Viewing Picks for August 18, 2013

All Times Eastern

America's Cup
Louis Vuitton Cup, Final, San Francisco, CA
Race 3 & 4 — NBCSN, 6 p.m.

Australian Rules Football
Western Bulldogs vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m.

Cal Ripken World Series, Aberdeen, MD
World Championship
CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m.

Beach Volleyball
AVP Tour, Salt Lake City, UT
Men's and Women's Finals — CBS Sports Network, 4 p.m.

Edmonton Eskimos at Toronto Argonauts — ESPN3, 7 p.m.

Eneco Tour
Stage 7: Tienen to Geraardsbergen — Universal Sports, 9 a.m.

PGA Tour
Wyndham Championship, Greensboro, NC
Final Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m.

Solheim Cup, Parker, CO
Final Day — Golf Channel, 2:30 p.m.

U.S. Amateur, Brookline, MA
Finals — NBC, 4 p.m.

Champions Tour
Dick's Sporting Goods Open, Endicott, NY
Final Round — Golf Channel, 9 p.m. (same day coverage)

Little League World Series
Winner's Bracket, Williamsport, PA
International Pool
Latin America (Aguadulce, Panama) vs. Mexico (Tijuana, Baja California) — ESPN2, noon
Asia Pacific (Taoyuan, Taiwan) vs. Japan (Tokyo, Japan) — ESPN2, 7 p.m.

United States Pool
Northwest (Sammamish, WA) vs. New England (Westport, CT) — ABC, 2 p.m.
West (Chula Vista, CA) vs. Mid-Atlantic (Newark. DE) — ESPN, 5 p.m.

American League
New York Yankees at Boston — ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia — TBS, 1:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Chicago Cubs — WGN America, 2:20 p.m.

Plays of the Week — MLB Network, noon
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 11 p.m.

Sprint Cup Series
Michigan 400, Brooklyn, MI
Race — ESPN, 1 p.m.

NASCAR RaceDay: Michigan — Fox Sports 1, 10 a.m.
NASCAR Countdown — ESPN, noon
NASCAR Victory Lane: Michigan — Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.

NFL Preseason
Indianapolis at New York Giants — Fox, 7 p.m.

English Premier League
Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur — NBCSN, 8:30 a.m.
Chelsea vs. Hull City — NBCSN, 10:55 a.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 8 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, 10:30 a.m.
Premier League Goal Zone — NBCSN, 1 p.m.
Match of the Day II — NBCSN, 11 p.m.

San Jose vs. Sporting KC — Univision Deportes, 10 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN, 9 a.m.
The Sports Reporters — ESPN, 9:30 a.m.
Fox Soccer News — Fox Soccer, 10 p.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m.

U.S. Open Series
Western and Southern Open, Cincinnati, OH
Men's Final — CBS, 12:30 p.m.
Women's Final — ESPN2, 4 p.m.

Track & Field
IAAF Athletics World Championships, Moscow, Russia
Final Day Highlights — NBC, 2:30 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta — NBA TV, 3 p.m.

Ken Fang

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.