Viewing Picks for August 24, 2013

All Times Eastern

America's Cup
Louis Vuitton Cup, San Francisco, CA
Faces 7 & 8 — NBCSN, 7 p.m.

Australian Rules Football
Geelong Cats vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m.
Carlton Blues vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m.

National Youth Baseball Championships, Memphis, TN
CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m.
CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m.

All-America Game, Chicago, IL
MLB Network, 2:30 p.m.

Showtime Championship Boxing, Carson City, CA
WBC Featherweight Championship
Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez — Showtime, 10:30 p.m.


All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo, Episode 1 (series premiere) — Showtime, 10 p.m.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Hamilton Tiger-Cats — ESPN3, 1 p.m.
Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Eskimos — ESPN3, 4 p.m.

College Football
College GameDay: Season Preview (season premiere) — ESPN, 11 a.m.
ACC Football Kick-Off Show 2013 — ACC Network, check your local listings
Big Ten Football Preview: Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.

USA Pro Challenge
Stage 6: Loveland to Fort Collins, CO — NBC, 2:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Fulham vs. Arsenal — NBCSN, 7:45 a.m.
Southampton vs. Sunderland — NBCSN, 9:55 a.m.
Everton vs. West Bromwich Albion — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Hull City vs. Norwich — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Newcastle vs. West Ham United — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Stoke City vs. Crystal Palace — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Liverpool — NBC, 12:30 p.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 7 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, 9:45 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, noon
Match of the Day — NBCNS, 11 p.m.

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Belgium, Spa, Belgium
Qualifying — NBCSN, 12:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

European PGA Tour
Johnnie Walker Championship, Perthshire, Scotland
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 8 a.m.

PGA Tour
FedEx Cup
The Barclays, Jersey City, NJ
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m. Tour
Cox Classic, Omaha, NE
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.

Canadian Women's Open, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

Champions Tour
Boeing Classic, Snoqualmie, WA
2nd Round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m.

Horse Racing
Summer at Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY
Travers Stakes/King's Bishop — NBC, 4:30 p.m.

Little League World Series
International Championship, Williamsport, PA
Japan (Tokyo) vs. Mexico (Tijuana, Baja California) — ABC, 12:30 p.m.

United States Championship, Williamsport, PA
West (Chula Vista, CA) vs. New England (Westport, CT) — ABC, 3:30 p.m.

American League
Oakland at Baltimore — Fox, 4 p.m.
Texas at Chicago White Sox — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

National League
Atlanta at St. Louis — MLB Network, 7:15 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at San Diego — WGN America, 8:30 p.m.

Boston at Los Angeles Dodgers or Detroit at New York Mets — Fox, 4 p.m.

MLB Player Poll — Fox, 3 p.m.
Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame Show — Fox, 3:30 p.m.
MLB Network Special: Negro Leagues — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 10 p.m.
MLB Tonight– MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 1 a.m. (Sunday)

MLL Lacrosse
Semifinals, Chester PA
Charlotte Hounds vs. Denver Outlaws — ESPN2, 1 p.m.
Chesapeake Bayhawks vs. Hamilton Nationals — CBS Sports Network, 4 p.m.

Sprint Cup Series
Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, TN
Race — ABC, 7:30 p.m.

NASCAR RaceDay: Bristol — Fox Sports 1, 6 p.m.
NASCAR Countdown — ABC, 7 p.m.

NFL Preseason
Buffalo at Washington — NFL Network, 4:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Denver — CBS, 8 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona — NFL Network, 11 p.m. (joined in progress)

NFL Preseason Whiparound Coverage — NFL Network, 8 p.m.

FC Kansas City vs. Portland Thorns — Fox Sports 2, 2 p.m.
Western NY Flash vs. Sky Blue — Fox Sports 2, 8 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
Crowd Goes Wild Weekend — Fox Sports 1, 3 p.m.
30 for 30: Elway to Marino — ESPN Classic, 8 p.m.
Roll Tide/War Eagle — ESPN Classic, 9:30 p.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.

U.S. Open Series
ATP Tour
Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, NC
Final — CBS, 12:30 p.m.

WTA Tour
New Haven Open at Yale, New Haven, CT
Final — ESPN2, 3 p.m.

Chicago Sky at Atlanta Dream — ESPN2, 7 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.