Viewing Picks for December 28, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Basketball Viewing Picks

College Football
Pinstripe Bowl, New York, NY
Rutgers vs. Notre Dame — ESPN, noon

Belk Bowl, Charlotte, NC
North Carolina vs. Cincinnati — ESPN, 3:20 p.m.

Russell Athletic Bowl, Orlando, FL
Louisville vs. Miami — ESPN, 6:45 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Tempe, AZ
Kansas State vs. Michigan — ESPN, 10:15 p.m.

Chick-Fil-A Bowl Preview — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
SEC on CBS: Top 10 Games: LSU at Alabama (2013) — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m.
SEC on CBS: Top 10 Games: SEC Championship, Florida vs. Alabama (2008) — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Hockey
Great Lakes Invitational, Detroit, MI
Michigan State vs. Michigan — Fox College Sports Pacific, 3:30 p.m.

Championship Game
Michigan Tech vs. Western Michigan — Fox College Sports Pacific, 10 p.m.

Alabama-Huntsville at Wisconsin — Fox College Sports Central, 9 p.m.

English Premier League
West Ham United vs. West Bromwich Albion — NBCSN, 7:45 a.m.
Manchester City vs. Crystal Palance — NBCSN, 10 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Swansea City — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Hull City vs. Fulham — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Norwich City vs. Manchester United — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Cardiff City 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.

2013 Chick-Fil-A Challenge — ESPN2, 12:30 p.m. (delayed)
World Long Drive Championship — NBC, 4 p.m. (delayed)
2013 Chick-Fil-A Challenge — ESPN2, 4:30 p.m. (delayed)

IIHF 2014 World Junior Championship, Malmö, Sweden
Group A
Slovakia vs. United States– NHL Network, 7:30 a.m.
Canada vs. Czech Republic — NHL Network, 11:30 a.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC: 168 vs. Silva 2, Las Vegas, NV
Preliminaries — Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.
Main Event — Pay per View, 10 p.m.

UFC Post Fight Show — Fox Sports 1, 2 a.m. (Sunday)

Brooklyn at Indiana — NBA TV, 7 p.m.

NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 10:30 p.m.

Boston at Ottawa — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Hockey Tonight — NHL Network, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.

FIS Alpine World Cup, Lienz, Austria
Women's Giant Slalom — Universal Sports, 11 a.m. (same day coverage)

Sports Talk
30 for 30: Hawaiian The Legend of Eddie Aikau — ESPN Classic, 3 p.m.
30 for 30: Big Shot — ESPN Classic, 4:30 p.m.
ESPN Sports Saturday — ABC, 5 p.m.
30 for 30: This is What They Want — ESPN Classic, 6 p.m.
26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story — ESPN Classic, 7 p.m.
The Real Rocky — ESPN Classic, 8 p.m.
The Dotted Line — ESPN Classic, 9 p.m.
30 for 30: Silly Little Game — ESPN Classic, 10 p.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m.
30 for 30: Guru of Go — ESPN Classic, 11 p.m.

U.S. Olympic Trials
Speed Skating, Salt Lake City, UT
Men's and Women's 500 meters — NBC, 3 p.m.

Women's Hockey, St. Paul, MN
United States vs. Canada — NBCSN, 4 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.