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 within the final three weeks. However there’s nonetheless lots for sports activities followers to stay up for. Right here, among the greatest occasions of the following 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 Inexperienced 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 Tremendous Bowl champion, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, tackle the Buffalo Payments at 5 p.m. on Fox and the NFL Community. Each groups are coming off their first losses of the season.
After a variety of backwards and forwards, the Energy 5 conferences — the Huge Ten , Pac-12, Southeastern, Atlantic Coast and Huge 12 — determined to deliver school soccer again this fall (different sports activities, not a lot). However 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 many greatest video games can have Coach Nick Saban’s Alabama workforce going through off in opposition to Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. on CBS on Saturday, whereas Notre Dame takes on Pitt on ABC on the identical time. Auburn battles Mississippi on the SEC Community at midday, whereas Syracuse squares off in opposition to Clemson on ESPN additionally at midday.
The World Sequence begins Tuesday on Oct. 20 at Globe Life Area, in Arlington, Texas, instances to be decided. A restricted variety of followers will likely be permitted to attend, somewhat than the cardboard cutouts the league has normally 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 Group’s common season ends on Oct. 30, after which playoffs begin. Watch on ESPN2 at 5:30 a.m. weekdays.
Main 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. Stay on ESPN+.
Overseas, 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 activities Community; fuboTV additionally carries La Liga. Bundesliga and Serie A are on ESPN+.
After a riveting French Open for girls’s and males’s tennis, eyes flip to the Ostrava Open within the Czech Republic beginning Monday. Qualification lists are nonetheless being determined, however Elina Svitolina, ranked fifth, goals to come back out on prime after being defeated within the quarterfinals of the French Open. Stream it on DAZN, as soon as finalized.
Matteo Berrettini, ranked eighth general, will vie for the highest spot on the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium, after he tanked out of the French Open within the third spherical. The event begins Sunday Oct. 18 and continues by means of the twenty fifth. Watch it on the occasion’s official website.