Oklahoman Published: October 24, 2008
College football: No. 7 Oklahoma State gets the next shot at upsetting No. 1 Texas in a regionally televised game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday on KOCO-5 (Brad Nessler, Bob Griese, Paul Maguire and Stacey Dales). No. 4 Oklahoma plays at Kansas State at 11:30 a.m. on Fox Sports Southwest (Bill Land, Dave Lapham and Jim Knox). Other Big 12 telecasts are No. 8 Texas Tech at No. 19 Kansas, 11 a.m., ESPN; Baylor at Nebraska, 11:30 a.m., Versus; Colorado at No. 16 Missouri, 5:30 p.m., Fox Sports Southwest. The best national game looks to be No. 3 Penn State at No. 10 Ohio State, 7 p.m., KOCO-5, and ESPN’s "College GameDay,” 9 a.m. Saturday, will be in Columbus, Ohio.

NBA: The Thunder will make its first national TV appearance at 9:30 tonight, facing the L.A. Lakers on ESPN. KSBI-52 also will carry the game.

NFL: KOKH-25 has the Sunday doubleheader with Tampa Bay (5-2) at Dallas (4-3) at noon and the weekend’s best telecast, New York Giants (5-1) at Pittsburgh (5-1) at 3:15 p.m.

Baseball: The World Series shifts to Philadelphia for Games 3 and 4, 7:35 p.m. Saturday and 7:29 p.m. Sunday, on KOKH-25.

Horse racing: The Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which feature 14 races with purses of $25.5 million, will air 2:30-5:30 p.m. today on ESPN2, noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday on KOCO-5 and 2:30-6 p.m. Saturday on ESPN.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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