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Sports on TV/radio for Wednesday, Oct. 23

World Series, Lightning and more sports on the air.
Published Oct. 22


Baseball, World Series

Game 2: Nationals at Astros 8 p.m. Fox; 620-AM

College soccer

Women: Pepperdine at Santa Clara 11 p.m. ESPNU

College volleyball

Kansas at Kansas State 7 p.m. ESPNU

Wake Forest at Duke 7 p.m. ACC

LSU at Kentucky 8 p.m. SEC

Mississippi at Georgia 9 p.m. ESPNU


ZOZO Championship 10 p.m. Golf


Cavaliers at Magic 7 p.m. FSF

Celtics at 76ers 7:30 p.m. ESPN

Nuggets at Trail Blazers 10 p.m. ESPN


Penguins at Lightning 8 p.m. NBCSN; 970-AM


UEFA Champions League: 1 p.m. TNT

Chelsea at AFC Ajax

UEFA Champions League: 3 p.m. TNT

Borussia Dortmund at FC Internazionale

MLS playoffs: Toronto at New York City FC 7 p.m. FS1

Mexican: Pachuca at Zacatepec 9:50 p.m. ESPND

MLS playoffs: Real Salt Lake at Seattle 10 p.m. FS1


  1. FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws to an Oakland Athletics batter during a baseball game in Houston. Verlander has been awarded his second AL Cy Young Award. MICHAEL WYKE  |  AP
    The Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins the NL award for the second straight year.
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon III Hargreaves kneels in the end zone after a Nov. 13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He was cut by the Bucs and picked up by the Texans. JOHN FROSCHAUER  |  AP
    A day after the Bucs release the former first-round pick, he finds a home.
  3. USF center Michael Durr is guarded by IUPUI's Elyjah Goss in the second half of the Bulls' 70-53 loss Wednesday at the Yuengling Center. [JOEY KNIGHT | Times] Joey Knight
    The Bulls finish with more turnovers than field goals in an embarrassing 70-53 defeat
  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith, seen here celebrating after breaking up a pass during a preseason game against the Miami Dolphins, was dismayed that fellow cornerback Vernon Hargreaves was released by the Bucs. MONICA HERNDON  |  Times
    The reaction to the release of the former 2016 first-round pick ranged from dismay to acceptance.
  5. Lightning host the Rangers and more sports on the air.
  6. USF coach Brian Gregory hopes to sign two players in the 2020 recruiting cycle. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times] OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times
    The combo guard from Georgia is the highest-ranked Bulls signee of the Rivals era
  7. South Florida offensive coordinator Kerwin Bell during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) CHRIS O'MEARA  |  AP
    The Bulls have scored 31 first-quarter points, second-fewest in the American Athletic Conference
  8. Bucs punter Bradley Pinion (8) and his wife, launched their "Punts for Pups" program in partnership with the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center where they'll sponsor a dog for every punt he kicks within the 20-yard line. MONICA HERNDON  |  Tampa Bay Times
    The Buccaneers punter and his wife will cover the fees of adopting a dog at the shelter every time he drops a punt inside the 20.
  9. Tre'von Riggins, a University of Miami commit, has been a force for the Lakewood defense since he transferred from IMG Academy. DIRK SHADD  |  Times
    The “Duke Energy Boys” have helped drive an unbeaten season, not giving up a touchdown in seven games.
  10. Kyle Busch (18) approaches Turn 1 during the NASCAR Cup Series championship auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. LYNNE SLADKY  |  AP
    Next year, NASCAR will move its finale away from south Florida, its host since 2002.