Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields will make his NFL debut as a starter against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in Cleveland. Photo by Mark Black/UPI | License Photo
Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The 2021 Ryder Cup and dozens of NFL and college football matchups fill the weekend sports schedule. NASCAR's Cup Series Playoffs, boxing and UFC title fights and several soccer and MLB games also pack the slate.
A total of 14 NFL matchups and 105 college football games air from Friday through Sunday.
The football weekend starts with a game between Middle Tennessee State and Charlotte at 6:30 p.m. EDT Friday on CBSSN.
It ends with a Sunday Night Football meeting between Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif.
The NFL's Sunday schedule features nine games at 1 p.m. EDT, two games at 4:05 p.m., two at 4:25 p.m. and one at 8:20 p.m.
The Indianapolis Colts face the Tennessee Titans in one of the early divisional games on CBS. Patrick Mahomes' Kansas City Chiefs host Justin Herbert's Los Angeles Chargers in another 1 p.m. EDT CBS matchup.
The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals in the latest edition of their AFC North rivalry at 1 p.m. EDT Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Chicago Bears rookie Justin Fields makes his first NFL start against the Cleveland Browns at 1 p.m. EDT Sunday in Cleveland.
Lamar Jackson's Baltimore Ravens take on the Detroit Lions at 1 p.m. EDT Sunday in Detroit.
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers match up with the Los Angeles Rams in one of the most anticipated matchups of the weekend. That game kicks off at 4:25 p.m. EDT Sunday on Fox.
The 2021 Ryder Cup tees off Friday and runs through Sunday at Whistling Straits Golf Course in Sheboygan, Wis.
Team USA is favored to beat Team Europe, despite its lack of recent success at the biennial tournament. The Ryder Cup, which was suspended for one year due to COVID-19, airs on Golf Channel and NBC.
The tournament features four-ball, foursome and singles format. The first team to record 14.5 points wins. The Europeans are the defending champions and own seven of the last 10 titles.
No. 1 Jon Rahm of Spain leads Team Europe. No. 2 Dustin Johnson leads the Americans.
Notre Dame, the No. 12 team in the Coaches Poll, battles No. 15 Wisconsin in one of the first major matchups Saturday.
That game kicks off at noon EDT Saturday at Soldier Field and airs on Fox.
No. 2 Georgia takes on Vanderbilt at noon EDT Saturday on SEC Network. No. 1 Alabama hosts Southern Miss at 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network.
No. 3 Oklahoma hosts West Virginian at 7:30 p.m. on Fox. No. 4 Oregon hosts Arizona at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN.
No. 5 Texas A&M faces No. 18 Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. on CBS. Texas battles Texas Tech in a rivalry matchup at noon on ABC.
Tennessee faces Florida in an SEC test at 7 p.m. ESPN.
Ryder Cup: Day 1 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT on Golf Channel
Cardinals at Cubs at 2:20 p.m. EDT on ESPN (Out of market only)
Yankees at Red Sox at 7:10 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Braves at Padres at 10:10 p.m. EDT on ESPN (Out of market only)
Wake Forest at Virginia at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
UNLV at No. 22 Fresno State at 10 p.m. EDT on CBSSN
Truck Series Victoria's Voice Foundation 200 at 9 p.m. EDT on FS1
Premier League: Manchester City at Chelsea at 7:30 a.m. EDT on NBCSN
Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester United at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Peacock Premium
La Liga: Atletico Madrid at Alaves at 8 a.m. EDT on ESPN+
Premier League: Liverpool at Brentford at 12:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at Borussia Monchengladbach at 12:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
Ligue 1: Montpellier at PSG at 3 p.m. EDT on beIN Sports
La Liga: Villarreal at Real Madrid at 3 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Atlanta at Philadelphia at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Orlando at New England at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Montreal at Columbus at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Cincinnati at DC United at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: New York Red Bulls at NYCFC at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Toronto at Colorado at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Houston at Minnesota at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: LAFC at San Jose at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Dallas at Vancouver at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Salt Lake at Portland at 10:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
Ryder Cup: Day 2 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT on Golf Channel
Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin at noon EDT on Fox
Georgia at Vanderbilt at noon EDT on SEC Network
Missouri at Boston College at noon EDT on ESPN2
LSU at Mississippi State at noon EDT on ESPN
Boise State at Utah State at noon EDT on CBS
Villanova at Penn State at noon EDT
SMU at TCU at noon EDT on FS1
Texas Tech at Texas at noon EDT on ABC
UMass at Coastal Carolina at 1 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
Texas A&M at Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. EDT on CBS
Rutgers at Michigan at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ABC
Iowa State at Baylor at 3:30 p.m. EDT on Fox
Colorado State at Iowa at 3:30 p.m. EDT on FS1
Clemson at NC State at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Louisville at Florida State at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
Georgia State at Auburn at 4 p.m. EDT on SEC Network
UCLA at Stanford at 6 p.m. EDT on Pac-12 Network
Tennessee at Florida at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Kentucky at South Carolina at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
Nebraska at Michigan State at 7 p.m. EDT on FS1
Kansas State at Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ACC Network
Southern Miss at Alabama at 7:30 p.m. EDT on SEC Network
West Virginia at Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ABC
Akron at Ohio State at 7:30 p.m. EDT on Big Ten Network
South Florida at BYU at 10:15 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
Arizona at Oregon at 10:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Oregon State at USC at 10:30 p.m. EDT on FS1
Yankees at Red Sox at 4:10 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (Out of market only)
White Sox at Indians at 7:15 p.m. EDT on Fox
Braves at Padres at 7:15 p.m. EDT on Fox
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk at 5:10 p.m. EDT on DAZN
UFC 266 on ESPN+
Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo at 10 p.m. EDT
Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik after first fight
Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler after second fight
Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy after third fight
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega after fourth fight
Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 302 at 7:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Serie A: Sampdoria at Juventus at 6:30 a.m. EDT on beIN Sports
La Liga: Levante at Barcelona at 10:15 a.m. EDT on ESPN+
Premier League: Tottenham Hotspurs at Arsenal at 11:30 a.m. EDT on NBCSN
MLS: Nashville at Chicago at 1 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Seattle at Kansas City at 7 p.m. EDT on ESPN+
MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Austin at 9:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN2
Ryder Cup: Day 3 from noon to 6 p.m. EDT on NBC
Colts at Titans at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Falcons at Giants at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Chargers at Chiefs at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Bengals at Steelers at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Bears at Browns at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Ravens at Lions at 1 p.m. EDT on CBS
Saints at Patriots at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Cardinals at Jaguars at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Washington at Bills at 1 p.m. EDT on Fox
Jets at Broncos at 4:05 p.m. EDT on CBS
Dolphins at Raiders at 4:05 p.m. EDT on CBS
Seahawks at Vikings at 4:25 p.m. EDT on Fox
Buccaneers at Rams at 4:25 p.m. EDT on Fox
Packers at 49ers at 8:20 p.m. EDT on NBC
Mets at Brewers at 2:10 p.m. EDT on TBS
Astros at Athletics at 4:07 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (Out of market only)
Yankees at Red Sox at 7:08 p.m. EDT on ESPN
Cup Series Playoffs: South Point 400 at 7 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
The Kansas City Chiefs' Darrel Williams scores on a 2-yard touchdown past Baltimore Ravens Odafe Oweh in Baltimore on Sunday, where the Ravens won 36-35
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