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HBO to televise 1,000th boxing match Saturday

HBO will televise its 1,000th boxing match on Saturday since its Jan. 22, 1973, debut. The boxers who receive the distinction will be Oscar Valdez and Ruben Tamayo, the undercard for the Timothy Bradley Jr.-Jessie Vargas fight. The telecast goes live at 9:45 p.m. ET from Carson, Calif. The first HBO bout was Joe Frazier [...]

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USA-China highlights World Cup quarterfinal action

In 1999 the United States women’s soccer team achieved its place within the American sports discussion when it captured the World Cup championship with a thrilling shootout victory over China. Sixteen years later the two nations meet again in a World Cup playoff setting. Fox Sports will televise the quarterfinal matchup, in Ottawa, at 7:30 [...]

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U.S. Open golf on Thursday: Best audience since 2002

The opening round of the U.S. Open golf championships on Thursday averaged 2 million viewers on Fox Sports 1 (12-8 p.m.) and Fox network (8-11:09 p.m.). That makes for the most-watched opening round since the 2002 U.S. Open from the Bethpage Black course on Long Island. Thursday’s audience averaged 3 million during Fox’s prime-time broadcast [...]

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ESPN airing regional baseball on Monday

The final NCAA Super Regional baseball games will be held today. ESPN2 will carry Illinois-Vanderbilt at 4 p.m. and Cal State Fullerton-Louisville at 7 p.m. ESPN will air Texas Christian-Texas A&M at 8 p.m. The ESPN networks will carry the College World Series starting Saturday and running through June 23 or 24.

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ESPN has expanded coverage of NCAA track and field finals

ESPN has more than tripled its live coverage of the upcoming NCAA Division I men’s and women’s track and field championships from Eugene, Ore. The men’s meet will be held on June 10 and 12. The first day has coverage from 7-10:30 p.m. on ESPNU. The second day has coverage from 7:30-10 p.m. on ESPN. [...]

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World Hockey: USA, Canada on NBCSN Thursday

The World Hockey Championships have reached the quarterfinal round. Team USA, behind future No. 1 or No. 2 NHL draft pick Jack Eichel, will take on Switzerland at 9 a.m. in a game to be televised live by NBC Sports Network and the NBC Sports Live Extra App. Following the conclusion of the USA game, [...]

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Eight NFL preseason games announced for TV; plus Giants, Jets schedules

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL Hall of Fame Game, the first of eight nationally televised preseason football games. NBC has the telecast on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 8 p.m. The rest of the national TV schedule: Thur. Aug. 20 – Buffalo at Cleveland, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Sun. Aug. 23 [...]

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Minor league baseball listings: You’re welcome

With all the attention on Major League Baseball’s opening week, Thursday’s start to minor league baseball season probably slipped under the radar. Action in Triple-A, Double-A and long-season Single-A has gotten underway, and our online Sports TV/radio/web listings will reflect teams of local interest (the newspaper print version is limited by space). For the duration [...]

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State basketball finals on TWCS, and spillover Ch. 325

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel (Ch. 323) will be televising the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys’ basketball championship games from the Glens Falls Civic Center. Time Warner is also producing the girls’ championship finals from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Those games will air on Time Warner Ch. 325. Section 9 [...]

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College basketball updated Sat. March 14 TV schedule

Men’s basketball Purdue-Wisconsin, 1 p.m. (WCBS-2, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22) Auburn-Kentucky, 1 p.m. (ESPN; WestwoodOneSports.com) Hampton-Delaware State, 1 p.m. (ESPN2) Virginia Commonwealth-Davidson, 1:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Net) La. Lafayette-Georgia State, 2 p.m. (ESPN3) Michigan State-Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (WCBS-2, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22) Middle Tennessee-Ala. Birmingham, 3:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1) Temple-SMU, 3 p.m. (ESPN2) [...]

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