Viewing Picks for Thanksgiving Day 2013


All Times Eastern

College Basketball

Battle 4 Atlantis, Nassau, Bahamas
Villanova vs. USC — AXS TV, 1 p.m.
Kansas vs. Wake Forest — AXS TV, 3:30 p.m.
Xavier vs. Iowa — NBCSN, 7 p.m.
Tennessee vs. Texas-El Paso — NBCSN, 9:30 p.m.

Great Alaska Shootout, Anchorage, AK
Wisconsin-Green Bay vs. Pepperdine — CBS Sports Network, 9:30 p.m.
Denver vs. Harvard — CBS Sports Network, midnight

Las Vegas Invitational, Las Vegas, NV
Hosts' Day 1
UCLA vs. Nevada — ESPN3, 7:30 p.m.
Missouri vs. Northwestern — ESPNU, 10:30 p.m.

Old Spice Classic, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Purdue vs. Oklahoma State — ESPN2, noon
Butler vs. Washington State — ESPN2, 2:30 p.m.
Memphis vs. Siena — ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.
LSU vs. St. Joseph's — ESPN2, 9 p.m.


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The Wooden Legacy, Fullerton, CA
Miami vs. George Washington — ESPNU, 2 p.m.
Marquette vs. Cal State-Fullerton — ESPN2, 4:30 p.m.
College of Charleston vs. San Diego State — ESPNU, 8:30 p.m.
Creighton vs. Arizona State — ESPN2, 11 p.m.

College Football Viewing Picks

College Rugby
USA Sevens Championship — ESPNU, 1 p.m. (delayed)

European PGA Tour
Alfred Dunhill Championship, Malelane, South Africa
1st Round — Golf Channel, 6:30 a.m.

Australasia PGA Tour
Australian Open, Sydney, Australia
2nd Round — Golf Channel, 8 p.m.

MLB Network Countdown: 2013 Plays of the Year — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

Vancouver at Ottawa — NHL Network, 7:30 p.m.

NHL Top 10: Top 10 Defensemen — NBCSN, 6 p.m.
NHL Top 10: Top 10 Goaltenders — NBCSN, 6:30 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 11 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
The Best of the Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
The Best of the Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m.
This is SportsCenter: Top 50 Countdown — ESPNews, 11 p.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.

UEFA Europa League
Matchday 5
Tromsø vs. Tottenham Hotspur — Fox Sports 1, 1 p.m.
Lyon vs. Real Betis Balompie — Fox Sports 2, 1 p.m.
Legia vs. Lazio — Fox Soccer Plus, 1 p.m.
Wigan Athletic vs. Zulte Waregem — Fox Sports 1, 3 p.m.
Swansea City vs. Valencia — Fox Sports 2, 3 p.m.
Bordeaux vs. Eintracht Frankfurt — Fox Soccer Plus, 3 p.m.

UEFA Europa League Pregame — Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports 1/Fox Soccer Plus, 12:30 p.m.
UEFA Europa League Highlights — Fox Sports 1, midnight

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.