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HD Sportsman – Sept. 18-20

The Tigers and Twins battle for the AL Central title this weekend.
The Tigers and Twins battle for the AL Central title this weekend.

Around these parts, fall is definitely in the air. It’s been cool at night, leaves are changing color and football is the topic of choice. However, with the Tigers on the verge of their first division title in 22 years, playoff baseball is pushing football for air time. This weekend’s slate of football games includes the Minnesota Golden Gophers playing their first home game at new TCF Bank Stadium Saturday at noon on ESPN (720p) and a battle for Texas under the lights at 8 p.m. on ABC (720p). We’re also trying out a new layout this weekend to make it easier to find what you’re looking for. Let us know what you think.

SPOTLIGHT
With only a couple weeks left in the season, there’s still some intrigue left in the MLB playoff race. The Tigers and Twins square off this weekend with the AL Central title up for grabs. The Tigers have a four-game lead heading into the series, but have not played well in Minnesota. Check out the second game on Fox Saturday at 4 p.m. (720p).

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

  • 9 p.m. espn_logo – College Football #10 Boise St. at Fresno St. (720p)
  • 11 p.m. espn2_logo – MLS Soccer Colorado at San Francisco (720p)

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

12 p.m. College Football

  • fsn_logo – College Football N. Texas at Alabama (720p)
  • espn_logo – College Football California at Minnesota (720p)
  • espn2_logo – College Football East Carolina at North Carolina (720p)
  • vs_logo – College Football Duke at Kansas (1080i)

3:30 p.m. College Football

  • nbc_logo – College Football Michigan State at Notre Dame (1080i)
  • espn2_logo – College Football Nebraska at Virginia Tech OR Arizona at Iowa (720p)
  • espn_logo – College Football California at Minnesota (720p)
  • nbc_logo – College Football USC at Washington (720p) **
  • cbs_logo – College Football Tennessee at Florida (1080i)

Late College Football

  • 6:45 p.m. fsn_logo – College Football Cincinnati at Oregon State (720p)
  • 7 p.m. vs_logo – College Football Florida State at BYU (1080i)
  • 7:45 p.m. espn2_logo – College Football West Virginia at Auburn (720p)
  • 7:45 p.m. espn_logo – College Football Georgia at Arkansas (720p)
  • 8 p.m. nbc_logo – College Football Texas Tech at Texas (720p)
  • 10:15 p.m. fsn_logo – College Football Kansas State at UCLA (720p)

Other Sports

  • 4 p.m. espn2_logo – MLB Detroit at Minnesota (720p) **

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Early NFL

  • 1 p.m. espn2_logo – NFL Football Regional Coverage Carolina @ Atlanta, Minnesota @ Detroit, New Orleans @ Philadelphia, St. Louis @ Washington, Arizona @ Jacksonville (720p)
  • 1 p.m. cbs_logo – NFL Football Regional Coverage New England @ N.Y. Jets, Cincinnati @ Green Bay, Houston @ Tennessee, Oakland @ Kansas City (1080i)
  • 1 p.m. tbs_logo – MLB Baseball LA Angels at Texas (1080i)

Late NFL

  • 4:15 p.m. cbs_logo – NFL Football Regional Coverage Pittsburgh @ Chicago, Baltimore @ San Diego, Cleveland @ Denver (1080i)
  • 4:15 p.m. espn2_logo – NFL Football Regional Coverage Tampa Bay @ Buffalo, Seattle @ San Francisco (720p)
  • 8 p.m. nbc_logo – NFL Football NY Giants at Dallas (1080i)

Other sports

  • 3:30 p.m. nbc_logo – NASCAR Sylvania 300 (720p)
  • 3 p.m. espn2_logo – WNBA Semis Detroit at Atlanta (720p)
  • 5 p.m. espn2_logo – WNBA Semis LA at Seattle (720p)
  • 8 p.m. espn_logo – MLB Chicago Cubs at St. Louis (720p)

** – Or regional coverage

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