Hunt for Mr. OctoberPosted: October 6, 2016
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.