Viewing Picks for August 31, 2013

All Times Eastern

Australian Rules Football
Port Adelaide Power vs. Carlton Blues — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m.
Collingwood Magpies vs. North Melbourne Kangaroos — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 p.m.

College Football
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Vuelta a España
Stage 7: Almendralejo to Mairena del Aljarafe — Universal Sports, 8 a.m.

European PGA Tour
Wales Open, City of Newport, Wales
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 8:30 a.m. Tour
Hotel Fitness Championship, Fort Wayne, IN
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 1:00 p.m.

PGA Tour
FedEx Cup Playoffs

Deutsche Bank Championship, Norton, MA
2nd Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.


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Safeway Classic, Portland, OR
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m.

Champions Tour
Shaw Charity Classic, Calgary, Saskatchewan, Canada
2nd Round — Golf Channel, 8:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Horse Racing
Summer at Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY
Woodward Stakes, Bernard Baruch and Forego Stakes — NBCSN, 4 p.m.

Grand Prix of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Qualifying — NBCSN, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis, Milwaukee, WI
Prelims — Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.
Main Event — Pay per view, 10 p.m.

American League
Baltimore at New York Yankees or Kansas City at Toronto — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Boston — WGN America, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Detroit — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

National League
St. Louis at Pittsburgh — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

MLB Player Poll — Fox, 3 p.m.
MLB Tonight– MLB Network, 4 p.m.
MLB Tonight: Bonus Coverage — MLB Network, 5:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight

New York vs. DC United — NBCSN, 8 p.m.

Nationwide Series
The Whatever It's Called 300, Hampton, GA
Practice — Fox Sports 2, 9 a.m.
Qualifying — Fox Sports 2, 4 p.m.
Race — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.

NASCAR Countdown — ESPN, 7 p.m.

Sprint Cup Series
AdvoCare 500, Hampton, GA
Practice — Fox Sports 2, 3 p.m.
Final Practice — Fox Sports 2, 6 p.m.

NASCAR Live: Atlanta — Fox Sports 2, 5:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Manchester City vs. Hull City — NBCSN, 7:45 a.m.
Cardiff City vs. Everton — NBCNSN, 9:55 a.m.
Newcastle vs. Fulham — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Norwich City vs. Southampton — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
West Ham United vs. Stoke City — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Crystal Palace vs. Sunderland — 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 — NBCSN, 11 p.m.

Scottish Premier League
Dundee United vs. Celtic — Fox Soccer Plus, 7:40 a.m.
Motherwell vs. Kilmarnock — Fox Soccer Plus, 12:25 p.m.

NWSL Final
Western NY Flash vs. Portland Thorns — Fox Sports 2/Fox Soccer, 8 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
RGIII: Will to Win — ABC, 2 p.m.
30 for 30: You Don't Know Bo — ESPN Classic, 7 p.m.
30 for 30: Straight Outta LA — ESPN Classic, 8:30 p.m.

U.S. Open, New York, NY
Men's & Women's 3rd Round — CBS/CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m./Tennis Channel, 7 p.m.

Today at the U.S. Open — CBS Sports Network, 10 a.m.
U.S. Open Tonight — Tennis Channel, 11 p.m.

Chicago Sky at Minnesota Lynx — NBA TV, 8 p.m.

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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.