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Sports on TV/radio for Friday, Oct. 18

Baseball playoffs and more sports on the air.
Published Oct. 17



NHRA: Texas Fall Nationals qualifying 6 p.m. FS1

Baseball playoffs

ALCS: Astros at Yankees FS1 7 p.m.


Light heavyweights: Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk 10 p.m. ESPN


Toronto at Montreal 7 p.m. ESPNews

College field hockey

Duke at Virginia 4:30 p.m. ACC

College football

Marshall at Florida Atlantic 6:30 p.m. CBSSN

Pittsburgh at Syracuse 7 p.m. ESPN

Ohio State at Northwestern 8:30 p.m. FS1

UNLV at Fresno State 10 p.m. CBSSN

College soccer

Cornell at Yale 5 p.m. ESPN

Women: Miami at Florida State 5 p.m. Fox Sun

North Carolina at Wake Forest 6 p.m. ACC

N.C. State at Duke 7 p.m. FSF

College volleyball

Arkansas at Mississippi 9 p.m. SEC


PGA Europe: France Open 9:30 a.m. Golf

Champions: Dominion Energy 1 p.m. Golf

Charity Classic

PGA: CJ Cup 10 p.m. Golf

High school football

Jacksonville Mandarin 7 p.m. ESPNU

at Jacksonville Sandalwood

NBA preseason

Pelicans at Knicks 8 p.m. TNT

Lakers at Warriors 10:30 p.m. NBA


Rangers at Capitals 7 p.m. NHL


German: Bayer Leverkusen 2:30 p.m. FS2

at Eintracht Frankfurt


Reyes vs. Weidman 9 p.m. ESPN2


  1. Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Tommy Pham (29) takes a moment in the dugout after the Rays 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the American League Division Series Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 in Houston. DIRK SHADD  |  Times
    When deal is announced Friday, Rays will add power and young talent, and save on Pham’s projected $8.6 million salary.
  2. Bears receiver Anthony Miller dives in for a touchdown past the Cowboys' Chidobe Awuzie, right, during the second half on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. CHARLES REX ARBOGAST  |  AP
    Mitchell Trubisky passes for three touchdowns as Dallas loses for the seventh time in 10 games to drop to 6-7.
  3. Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) look on as the Minnesota Wild celebrate their goal scored by right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) to go up 5 to 4 during third period action at Amalie Arena on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 in Tampa. The Wild scored the goal just 8 seconds after Lightning Alex Killorn (17) scored a goal to tie the score 4-4. DIRK SHADD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Tampa Bay gives up five goals, leaving the coach to slam its defensive effort.
  4. Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) celebrates beating Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock (32) to score his 100th career goal during second period action at Amalie Arena on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 in Tampa. DIRK SHADD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    The loss to Minnesota puts a damper on the milestone, but he’s the first Tampa Bay defenseman to do it.
  5. Tampa Bay Vipers quarterback Aaron Murray tosses the ball during practice Thursday in Plant City. "It's grind time," he said. XFL
    The Vipers begin their offseason program in Plant City.
  6. Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston and the Bucs face the Indianapolis Colts at 1 p.m. Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Here are our picks for this week’s NFL games.
  7. In this 2017 photo, Cambridge Christian coach Bob Dare (center, blue shirt) wraps an around the visiting coach from Champagnat during a post-game prayer. SCOTT PURKS  |  Special to the Times
    The longtime Lancers coach, who led the program to the state title game in 2015, will no longer be a coach or teacher at the school.
  8. USF hosts Dartmouth and more sports on the air.
  9. Hedman scores his 100th career goal as the Bolts are defeated
  10. Former USF players Quinton Flowers and Marlon Mack talk on the sideline during a recent Bulls game at Raymond James Stadium on Oct. 12. OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times
    Don’t read much into the former USF quarterback’s refusal to discuss his former coach’s possible return to USF.