The N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. titles had been claimed, the N.H.L.’s Stanley Cup gained and the French Open champions topped — all in the final three weeks. But there’s nonetheless loads for sports activities followers to look ahead to. Here, a few of the largest occasions of the subsequent week.
In Week 6 of the N.F.L. season, the Cleveland Browns take a look at their fierce rivalry with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at 1 p.m. E.T. Sunday, Oct. 18, on CBS; they’re adopted by Aaron Rodgers’s Green Bay Packers at Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 4:25 p.m. on Fox; and the N.F.C. West showdown between the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at 8:20 p.m. on NBC. On Monday, the reigning Super Bowl champion, the Kansas City Chiefs, tackle the Buffalo Bills at 5 p.m. on Fox and the NFL Network. Both groups are coming off their first losses of the season.
After numerous forwards and backwards, the Power Five conferences — the Big Ten , Pac-12, Southeastern, Atlantic Coast and Big 12 — determined to convey faculty soccer again this fall (different sports activities, not a lot). But latest outbreaks have postponed a number of video games, together with Louisiana State at Florida, Oklahoma State at Baylor and Vanderbilt at Missouri.
One of the most important video games may have Coach Nick Saban’s Alabama group dealing with off towards Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. on CBS on Saturday, whereas Notre Dame takes on Pitt on ABC on the similar time. Auburn battles Mississippi on the SEC Network at midday, whereas Syracuse squares off towards Clemson on ESPN additionally at midday.
The World Series begins Tuesday on Oct. 20 at Globe Life Field, in Arlington, Texas, occasions to be decided. A restricted variety of followers will likely be permitted to attend, somewhat than the cardboard cutouts the league has often been utilizing all through the pandemic.
And for the followers who clung to South Korean baseball whereas M.L.B. groups had been halted, the Korea Baseball Organization’s common season ends on Oct. 30, after which playoffs begin. Watch on ESPN2 at 5:30 a.m. weekdays.
Major League Soccer is now in its common season. On Monday, the New England Revolution will play the Philadelphia Union at 7:30 p.m.; Nashville and FC Dallas meet on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. And the Seattle Sounders tackle the Portland Timbers at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. All video games are on M.L.S. Live on ESPN+.
Abroad, the English Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A and La Liga are all holding matchdays. Leeds United takes on Wolverhampton Wolves at 3 p.m. Monday. Most Premier League video games are on fuboTV or NBC and NBC Sports Network; fuboTV additionally carries La Liga. Bundesliga and Serie A are on ESPN+.
After a riveting French Open for ladies’s and males’s tennis, eyes flip to the Ostrava Open in the Czech Republic beginning Monday. Qualification lists are nonetheless being determined, however Elina Svitolina, ranked fifth, goals to come out on prime after being defeated in the quarterfinals of the French Open. Stream it on DAZN, as soon as finalized.
Matteo Berrettini, ranked eighth total, will vie for the highest spot on the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium, after he tanked out of the French Open in the third spherical. The match begins Sunday Oct. 18 and continues via the twenty fifth. Watch it on the occasion’s official site.