The N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. titles have been claimed, the N.H.L.’s Stanley Cup received and the French Open champions topped — all within the final three weeks. But there’s nonetheless quite a bit for sports activities followers to look ahead to. Here, a number of the largest occasions of the subsequent week.
In Week 6 of the N.F.L. season, the Cleveland Browns check 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 four:25 p.m. on Fox; and the N.F.C. West showdown between the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at eight: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 a whole lot of forwards and backwards, the Power Five conferences — the Big Ten , Pac-12, Southeastern, Atlantic Coast and Big 12 — determined to deliver faculty soccer again this fall (different sports activities, not a lot). But current 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 could have Coach Nick Saban’s Alabama group going through off in opposition to Tennessee at three: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 in opposition to Clemson on ESPN additionally at midday.
The World Series begins Tuesday on Oct. 20 at Globe Life Field, in Arlington, Texas, instances to be decided. A limited number of fans will be permitted to attend, rather than the cardboard cutouts the league has usually been using throughout the pandemic.
And for the fans who clung to South Korean baseball while M.L.B. teams were halted, the Korea Baseball Organization’s regular season ends on Oct. 30, after which playoffs start. Watch on ESPN2 at 5:30 a.m. weekdays.
Major League Soccer is now in its regular 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 take on the Portland Timbers at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. All 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 games are on fuboTV or NBC and NBC Sports Network; fuboTV also carries La Liga. Bundesliga and Serie A are on ESPN+.
After a riveting French Open for women’s and men’s tennis, eyes turn to the Ostrava Open in the Czech Republic starting Monday. Qualification lists are still being decided, but Elina Svitolina, ranked fifth, aims to come out on top after being defeated in the quarterfinals of the French Open. Stream it on DAZN, once finalized.
Matteo Berrettini, ranked eighth overall, will vie for the top spot at the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium, after he tanked out of the French Open in the third round. The tournament starts Sunday Oct. 18 and continues through the 25th. Watch it on the event’s official site.