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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 Lightning's Pat Maroon (14) is unable to score past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington and Mackenzie MacEachern (28) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in St. Louis. JEFF ROBERSON  |  AP
    Maroon helped the Blues win the Stanley Cup last season. On Tuesday night in St. Louis, they took what is usually a private ceremony and went public for a hometown hero.
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  3. Utah wide receiver Samson Nacua (45) celebrates their victory over UCLA following their NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) RICK BOWMER  |  AP
    From Power Five newcomer to CFP contender, Utah is living the American (Athletic Conference) dream.
  4. Pat Williams is the former GM of the Orlando Magic basketball team and was involved in unsuccessful efforts to lure an expansion team in the 1990s. JASON DECROW  |  AP
    Longtime sports exec Pat Williams is holding a news conference Wednesday to talk about getting a team.
  5. USF senior tight end Mitch Wilcox has 97 career receptions and 11 touchdown catches. MIKE CARLSON  |  AP
    The Tarpon Springs High alumnus is a prominent 2020 NFL draft prospect.
  6. Lake Wales running back Johnny Richardson races away from Sebring defender Ethan McMillan during a Class 5A region playoff game in Lake Wales on Nov. 8. PIERRE DUCHARME  |  The Ledger
    Armwood, Gaither and Jesuit may have their hands full on Friday night.
  7. Feelings about Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel during the national anthem three years ago are still running strong. Protesters showed up for a planned workout at the Falcons facility on Saturday. After disagreements with the NFL, the workout was later rescheduled by Kaepernick at a different locaction. TODD KIRKLAND  |  AP
    John Romano: A suggestion that the Bucs should be interested in Kaepernick if he was still an NFL caliber quarterback was met with strong pushback by readers.
  8. Miami Dolphins have released troubled running back Mark Walton (22), saying he had been involved in an unspecified police matter on Tuesday. The announcement came as the second-year player served a four-game suspension for violating NFL conduct and substance abuse policies. BRYNN ANDERSON  |  AP
    The woman told officers she is five weeks pregnant with the couple’s child and had told Walton about the pregnancy on Sunday.
  9. USF placekicker Spencer Shrader (32) watches his missed field goal against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the fourth quarter at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday. OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times
    The Bulls have expressed support for the Newsome High alumnus since his four missed field goals Saturday.
  10. New Jersey Devils' Nico Hischier, right, (13) defends Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos (91) during the second period of a game Oct. 30 in Newark, N.J. FRANK FRANKLIN II  |  AP
    Stamkos has not missed a game since April 2017.