Friday, September 6th, 2013


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Friday, September 6

Noon on NBCSNSports Dash with Yahoo! Sports

5 p.m. on NBCSN – The Crossover

5:30 p.m. on NBCSN – ProFootballTalk

9 p.m. on NBCSN – CFL: Calgary at Edmonton

Saturday, September 7

8 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Italian Grand Prix – Qualifying

2 p.m. on NBC – Red Bull: Joyride

3:30 p.m. on NBCSN – CAA Football: Delaware State at Delaware

4 p.m. on NBC – America’s Cup Finals

10 p.m. on NBCSN – MLS: Chicago at Seattle

Sunday, September 8

7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Italian Grand Prix

10 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Extra

2 p.m. on NBC – Diamond League Track and Field

3 p.m. on NBC- La Vuelta a Espana

4 p.m. on NBC – America’s Cup Finals

7 p.m. on NBC – Football Night in America

8 p.m. on NBC – Sunday Night Football: New York Giants at Dallas


NBCSN’s coverage of the Italian Grand Prix continues tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. ET with qualifying. Live pre-race coverage of the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday begins at 7:30 a.m. ET, with the race slated to begin at 8 a.m. ET. F1 Extra, NBC Sports Group’s half-hour post-race show, will air immediately following the conclusion of the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

NBC Sports Group’s IndyCar and Formula One play-by-play voice Leigh Diffey will be joined by former race car driver David Hobbs, former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett and racing legend Mario Andretti. F1 insider Will Buxton will serve as the team’s on-site reporter from the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Monza, Italy.


NBC Sports Group’s live coverage of the 2013 America’s Cup Finals begins tomorrow at 4 p.m. ET with Race 1 and Race 2 on NBC, and continues Sunday at 4 p.m. ET with Race 3 and Race 4 on NBC. The 2013 America’s Cup Finals in San Francisco, Calif. will feature defending America’s Cup champion ORACLE TEAM USA against 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup winner Emirates Team New Zealand.

Veteran announcer Todd Harris will serve as the play-by-play commentator, joined by former America’s Cup Helmsman and Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ken Read, as well as renowned sailor and author Gary Jobson.


NBCSN’s MLS weekend coverage features the Seattle Sounds hosting the Chicago Fire at 10 p.m. ET tomorrow.

MLS play-by-play announcer John Strong will be joined by analyst Robbie Earle and host Russ Thaler to call the action from CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash.


Sunday Night Football kicks off on Sunday, when the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with NBC’s pregame show Football Night in America.

Dan Patrick co-hosts Football Night from NBC’s famed Studio 8H at 30 Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday night. Patrick will be joined by Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy, two-time Super Bowl winner Rodney Harrison, Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN and, and longtime NFL front office veteran and former NFL Executive of the Year Scott Pioli.

Football Night in America is hosted by 24-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas, who will report from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Costas will be joined on site by Michaels and Collinsworth and two-time Super Bowl winner Hines Ward.

Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth, and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya will call Sunday’s match up from Arlington, Texas.