Friday, August 23, 2019

Weekend watchdog

College football celebrates 150 years of competition this season, and top two programs get an early start on the season.
ESPN has the battle between Miami and Florida from Orlando Saturday at 7 p.m. Youngstown State clashes with Samford Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPN.
It's the NFL preseason week for starters to get their most playing time, and final tuneups for the NFL crews. The Bills battle the Lions on CBS Friday at 8 p.m., and NBC has a contest between the Steelers and Titans Sunday at 8 p.m.
North of the border, Winnipeg travels to Edmonton Friday at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.
There's high school football this weekend, as Mallard Creek meets Dutch Fork Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. The gridiron action continues Saturday on ESPN when St. Frances meets Miami Central at noon. Dematha battles St. John Bosco on ESPN2 at 9 p.m., and Southern Columbia goes against Hammond School of South Carolina Sunday at 2 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Orioles face the Rays on MASN2 over the weekend. The Nationals visit the Cubs on MASN for the weekend. Sunday's contest will also be on TBS.
The Yankees take on the Dodgers Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1 and Sunday at 7 p.m. on ESPN. The Cardinals host the Rockies on FoxSports1 at 7:15 p.m.
Little League baseball crowns its champion Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on ABC. The third place contest will be on ESPN Sunday at 10 a.m.
ABC has the United States championship game between Hawaii and Louisiana Saturday at 3:30 p.m, after the International finale matching Japan and Curacao at 12:30 p.m.
There's a pair of MLS contests on Friday, with Orlando City-Atlanta United at 8 p.m. before Portland plays Seattle at 10 p.m. ESPN2 has New York FC against the Red Bulls Saturday at 7 p.m.
Cincinnati clashes with Columbus Sunday at 6 p.m. on FoxSports1, followed by Dallas-Houston and Los Angeles FC against the Galaxy at 10:30 p.m.
Aston Villa faces Everton Friday at 2:55 p.m. on NBC Sports network. Chelsea clashes with Norwich City Saturday at 7:25 a.m. Liverpool tangles with Arsenal on NBC at 12:30 p.m.
Manchester City meets Bournemouth Sunday at 8:55 a.m. on NBC Sports network and Tottenham Hotspur takes on Newcastle United at 11:25 a.m.
In the Bundesliga, Dusseldorf faces Leverkusen Saturday at 9:30 a.m. on FoxSports1 and Bayern Munich battles Schalke at 12:30 p.m. Leipzig takes on Eintracht Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with Hertha Berlin-Wolfsburg at noon.
Santos meets Monterrey on FoxSports1 Friday at 10 p.m.
Roma faces Genoa in Italian Serie A Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.
In women's soccer, NBC Sports Washington has Washington against Orlando Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The top 30 players on the PGA tour compete for the Tour Championship on NBC Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
The Xfinity Series visits Road America Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network, while the Truck Series runs on FoxSports1 Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the IndyCar race from Gateway in Illinois Saturday at 8 p.m.
The Mystics meet the Liberty on NBC Sports Washington Sunday at 4 p.m.
Fox has the Travers Stakes Saturday at 5 p.m.
Chrome clashes with Redwoods in Premier Lacrosse League action Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.

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