Viewing Picks for New Year’s Eve 2013

All Times Eastern

College Basketball
St. John's at Xavier — Fox Sports 1, noon
Ohio State at Purdue — ESPN2, 1 p.m.
Duke vs. Elon at Greensboro, NC — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
Seton Hall at Providence — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 p.m.
Indiana at Illinois — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at Syracuse — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
George Washington at Kansas State — Fox Sports Net-National, 3 p.m.
Michigan State at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.
Louisville at Central Florida — ESPN2, 5 p.m.
North Carolina-Wilmington at North Carolina — ESPNU, 5 p.m.
DePaul at Georgetown — Fox Sports 1, 5 p.m.
North Texas at Texas A&M — Fox College Sports Central, 5 p.m.
Nebraska at Iowa — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.
Memphis at South Florida — ESPN2, 7 p.m.
Villanova at Butler — Fox Sports 1, 7:30 p.m.
UConn at Houston — ESPN2, 9 p.m.
Marquette at Creighton — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m.

Fox College Hoops Tip-Off — Fox Sports 1, 11:30 a.m.
Fox College Hoops Extra — Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.
Fox College Hoops Extra — Fox Sports 1, 4:30 p.m.
Fox College Hoops Extra — Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.
Fox College Hoops Extra — Fox Sports 1, 9:30 p.m.

College Football
Advocare V100 Bowl, Shreveport, LA
Arizona vs. Boston College — ESPN, 12:30 p.m.

Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX
Virginia Tech vs. UCLA — CBS, 2 p.m.

Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN
Mississippi State vs. Rice — ESPN, 4 p.m.

Chick-Fil-A Bowl, Atlanta, GA
Duke vs. Texas A&M — ESPN, 8 p.m.

SEC on CBS Top 10 Games: Auburn at Alabama (2010) — CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m.
SEC on CBS Top 10 Games: Championship, Georgia vs. Alabama (2012) — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m.
College Football Live — ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
SEC on CBS Top 10 Games: Alabama at Auburn (2013) — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

2014 IIHF World Junior Championship, Malmö, Sweden
Group A
Slovakia vs. Czech Republic — NHL Network (US), 7:30 a.m.
Canada vs. USA — NHL Network, 11:30 a.m. (same day coverage)

MLB Network Countdown: 2013 Plays of the Year — MLB Network, 2 p.m.

Portland at Oklahoma City — NBA TV, 8 p.m.

NFL Replay: Philadelphia at Dallas — NFL Network, 3 p.m.
NFL Replay: Kansas City at San Diego — NFL Network, 4:30 p.m.
Around the League Live — NFL Network, 6 p.m.
Around The League Primetime — NFL Network, 7 p.m.
Vince Lombardi: A Football Life, Part 2 — NFL Network, 9 p.m.
Vince Lombardi: A Football Life, Part 2: Backstory — NFL Network, 10 p.m.
NFL Films Presents: Wilson — NFL Network, 10:30 p.m.

NHL Winter Classic, Ann Arbor, MI
Toronto vs. Detroit Alumni Games — NBCSN, 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Practice Day — NHL Network, 2 p.m.

NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 6 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
SportsDash with Yahoo! Sports — NBCSN, noon
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, midnight

ATP Tour
Qatar Open, Doha, Qatar
1st Round — Tennis Channel, 6 a.m.

WTA Tour
ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand
1st Round — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. (same day coverage)

Hopman Cup, Perth, Australia
France vs. Czech Republic — Tennis Channel, 8 p.m. (delayed)

U.S. Olympic Trials
Speed Skating, Park City, UT
Men's & Women's 1,500 meters — NBCSN, 6 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.