Let’s go racing, boysPosted: February 18, 2016
The last time NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series hit the track, Jeff Gordon was trying to claim a final championship.
Sunday at Daytona, he’ll be trying to get airtime alongside Darrell Waltrip.
The Rainbow Warrior joins the Fox broadcasting booth as the NASCAR season starts with the Great American race. Coverage begins Sunday at noon on Fox.
The field will be set at the Twin 125 Duels Thursday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The season begins for the Xfinity Series Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and the Truck Series has its season opener Friday at 7:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
TNT offers the Bulls against Cavaliers Thursday at 8 p.m. followed by Spurs-Clippers. The Pacers visit the Thunder on ESPN Friday at 8 p.m., with Celtics against the Jazz in the nightcap.
The Warriors and Clippers battle on ABC Saturday at 8:30 p.m., and the Cavaliers visit Oklahoma City Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Lakers take on the Bulls Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
The Wizards face the Pistons Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
Tennessee takes on Kentucky Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, followed by Wisconsin-Michigan State.
ESPN2 offers SMU-Connecticut Thursday at 8 p.m. and it’s UCLA-Utah at 10 p.m. Richmond takes on VCU Friday at 7 p.m.
California tangles with Washington Thursday at 11 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Liberty faces Radford Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN.
MASN2 offers play from Conference-USA Thursday, with Marshall meeting Charlotte at 7 p.m. and Louisiana Tech facing Texas-San Antonio at 9 p.m.
CBS offers Miami-North Carolina Saturday at 1 p.m. and Maryland meets Michigan Sunday at 1 p.m.
Georgetown takes on Xavier Saturday at noon on Fox, followed by Butler-Villanova.
Virginia Tech hosts Florida State on ACC network Saturday at 3 p.m. and some areas will see Clemson-North Carolina State.
ESPN’s day Saturday starts at noon with Duke-Louisville. It’s off to the Big 12 at 2 p.m. for Baylor battling Texas, followed by West Virginia hosting Oklahoma. The GameDay crew catches Kentucky facing Texas A&M at 6:30 p.m., and it’s the battle for the Hoosier State between Indiana and Purdue at 8:30 p.m.
Vanderbilt takes on Georgia Saturday at noon on ESPN2. Pittsburgh plays Syracuse at 2 p.m., followed by Cincinnati-Connecticut and Kansas against Kansas State at 6 p.m. Notre Dame tangles with Georgia Tech at 8 p.m. with Saint Mary’s-Gonzaga in the nightcap.
Colorado clashes with UCLA on FoxSports1 Saturday at 11 p.m. Sunday at noon, Seton Hall faces St. John’s.
Winthrop takes on UNC-Asheville Saturday at noon on MASN, then Florida International meets Rice. Southern Mississippi travels to Texas-San Antonio at 4 p.m. and Presbyterian plays Liberty at 7 p.m.
In the Horizon League, Oakland faces Illinois-Chicago Sunday at 5 p.m.
Marquette meets DePaul on MASN2 Saturday at 2 p.m. and it’s UNC-Wilmington against Charleston at 6 p.m.
The CAA fills Comcast’s schedule Saturday, starting at noon when Elon visits Towson. Drexel faces William & Mary at 2 p.m. followed by Delaware-James Madison.
St. Thomas Aquinas faces UDC Sunday at 5 p.m.
Dayton battles St. Bonaventure on NBC Sports network Saturday at noon, followed by St. Joseph’s-Davidson.
There’s three games Sunday, starting at noon with LaSalle against George Washington. Northeastern battles Hofstra at 2 p.m. before George Mason takes on Massachusetts.
On the women’s court, ESPN2 has a trio of games Sunday. North Carolina tangles with N.C. State at 1 p.m., followed by the Big Ten battle between Maryland and Rutgers. Mississippi State faces Mississippi at 5 p.m.
Virginia hosts Clemson Sunday at 1 p.m. on Comcast and Syracuse plays Pittsburgh at 3 p.m.
Rice takes on Florida International on MASN2 Saturday at noon.
DePaul clashes with Creighton on FoxSports1 Sunday at 2 p.m.
The PGA tour closes its West Coast tour at the Northern Trust Open Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
NBC has Hockey Day in America Sunday, with Penguins-Sabres at noon before an outdoor contest between Minnesota and Chicago at 3:30 p.m. NBC Sports network closes out the day with Red Wings-Rangers.
The Capitals visit the Islanders Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and host the Devils Saturday at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network offers Red Wings against the Penguins Thursday at 7 p.m.
On the college ice, Denver clashes with Colorado College Thursday at 9 p.m. on MASN. Boston University tangles with New Hampshire Friday at 8 p.m.
The road to Rio in women’s soccer continues Friday on NBC Sports network, with a semifinal in CONCACAF Friday at 8:30 p.m.