Friday, November 15, 2013

Weekend watchdog

NBC didn't have Kansas City on its original Sunday night schedule.
But they grabbed their first chance to put the undefeated Chiefs on the air.
Kansas City heads to Denver for a key battle in the AFC West, pushing the Packers and Giants out of primetime. Peyton Manning and the Broncos have gotten plenty of attention for their 8-1 start, but could be looking at a wild-card berth if they can't solve Andy Reid's defense.
Sunday afternoon, the Ravens head to Chicago on CBS at 1 p.m. Fox has the doubleheader, with Redskins-Eagles at 1 p.m. followed by Packers facing the Giants.
Monday night, ESPN has the Patriots' trip to Carolina at 8:40 p.m.
The college football weekend continues Friday when UCLA plays Washington at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Hokies take on Maryland Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on ACC network, while other areas can see North Carolina at Pittsburgh.
CBS has a top 25 clash between Auburn and Georgia at 3:30 p.m.
Second-ranked Florida State hosts Syracuse on ABC at 3:30 p.m., with other areas getting Michigan State at Nebraska. The game not on the air in your area will be seen on ESPN2. In primetime, Stanford faces Southern Cal.
Fox offers Oklahoma State battling Texas at 3:30 p.m. and Texas Tech-Baylor at 7 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Ohio State facing Illinois. Top-ranked Alabama meets Mississippi State at 7:45 p.m.
Wisconsin takes on Indiana at noon on ESPN2, then in primetime South Carolina plays Florida. Wyoming heads to Boise State at 10:15 p.m. Oklahoma goes against Iowa State at noon on FoxSports1, followed by Utah-Oregon at 4 p.m.
Comcast brings North Carolina State at Boston College at 12:30 p.m., then Colgate battles Syracuse at 4 p.m.
There's a pair of games on MASN - Central Florida against Temple at noon before Brevard plays Liberty. MASN2 brings West Virginia facing Kansas at noon, followed by TCU-Kansas State.
From the Ivy League, Harvard hosts Pennsylvania at noon on NBC Sports network.
The NASCAR season concludes in Florida this weekend, with the Sprint Cup finale Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN. The last race of the Nationwide race will be Saturday at 4:30 p.m. on ESPN.
NBC offers the United States Grand Prix from Texas Sunday at 2 p.m. Practice is Friday at 1 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
In the NBA, the Timberwolves take on the Nuggets Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN, then it's Pistons-Kings in the nightcap.
The Wizards play Cleveland Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
On the college hardcourt, ESPN2 has a doubleheader Sunday starting at 5 p.m., with Michigan-Iowa State followed by Robert Morris facing Kentucky.
Comcast offers Indiana State-Notre Dame Sunday at noon.
Oklahoma State meets Arkansas-Pine Bluff on MASN2 Friday at 8 p.m. Loyola hosts Fairfield Saturday at 8 p.m. on MASN while MASN2 offers Kansas State-Long Beach State Sunday at 4 p.m. It's Towson against Villanova on FoxSports1 Sunday at 5 p.m.
The Capitals visit Detroit Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast, then host St. Louis Sunday at 6 p.m.
On the college ice, Notre Dame plays Merrimack Friday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
Preparation for the World Cup continues on ESPN2 Friday at 2:55 p.m., with an international friendly between Scotland and United States.
The road to the Sochi Olympics continues Friday at 3:30 p.m., with trials in women's curling on NBC Sports network. There's more trials Saturday at 8 p.m., after a men's match at 3:30 p.m., and continuing Sunday at noon.

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