National League

NEW YORK METS — Fired manager Mickey Callaway.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Fired pitching coach Ray Searage and bench coach Tom Prince.


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed DL Miles Brown to the practice squad. Released RB Justin Davis from the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released T Conor McDermott.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed WR Trenton Irwin to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Claimed LB Tim Williams off of waivers from Baltimore. Released TE Evan Baylis.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed TE Jerell Adams to the practice squad. Released LB Wyatt Ray from the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed K Mike Nugent.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Placed WR Jalen Hurd and CB Jason Verrett on IR. Signed CB Dontae Johnson and WR Jordan Matthews to one-year contracts. Re-signed OL Will Holden to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed OL Travis Vornkahl to the practice squad.


CAMPBELL — Named Mike Stevens women’s tennis coach.

NJIT — Promoted Lenny Kaplan to associate vice president/director of athletics.

RUTGERS — Named Lauren Marinez volunteer assistant gymnastics coach.

Sports on TV


12:30 p.m.

NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Series: practice, Dover, Del.

1:30 p.m.

NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: practice, Dover, Del.

2:30 p.m.

NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Series: final practice, Dover, Del.

3:30 p.m.

NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: final practice, Dover, Del.


7 p.m.

ESPN2 — Edmonton at Hamilton


7 p.m.

ESPNU — Dartmouth at Pennsylvania

8 p.m.

ESPN — Central Florida at Cincinnati

10 p.m.

CBSSN — New Mexico at San Jose State


6 p.m.

BTN — Michigan at Maryland

7 p.m.

SEC — Mississippi at Mississippi State

8 p.m.

BTN — Northwestern at Purdue

10 p.m.

ESPN2 — Stanford at Oregon


6 a.m.

GOLF — European Tour Golf: Open de España, second round, Madrid

10 a.m.

GOLF — European Tour Golf: Open de España, second round, Madrid

1 p.m.

GOLF — LPGA Tour Golf: The Volunteers of America Classic, second round, Irving, Texas

4 p.m.

GOLF — PGA Tour Golf: The Shriners Hospital for Children Open, second round, Las Vegas


4:30 p.m.

FS2 — Belmont Park Live: From Elmont, N.Y.


7 p.m.

ESPNEWS — MLL Playoffs: Atlanta vs. Chesapeake, Semifinals, Denver

10 p.m.

ESPNEWS — MLL Playoffs: Boston vs. Denver, Semifinals, Denver


9 p.m.

PARAMOUNT — Bellator 229: Koreshkov vs. Larkin, Temecula, Calif.


2 p.m.

FS1 — A.L. Division Series: Tampa Bay at Houston, Game 1

4:30 p.m.

TBS — N.L. Division Series: St. Louis at Atlanta, Game 2

7 p.m.

MLB — A.L. Division Series: Minnesota at NY Yankees, Game 1

9:30 p.m.

TBS — N.L. Division Series: Washington at LA Dodgers, Game 2


9:30 a.m.

NBA — Preseason: Indiana vs. Sacramento, Mumbai, India

7:30 p.m.

NBA — Preseason: Franca at Brooklyn


5:30 a.m.

NBCSN — World Cup 2019: South Africa vs. Italy, Pool B, Fukuroi, Japan

1 a.m. (Saturday)

NBCSN — World Cup 2019: Australia vs. Uruguay, Pool D, Oita, Japan


2:20 p.m.

FS2 — Bundesliga: Fortuna Düsseldorf vs. Hertha Berlin


6 a.m.

TENNIS — ATP/WTA: The Rakuten Japan Open & The China Open, Quarterfinals

Midnight (Saturday)

TENNIS — ATP/WTA: The Rakuten Japan Open & The China Open, Semifinals

4:30 a.m. (Saturday)

TENNIS — ATP: The China Open, Semifinals

6 a.m. (Saturday)

TENNIS — ATP: The China Open, Semifinals


8 p.m.

NBCSN — IAAF World Championships 2019: Day 8, Doha Qatar (taped)


MLB Postseason

x-if necessary


Tuesday, Oct. 1: Washington 4, Milwaukee 3

Wednesday, Oct. 2: Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 1



American League

Houston vs. Tampa Bay

Friday, Oct. 4: Tampa Bay (Glasnow 6-1) at Houston (Verlander 21-6), 2:05 p.m. (FS1)

Saturday, Oct. 5: Tampa Bay (Snell 6-8) at Houston (Cole 20-5), 9:07 p.m. (FS1)

Monday, Oct. 7: Houston (Greinke 8-1) at Tampa Bay (Morton 16-6) (MLB)

x-Tuesday, Oct. 8: Houston at Tampa Bay (FS1)

x-Thursday, Oct. 10: Tampa Bay at Houston (FS1)

N.Y. Yankees vs. Minnesota

Friday, Oct. 4: Minnesota (Berrios 14-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Paxton 15-6), 7:07 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 5: Minnesota (TBA) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 11-9), 5:07 p.m. (FS1)

Monday, Oct. 7: N.Y. Yankees (Severino 1-1) at Minnesota (TBA) (FS1 or MLB)

x-Tuesday, Oct. 8: N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota ( (FS1)

x-Thursday, Oct. 10: Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees (FS1)

National League

L.A. Dodgers vs. Washington

Thursday, Oct. 3: Washington (Corbin 14-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Buehler 14-4) (n)

Friday, Oct. 4: Washington (Strasburg 18-6) at L.A. Dodgers, 9:37 p.m. (TBS)

Sunday, Oct. 6: L.A. Dodgers at Washington, 7:45 p.m. (TBS)

x-Monday, Oct. 7: L.A. Dodgers at Washington (TBS)

x-Wednesday, Oct. 9: Washington at L.A. Dodgers (TBS)

St. Louis 1, Atlanta 0

Thursday, Oct. 3: St. Louis 7, Atlanta 6

Friday, Oct. 4: St, Louis (Flaherty 11-8) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 8-6), 4:37 p.m. (TBS)

Sunday, Oct. 6: Atlanta (Soroka 13-4) at St. Louis (TBA), 4:10 p.m. (TBS)

x-Monday, Oct. 7: Atlanta at St. Louis (TBS)

x-Wednesday, Oct. 9: St. Louis at Atlanta (TBS)


National Football League

Thursday’s Game

L.A. Rams at Seattle (n)

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Houston, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Chicago vs Oakland at London, UK, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

New England at Washington, 1 p.m.

Arizona at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m.

Green Bay at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

Indianapolis at Kansas City, 8:20 p.m.

Open: Detroit, Miami

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