MIAMI, October 1 (WNN) — The 2021 MLB regular season finale, dozens of college football and NFL games, NASCAR’s Cup Series playoffs, UFC fights and soccer games fill this weekend’s live sports schedule.
MLB’s regular season ends on Sunday, and the postseason begins on Tuesday with an American League wild card game. Six of MLB’s 10 postseason spots have been won, but several teams get a chance to reach the playoffs this weekend.
In the American League, the Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox secured playoff berths.
In the National League, the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals secured the five available playoff slots. Those teams can still determine their post-season opponents based on how they finish the regular-season.
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are in first and second place respectively in the American League wild card chase. The Seattle Mariners are half a game behind. The Toronto Blue Jays are one game behind in the wild card standings.
The Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays on MLB Network on Friday at 7:05 p.m. EDT. The Dodgers host the Brewers Friday nights at 10:10 p.m. EDT on MLB Network.
The Yankees host the Rays again on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. EDT on MLB Network. The Giants host the San Diego Padres at the same station in San Francisco on Saturdays at 4:05 p.m. EDT.
Fox will air two games on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. EDT. The Cardinals host the Chicago Cubs and the Braves host the New York Mets in those matchups.
The Dodgers host the Brewers in their final regular season game on TBS Sunday at 3:10 p.m. EDT.
A total of over 115 college football and NFL games are broadcast from Friday to Sunday. The slate includes several college football matchups between the top 10 teams and the NFL division.
5 team in the Coach Poll faces Maryland on Friday at 8 p.m. EDT on Iowa, FS1. No. 2 Georgia takes on No. 11 Arkansas on ESPN Saturday afternoon EDT.
Number 7 Notre Dame hosts Number 8 Cincinnati on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. on NBC. No. 1 Alabama fights No. 12 Ole Miss on CBS at 3:30 p.m.
No. 4 Oklahoma faces Kansas State on FOX Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Number 3 Oregon faces Stanford on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.
No. 18 Oklahoma State battles No. 24 in another matchup between Baylor-ranked teams. That Big 12 game starts Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN2.
In the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots face off in one of the most anticipated matchups of the season.
Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will make his first appearance as a visiting player on Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Sunday Night Football The game starts at 8:20 p.m. EDT on NBC.
Sunday’s NFL schedule includes nine games at 1 p.m. EDT, two at 4:05 p.m. EDT and two at 4:25 p.m. Week 4 ends when the Los Angeles Chargers host the Las Vegas Raiders at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN. We do. Monday Night Football.
The undefeated Carolina Panthers (3-0) will face the Dallas Cowboys (2-1) at 1 p.m. on Fox. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (1-2) fight the Philadelphia Eagles (1-2) at 1 p.m. on CBS.
The San Francisco 49ers (2-1) host the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC West matchup at 4:05 p.m. on Fox. The 3-0 Arizona Cardinals also fight the 3-0 Los Angeles Rams at 4:05 p.m. on Fox.
NASCAR’s Cup Series playoffs continue on Sunday with a second round of 12 races at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. The Yellowwood 500 begins Sundays at 2 p.m. EDT and airs on NBC.
Denny Hamlin is the favorite for the 188-lap race. He won the first race in round 12 last weekend in Las Vegas. Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott, William Byrne, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Bush and Kevin Harvick are among the other favorites.
Hamlin would start first, followed by Bush, Elliot, Blaney and Larson.
Round 12 continues with the Bank of America ROVAL 400 on October 10 at Concorde, after that race the NC four drivers will be eliminated for the playoffs. William Byrne, Harwick, Alex Bowman and Christopher Bell are the four drivers most at risk of being dropped as they are outside the top 8 in the rankings.
NASCAR’s Xfinity Series and Truck Series playoffs also air this weekend from Talladega. The Truck Series airs Saturday at 1 p.m. EDT on the Chevrolet Silverado 250 FS1. The Xfinity Series Sparks 300 in Talladega airs Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN.
Yankees at 7:05 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (off-market only)
The Brewers at the Dodgers at 10:10 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (off market only)
Houston in Tulsa at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Iowa in Maryland at 8 p.m. EDT FS1. Feather
BYU at Utah State at 9 p.m. EDT on CBSSN
Premier League: Everton at Manchester United at 7:30 am NBCSN . on EDT
Bundesliga: FC Augsburg at Borussia Dortmund at 9:30am EDT on ESPN+
Premier League: Chelsea on Southampton, USA at 10am EDT
Serie A: Juventus in Torino at noon EDT beIN Sports
Premier League: Arsenal in Brighton at 12:30pm EDT on NBC
La Liga: Barcelona at Atletico Madrid at 3 p.m. EDT ESPN+ . Feather
MLS: Salt Lake in Austin at 3:30 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
MLS: Atlanta in Montreal at 7 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
MLS: New York Red Bull at 7:30 p.m. EDT ESPN+ in Cincinnati. Feather
MLS: DC United in Orlando at 7:30 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
MLS: Minnesota at 8 p.m. EDT ESPN+ in Dallas. Feather
MLS: San Jose Vancouver at 10 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
Georgia vs. Arkansas at noon EDT on ESPN
Wisconsin Fox in Michigan at noon EDT
North Carolina v. Duke at noon EDT on ESPN2
Texas at TCU at noon EDT on ABC
ESPN+. Coastal Carolina vs. UL Monroe at 2:30 p.m. EDT
Cincinnati at Notre Dame at 2:30 p.m. EDT on NBC
Alabama vs. Ole Miss at 3:30 p.m. EDT CBS. Feather
Oklahoma in Kansas State at 3:30pm EDT on Fox
Ohio State at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. EDT on Big Ten Network
Texas Tech at Virginia Tech on ESPN2 at 3:30 p.m. EDT
Oregon at Stanford at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ABC
FS1 at 3:30 PM EDT in Boise State, Nevada
Florida in Kentucky at 6 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Louisiana Tech in NC State at 6 p.m. EDT on the ACC Network
Texas A&M vs. State of Mississippi at 7 p.m. EDT on the SEC Network
Iowa State vs. Kansas at 7 p.m. EDT FS1. Feather
Boiler in Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
Penn State vs. Indiana at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ABC
Clemson vs. Boston College at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ACC Network
Western Kentucky in Michigan State at 7:30 p.m. EDT on the Big Ten Network
Auburn at LSU at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Arizona State at UCLA at 10:30 p.m. EDT on FS1
Fresno State in Hawaii 11 PM CBSSN . on EDT
Yankees at 1:05 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (off market only)
Padres of the Giants at 4:05 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (off market only)
Cubs Fox at Cardinals at 7:15 p.m. EDT on
Mets on the Braves at 7:15 p.m. EDT on Fox
Truck Series Silverado 250 FS1 at 1pm EDT
Xfinity Series NBCSN . But did the Spark 300 in Talladega at 4:30 p.m. EDT
ESPN+ . on UFC Fight Night
Alexander Hernandez vs. Mike Breeden at 7 p.m. EDT
Aspen Ladd vs Maisie Chiasson after the first fight
Misha Circunov vs Krzysztof Jotko after the second fight
Alex Oliveira vs Nico Price after the third fight
Kevin Holland vs Kyle Doukas after the fourth fight
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker after the fifth fight
League 1: PSG at Stade Renais at 7 a.m. EDT on beIN Sports
Premier League: Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur, Peacock Premium at 9am EDT
La Liga: Real Madrid at 10:15 a.m. EDT ESPN+ at Espanyol. Feather
Bundesliga: Frankfurt Frankfurt in Bayern Munich at 11:30am on ESPN+
Premier League: Manchester City in Liverpool at 11:30 am NBCSN . on EDT
MLS: Nashville at NYCFC at noon EST on ESPN+
MLS: ESPN+ . at 4 p.m. EDT at Columbus in Philadelphia
MLS: Houston in Kansas City, ESPN+ . at 4 p.m. EDT
MLS: Chicago in Toronto at 4 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
MLS: Miami in Portland at 5:30 p.m. EDT ESPN+. Feather
MLS: LAFC at the Los Angeles Galaxy, 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN
MLS: Colorado at 10 p.m. EDT ESPN+ in Seattle. Feather
Titans CBS in the Jets at 1 p.m. on EDT
Chiefs at Eagles at 1 p.m. EDT CBS. Feather
Leopard in the Cowboy at 1pm EDT on Fox
Giants on Saints on Fox at 1 p.m. EDT
Browns at Vikings at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Lions at Bears 1 p.m. EDT on Fox. Feather
CBS. Texan on Bills at 1 p.m. EDT
Colt in Dolphins at 1 p.m. CBS. on EDT
The Falcons in Washington at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Seahawks 49ers at 4:05pm on Fox. on EDT
Cardinals at Rams 4:05 p.m. Fox. EDT on
Steelers at Packers at 4:25 p.m. EDT on CBS
The Ravens in the Broncos at 4:25 p.m. CBS. on EDT
The Buccaneers at the Patriots at 8:20 p.m. EDT on NBC
Cup Series Yellowwood 500 at 2 p.m. EDT on NBC
Brewers at the Dodgers at 3:10 p.m. EDT on TBS (off market only)
Cowboys Ezekiel Elott runs against the Eagles. Photo by Ian Halperin/WNN |
Eagles’ Devonta Smith took a short catch. Photo by Ian Halperin/WNN |
Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders perform before the game. Photo by Ian Halperin/WNN |
Kendrick Bourne of the New England Patriots pulled into a 22-yard touchdown reception covered by New Orleans Saints Paulson Adebo in the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. The Saints defeated the Patriots 28-13. Photo by Matthew Healy/WNN |
Saints Alvin Kamara is kicked out of bounds after a nine-yard welcome. Photo by Matthew Healy/WNN |
Patriots Bill Belichick watches his team from the sidelines. Photo by Matthew Healy/WNN |
Saints’ Jameis Winston (c) throws a pass. Photo by Matthew Healy/WNN |
Saints Marquez Callaway pulls into a reception while being covered by Patriots’ Jesse Jackson. Photo by Matthew Healy/WNN |
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady encourages Buccaneers fans ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Rams at Sophie Stadium in Inglewood, California on Sunday. Photo by John Sohoo/WNN |
Rams head coach Sean McVay watches his quarterback Matthew Stafford (L) during third quarter action. Photo by John Sohoo/WNN |
The Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski (c) faces Rams’ Terrell Lewis. Photo by John Sohoo/WNN |
Brady runs 8 yards. Photo by John Sohoo/WNN |
Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur (c) cheers as kicker Mason Crosby hits a 51-yard field goal, helping the Packers 30-28 over the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. There was no time left to win. on Sunday. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |
The Packers’ Robert Tonin (L) gives a good signal as Crosby (R) screams as he looks to his 51-yard field goal. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |
49’s George Kittel cuts the edge for a 12-yard advantage. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |
49ers fans cheer during the game. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |
Packers’ Aaron Jones (R) runs out of the catch of Nick Bosa in the 49th. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |
Packers Alan Lazard (L) is knocked down by Kevon Williams of the 49ers after a 42-yard pass by Aaron Rodgers. Photo by Terry Schmidt/WNN |