What we'll see
The American team enters the final day of the Ryder Cup with a comfortable lead, but the Europeans have a chance to make a run with 12 singles matches hanging in the balance. (Noon, NBC Sports Network)
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The Bengals visit the Jaguars, but the zebras are drawing most of the attention in this game. The rock star of NFL referees, Ed Hochuli — he of the bulging biceps — and his crew get back to work after three agonizing weeks of replacement officials blowing the ... whistles. (4:05 p.m.,CBS-27, WBVX-FM 92.1)
NBA training camps open around the league with players from the University of Kentucky seemingly everywhere. Six rookies from the Wildcats' national championship team — Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones, Marquis Teague, Doron Lamb and Darius Miller — get their first taste of The Show. Pre-season games begin Friday. The regular season gets under way Oct. 30.
The National League and American League wild-card games provide a new form of Major League Baseball thrill. The winners of the inaugural one-game playoffs advance to the AL and NL Division Series. (Times TBA, TBS)
Keeneland opens its 17-day Fall Meet with nine graded stakes races — including five Grade I events — on its annual Fall Stars Weekend. In seven of those races, the winner earns an automatic berth in the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita in November. (First post, 1:05 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m.)
Kentucky leads its all-time series over Mississippi State 21-18, one of only four Southeastern Conference football teams the Cats own an all-time edge against — the others being Arkansas, Missouri and Vanderbilt. But UK's advantage over the Bulldogs is quickly evaporating with MSU having won the past three meetings. (12:21 p.m., WKYT-27)