Happy New Year

Viewing Picks for New Year’s Day 2014

All Times Eastern

College Basketball
SMU at Cincinnati — ESPNU, 6 p.m.
Temple at Rutgers — ESPNU, 8 p.m.
Bradley at Northern Iowa — Fox College Sports Central, 8 p.m.
San Diego State at Colorado State — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m.

UConn at Central Florida — SNY, 4 p.m.
St. Bonventure at Duquense — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m.

College Football
Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, FL
Georgia vs. Nebraska — ESPN2, noon

Heart of Dallas Bowl, Dallas, TX
North Texas vs. UNLV — ESPNU, noon

Capital One Bowl, Orlando, FL
Wisconsin vs. South Carolina — ABC, 1 p.m.

Outback Bowl, Tampa, FL
Iowa vs. LSU — ESPN, 1 p.m.

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
Stanford vs. Michigan State — ESPN, 5 p.m.

Fiesta Bowl, Glendale, AZ
Baylor vs. Central Florida, — ESPN, 8:30 p.m.

College GameDay live from Pasadena, CA — ESPN, 10 a.m.
College Football Whiparound — ESPNU, 11 p.m.
Rose Bowl Pregame — Big Ten Network, 4:30 p.m.
College Football Bowl Game Pre Studio Show — ESPN, 4:30 p.m.
Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m.
The Final Drive: Bowl Edition — Big Ten Network, 8:30 p.m.
Road to the BCS National Championship: Florida State — ESPNU, 10 p.m.
Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 11 p.m.
College Football Bowl Game Post Studio Show — ESPN, midnight
Road to the BCS National Championship: Auburn — ESPNU, 11 p.m.
ESPNU Film Room: BCS National Championship — ESPNU, midnight

English League Championship
Yeovil Town vs. Watford — beIN Sport, 3 p.m.

English Premier League
Swansea City vs. Manchester City — NBCSN, 7:45 a.m.
Southampton vs. Chelsea — NBCSN, 10 a.m.
Arsenal vs. Cardiff City — Premier League Extra Time, 1`0 a.m.
Crystal Palace vs. Norwich City — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Fulham vs. West Ham United — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Stoke City vs. Everton — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Sunderland vs. Aston Villa — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
West Bromwich Albion vs. Newcastle United — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur — NBCSN, 12:30 p.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 7 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, 9:45 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, noon
Premier League Goal Zone — NBCSN, 2:30 p.m.
Match of the Day — NBCSN, 3:30 p.m.

Top 10: Shots of 2013 — Golf Channel, 11 p.m.
Inside the PGA Tour — Golf Channel, 11:30 p.m.

The World Series — MLB Network, 4 p.m.

Around the League Live — NFL Network, 6 p.m.
Around the League Primetime — NFL Network, 7 p.m.
NFL Replay — Game of the Week: Green Bay at Chicago — NFL Network, 9 p.m.
Inside the NFL: 2013 Week 18 — Showtime, 9 p.m.
NFL Turning Point: 2013 Week 17 — NBCSN, 10 p.m.
Sound FX: 2013 Week 17 — NFL Network, 10:30 p.m.

2014 NHL Winter Classic, Ann Arbor, MI
Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs — NBC, 1 p.m.

2014 NHL Winter Classic Pregame — NHL Network, 10 a.m.
2014 NHL Winter Classic Postgame — NHL Network, 4 p.m.

NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive: New Year's Day Special — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
Fox Sports Live — Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.

ATP Tour
Qatar Open, Doha, Qatar
2nd Round — beIN Sport, 7 a.m.

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

WTA Tour
Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia
Round of 16 — Tennis Channel, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Hopman Cup, Perth, Australia
United States vs. France — Tennis Channel, 8 p.m. (same day coverage)

U.S. Olympic Trials
Speed Skating, Park City, UT
Men's 10,000 & Women's 5,000 meters — NBCSN, 5 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.