/* Google Analytics Code */ /* Google Analytics Code End*/ /* Hide-Show Comments Code */
Can't Miss Slants

What to Watch this Weekend

Hey. Its nearly the weekend. The long weekend of celebration of labor. If you will not be busy dying in a hurricane, chances are you’ll watch some sport. I suggest you consider the following sports items.

FRIDAY AUGUST 30, 2019

US Open Tennis

  • What: tennis, played by both men and women.
  • When: All weekend, starting at 10:00 a.m. CDST
  • Where: Flushing Meadows, New York, New York
  • How: ESPN and ESPN+

Wisconsin Badgers at South Florida Bulls

  • What: College Football, Top 25-ish adjacent
  • When: 6:00 p.m. CDST
  • Where: Raymond James Stadium
  • How: ESPN

Tulsa Golden Hurricanes at Michigan State Spartans

  • What: College Football, Top 25-ish Adjacent
  • When: 6:00 p.m. CDST
  • Where: Rapey State University
  • How: FS1

SATURDAY AUGUST 31, 2019

FIBA Basketball World Cup

  • What: Basketball competition organized by an indubitably corrupt international body, normally won by the United States, but this time we don’t care so who knows.
  • When: Starting at 2:30 a.m. CDST, I think, its sorta hard to do the math from all the way in dumb China. No USA on Saturday.
  • Where: Dumb China
  • How: ESPN+

US Open Tennis

  • What: tennis, played by both men and women.
  • When: All weekend, starting at 10:00 a.m. CDST
  • Where: Flushing Meadows, New York, New York
  • How: ESPN and ESPN+

FOOBAW

  • What: Various college football games depending on your level of interest in the sport.
  • When: Various times.
  • Where: Sorta depends.
  • How: I mean again, this will largely depend on what you decide to watch. Hope this helps.

Foobaw that Matters and Might be Close

  • What: No. 11 Oregon Ducks at No. 16 Auburn Tigers, the only all top-25 matchup of the weekend.
  • When: 6:30 p.m. CDST
  • Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
  • How: ABC

UFC Fight Night (in the morning)

  • What: People fighting, headlined by Jessica Andrade and Zhang Weili fighting for the UFC Women’s Straweight Title
  • When: 5:00 a.m. CDST
  • Where: Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre
  • How: ESPN+

Lomachenko vs. Campbell

  • What: People fighting, but in a more stylized, some might argue gentlemanly, format, and featuring Vasiliy Lomachencko, who is very fun to watch because he moves very fast compared to other humans.
  • When: 3:00 p.m. CDST
  • The O2 Arena in London
  • ESPN+

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2019

FIBA Basketball World Cup

  • What: Basketball competition organized by an indubitably corrupt international body, normally won by the United States, but this time we don’t care so who knows.
  • When: Starting at 2:30 a.m. CDST, I think, its sorta hard to do the math from all the way in dumb China. The United States plays at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Dumb China
  • How: ESPN+

US Open Tennis

  • What: tennis, played by both men and women.
  • When: All weekend, starting at 10:00 a.m. CDST
  • Where: Flushing Meadows, New York, New York
  • How: ESPN and ESPN+

Houston Cougars at Oklahoma Sooners

  • What: College Football for the Sad Parts of America
  • When: 6:30 p.m. CDST
  • Where: Memorial Stadium , Norman, OK
  • How: ABC