McCarver’s farewell tourPosted: October 10, 2013
Fox starts its postseason coverage Saturday, with Tim McCarver in the booth for the final time.
McCarver and crew will be in Boston for the Red Sox against either the Tigers and A’s. Those teams battle Thursday at 8 p.m. on TBS in the deciding fifth game.
Saturday’s game marks the start of the road to McCarver’s 23th World Series in the announcing booth – along with those he played for St. Louis in the 1960s.
TBS brings the National League series between Dodgers and Cardinals starting Friday at 8 p.m. It’s Game 2 on Saturday.
Washington visits the Cowboys for the NBC Sunday night contest. In the afternoon, the Ravens host Green Bay in the Fox early game. The Saints head to New England at 4:25 p.m., while CBS shows the winless Steelers against the Jets.
The winless Giants head to Chicago on NFL Network Thursday night, while the Colts take on the Chargers on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday with the final conference meeting between Rutgers and Louisville at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. Arizona meets Southern Cal on FoxSports1 at 10:30 p.m.
Temple takes on Cincinnati Friday at 8:30 p.m.
ABC brings the Red River Rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma Saturday at noon. In the afternoon, third-ranked Clemson takes on Boston College and Northwestern travels to Wisconsin. The game not on the air in your area will be on ESPN2.
Florida meets LSU on CBS at 3:30 p.m. while Fox shows Baylor at Kansas State.
The ACC network brings Navy against Duke at 12:30 p.m.
Georgia hosts Missouri on ESPN Saturday at noon, with Michigan-Penn State at 5 p.m. and Texas A&M battling Mississippi at 8:30 p.m.
ESPN2 brings Indiana-Michigan State at noon, and top-ranked Alabama takes on Kentucky at 7 p.m. The night closes with California against UCLA at 10:30 p.m.
FoxSports1 starts its day in the Big 12 at noon with either Iowa State taking on Texas Tech or Kansas-TCU. Second-ranked Oregon battles Washington at 4 p.m., followed by Tulsa-UTEP.
NBC Sports network has Lehigh-Columbia at noon before heading to the CAA for James Madison hosting Richmond at 3:30 p.m. and Villanova against Towson at 7 p.m.
Delaware battles Albany at noon on Comcast, followed by Syracuse-N.C. State.
MASN brings the contest between South Florida and Connecticut at noon. There’s Big 12 action on MASN2, as Kansas goes to TCU at noon.
Minnesota can clinch the WNBA title Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN2. If Atlanta wins, they will host Game 4 Sunday at 8 p.m.
It’s the fifth of 10 races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, showing on ABC Saturday at 7 p.m. Matt Kenseth holds a slim lead over Jimmie Johnson. The Nationwide racers go on ESPN2 Friday at 7:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network covers the Japanese Grand Prix Sunday at 2 a.m. There’s practice Friday at 1 a.m. and qualifying Saturday at 1 a.m.
The Capitals host Carolina Thursday and Denver Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
Notre Dame faces Western Michigan in college ice hockey Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The road to Brazil continues with World Cup qualifying between the United States and Jamaica Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN. Germany faces Ireland on ESPN2 Friday at 2:30 p.m.
Portland takes on Seattle in MLS action Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPN.
Virginia hosts Maryland in ACC men’s soccer Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. In women’s play, Notre Dame faces Virginia Tech at 1 p.m.
Florida State takes on Pittsburgh in women’s volleyball Sunday at 2 p.m. on Comcast.
The Dew Tour holds its City Championships in San Francisco this weekend. NBC has coverage Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m., with more action on NBC Sports network Saturday at 11 p.m. and Sunday at 10 p.m.