the Yankees and Jays Sunday at 1 p.m.
Undefeated teams battle Thursday night on CBS, with the Texans taking on the Patriots.
The Ravens meet the Jaguars Sunday at 1 p.m. on CBS, followed by Steelers-Eagles. The Redskins try to bounce back against the Giants on Fox.
NBC brings the Cowboys and Bears Sunday night, with Falcons-Saints Sunday on ESPN.
The college football weekend begins Thursday with Clemson battling Georgia Tech at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.TCU takes on SMU Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN and it’s Utah-Southern Cal on FoxSports1 at 9 p.m.
The ACC network has Virginia Tech’s game with East Carolina Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
ABC starts Saturday with Florida State-South Florida at noon, followed by Michigan hosting Penn State. In primetime, Stanford takes on UCLA.
Tennessee faces Florida on CBS at 3:30 p.m.
It’s Duke-Notre Dame on NBC at 3:30 p.m. and Fox offers Baylor-Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m.
Georgia takes on Mississippi on ESPN at noon. Auburn battles LSU at 6 p.m. and Texas A&M tangles with Arkansas at 9 p.m.
ESPN2 has Iowa-Rutgers at noon, then West Virginia hosts BYU. Arizona State meets California at 10 p.m.
Oregon State meets Boise State on FoxSports1 at 3:30 p.m.
Virginia tries to get its first win against Central Michigan at noon on Comcast. William & Mary hosts Elon at 7 p.m.
Iowa State takes on San Jose State at noon on MASN2.
NASCAR heads to New Hampshire, with the Sprint Cup race Sunday at 2 p.m. on NBC Sports network. The Xfinity race goes Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network, with the Truck Series on FoxSports1 Saturday at 1 p.m.
The PGA tour’s top 30 golfers meet in the Tour Championship on NBC Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Manchester United faces Leicester City Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Liverpool-Hull City and Arsenal against Chelsea. West Ham United battles Southampton Sunday at 10:55 a.m.
The Galaxy take on Seattle Sunday at 4 p.m. on ESPN and FoxSports1 brings New England’s clash with Columbus at 7 p.m.
Seattle meets Houston in women’s soccer Sunday at 9:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Comcast has Army-Navy in college soccer Friday at 7 p.m.
Chicago hosts a second round WNBA playoff game Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.

The Chase is on

There’s 10 races left in the NASCAR season.
And 16 drivers eligible to claim the championship.
The NASCAR Chase for the Cup playoffs open Sunday at Chicagoland, with coverage on NBC Sports network at 2:30 p.m.
Rookies Chase Elliott and Austin Dillon are among the 16 vying for the title, while Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski earned their way into the Chase with four victories already this season.
The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC, while the Truck Series hits the track on FoxSports1 Friday at 8:30 p.m.
The second week of NFL play opens Thursday on CBS when the Bills host the Jets at 8:25 p.m.
The Redskins battle the Cowboys on Fox Sunday at 1 p.m., while CBS offers Ravens-Browns at 1 p.m. and Colts against the Broncos at 4:25 p.m.
The Vikings host the Packers in their new stadium Sunday on NBC, while the Eagles visit the Bears Monday on ESPN.
The Orioles host the Rays in a four-game set starting Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN. Games are on MASN2 Friday and Sunday, with Saturday’s contest on MASN.
The Nationals visit the Braves on MASN Friday and Sunday, with Saturday’s game on Fox. The Red Sox and Yankees battle Saturday on Fox and Sunday on ESPN, with Tigers-Indians on FoxSports1 Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 1:10 on TBS.
The college football weekend begins Thursday with Houston’s visit to Cincinnati on ESPN at 7:30 p.m.
Baylor battles Rice on ESPN Friday at 8 p.m. and it’s Arizona State against Texas-San Antonio on ESPN2 at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday starts on ABC with a top 10 contest between Florida State and Louisville at noon. Oregon heads to Nebraska at 3:30 p.m. and in primetime it’s Stanford-USC.
Top-ranked Alabama meets Mississippi on CBS at 3:30 p.m. while Fox has Ohio State taking on Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m.
Notre Dame tangles with Michigan State on NBC at 7:30 p.m.
Appalachian State hosts Miami on ESPN at noon and Pittsburgh travels to Oklahoma State at 3:30 p.m. It’s Auburn-Texas A&M at 7 p.m. and Texas takes on California at 10:30 p.m.
ESPN2 has Iowa-North Dakota State at noon. In primetime, LSU hosts Mississippi State at 7 p.m. before BYU plays UCLA at 10:15 p.m.
TCU takes on Iowa State at noon on FoxSports1.
Georgia Tech clashes with Vanderbilt on the ACC network at 12:30 p.m.
Comcast has three contests Saturday, starting with South Carolina State against Clemson at noon. James Madison visits North Carolina at 3:30 p.m. before Navy takes on Tulane at 7 p.m.
Kansas State hosts Florida Atlantic on MASN2 at 2:30 p.m., with Texas Tech taking on Louisiana Tech at 7 p.m.
The World Cup of Hockey starts Saturday at 3:30 p.m. as the United States battles Europe on ESPN2.It’s North America-Finland Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2 after Russia meets Sweden at 3 p.m. on ESPN.
Manchester United starts its Europa League run against Feyenoord Thursday at 1 p.m. on FoxSports1.
In Bundesliga Soccer, FoxSports1 shows FC Koln against SC Freiburg Friday at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m., it’s FC Bayern Munich facing FC Ingolstadt 04.
The United States women take on Thailand in an International friendly Thursday at 7:55 p.m. on ESPN2 and the Netherlands Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
FoxSports1 has the championship match of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Thursday at 3 p.m.
Dallas plays Indiana in WNBA on ESPN2 Sunday at 4 p.m.