Fall Classic

Tim McCarver was catcher on a pair of St. Louis World Series champions in the 1960s.
He gets to close his career announcing with 19th appearance in the Fall Classic.
series2013Game 2 of the World Series will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on Fox from Fenway Park. After Friday’s off day, the series heads to St. Louis Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s Game 4 will be at 8 p.m., with Game 5 if necessary Monday night.
Boston and St. Louis have meet in some memorable Fall Classics, including the 1967 series that McCarver and the Cardinals won in seven games.
The teams last met for the championship in 2004, with the Red Sox winning four straight for their first title since 1918.
The Redskins get their chance to stop Peyton Manning and the Broncos in the second game on FOX Sunday. The Cowboys visit Detroit in the early game, while CBS offers Patriots-Dolphins at 1 p.m.
Carolina’s visit to Tampa Bay starts the NFL weekend Thursday on NFL network. NBC shows Packers-Vikings Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. while the Seahawks face the Rams on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday at 7:30 p.m. when Kentucky travels to Mississippi State. FoxSports1 has Marshall against new conference foe Middle Tennessee at 7:30 p.m.
BYU faces Boise State on ESPN Friday at 8 p.m.
Top-ranked Alabama hosts Tennessee Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on CBS, while Fox offers Texas Tech at Oklahoma at 3:30 p.m.
In primetime, Ohio State battles Penn State on ABC. The afternoon ABC choices are N.C. State traveling to Florida State or Michigan State-Illinois, with the game not seen in your area will be on ESPN2.
ESPN starts its day in the Big Ten at noon with Nebraska against Minnesota. Maryland takes on Clemson at 3:30 p.m. before a Pac-12 doubleheader – UCLA meeting Oregon at 7 p.m. followed by Stanford-Oregon State.
Louisville visits South Florida on ESPN2 at noon, then Missouri battles South Carolina at 7 p.m. The night closes at 10:30 p.m. with Fresno State playing San Diego State.
FoxSports1 offers West Virginia against Kansas State at 3:45 p.m., and two more games in primetime – Texas taking on TCU at 7:30 p.m. and California-Washington at 11 p.m.
Virginia tries to bounce back against Georgia Tech at 12:30 p.m. on the ACC network.
Towson takes on Richmond on Comcast at noon, then Boston College heads to North Carolina at 3:30 p.m.
MASN shows Oklahoma State against Iowa State at noon, while MASN2 offers Connecticut-Central Florida.
North of the border, Winnipeg visits Toronto on NBC Sports network Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Jimmie Johnson’s quest for another Sprint Cup championship continues at Martinsville Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Formula One heads to India this weekend, with the Indian Grand Prix on NBC Sports network Sunday at 5:30 a.m. Practice is Friday at 4:30 a.m. and qualifying Saturday at 4:30 a.m.
It’s the final weekend of the MLS season, and NBC shows D.C. United against Houston Sunday at 1:30 p.m. There’s a pair of games on NBC Sports network Saturday afternoon – Kansas City-Philadelphia at 3 p.m. before Dallas goes against San Jose. ESPN shows Seattle against the Galaxy Sunday at 9 p.m.
In the Premier League, NBC Sports network starts the day at 7:45 a.m. with Crystal Palace against Arsenal. Manchester United faces Stoke City at 10 p.m. before Southampton meets Fulham. Sunday, Newcastle United takes on Sunderland at 9:30 p.m. followed by Chelsea-Manchester City.
ESPN2 has the Mexican League contest between Monarcas and Chivas de Guadalajara Friday at 8:25 p.m.
On the college pitch, Comcast shows Boston College at Clemson Friday at 6:30 p.m. The Duke women play Pittsburgh Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Capitals continue their road trip in Edmonton Thursday at 9:30 p.m. on Comcast, then face Calgary Saturday at 10 p.m.
Massachusetts faces Maine in college ice hockey on NBC Sports network Friday at 8 p.m.
On the race track, MASN heads to Keeneland Saturday at 4:30 p.m. for the Hagyard Fayette race.
Wake Forest hosts Miami in college volleyball Friday at 8:30 p.m. on Comcast. ESPN has Big Ten play Thursday at 9 p.m. between Ohio State and Penn State.



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