Viewing Picks for August 20, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Football
ESPNU SEC Football Preview Show — ESPNU, 4:30 p.m.
College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m.
ESPNU Big Ten Football Preview Show — ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Big Ten Football Preview: Northwestern — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.
ESPNU ACC Football Preview Show — ESPNU, 8 p.m.
ESPNU Pac-12 Football Preview Show — ESPNU, 9 p.m.

USA Pro Challenge
Stage 2: Aspen to Breckenridge, CO — NBCSN, 4 p.m.

Golf Channel Academy: Brad Faxon-Putting Fundamentals — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.
Golf's Greatest Rounds: 2010 Tour Championship — Golf Channel, 8 p.m.

Little League World Series
Williamsport, PA
Consolation Game
Europe & Africa (Brno, Czech Republic) vs. Great Lakes (Grosse Pointe, MI) — ESPN, 1 p.m.

International Pool
Asia-Pacific (Taoyuan, Taiwan) vs. Latin America (Aguadulce, Panama) — ESPN, 4 p.m.

United States Pool
Southeast (Nashville, TN) vs. Northwest (Sammamish, WA) — ESPN2, 8 p.m.

American League
Tampa Bay at Baltimore — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

National League
Arizona at Cincinnati — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

The Rundown — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
MLB Now — MLB Network, 4 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, midnight
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 1 a.m. (Wednesday)

NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m.
NFL Live — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals — HBO, 10 p.m.

UEFA Champions League
Playoff, 1st Leg
Pacos de Ferreira vs. Zenit — Fox Soccer/Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 p.m.
PSV Eindhoven vs. AC Milan — Fox Sports 1, 2:30 p.m.
Lyon vs. Real Sociedad — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 p.m.
Viktoria Plzen vs. Maribor — Fox Sports Net, 2:30 p.m.

UEFA Champions League Pregame — Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports 2/Fox Sports Net, 2 p.m.
UEFA Champions League Highlights — Fox Sports 2, midnight

CONCACAF Champions League
Group Play
W Connection vs. Houston Dynamo — Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.
LA Galaxy vs. Cartaginés — Fox Soccer Plus, 10 p.m.
CD Victoria vs. Tijuana — Univision Deportes, 10 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m.
The Box Score — Audience Network (DirecTV), noon
Sports Dash — NBCSN, noon
Outside the Lines — ESPNews, 2:30 p.m.
Crowd Goes Wild — Fox Sports 1, 5 p.m.
ESPN FC — ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.
The Crossover with Michelle Beadle — NBCSN, 6 p.m.
Fox Football Daily — Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.
Sport Science: NFL Season Preview — ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.
Nine for IX: The '99ers — ESPN, 8 p.m.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel — HBO, 9 p.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.

U.S. Open, New York, NY
Qualifying — CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m.

Minnesota Lynx at Atlanta Dream — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles Sparks at Seattle Storm — ESPN2, 10 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.