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Welcome to the brand new dwelling of the “Dwell from WKEN” sports activities broadcasting weblog.
Welcome to the CFL
The Canadian Soccer League canceled its 2020 season way back, however apparently we’ve got the COVID Soccer League.
The no-bubble Nationwide Soccer League is abruptly operating into issues with constructive COVID-19 circumstances.
We have already got a shift of a number of video games, with one other week of two Monday night time video games and now a Tuesday sport. The Broncos at Patriots sport has been moved to ESPN at 5 p.m. on Monday night time – the common Monday night time sport between the Chargers and Saints shall be Eight:15 p.m. on ESPN. The Payments at Titans sport has been moved to 7 p.m. Tuesday on CBS.
Because of this, subsequent Thursday night time’s Chiefs at Payments sport on Fox and NFL Community will certainly be moved to Sunday or Monday. Does the NFL shift a sport to Thursday – who is aware of?
As of 10 a.m. Saturday, WNYW-5 in New York will get the Cardinals at Jets sport at 1 p.m., with Kevin Kugler and Chris Spielman on the decision.
CBS Sports activities (WCBS-2 in New York) can have the doubleheader. Within the 1 p.m. opener, the Raiders go to the Chiefs, with Ian Eagle and New Paltz native Charles Davis on the decision. The Giants go to the Cowboys for the Four:25 p.m. sport, with Jim Nantz and Tony Romo on the decision.
Sunday schedule (all video games rotated on NFL Pink Zone):
Jaguars (SXM 388, 814) at Texans (SXM 230, 812), 1 p.m., CBS (Andrew Catalon, James Lofton)
Panthers (SXM 386, 804) at Falcons (SXM 228, 801), 1 p.m., Fox (Chris Myers, Brock Huard)
Raiders (SXM 383, 816) at Chiefs (SXM 227, 815), 1 p.m., CBS (Ian Eagle, Charles Davis)
Eagles (SXM 384, 825) at Steelers (SXM 225, 826), 1 p.m., Fox (Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma)
Bengals (SM 387, 806) at Ravens (SXM 229, 802), 1 p.m., CBS (Greg Gumbel, Wealthy Gannon)
Cardinals (SXM 385, 800) at Jets (SXM 226, 824), 1 p.m., Fox (Kevin Kugler, Chris Spielman)
Rams (SXM 391, 818) at Washington (SXM 223, 831), 1 p.m., Fox (Brandon Gaudin, Daryl Johnston)
Dolphins (SXM 384, 819) at Niners (SXM 225, 827), Four:05 p.m., Fox (Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth)
Giants (SXM 383, 823) at Cowboys (SXM 227, 808), Four:25 p.m., CBS (Jim Nantz, Tony Romo)
Colts (SXM 385, 813) at Browns (SXM 226, 807), Four:25 p.m., CBS (Spero Dedes, Adam Archuleta)
Vikings (SXM 226, 820) at Seahawks (SXM 225, 828), Eight:20 p.m. (WestwoodOne, SXM 88), NBC
MOVED TO MONDAY: Broncos (SXM 389, 809) at Patriots (SXM 231, 821), 5 p.m.; ESPN
MONDAY: Chargers (SXM 226, 817) at Saints (SXM 225, 822), Eight:15 p.m. (WestwoodOne, SXM 88), ESPN
MOVED TO TUESDAY: Payments (SXM 390, 803) at Titans (SXM 232, 830), 7 p.m., CBS (Tom McCarthy, Jay Feely)
Yankees going dwelling
It was a tricky approach going out of the playoffs for the New York Yankees on Friday night time. Nonetheless, it was a basic sport, with sturdy pitching, a number of managerial choices and a little bit of revenge on the decisive dwelling run.
So it’s time to maneuver on to the respective Championship Collection: Within the AL, it’s the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros on TBS; within the NL, it’s the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves on Fox and FS1.
TBS will use Brewers play-by-play man Brian Anderson, Mets analyst Ron Darling and MLB Community co-host Lauren Shehadi as a reporter.
Fox will use Joe Buck on play-by-play, John Smoltz as analyst and reporters Tom Verducci and Ken Rosenthal.
For ESPN Radio, Dan Shulman, Chris Singleton will name the ALCS. Boog Sciambi and Jessica Mendoza have the NLCS.
ESPN Radio playoff calls can be found on the ESPN app, ESPNradio.com and SiriusXM Radio Ch. 80. ESPN Radio New York (WEPN 98.7-FM) will certainly carry among the ALCS, NLCS and World Collection.
The ALCS and NLCS schedules:
Sunday – Astros vs. Rays, 7:30 p.m.
Monday – Astros vs. Rays, Four p.m.; Braves vs. Dodgers, Eight p.m.
Tuesday – Rays vs. Astros, TBD; Braves vs. Dodgers, TBD
Wednesday – Rays vs. Astros, TBD; Dodgers vs. Braves, TBD
Thursday – Rays vs. Astros, TBD*; Dodgers vs. Braves, TBD
Friday – Astros vs. Rays, TBD*; Dodgers vs. Braves, TBD*
Saturday, Oct. 17 – Astros vs. Rays, TBD*; Braves vs. Dodgers, TBD*
Sunday, Oct. 18 – Braves vs. Dodgers, TBD*
School soccer weekend
The ESPN networks have adjusted schedules with video games being moved as a consequence of Hurricane Delta. Check out the adjustments beneath.
ESPN’s “School GameDay” shall be hosted on the College of Georgia, forward of the No. Four Bulldogs’ sport with No. 7 Auburn. ESPN and ESPNU will carry the 9 a.m.-noon present dwell.
Fox Sports activities can have its “Massive Midday Kickoff” pregame present at 10 a.m., forward of the Texas-Oklahoma showdown in Dallas. The pregame is hosted by Rob Stone, with analysts Brady Quinn, Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart and City Meyer. One other Fox host, Emmanual Acho, can have dwell segments from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
SEC alternate – No. 17 LSU (SXM 192, 963) at Missouri (SXM 387, 977), midday (Dave Flemming, Andre Ware) RE-AIRING ON SEC NETWORK at Four p.m.
ABC Sports activities (WABC-7, plus ESPN3.com) – No. 19 Virginia Tech (SXM 380, 970) at No. Eight North Carolina (SXM 193, 955), midday (Bob Wischusen, Dan Orlovsky); Texas Tech (SXM 384, 974) at No. 24 Iowa State (SXM 199, 953), Three:30 p.m. (Mark Jones, Dusty Dvoracek); No. 7 Miami (SXM 193, 955) at No. 1 Clemson (SXM 84, 382, 972), 7:30 p.m. (Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit)
Fox Sports activities / WNYW-5 (plus FoxSports.com/dwell, FoxSportsGo app) – No. 22 Texas (SXM 199, 953) vs. Oklahoma (SXM 83), midday (Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt); Kansas State (SXM 385, 975) at Texas Christian (SXM 83), Four p.m. (Tim Brando, Spencer Tillman)
NBC Sports activities / WNBC-Four (plus NBCsports.com, NBC Sports activities app) – Florida State (SXM 388, 978) at No. 5 Notre Dame (SXM 129), 7:30 p.m. (Paul Burmeister, Tony Dungy), plus WBBR 1130-AM
CBS Sports activities / WCBS-2 (plus CBSsports.com) – No. 14 Tennessee (SXM 191, 962) at No. Three Georgia (SXM 81), Three:30 p.m. (Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson)
CBS Sports activities Community (plus CBSsports.com) – The Citadel at Military (SXM 202, 965), 1:30 p.m. (Ben Holden, Ross Tucker); Temple (SXM 387, 977) at Navy (SXM 202, 965), 6 p.m. (John Sadak, Randy Cross)
ESPN (plus WatchESPN.com, ESPN app) – No. Four Florida (SXM 191, 963) at No. 21 Texas A&M (SXM 81), midday (Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy) – additionally on ESPNU; MOVED TO ESPN Arkansas (SXM 386, 976) at No. 15 Auburn (SXM 190, 961), Four p.m. (Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb); No. 2 Alabama (SXM 192, 963) at Mississippi (SXM203, 967) (ESPN Radio SXM 80), MOVED TO 7:30 p.m. (Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge)
ESPN2 (plus WatchESPN.com, ESPN app) – MOVED TO ESPN2 Louisiana Monroe at Liberty, midday (Mike Couzens, Jay Walker); Texas San Antonio at No. 15 Brigham Younger, Three:30 p.m. (Anish Shroff, Tom Luginbill); Texas El Paso at Louisiana Tech, 7:30 p.m. (Dave O’Brien, Mike Golic)
ESPNU (plus ESPN app) – No. Four Florida (SXM 191, 963) at No. 21 Texas A&M (SXM 81), midday (Dave Pasch, Greg McElroy) – additionally on ESPN; Center Tennessee at Florida Worldwide, Four p.m. (Clay Matvick, Rocky Boiman); Charlotte at North Texas, Eight p.m. (Roy Philpott, Kelly Stouffer)
SEC Community (plus WatchESPN.com, ESPN app) – South Carolina (SXM 381, 971) at Vanderbilt (SXM 190, 961), midday (Dave Neal, DJ Shockley); Mississippi State (SXM 81) at Kentucky (SXM 190, 961), 7:30 p.m. (Tom hart, Jordan Rodgers)
ACC Community (plus WatchESPN.com, ESPN app) – North Carolina State (SXM 382, 972) at Virginia (SXM 194, 956), midday (Wes Durham, Tim Hasselbeck); Pittsburgh (SXM 194, 956) at Boston School (SXM 193, 955), Four p.m. (Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich)
ACC regionals (plus YES, ESPN3.com) – Duke (SXM 383, 973) at Syracuse (SXM 203, 967), 12:30 p.m. (Tom Werme, James Bates)
ESPN+ (subscription) – East Carolina (SXM 380, 970) at South Florida, 7 p.m. (Lincoln Rose, Stanford Routt)
ESPN3.com – Mercer at Jacksonville State, Three p.m.; Central Arkansas at Arkansas State, Three:30 p.m.; Texas State at Troy, Three:30 p.m.
Stadium (plus FoxSportsGo app) – Florida Atlantic at Southern Mississippi, POSTPONED; Marshall at Western Kentucky, 7:30 p.m. (Chris Hassel, AJ Hawk), and MSG Plus
Is it nonetheless sizzling in right here?
The Miami Warmth, with Jimmy Butler’s heroics, will not be going quietly within the NBA Finals. A win on Friday night time retains their hopes alive and pulls them inside Three video games to 2 within the championship spherical. So it’s on to Sunday and sport 6.
ESPN has the printed rights as soon as once more and can make the most of ABC Sports activities (WABC-7 in New York), with Mike Breen, Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy on the decision. Rachel Nichols will work the sidelines.
The NBA Countdown present shall be hosted by Maria Taylor, joined by Jalen Rose, Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams and Paul Pierce, plus reporter Adrian Wojnarowski.
ESPN Radio can have the radio name, with broadcasters Marc Kestecher, Doris Burke and Jon Barry. Remaining video games will air on WEPN (98.7-FM, 1050-AM).
The upcoming schedule:
Sunday – Sport 6, Lakers vs. Warmth, 7:30 p.m., SXM 895 (Warmth), 893 (Lakers), 80 (ESPN), WEPN (98.7-FM, 1050-AM)
Tuesday (if nec.) – Sport 7, Warmth vs. Lakers, 9 p.m., SXM 895 (Warmth), 893 (Lakers), 80 (ESPN), WEPN (1050-AM), WEPN (98.7-FM, 1050-AM)
The UEFA Nations League has a busy schedule by the center of subsequent week. A complete of 54 matches shall be proven on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3.com (9 matches) and subscription ESPN+ (42 matches on that channel).
Listed below are the matches that includes Prime 20 FIFA ranked groups:
Saturday – Spain vs. Switzerland, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN+)
Sunday – England vs. Belgium, midday (ESPN+); Croatia vs. Sweden, midday (ESPN+); Poland vs. Italy, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN+); France vs. Portugal, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Tuesday – Germany vs. Switzerland, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN2)
Wednesday – Italy vs. Netherlands, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN2); England vs. Denmark, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN+); Croatia vs. France, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN+); Portugal vs. Sweden, 2:45 p.m. (ESPN+)
Right here’s the Main League Soccer nationwide TV schedule for October:
Saturday – Miami at Houston (5 p.m.) and Colorado at Los Angeles Galaxy (7 p.m.), each on Spanish-language UniMas, with English on SAP button
Sunday – Los Angeles FC at Seattle (7 p.m.) on ESPN
Oct. 17 – Chicago at Kansas Metropolis, Three:30 p.m. (Spanish-language Univision, with English on SAP button)
Oct. 21 – Nashville at Dallas (Eight:30 p.m.) on FS1
Oct. 24 – Miami at Orlando (Three:30 p.m.) on Univision (English SAP)
Oct. 25 – Los Angeles FC at Los Angeles Galaxy (Four:30 p.m.) on WABC-7
Oct. 28 – Orlando at Atlanta (7:30 p.m.) on FS1; and, Portland at Los Angeles Galaxy (10 p.m.) on ESPN
Oct. 31 – Dallas at Houston (Three:30 p.m.) on Univision (English SAP)
Nov. 1 – Columbus at Philadelphia (Three:30 p.m.) on WABC-7
French Open practically finis
The French Open heads into the singles championship spherical. Roland Garros will air on NBC Sports activities Community and Tennis Channel.
Dan Hicks, Mary Carillo and John McEnroe have the NBC broadcast name. NBC Sports activities has televised the French Open from 1975-77 and 1983-present.
The NBC schedule (NBCsports.com, NBC Sports activities app):
Saturday – LIVE Ladies’s ultimate, 9 a.m. (WNBC-Four). The ultimate pits Iga Swiatek vs. American Sofia Kenin
Sunday – LIVE Males’s ultimate, 9 a.m. (WNBC-Four). The ultimate pits Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic
The Tennis Channel schedule:
Saturday – women singles and doubles finals, 5-9 a.m.; replay, ladies’s ultimate, males’s doubles ultimate, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Sunday – ladies’s doubles ultimate, 5:30-9 a.m.; replay, males’s singles ultimate, 2 p.m.; replay, males’s singles and girls’s doubles finals, 6 p.m.
Tennis Channel broadcasters embody Ted Robinson, Brett Haber, Steve Weissman, Alex Faust and Noah Eagle for play by play. Analysts embody Martina Navratiola, Jim Courier, Lindsay Davenport, Tracy Austin, Chanda Rubin, Paul Annacone, Mark Knowles and Nick Monroe.
English-language radio protection is obtainable at RolandGarros.com/en-us/
The PGA tour cease, that includes the Shriners Hospital for Youngsters this week, will air on Golf Channel and PGA Tour Radio situated on SiriusXM Ch. 92.
Golf Channel will air the ultimate two rounds from 5-Eight p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
PGA Tour Dwell (subscription) has protection from 10:30 a.m. to eight p.m. on Saturday and 9:40 a.m. to eight p.m. on Sunday. Twitter has temporary dwell protection from 10:30-11:10 a.m. on Saturday and 9:40-10:50 a.m. on Sunday.
SiriusXM has dwell protection from Three-Eight p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, plus replays from 10 p.m. to three a.m.
The SAS Championships, from the PGA Champions Tour, will air on Golf Channel from 2-5 p.m. on each Saturday and Sunday.
The Ladies’s PGA Championships will air on Saturday from 11 a.m. to midday on Golf Channel and noon-Three p.m. on WNBC-Four. On Sunday, it’s 10 a.m. to midday on Golf and midday to 2 p.m. on WNBC-Four.
Previous faces in new locations
Retiring NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer will transfer to the Fox Sports activities broadcast sales space for the 2021 season. He’ll be a part of play-by-play man Mike Pleasure and NASCAR Corridor of Famer Jeff Gordon.
Bowyer has already seen TV motion, working with Pleasure, Gordon and analyst Larry McReynolds in the course of the eNASCAR iRacing Professional Invitational Collection final spring (in the course of the pandemic shutdown) and work with the Fox group within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection sales space.
The 2021 early season schedule is highlighted by the Feb. 14 Daytona 500.
“It is a implausible alternative and I can’t wait to get began,” stated Bowyer, the 2008 Xfinity champion who heads into his remaining 2020 NASCAR races with 10 wins and 224 prime 10s. “I had a fantastic expertise with the Fox NASCAR group within the spring and I’m trying ahead to working with Mike, Jeff, Larry and the Fox group subsequent season.”
“It’s arduous to not be enthusiastic about including Clint to the Fox NASCAR sales space,” Gordon stated. “An superior profession behind the wheel, there isn’t a query that having him within the sales space delivers a fresh-off-the-track perspective, nice perception and a complete lot of enjoyable.”
McReynolds was not too long ago introduced with the Smokey Yunick Award, given yearly to somebody who rises from humble beginnings to make a serious influence on the motor sports activities neighborhood. He’ll proceed to supply perception from the Fox Sports activities studios in Charlotte, N.C.
YES for Ladies
YES Community has a handful of girls’s sports activities over the lengthy weekend.
Saturday – Boston School at Pittsburgh ladies’s volleyball (dwell), 7 p.m.; Miami at Clemson ladies’s volleyball (delayed), 9 p.m.
Sunday – Boston School at Syracuse subject hockey (dwell), 11 a.m.; Louisville at Wake Forest subject hockey (delayed), Eight p.m.
Monday – Virginia at North Carolina subject hockey (dwell), midday
New York horsies
The thoroughbreds have resumed fall motion on cable TV. Racing from Belmont Park (and extra tracks) shall be proven on MSG networks and Fox Sports activities 1 and a pair of.
The upcoming schedule:
Saturday – FS1, 12-6 p.m.; MSG+, 12:30-6 p.m.
Sunday – MSG, MSG+, 12:30-6 p.m.; FS2, 12:30-1 p.m. and Three-Four p.m.; FS1, 1-Three p.m. and Four-6 p.m.
Monday – MSG+, FS2, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
Let’s go Bowling
The PBA Playoffs start Saturday at Eight p.m. on Fox (WNYW-5 in New York). New Paltz native Dave Ryan, Randy Pedersen and the beautiful Kimberly Pressler host the telecast. The following occasion is Oct. 17.
The occasion shall be held at Centerville (Va.) Bowlero, simply outdoors of Washington, D.C.
Proud Peacock skating
Plumage is nothing new on determine skating outfits, so maybe it’s becoming that NBC’s new streaming service, Peacock premium, will take over the 2020-21 determine skating protection. NBC and NBC Sports activities Community will proceed to indicate protection, and Peacock premium will present on-demand replay protection and choose dwell protection.
Skate America on Oct. 23 would be the premiere of Peacock’s providing, exhibiting dwell protection of the women quick packages. Peacock premium may even present the U.S. Determine Skating Championship Collection, in addition to the 2021 Championships.
Peacock premium will present Skate America, Skate Canada Worldwide, Cup of China, Internationaux de France, Rostelcom Cup, NHK Trophy, the U.S. Determine Skating Championship Collection (seniors and juniors), plus 2021 championships (U.S., European, 4 Continents, U.S. Synchronized, Worlds and World Synchronized).
The NBC and NBC Sports activities Community determine skating schedules shall be introduced later.
Ken McMillan is the sports activities editor of the Occasions Herald-File and former broadcaster and producer.