Friday, November 22, 2013

Weekend watchdog

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady have had some memorable meetings on the gridiron.
Sunday night is another chapter.
After years of Colts-Patriots games in November, Manning and his Broncos teammates face the Patriots Sunday night on NBC.
Manning has the Broncos tied with Kansas City atop the AFC West, while Brady and the Patriots remain in first in the AFC East. Another meeting might loom in January - and very likely again next November.
Sunday, the Ravens take on the Jets at 1 p.m. on CBS. Fox offers the doubleheader, with Panthers against Dolphins at 1 p.m. before the Giants and Cowboys battle at 4:25 p.m.
The Redskins host San Francisco on ESPN Monday night.
Canada's best meet in the Grey Cup Sunday at 6 p.m., with Hamilton battling Saskatchewan on NBC Sports network.
The college football weekend continues Friday at 9 p.m. as Navy heads to San Jose State on ESPN2.
Notre Dame takes on BYU Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on NBC, while CBS brings Texas A&M-LSU.
ABC features top contenders, with the 3:30 p.m. block having third-ranked Ohio State host Indiana or fifth-ranked Oregon at Arizona (the game not on the air in your area will be seen on ESPN2). In primetime, fourth-ranked Baylor faces Oklahoma State.
Fox goes out west for UCLA-Arizona State at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network has "The Game" - Harvard against Yale - at noon followed by the CAA contest between James Madison and Towson.
The ACC network offers a pair of games at 12:30 p.m. Some areas will get North Carolina State against East Carolina, while others see new conference members Pittsburgh and Syracuse.
ESPN starts the day at noon with Michigan State against Northwestern. Wisconsin tackles Minnesota at 3:30 p.m., followed by Missouri-Mississippi at 7:45 p.m.
Wake Forest battles Duke on ESPN2 at noon. In primetime, Vanderbilt faces Tennessee at 7 p.m. before Washington meets Oregon State.
Oklahoma heads to Kansas State on FoxSports1 at noon, and rivals California and Stanford meet at 4 p.m. (keep the band off the field). Kansas goes to Iowa State at 8 p.m.
Old Dominion meets North Carolina at noon on Comcast, followed by Maryland-Boston College.
Memphis battles Louisville on MASN at noon, and Lehigh takes on Lafayette on MASN2 at 12:30 p.m.
In the NBA, ESPN brings Spurs at Grizzlies Friday at 8 p.m. followed by the Warriors battling the Lakers in the nightcap.
The Wizards meet the Knicks Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
Virginia Tech takes on Michigan State in the second game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Friday on TruTv. Oklahoma plays Seton Hall in the opener.
ESPN has the final of the Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic Sunday at 1 p.m., while ESPN2 has the championship of the 2K Sports Classic Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Charleston Classic has its final Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPN2, after two games from the Puerto Rice Tipoff Classic at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
It's a Big East doubleheader Friday on FoxSports1, with Delaware against Villanova at 7 p.m. before St. John's meets Monmouth.
MASN brings women's basketball between Southern Cal and Oklahoma State Friday at 8 p.m. Duke heads to Marquette Sunday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Comcast offers the Capitals hosting the Canadiens Friday at 7 p.m.
North Dakota visits Boston University Friday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The MLS will have its two championship contenders after the weekend. NBC Sports network shows Kansas City against Houston Saturday at 7:30 p.m., then it's out west for Portland-Real Salt Lake on ESPN Sunday at 9 p.m.
West Ham takes on Chelsea on NBC Saturday at 12:30 p.m. NBC Sports network brings a pair of games Saturday, with Everton against Liverpool at 7:45 a.m. before Arsenal faces Southampton at 10 a.m.
Formula One racing heads to South America, with the Brazil Grand Prix Sunday at 11 a.m. on NBC. There's practice Friday at 11 a.m. on NBC Sports network.

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