Baseball finally matters, football is off and running, basketball and hockey are right around the corner. Don't you just love the fall?
9:00 a.m., VS: NHL, Boston Bruins vs. Phoenix Coyotes. The Coyotes open the regular season in Prague, Czech Republic.
9:00 a.m., ESPN: NCAA, Indiana @ Ohio State
9:00 a.m., ESPN2: NCAA, Illinois @ Penn State
9:00 a.m., FSNAZ: NCAA, Baylor vs. Texas Tech. A Big 12 showdown from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
12:30 p.m., KTV-3: NCAA, UNLV @ West Virginia
12:30 p.m., CBS-5: NCAA, Alabama @ South Carolina
12:30 p.m., NBC-12: NCAA, Pittsburgh @ Notre Dame
12:30 p.m., ABC-15: NCAA, Michigan State @ Michigan
12:30 p.m., ESPN: NCAA, Clemson @ North Carolina
12:30 p.m., FSNAZ: NCAA, UCLA @ California
2:00 p.m., TBS: MLB, Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers, ALDS Game 3. M. Garza vs. C. Lewis. The Rangers look to complete their surprising sweep of the young Rays.
4:00 p.m., FSNAZ: NCAA, Colorado @ Missouri
4:00 p.m., VS: NCAA, Oregon State @ Arizona. A pivotal Pac-10 match-up. Will the Wildcats will continue to climb up the national rankings?
4:30 p.m., ESPN: NCAA, LSU @ Florida
4:30 p.m., ESPN2: NCAA, Auburn @ Kentucky
5:00 p.m., ABC-15: NCAA, USC @ Stanford
5:30 p.m., TBS: MLB, Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, ALDS Game 3. B. Duensing vs. P. Hughes. The Yanks look to finish up a sweep of the Twins.
6:30 p.m., TNT: NBA, Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns. The Suns look to get their first win of the preseason at the famed outdoor game in Indian Wells, California.
7:30 p.m., FSNAZ: NCAA, Arizona State @ Washington. Will Arizona State get the bounce-back win they so desperately need?
10:00 a.m., CBS-5: NFL, Kansas City Chiefs @ Indianapolis Colts. The undefeated Chiefs look to keep their streak alive against Peyton Manning and the Colts.
10:00 a.m., TBS: MLB, Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers, ALDS Game 4 (if necessary). W. Davis vs. T. Hunter.
1:00 p.m., FOX-10: NFL, New Orleans Saints @ Arizona Cardinals. Max Hall will make his first start as the Cardinals take on the defending champion Saints.
1:30 p.m., TBS: MLB, San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves, NLDS Game 3. J. Sanchez vs. T. Hudson.
4:00 p.m., TNT: MLB, Philadelphia Phillies @ Cincinnati Reds, NLDS Game 3. C. Hamels vs. J. Cueto.
5:00 p.m., TBS: MLB, Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees, ALDS Game 4 (if necessary). N. Blackburn vs. C. Sabathia.
5:15 p.m., NBC-12: NFL, Philadelphia Eagles @ San Francisco 49ers. Kevin Kolb looks to lead his Eagles over the winless 49ers.