Viewing Picks for January 7, 2017

All Times Eastern

College Basketball Viewing Picks

College Football
NCAA Division I Championship
National Championship Game, Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX

James Madison vs. Youngstown State — ESPN2, noon

2017 College Football Playoff Media Day — ESPNU, 9 a.m.
SEC Now: College Football Playoff National Championship Media Day — SEC Network, 9 a.m.

College Gymnastics
Michigan at Utah — Pac-12 Mountain, 7 p.m.

College Hockey
Michigan Tech at Notre Dame — NBCSN, 7 p.m.
Michigan State at Wisconsin — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.
North Dakota at Nebraska-55Omaha — American Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Volleyball
UCLA at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m.
USC set Penn State — Big Ten Network, 11 p.m. (same day coverage)

FA Cup
Third Round Proper
Mancheser United vs. Reading — FS1, 7:30 a.m.
Sutton United vs. AFC Wimbledon — FS1, 10 a.m.
Barrow AFC vs. Rochelle AFC — FS2, 10 a.m.
Preston North End vs. Arsenal — FS1, 12:30 p.m.

FA Cup Match Day — FS1/FS2, 9:30 a.m.
FA Cup Match Day — FS1, noon

PGA Tour
Tournament of Champions, Kapalua Resort (Plantation Course), Kapalua, HI

3rd Round — NBC, 4 p.m.
3rd Round — Golf Channel, 6 p.m.

Golf Central Pregame — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.

High School Football
U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
East vs. West — NBC, 1 p.m.

All-American Bowl Pre Show — NBCSN, 12:30 p.m.

La Liga
Real Madrid vs. Granada — beIN Sports, 6:50 s.m.

NBA Inside Stuff — NBA TV, 4 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
NBA CrunchTime — NBA TV, 9 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 11 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

Tampa Bay at Philadelphia — NHL Network, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Los Angeles — NHL Network, 4 p.m.
New York Rangers at Columbus — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Hockey Central Saturday — NHL Network, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight: Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, 10 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 11 p.m.
On the Fly — NHL Network, midnight
On the Fly: Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday)
On the Fly — NHL Network, 1:30 a.m. (Sunday)

Premiership Rugby
Saracens vs. Exeter Chiefs — NBCSN, 10 a.m.

FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Maribor, Slovenia
Ladies’ Giant Slalom — NBCSN, 6 a.m.

FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Adelboden, Switzerland
Men’s Giant Slalom — NBCSN, 7:30 a.m.

The Xtra Saturday — beIN Sports, 4:45 p.m.

Sports Talk
30 for 30: Elway to Marino — ESPN2, 7 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
Straight Outta L.A. — ESPN Classic, 9 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:15 a.m.
30 for 30: June 17, 1994 — ESPN Classic, 10 a.m.
30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus — ESPN Classic, 11 a.m.
ESPN Films: The Fab Five — ESPN Classic, noon
30 for 30: Muhammad and Larry — ESPN Classic, 2 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 2:15 p.m.
30 for 30: Four Days in October — ESPN Classic, 3 p.m.
30 for 30: You Don’t Know Bo — ESPN Classic, 4 p.m.
30 for 30: Playing for the Mob — ESPN Classsic, 5:30 p.m.
30 for 30: Tim Richmond: To the Limit — ESPN Classic, 7 p.m.
30 for 30: The Best That Never Was — ESPN Classic, 8 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN, 10 p.m.
30 for 30: The Band That Wouldn’t Die — ESPN Classic, 10 p.m.
30 for 30: Fernando Nation — ESPN Classic, 11 p.m.
Contacto Deportivo UDN — Univision Deportes, midnight

Hopman Cup, Perth Arena, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Group A

Switzerland vs. France — Tennis Channel, 2 a.m. (same day coverage)

Final — Tennis Channel, 12:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

ATP Tour
Qatar Open, Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Doha, Qatar
Final: Andy Murray vs. Novak Djokovic — beIN Sports/Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.

Tennis Channel Live — Tennis Channel, noon

WTA Tour
APIA International Sydney, Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

1st Round — beIN Sports, 8 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.