Win or lose in the World Series, it has been a wild--and wildly improbable--season for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The National League champions will face the favored Oakland Athletics in Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-seven series from Dodger Stadium today and Sunday at 5:25 p.m. on NBC (4)(36)(39).
Viewers who prefer college football can choose from a couple of dandies today: No. 1-rated Miami vs. No. 4 Notre Dame at 11:30 a.m. (2)(8), and No. 3 USC hosting No. 16-ranked Washington from the Coliseum at 12:30 p.m. (7)(3)(10)(42).
In prime time, cable's Prime Ticket carries a taped telecast of No. 2 UCLA against California tonight at 9:30.
On Sunday, the big pro football game finds the Rams and San Francisco 49ers playing in Anaheim at 1 p.m. on CBS (2)(8).
Earlier Sunday, the Raiders--joined by running back (and Kansas City Royal outfielder) Bo Jackson--take on the Chiefs in Kansas City at 10 a.m. (4)(36).
Here are other weekend events.
College Football: Harvard vs. Dartmouth, 9:30 a.m. ESPN; Florida vs. Vanderbilt, 9:30 a.m. TBS; Texas Christian vs. Brigham Young, 11 a.m. (51); Duke vs. Clemson, 1 p.m. ESPN; Syracuse vs. Penn State, 4 p.m. ESPN; Cal State Fullerton vs. Cal State Long Beach, 6 p.m. Prime Ticket; Utah State vs. Fresno State, 7:30 p.m. ESPN.
Running: Fifth Avenue Mile, 3 p.m. (2)(8).