Weekend watch

Today

AUTO RACING

8:30 a.m.:?ESPN2 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Sylvania 300, at Loudon, N.H.

Noon: ESPN2 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Sylvania 300, at Loudon, N.H.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

5 p.m.:?ESPN — UCF at BYU

PREP FOOTBALL

5 p.m.:?ESPN2 — De La Salle (Calif.) at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.)

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Saturday

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

9 a.m.: ABC — National coverage, Notre Dame at Pittsburgh

ESPN — North Carolina at Georgia Tech, Kansas St. at Miami, LSU at West Virginia, or teams TBA

ESPN2 — Cent. Michigan at Michigan St. or E. Michigan at Penn St.

FSN — SMU at Memphis

VERSUS — Cornell at Yale

12:30 p.m.: ABC — Regional coverage, Colorado at Ohio St. or teams TBA

CBS — National coverage, Arkansas at Alabama

ESPN — Florida St. at Clemson, Kansas St. at Miami, or LSU at West Virginia

ESPN2 — Regional coverage, Colorado at Ohio St., Oklahoma St. at Texas A&M, or teams TBA

FSN — California at Washington

VERSUS — FCS, Florida A&M vs. Southern U., at Atlanta

4 p.m.:?ESPN — Florida at Kentucky or Vanderbilt at South Carolina

ESPN2 — Vanderbilt at South Carolina or Florida at Kentucky

4:30 p.m.:?VERSUS — Nebraska at Wyoming

5 p.m.:?FX — Missouri at Oklahoma

5:07 p.m.:?ABC — National coverage, LSU at West Virginia, Florida St. at Clemson, or Oklahoma St. at Texas A&M

7:15 p.m.:?ESPN — Southern Cal at Arizona St. or Oregon at Arizona

ESPN2 — Oregon at Arizona or Southern Cal at Arizona St.

GOLF

11 a.m.:?NBC — PGA Tour, TOUR Championship, third round, at Atlanta

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

1 p.m.:?FOX — Regional coverage, Boston at N.Y. Yankees or teams TBA

SOCCER

4:30 a.m.:?ESPN2 — Premier League, Everton at Manchester City

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Sunday

AUTO RACING

11 a.m.:?ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Sylvania 300, at Loudon, N.H.

4 p.m.:?ESPN2 — NHRA, Fall Nationals, at Ennis, Texas (same-day tape)

GOLF

10:30 a.m.:?NBC — PGA Tour, TOUR Championship, final round, at Atlanta

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

10 a.m.:?TBS — Boston at N.Y. Yankees

1 p.m.:?TBS — San Francisco at Arizona

NFL FOOTBALL

10 a.m.:?CBS — Regional coverage

FOX — Regional coverage, doubleheader

1 p.m.:?CBS — Regional coverage

1:15 p.m.:?FOX — Regional coverage, doubleheader game

5 p.m.:?NBC — Pittsburgh at Indianapolis

WNBA BASKETBALL

Noon: ESPN2 — Playoffs, conference finals, game 2, teams TBD

2 p.m.:?ESPN2 — Playoffs, conference finals, game 2, teams TBD

Sports slate

PREP FOOTBALL

Today

La Grande at Pendeton, 7 p.m.

Lewiston (ID) at Hermiston, 7 p.m.

Riverside at Waitsburg-Prescott (WA), 7 p.m.

Enterprise at Heppner, 7 p.m.

Elgin at Stanfield, 7 p.m.

Irrigon at Pilot Rock, 7 p.m.

Dufur at Echo, 7 p.m.

South Wasco at Ione, 7 p.m.

PREP?SOCCER

BOYS

Saturday

Parkrose at Pendleton, noon

Baker at Mac-Hi 2 p.m.

Burns at Riverside, 1 p.m.

Umatilla at Central Christian, 1 p.m.

Grant Union at Irrigon, 1 p.m.

GIRLS

Saturday

Pendleton at Parkrose, 1 p.m.

Rex Putnam at Hermiston, 1 p.m.

Baker at Mac-Hi, noon

Riverside at De La Salle, 1 p.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

Today

South Wasco at Ione, 5 p.m.

Condon-Wheeler at Arlington, 5 p.m.

Echo at Dufur, 5 p.m.

Saturday

Pendleton at Lakeridge Tournament, TBA

River View (WA)?at Umatilla, 1 p.m.

Weston-McEwen, Heppner at Elgin 4-way, noon

Irrigon at Pilot Rock 4-way, noon

Stanfield at Heppner 4-way, noon

Helix at South Wasco, TBA

Echo at Condon-Wheeler, 1 p.m.

PREP?CROSS?COUNTRY

Today

Mac-Hi at Lewiston Invite, TBA

Saturday

Pendleton at Nike Pre-Nationals, 8 a.m.

Stanfield at Connell Invite, 11:45 a.m.

College volleyball

Today

Blue Mountain at Yakima Valley, 6 p.m.

College football

Saturday

Oregon at Arizona, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

UCLA at Oregon State, 12:30 p.m. (FSN)

Portland State at TCU, 11 a.m.

Montana Western at Eastern Oregon, 1 p.m.

Pro football

Sunday’s Games

Houston at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

Denver at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

New England at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

Miami at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Kansas City at San Diego, 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore at St. Louis, 1:05 p.m.

Arizona at Seattle, 1:15 p.m.

Green Bay at Chicago, 1:15 p.m.

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1:15 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Sep. 26

Washington at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

Pro basketball

WNBA Playoff Glance

CONFERENCE FINALS

Eastern Conference

Indiana 1, Atlanta 0

Thursday: Indiana 82, Atlanta 74

Sunday: Indiana at Atlanta, Noon

x-Tuesday, Sept. 27: Atlanta at Indiana, TBD

Western Conference

Minnesota 1, Phoenix 0

Thursday: Minnesota 95, Phoenix 67

Sunday: Minnesota at Phoenix, 2 p.m.

x-Tuesday, Sept. 27: Phoenix at Minnesota, TBD

Pro baseball

Major League Baseball

American League

East Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

x-New York    95    61    .609    —

Boston    88    68    .564    7

Tampa Bay    86    70    .551    9

Toronto    79    77    .506    16

Baltimore    66    90    .423    29

Central Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

x-Detroit    90    66    .577    —

Cleveland    77    78    .497    12½

Chicago    76    80    .487    14

Kansas City    68    88    .436    22

Minnesota    60    95    .387    29½

West Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

Texas    90    66    .577    —

Los Angeles    85    71    .545    5

Oakland    70    86    .449    20

Seattle    66    90    .423    24

x-clinched division

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Thursday's Games

Minnesota 3, Seattle 2

Oakland 4, Texas 3

Baltimore 6, Detroit 5

Cleveland 11, Chicago White Sox 2

Tampa Bay 15, N.Y. Yankees 8

Toronto 4, L.A. Angels 3, 12 innings

Today's Games

Baltimore (Simon 4-9) at Detroit (Porcello 14-9), 4:05 p.m.

Boston (Lester 15-8) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 11-8), 4:05 p.m.

Minnesota (Pavano 8-13) at Cleveland (Masterson 12-10), 4:05 p.m.

Toronto (Morrow 10-11) at Tampa Bay (Price 12-12), 4:10 p.m.

Seattle (A.Vasquez 1-4) at Texas (M.Harrison 13-9), 5:05 p.m.

Kansas City (Chen 11-8) at Chicago White Sox (Z.Stewart 2-5), 5:10 p.m.

Oakland (G.Gonzalez 14-12) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 18-7), 7:05 p.m.

Saturday's Games

Minnesota at Cleveland, 10:05 a.m., 1st game

Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 1:10 p.m.

Seattle at Texas, 1:10 p.m.

Baltimore at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.

Minnesota at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m., 2nd game

Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 4:10 p.m.

Toronto at Tampa Bay, 4:10 p.m.

Oakland at L.A. Angels, 6:05 p.m.

National League

East Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

x-Philadelphia    98    58    .628    —

Atlanta    88    68    .564    10

Washington    76    79    .490    21½

New York    74    82    .474    24

Florida    71    85    .455    27

Central Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

Milwaukee    91    65    .583    —

St. Louis    86    70    .551    5

Cincinnati    76    80    .487    15

Chicago    69    87    .442    22

Pittsburgh    69    87    .442    22

Houston    54    102    .346    37

West Division

    W    L    Pct    GB

Arizona    90    66    .577    —

San Francisco    84    72    .538    6

Los Angeles    78    77    .503    11½

Colorado    70    86    .449    20

San Diego    68    88    .436    22

x-clinched division

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Thursday's Games

N.Y. Mets 8, St. Louis 6

Washington 6, Philadelphia 1

Houston 9, Colorado 6

L.A. Dodgers 8, San Francisco 2

Today's Games

Atlanta (T.Hudson 15-10) at Washington (Strasburg 0-0), 4:05 p.m.

Cincinnati (Volquez 5-6) at Pittsburgh (Locke 0-2), 4:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (Hamels 14-9) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 8-13), 4:10 p.m.

Colorado (Pomeranz 1-0) at Houston (Myers 6-13), 5:05 p.m.

Florida (Volstad 5-12) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 17-10), 5:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Dempster 10-13) at St. Louis (C.Carpenter 10-9), 5:15 p.m.

San Francisco (Surkamp 2-0) at Arizona (Collmenter 9-10), 6:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 10-14) at San Diego (LeBlanc 4-5), 7:05 p.m.

Saturday's Games

Atlanta at Washington, 10:05 a.m.

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 10:10 a.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 10:10 a.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m.

Colorado at Houston, 4:05 p.m.

Florida at Milwaukee, 4:10 p.m.

San Francisco at Arizona, 5:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 5:35 p.m.

Pro soccer

Major League Soccer

EASTERN CONFERENCE

    W    L    T    Pts    GF    GA

Columbus    11    10    8    41    35    37

Kansas City    10    9    10    40    43    37

Philadelphia    9    7    12    39    36    30

Houston    9    9    12    39    38    39

New York    7    7    15    36    44    41

D.C.    8    8    11    35    39    40

Chicago    5    8    15    30    33    37

Toronto FC    6    12    12    30    32    52

New England    5    12    12    27    32    46

WESTERN CONFERENCE

    W    L    T    Pts    GF    GA

x-Los Angeles    16    3    10    58    43    22

Real Salt Lake    15    7    6    51    41    23

Seattle    14    6    9    51    46    31

FC Dallas    13    9    7    46    36    32

Colorado    10    9    11    41    40    39

Portland    10    12    7    37    37    42

Chivas USA    7    12    11    32    36    38

San Jose    6    11    12    30    31    38

Vancouver    4    14    10    22    28    46

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

x- clinched playoff berth

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Today's Games

Philadelphia at Sporting Kansas City, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday's Games

Houston at FC Dallas, 1 p.m.

Portland at New York, 4:30 p.m.

Real Salt Lake at D.C. United, 4:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at Columbus, 4:30 p.m.

San Jose at Colorado, 6 p.m.

Toronto FC at Chivas USA, 7:30 p.m.

Seattle FC at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.

Pro golf

PGA

Tour Championship Scores

Thursday

At East Lake Golf Club

Atlanta

Purse: $8 million

Yardage: 7,319; Par 70

First Round

Keegan Bradley    33-31—64

Jason Dufner    32-34—66

Chez Reavie    34-32—66

Luke Donald    34-32—66

Charles Howell III    34-33—67

Hunter Mahan    33-34—67

Adam Scott    35-32—67

Jason Day    35-32—67

Matt Kuchar    33-34—67

Aaron Baddeley    34-34—68

Bill Haas    33-35—68

Phil Mickelson    35-33—68

K.J. Choi    34-34—68

Steve Stricker    33-35—68

Brandt Snedeker    34-34—68

Geoff Ogilvy    35-34—69

Justin Rose    35-34—69

Webb Simpson    33-36—69

Fredrik Jacobson    37-33—70

Jonathan Byrd    38-32—70

Dustin Johnson    34-36—70

Bo Van Pelt    37-34—71

Bubba Watson    35-36—71

Y.E. Yang    37-35—72

Mark Wilson    39-33—72

Gary Woodland    35-37—72

Nick Watney    34-38—72

David Toms    37-36—73

John Senden    37-36—73

Vijay Singh    37-37—74

Transactions

Thursday

BASEBALL

National League

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with OF-1B Lance Berkman on a one-year contract for the 2012 season.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed TE Dante Rosario. Released LB Mike Mohamed.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Calgary F Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond for the remainder of the preseason and one regular-season game for a hit from behind to Vancouver F Matt Clackson during a Sept. 20 preseason game. Suspended Philadelphia F Jody Shelley for the remainder of the preseason and five regular-season games for a hit from behind to Toronto F Darryl Boyce during a Sept. 21 preseason game.

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