LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23:  Vin Scully and his wife Sandra Hunt walk onto the field during a retirement ceremony in his honor before the game at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, October 1

Bundesliga
Bayern Munich vs. FC Köln — FS2, 9:20 a.m.
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Borussia Dortmund — FS2, 12:20 p.m.

College Football Viewing Picks

English Football League Championship
Wolverhampton vs. Norwich City — beIN Sports, 1 p.m.

English Premier League
Swansea City vs. Liverpool — NBCSN/NBC Universo, 7:25 a.m.
Hull City vs. Swansea — NBCSN, 9:55 a.m.
Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
Watford vs. Bournemouth — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.
West Ham United vs. Middlesbrough — Premier League Extra Time, 10 a.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 6:30 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, 9:30 a.m.
Gold Rush — Premier League Extra Time, 9:55 a.m.
Goal Zone — NBCSN, noon
Premier League Download: Inside the Mind of Arsene Wenger — NBCSN, 12:30 p.m.
Match of the Day — NBCSN, 10 p.m.

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Malaysia, Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualifying — Univision Deportes, 4:55 a.m./NBCSN, 5 a.m.

Golf
Ryder Cup, Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, MN
USA vs. Europe

Day 2: Fourball and Foursomes — NBC, 9 a.m.

Live From the Ryder Cup — Golf Channel, 6 a.m.
Live From the Ryder Cup — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.

LPGA Tour
Reignwood Classic, Reginwood Pine Valley Golf Club, Beijing, Communist China

3rd Round — Golf Channel, 11:30 a.m. (same day coverage)

Horse Racing
Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series
Jockey Club Gold Cup & Awesome Again Stakes — NBCSN, 5:30 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs. Dodson, Moda Center, Portland, OR
Prelims — FS2, 9 p.m.
Main Event — FS1, 11 p.m.

UFC Prefight Show — FS2, 8 p.m.

MLB
American League
Baltimore at New York Yankees — MASN/YES, 4 p.m.
Cleveland at Kansas City — FS1, 4:15 p.m.
Minnesota at Chicago White Sox — Fox Sports North/WGN, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Boston — MLB Network/Sportsnet/NESN, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Texas — Fox Sports Sun/Fox Sports Southwest, 8 p.m.
Houston at Anaheim — Root Sports Southwest/Fox Sports West, 9 p.m.MLB Network, 10 p.m. (joined in progress)
Oakland at Seattle — Comcast SportsNet California/Root Sports Northwest, 9 p.m./MLB Network, 10 p.m. (joined in progress)

National League
New York Mets at Philadelphia — Fox, 1 p.m.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis — Fox, 1 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati — Comcast SportsNet Chicago/Fox Sports Ohio, 4 p.m.
Los Angeles at San Francisco — Spectrum SportsNet LA/KTLA/Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, 4 p.m.
Miami at Washington — Fox Sports Florida/MASN2, 4 p.m.
Milwaukee at Colorado — Fox Sports Wisconsin/Root Sports Rocky Mountain, 8 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona — Fox Sports San Diego/Fox Sports Arizona, 8 p.m.

Interleague
Detroit at Atlanta — MLB Network/Fox Sports Detroit/Fox Sports South, 7 p.m.

Play Ball — MLB Network, 10 a.m.
MLB Network Breakdown — MLB Network, 10:30 a.m.
Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame — Fox, 12:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 4 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight

MLS
New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia — MSG Plus/The Comcast Network, 7 p.m.
Columbus vs. Chicago — Spectrum SportsNet/WOIO/Comcast SportsNet Chicago Plus, 7:30 p.m.
New England vs. Sporting KC — Comcast SportsNet New England/KMCI, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado vs. Portland — Altitude/KPDX, 9 p.m.
FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy — KTXA/Spectrum SportsNet/Spectrum SportsNet, 9 p.m.
San Jose vs. Real Salt Lake — Comcast SportsNet Bay Area/KMYU, 10:30 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series: Chase for the Cup, Round of 16
Citizen Soldier 400, Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Practice — CNBC, 10:30 a.m.
Final Practice — NBCSN, 1:30 p.m.

Xfinity Series, Xfinity Chase, Round of 12
Drive Sober 200, Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Qualifying — CNBC, 11:30 a.m.
Race — NBCSN, 3 p.m.

Countdown to Green — NBCSN, 2:30 p.m.
Post Race Show — NBCSN, 5 p.m.

Camping World Truck Series
DC Solar 350, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV

Quaifying — FS2, 6 p.m.
Race — FS1, 8:30 p.m.

NCWTS Setup — FS1, 8 p.m.

NBA Preseason
Golden State at Toronto — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.

NBA TV Pregame — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 10 p.m.

NHL Preseason
Montreal at Ottawa — RDS, 3 p.m.
New York Rangers at New Jersey — MSG Plus/MSG 2, 7 p.m.
Washington at New York Islanders — Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Chicago — NHL Network/Comcast SportsNet Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Soccer
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup
Group C, King Abdullah II International Stadium, Amman, Jordan

Nigeria vs. Brazil — FS1, 8:55 a.m.
England vs. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Group D, Prince Mohammed International Stadium, Zarqa, Jordan
Ghana vs. Japan — Fox Soccer Plus, 8:55 a.m.
USA vs. Paraguay — Fox Soccer Plus, 11:55 a.m.

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

Sports Talk
30 for 30: Youngstown Boys — ESPN Classic, 8 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:15 a.m.
30 for 30: Pony Excess — ESPN Classic, 10 a.m.
ESPN Films: Unguarded — ESPN Classic, noon
30 for 30: I Hate Christian Laettner — ESPN Classic, 1:30 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 2:15 p.m.
30 for 30: Chasing Tyson — ESPN Classic, 3 p.m.
30 for 30: Brothers in Exile — ESPN Classic, 4:30 p.m.
30 for 30: The Two Escobars — ESPN Classic, 6 p.m.
30 for 30: Requiem for the Big East — ESPN Classic, 8 p.m.
30 for 30: Survive and Advance — ESPN Classic, 10 p.m.
Contacto Deportivo — Univision Deportes, midnight

Tennis
Center Court: Shenzhen International Open (ATP) and Wuhan Open (WTA) — Tennis Channel, 6 a.m.

Sunday, October 2

Bundesliga
VfL Wolfsburg vs. F.S.V. Mainz — FS1, 9:30 a.m.
Schalke vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach — FS2, 11:20 a.m.

College Football
College Football Sunday — ESPNU, 8 a.m.

College Soccer
Men’s
Michigan vs. Penn State — Big Ten Network, noon
Ohio State vs. Michigan State — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
UCLA vs. Oregon State — Pac-12 Los Angeles/Pac-12 Oregon, 6 p.m.
Stanford vs. Cal — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Bay Area, 8 p.m.

Women’s
Virginia vs. North Carolina — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
Cal vs. Washington State — Pac-12 Bay Area/Pac-12 Washington, 2 p.m.
West Virginia vs. Oklahoma — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
Arizona vs. Utah — Pac-12 Arizona/Pac-12 Mountain, 4 p.m.
Oregon State vs. USC — Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 4 p.m.
Stanford vs. Washington — Pac-12 Bay Area/Pac-12 Washington, 5 p.m.
Arizona State vs. Colorado — Pac-12 Arizona/Pac-12 Mountain, 6 p.m.
Mississippi vs. Arkansas — SEC Network, 6 p.m.

College Volleyball
Women’s
Tennessee at Florida — SEC Network, noon
Minnesota at Purdue — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m.
Oregon State at Arizona State — Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Arizona, 2 p.m.
UCLA at Colorado — Pac-12 Los Angeles/Pac-12 Mountain, 2 p.m.
Missouri at LSU — SEC Network, 2 p.m.
Alabama at Mississippi State — SEC Network, 4 p.m.

Drag Racing
Dodge NHRA Nationals, Maple Grove Raceway, Reading, PA
Finals — FS1, 2 p.m.

English Premier League
Manchester United vs. Stoke City — NBCSN/Telemundo, 6:55 a.m.
Leicester City vs. Southampton — CNBC, 9:15 a.m.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City — NBCSN/Telemundo, 9:15 a.m.
Burnley vs. Arsenal — NBCSN/Telemundo, 11:25 a.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 6 a.m.
Premier League Live — CNBC/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
Premier League Live — CNBC/NBCSN, 11:15 a.m.
Match of the Day II — NBCSN, midnight

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Malaysia, Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Race — NBCSN, 2:30 a.m./Univision Deportes, 3 a.m.

Formula 1 Pre-Race — NBCSN, 2 a.m.
Fórmula 1 Previo — Univision Deportes, 2:30 a.m.
F1 Extra — NBCSN, 5 a.m.

Golf
Ryder Cup, Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, MN
USA vs. Europe

Day 3: Singles — NBC, noon

Live From the Ryder Cup — Golf Channel, 9 a.m.
Live From the Ryder Cup — Golf Channel, 6 p.m.

LPGA Tour
Reignwood Classic, Reginwood Pine Valley Golf Club, Beijing, Communist China

Final Round — Golf Channel, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)

Hockey
KHL
Slovan vs. CSKA — One World Sports, 11 a.m.

La Liga
Real Madrid vs. SD Eibar — beIN Sports, 10:10 a.m.
Real Club Celta de Vigo vs. Barcelona — beIN Sports, 2:40 p.m.

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

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Post Fight Show — FS1, 1 a.m.
UFC Ultimate Insider: Alvarez/Ferguson/Lamas — FS1, midnight

MLB
American League
Baltimore at New York Yankees — MASN/YES, 3 p.m.
Houston at Anaheim — Root Sports Southwest/Fox Sports West, 3 p.m.
Minnesota at Chicago White Sox — Fox Sports North/Comcast SportsNet Chicago, 3 p.m.
Oakland at Seattle — Comcast SportsNet California/Root Sports Northwest, 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Texas — Fox Sports Sun/Fox Sports Southwest, 3 p.m.
Toronto at Boston — TBS/Sportsnet/NESN, 3 p.m.
Cleveland at Kansas City– STO/Fox Sports Kansas City, 3:15 p.m.

National League
Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati — WGN/Fox Sports Ohio, 3 p.m.
Los Angeles at San Francisco — Spectrum SportsNet LA/KTLA/Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, 3 p.m.
Miami at Washington — Fox Sports Florida/MASN2, 3 p.m.
Milwaukee at Colorado — Fox Sports Wisconsin/Root Sports Rocky Mountain, 3 p.m.
New York Mets at Philadelphia — SNY/Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, 3 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona — Fox Sports San Diego/Fox Sports Arizona, 3 p.m.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis — Root Sports Pittsburgh/Fox Sports Midwest, 3:15 p.m.

Interleague
Detroit at Atlanta — Fox Sports Detroit/Fox Sports South, 3 p.m.

MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
MLB on TBS Pre-Game — TBS, 2:30 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 6 p.m.
MLB Network Presents: .406 — MLB Network, 8 p.m.
MLB Tonight: Postseason Preview — MLB Network, 9 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 10 p.m.

MLS
Orlando vs. Montreal — ESPN/TVA Sports, 1 p.m.
Vancouver vs. Seattle — FS1/TSN2, 8 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series: Chase for the Cup, Round of 16
Citizen Soldier 400, Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE

Race — NBCSN, 2 p.m.

NASCAR RaceDay: Dover — FS1, 11:30 a.m.
Coutndown to Green — NBCSN, 2 p.m.
Post-Race Show — NBCSN, 5:30 p.m.
NASCAR Victory Lap — NBCSN, 6 p.m.
NASCAR Victory Lane: Dover — FS1, 1:30 a.m. (Monday)

NBA Preseason
Shanghai Sharks at Houston — NBA TV, 8 p.m.

NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 10:30 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

NHL Preseason
Pittsburgh at Columbus — NHL Network/WPCW, 4 p.m.
Chicago at Detroit — Comcast SportsNet Chicago Plus, 6 p.m./NHL Network, 6:30 p.m. (joined in progress)
Montreal at Toronto — Sportsnet One/RDS, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles at Anaheim — Fox Sports Prime Ticket, 8 p.m.
San Jose at Vancouver — Sportsnet 360, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles at Edmonton — Sportsnet/NHL Network, 9 p.m.
Winnipeg at Calgary — TSN3, 9 p.m.

Scottish Championship League
Hibernian vs. Dundee United — Fox Soccer Plus, 7:10 a.m.

Soccer
NASL
New York Cosmos vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers — One World Sports, 4 p.m.
Rayo OKC vs. Carolina RailHawks — beIN Sports, 7 p.m.

NWSL
Semifinal
Portland Thorns vs. Western New York Flash — FS1, 5 p.m.

The Xtra Sunday — beIN Sports, 4:45 p.m.
ESPN FC — ESPN2, midnight

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN2, 9 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:15 a.m.
The Sports Reporters — ESPN2, 9:30 a.m.
E:60: Pictures: Lettermen — ESPNews, 9:30 a.m.
SC Featured — ESPNews, 10 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 2:15 p.m.
30 for 30: Playing for the Mob — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
30 for 30: This Magic Moment — ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Contacto Deportivo UDN — Univision Deportes, 10 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN, 11 p.m.
República Deportiva — Univision/Univision Deportes, midnight

Tennis
WTA Tour
Communist China Open, China National Tennis Center, Beijing, Communist China
1st Rouind — Tennis Channel, 12:30 a.m.

Communist China Open (ATP/WTA) or Japan Open Tennis Championships — Tennis Channel, 10 p.m.

WNBA Playoffs
Semifinals
Game 3: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky — ESPN, 3 p.m.
Game 3: Minnesota Lynx at Phoenix Mercury — ESPN, 5 p.m.

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