Formula 1 vs the NFL

Aug 14, 2011 by

Formula 1 is, unquestionably, the most popular auto racing in the world. Unfortunately, much like soccer, it’s absolutely huge pretty much everywhere except the United States. Some American investors are trying to change that by bringing Formula 1 back to the U.S. starting in 2012. A new track...

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HD Sportsman Oct. 4-10 – NHL returns

Oct 4, 2010 by

With the Ryder Cup over, we’re past the meaningful golf tournaments for 2010. However, the NHL regular season starts Thursday on Vs. and joins college football and the NFL, as well as MLB playoffs, as options this week. SPOTLIGHT The Major League Baseball playoffs kick off on Wednesday, with...

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HD Sportsman Sept 13-20 – UPDATED

Sep 13, 2010 by

We settle into a bit of a routine starting this week, as football and baseball dominate the listings. Note that many of Saturday’s NCAA football coverage is still pending, so we’ll update the listings later in the week. SPOTLIGHT Monday night football doubleheader. The Ravens and Jets...

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HD Sportsman Sept. 7-12

Sep 7, 2010 by

It’s the NFL’s turn in the spotlight this week. The college game kicked off a week ago, and on Thursday the big boys take center stage on NBC with a full slate of games set for this weekend. SPOTLIGHT Thursday night, 8:30 p.m. on NBC watch Minnesota head to New Orleans to take on the...

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HD Sportsman Aug. 17-23 better late than never edition

Aug 17, 2010 by

Take the first part of the week off, because it’s pretty lame. Save for a couple baseball games on Wednesday, you don’t have anything to pick from until Friday. The Little League World Series dominates the listings this weekend on the ESPN family. The NFL preseason continues as...

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HD Sportsman – Feb. 1-7 Super Bowl Week

Feb 1, 2010 by

It’s Super Bowl week. If you’re not a football fan, too bad, because you won’t be able to get away from it. There are still other things going on. The PGA Tour is back on NBC Saturday and Sunday, there’s plenty of quality college hoops all week, and two of the NHL’s...

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HD Sportsman Jan. 18-24

Jan 18, 2010 by

Things get real in the NFL this week, with the AFC and NFC Championships and a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Elsewhere, an Olympic bid is still up for grabs as the U.S. Figure Skating Championships continue all weekend on NBC. The Australian Open is in the spotlight as well, with ESPN2...

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HD Sportsman – Jan. 11-17

Jan 11, 2010 by

Our first week with no bowl games in a while, but we do get NFL playoffs to keep us warm on Saturday and Sunday (FOX, CBS various times). NBC kicks off its Sunday NHL coverage with Detroit and Chicago at 12:30 p.m. On the college basketball side, lots of ranked teams in action as conference...

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HD Sportsman – Jan. 4-10

Jan 4, 2010 by

Happy New Year. A great week of football greets us for the first HD Sportsman of 2010. The BCS National Championship, a pair of unbeatens in the Fiesta Bowl and Wild-card weekend in the NFL. SPOTLIGHT Hard to argue with Thursday’s BCS National Championship (8 p.m. ABC 720p). Alabama and Texas...

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HD Sportsman – Ho Ho Holiday Edition

Dec 22, 2009 by

Darn day job got in the way of my hobby this week, so I’m a bit late, apologies. Below you’ll find your hearty helping of holiday competitions, including seven bowl games this week and five NBA games on Christmas day. Merry Christmas! SPOTLIGHT Saturday’s Meineke Car Care Bowl...

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HD Sportsman – Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

Nov 30, 2009 by

Florida and Alabama met in last year’s SEC Title game with the Gators coming out on top. ‘Bama gets a rematch Saturday. We’re sticking with the full-week post again this week, and likely for the foreseeable future as College Football winds down. Let us know if you prefer this or...

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HD Sportsman – Nov. 23-29 XL Gobble Gobble edition

Nov 23, 2009 by

An extra-large helping of sports for an extra-large week. Happy Thanksgiving, not only can you feast all day Thursday, you can feast on sports all week long. This is by far the busiest week we’ve seen since the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s opening week. College basketball tournaments...

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