All Times Eastern

College Football
Alcorn State at Alabama State — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.
Louisville at North Carolina State — EPSN, 8 p.m.

B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon
College Football Live — ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.
Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m.
College Football Countdown — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Lemming Report — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Soccer
Men’s
Oregon State vs. UCLA — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
Washington vs. San Diego State — Pac-12 Washington, 10 p.m.

Women’s
Utah vs. Stanford — Pac-12 Mountain/Pac-12 Bay Area, 7 p.m.
Oregon vs. Washington State — Pac-12 Washington, 7 p.m.
Auburn vs. Arkansas — SEC Network, 7 p.m.
Nebraska vs. Maryland — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.
Arizona vs. USC — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Arizona/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Darts
World Grand Prix, Citywest Hotel, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Session 5 — Eleven Sports, 8 p.m. (same day coverage)

FIFA World Cup Qualifying
UEFA: Matchday 9
Group C, Bakı Olimpiya Stadionu, Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan vs. Czech Republic — FS2, 11:45 a.m.

Group F, Wembley Stadium, London, England, United Kingdom
England vs. Slovenia — FS1, 2:30 p.m.

Group C, Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Northern Ireland vs. Germany — FS2/UniMás/Univision Deportes, 2:30 p.m.

Fútbol Central — Univision Deportes, 2 p.m.
UEFA World Cup Qualifying Highlights: Matchday 9-Thursday — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 p.m.

CONMEBOL: Matchday 17
Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia vs. Brazil — beIN Sports, 3:50 p.m.

Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbol, Venezuela
Venezuela vs. Uruguay — beIN Sports, 6 p.m. (joined in progress)

Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla, Colombia
Colombia vs. Paraguay — beIN Sports, 7:20 p.m.

Estadio Monumental David Arellano, Santiago, Chile
Chile vs. Ecuador — beIN Sports, 10:30 p.m. (same night coverage)

The Express — beIN Sports, 3:30 p.m.
The Xtra — beIN Sports, 7 p.m.

Formula 1
Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka City, Japan
Practice 1 — NBCSN, 1 a.m. (Friday)

Golf
European Tour
Alfred Dunhilll Links Championship, Old Course at St. Andrews; Carnoustie Golf Links; Kingsbarns Golf Links, Scotland, United Kingdom

1st Round — Golf Channel, 8 a.m.

PGA Tour
Safeway Open, Silverado Resort & Spa (North Course), Napa, CA

1st Round — Golf Channel, 5:30 p.m.

Golf Central Pregame — Golf Channel, 4:30 p.m.

Gymnastics
World Artistics Gymnastics Championships, Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Men’s All-Around Final — Olympic Channel, 7 p.m.

MLB Postseason
American League Division Series
Game 1, Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX

Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros — MLB Network, 4 p.m.

Game 1, The Field Formerly Known as Jacobs, Cleveland, OH
New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians — FS1, 7:30 p.m.

MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
MLB on FS1 Pregame — FS1, 7 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 7 p.m.
MLB on FS1 Postgame — FS1, 10:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight: Division Series — MLB Network, 10:30 p.m.
Pine Tar Incident: Making of Tar Wars — FS1, 11 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, midnight

NASCAR
NASCAR America — NBCSN, 5 p.m.
NASCAR Race Hub — FS1, 6 p.m.

NBA Preseason
Communist China Global Games, Shenzhen Universiade Center, Shenzhen, Communist China
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden State Warriors — NBA TV, 2 a.m.

Miami at Brooklyn — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at Portland — NBA TV, 10 p.m.

The Starters Season Preview #3 — NBA TV, 5:30 p.m.
Chicago Bulls Team Preview — NBA TV, 6 p.m.
Sacramento Kings Team Preview — NBA TV, 6:30 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 1 a.m. (Friday)

NFL Viewing Picks

NHL
Minnesota at Detroit — NBCSN, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Los Angeles — NBCSN, 10 p.m.

Hockey Central @ noon — Sportsnet/NHL Network, noon
NHL Now — NHL Network, 4 p.m.
NHL All-Access: Communist China — NBCSN, 6 p.m.
NHL Tonight: Pre-Game Skate — NHL Network, 6 p.m.
NHL Live — NBCSN, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
On The Fly — NHL Network, 11:30 p.m.
NHL Overtime — NBCSN, 12:30 a.m. (Friday)
On the Fly — NHL Network, 12:30 a.m. (Friday)

Soccer
ESPN FC — ESPNews, 6 p.m.
The Xtra — beIN Sports, 9 p.m.

Sports Talk
SportsCenter:AM — ESPN, 7 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience (AT&T U-Verse/DirecTV)/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 10 a.m.
The Dan Le Batard Show With Stugotz — ESPNU, 10 a.m.
The Rich Eisen Show — Audience (AT&T U-Verse/DirecTV)/AT&T SportsNet (Pittsburgh/Rocky Mountain/Southwest)Root Sports, noon
BYU Sports Nation — BYUtv, noon
Sport Today — BBC World News, 12:45 p.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN, 1 p.m.
The Russillo Show — ESPNews, 1 p.m.
The Paul Finebaum Show — ESPN2, 2 p.m.
Tiki and Tierney — CBS Sports Network, 3 p.m.
The Paul Finebaum Show — SEC Network, 3 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
Highly Questionable — ESPN, 4:30 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 4:45 p.m.
Around the Horn — ESPN, 5 p.m.
BTN Live — Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
Time to Schein — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
SC6 With Michael Smith and Jemele Hill — ESPN, 6 p.m.
SportsCenter Special: Marty Smith’s America — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
30 for 30: Tommy — ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 8:45 p.m.
SEC Now — SEC Network, 9 p.m.
Sports Shots: Wally & the Worm — ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:45 p.m.
Titulares y Más — Telemundo, 11:35 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night With Scott Van Pelt — ESPN, midnight
Contacto Deportivo — Univision/Univision Deportes, midnight
Nación ESPN — ESPN2, 1 a.m. (Friday)
The Morning Show With Boomer — CBS Sports Network, 6 a.m. (Friday)
Sport Today — BBC World News, 6:45 a.m. (Friday)

Tennis
WTA Tour
Communist China Open, National Tennis Center, Beijing, Communist China

Round of 16 — beIN Sports, 7:30 a.m.
Quarterfinals — beIN Sports, 12:30 a.m. (Friday)

ATP Tour
Center Court: Communist China Open/Japan Open, Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 11 p.m.

Tennis Channel Live — Tennis Channel, 10 p.m.

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.