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The HD Sportsman – Sept. 8-11

This catch by Santonio Holmes gave Pittsburgh the 2009 Super Bowl title. They launch their title defense Thursday night on NBC.
This catch by Santonio Holmes gave Pittsburgh the 2009 Super Bowl title. They launch their title defense Thursday night on NBC.

Last week was college football’s turn in the spotlight, this week the national eye turns to the NFL when the 2009 season kicks off on NBC Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. as the Super Bowl champion Steelers host Tennessee (1080i). Lots of tennis this week as well as the U.S. Open cruises to a weekend of finals. The pennant race is alive and well and Tampa Bay travels to New York with it’s wildcard hopes likely on the line. And don’t forget to check out the HD Sportsman as part of the “Seen in HD” podcast every week on the Digital Media Zone.

SPOTLIGHT
Kind of a no-brainer this week, but the return of the NFL is the biggest news. The Steelers will look to open their title defense with a win against a Titans team that finished 13-3 last season.

Here’s the rest of the weekend, big games in BOLD.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

  • 11 a.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)
  • 7 p.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

  • 11 a.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)
  • 7 p.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)
  • 7 p.m. espn_logo – MLB Tampa Bay at NY Yankees (720p)
  • 10 p.m. espn_logo – MLB LA Dodgers at Arizona (720p)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

  • 11 a.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)
  • 7 p.m. espn2_logo – Tennis U.S. Open (720p)
  • 7:30 p.m. espn_logo – College Football Clemson at Georgia Tech (720p)
  • 7:30 p.m. espnu_logo – College Football Florida A&M at Winston-Salem State (720p)
  • 8:30 p.m. nbc_logo – NFL Football Tennessee at Pittsburgh (1080i)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

  • 12:30 p.m. cbs_logo – U.S. Open Tennis Men’s doubles finals, Women’s singles semis (1080i)
  • 9p.m. espn_logo – College Football Colorado at Toledo (720p)

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