Ryder Cup time

Lots of excitement in Scotland the last week.
It continues this weekend with the Ryder Cup.
rydercup-logo2014The 12-member United States team will try to claim the trophy on foreign soil for the first time in many years. Golf Network carries the first day’s matches Friday, starting at 1:30 a.m.
Saturday’s competition begins on NBC at 3 a.m., and the final battle for the Cup starts Sunday at 7 a.m. with all 12 golfers competing in singles matches – all trying to reach enough points to claim the cup. Europe retains it with 14 points, and the United States needs 14 1/2 to bring it home.
Hail to the Redskins as they get to host the CBS Thursday night game against the Giants at 8:20 p.m.
The Ravens host Carolina Sunday at 1 p.m. on CBS, while Fox starts its day at 1 p.m. with the Packers taking on the Bears. Undefeated Philadelphia faces the 49ers in the late afternoon game on Fox.
NBC offers the Cowboys and Saints Sunday night at 8:20 p.m., with the Chiefs battling the Patriots on ESPN Monday night.
The college weekend starts Thursday on ESPN when Texas Tech takes on Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m. FoxSports1 offers UCLA against Arizona State at 10 p.m.
Old Dominion makes its C-USA home debut Friday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1, facing Middle Tennessee. New Mexico battles Fresno State on ESPN at 8 p.m.
Virginia Tech hosts Western Michigan on the ACC network Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Top-ranked Florida State visits North Carolina State on ABC at 3:30 p.m., with other areas seeing Minnesota-Michigan. ESPN2 has the game not seen over-the-air in your area. Syracuse battles Notre Dame in the Meadowlands at 8 p.m.
CBS brings Texas A&M against Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. while Fox has a pair of contests – Stanford against Washington at 4:15 p.m. before Baylor battles Iowa State at 8 p.m.
Georgia clashes with Tennessee on ESPN at noon, then it’s Missouri playing South Carolina at 7 p.m. Southern Cal faces Oregon State at 10:30 p.m.
ESPN2 offers Michigan State-Wyoming at noon. It’s off to the ACC at 7:30 p.m. with Duke meeting Miami.
Kansas takes on Texas at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Boston College hosts Colorado State at 12:30 p.m. on Comcast, then it’s a pair of CAA contests – Delaware against James Madison before Towson faces Maine at 7 p.m.
MASN2 offers UTEP at Kansas State at noon.
ESPN has high school football Friday at 9 p.m. with Bishop Gorman of Nevada taking on St. John Bosco.
The Orioles close out a series with the Yankees – and Derek Jeter’s home career – Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN before heading to Toronto for a regular season-ending set on MASN2.
The Nationals host the Mets Thursday in a day/night doubleheader (1 p.m. on MASN and 7 p.m. on MASN2), then move to MASN for four games with the Marlins including a day/night doubleheader Friday.
Derek Jeter’s career ends at Fenway Park, and Fox has Saturday’s contest at 1 p.m. before TBS shows the season finale Sunday at 1:30 p.m. FoxSports1 has the Pirates against Reds Saturday at 1:05 p.m.
NASCAR visits Dover this weekend, with the bottom four in the 16-member Chase for the Cup seeing their dreams dashed. ESPN has the action Sunday at 2 p.m. The Nationwide drivers race Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN.
The Revolution visit Sporting Kansas City Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network, and D.C. United takes on Philadelphia Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Galaxy take on the Red Bulls on ESPN2 Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has three Premier League contests Saturday, starting at Liverpool-Everton at 7:45 a.m. Manchester United clashes with West Ham United at 10 a.m. followed by Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur. West Bromwich Albion battles Burnley Sunday at 11 a.m.
The Capitals have a preseason contest against the Bruins Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
NBC Sports network offers the Jockey Cup Gold Cup Saturday at 5:30 p.m.



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