CIF-SS, L.A. City football division title games TV/web lineup: Ross Porter on Hart-Valencia finale


Highlights of Valencia’s 24-19 win over Hart in their league matchup on Nov. 1.

Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket has 13 live CIF-SS Division Finals set for Friday and Saturday on TV and online. It lays out this way:

FRIDAY:
== 7 p.m., Fox Sports West: Western final: Chaminade at Serra (Chris Fisher, Chris Rix, Rahshaun Haylock, Francisco Rivera)
== 8 p.m., Prime Ticket: Inland final: Vista Murrieta at Corona Centennial (Mark Rogondino, John Jackson, Alex Curry)
== 7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Northern final: Hart at Valencia (Ross Porter, Tony Moskal, Chris Hale)
== 7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Eastern final: Citrus Hill at Norte Vista (Fred Salas, Mike Karney)
== 7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Southern final: Corona del Mar vs. Garden Grove at Orange Coast College (Paul Westphal, Chris Galippo)
== 7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Mid-Valley final: Paraclete at San Dimas (Dennis Ackerman, James Washington)

SATURDAY
== 8 p.m., Prime Ticket: Pac-5 final: St. John Bosco vs Mater Dei at Angel Stadium (Mark Rogondino, John Jackson, Rahshaun Haylock, Alex Curry)
== 2 p.m., Prep Zone online: Southwest final: Newport Harbor vs Huntington Beach (Chris Fisher, Chris Galippo)
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7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Central final: Heritage at Rancho Verde (Dennis Ackerman, James Washington)
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7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Southeast final: Norwalk vs. La Serna at Cal State Fullerton (Fred Salas, Mike Karney)
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7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Northwest final: El Segundo at Nordhoff (David Caldwell, Tony Moskal)
== 7 p.m. Prep Zone online: East Valley final: St. Margaret’s at Jurupa Hills (Paul Westphal, Chris Hale)
== 7 p.m., Prep Zone online: Northeast final: Mission Prep at Salesian (Danny Page, with analyst TBD)

Leading into the weekend is the “Best of Prep Zone” replay — Serra’s win over St. Francis in Western semifinals (Thursday at 8:30 a.m., Prime; Friday at 10 a.m., Prime and at 3 p.m., FSW)

In addition: Time Warner Cable’s SoCal 101, which has the rights to the L.A. City and San Diego CIF sections, has:
== Friday, 4 p.m.: L.A. City Section Division II championship at East L.A. College: San Fernando vs. South Gate (the game will also air live on TWC Deportes) (Sam Farber, Moe Pottios, Ally Sturm)
== Friday, 8 p.m.: L.A. City Section Division I championship at East L.A. College: Narbonne vs. Crenshaw (Sam Farber, Moe Pottios, Jill Painter)
SoCal 101 is available in HD on channel 354 in Los Angeles.

Sunday at 1 p.m. is the live announcement of the state playoff brackets.

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NFL ’13 TV lineup for L.A. in Week 14: More Seahawk momentum in a Carroll-Harbaugh rematch

sleeping-in1CBS has only one game to show Sunday. As far as KCBS-Channel 2 in L.A. is concerned, it’s not the A-team Nantz-Simms coverage of Tennessee at Denver in the 1:25 p.m. window. They’ll take a game leading out of the 9 a.m. pre-game show. But it’s not even a Raider-centric choice.
Fox’s double-header choices are just as sleep-in worthy, leading into the Seahawks-49ers rematch in the afternoon (and not worrying about whether the Chargers’ home game vs. the Giants sells out):

THURSDAY:
5:25 p.m., NFL Network: Houston at Jacksonville (Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan)

SUNDAY:
10 a.m., Channel 2: Kansas City at Washington (Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots)
The rest of CBS’ games in this window:
= Cleveland at New England (Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker)
= Oakland at N.Y. Jets (Marv Albert, Rich Gannon)
= Miami at Pittsburgh (Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts)
= Buffalo at Tampa Bay (Spero Dedes, Steve Beuerlein)
= Indianapolis at Cincinnati (Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf)

10 a.m., Channel 11: Detroit at Philadelphia (Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Molly McGrath)
The rest of Fox’s games in this window:
= Atlanta at Green Bay (Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin)

= Minnesota at Baltimore (Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale)

1:25 p.m., Channel 11: Seattle at San Francisco (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Pam Oliver)
The rest of Fox’s games in this window:
= St. Louis at Arizona (Dick Stockton, Ronde Barber, Kris Budden)
= N.Y. Giants at San Diego (Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa)
CBS also has in this window but not airing in L.A.:
= Tennessee at Denver (Jim Nantz, Phil Simms)

5:30 p.m., Channel 4: Carolina at New Orleans (Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya)

MONDAY:
5:40 p.m., ESPN: Dallas at Chicago (Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salter)

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Cozy up to Kings, Ducks gear for Dodger Stadium game

teamlastore-myshopify-com_image4The Kings’ gray- and-black sweater, and the Ducks’ Push-Up orange and black sweater, to be worn at the Jan. 25 outdoor game at Dodger Stadium, are out and ready for pre- ordering on the LA Team Store website.
They’re running $125 each for adult sizes, or $250 with a particular player name attached (Quick, Brown, Kopitar, Getzlaf, Perry).
7360A_ADU_Y9ADU_526_MF_largeJust know: They aren’t Christmas-rush ready.
The fine print: *Jerseys are expected to start shipping 1/12/14. Please note this product will not be available for Holiday delivery. Some discounts do not apply.

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College football ’13 TV lineup for L.A. in Week 15: Nos. 1, 2 and 3 have unfinished business that could somehow get Alabama back into the title picture, right?

Arizona State running back Marion Grice, bottom, is swallowed up by Stanford defensive end Aziz Shittu, top, during the first half their meeting on Sept. 21 at Stanford. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Arizona State running back Marion Grice, bottom, is swallowed up by Stanford defensive end Aziz Shittu, top, during the first half their meeting on Sept. 21 at Stanford. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

PAC-12 WILLING PARTICIPANTS:
= Pac-12 Championship: No. 7 Stanford (10-2, 7-2) at No. 11 Arizona State (10-2, 8-1), Saturday at 4:45 p.m., ESPN (Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe). ASU’s only conference loss is at Stanford in Week 4, 42-28.

OTHER MARQUEE MATCHUPS:
= SEC Championship in Atlanta: No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1) vs. No. 5 Missouri (11-1, 7-1), Saturday at 1 p.m., Channel 2 (Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson, Tracy Wolfson). Missouri’s only loss is Oct. 26 to South Carolina in two OTs. Auburn’s only loss is by 14 to LSU on Sept. 21.

= ACC Championship at Charlotte, N.C.: No. 1 Florida State (12-0, 8-0) vs. No. 20 Duke (10-2, 6-2), Saturday at 5 p.m., Channel 7 (Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox)

= Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis: No. 2 Ohio State (12-0, 8-0) vs. No. 10 Michigan State (11-1, 8-0), Saturday at 5:17 p.m., Channel 11 (Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, Kristina Pink). MSU’s only loss is by four points at Notre Dame on Sept. 21.

BEST OF THE REST:
THURSDAY:
= 4:30 p.m., ESPN: No. 19 Louisville (10-1, 6-1 American Athletic) at Cincinnati (9-2, 6-1) (Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung)

FRIDAY:
= 5 p.m., ESPN2: MAC Championship at Detroit: No. 14 Northern Illinois (12-0, 8-0) vs. Bowling Green (9-3, 7-1) (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell,  Allison Williams)

SATURDAY:
(ESPN GameDay is in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship for the first time in its three-year history.)
= 9 a.m., Channel 7: No. 17 Oklahoma (9-2, 6-2 Big 12) at No. 6 Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1) (Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Shannon Spake)
= 9 a.m., ESPN: No. 16 UCF at Southern Methodist (Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill)
= 9 a.m., ESPN2: Conference USA championship: Marshall at Rice (Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen, Maria Taylor)
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11 a.m., ESPNU: SWAC championship in Houston: Southern vs. Jackson State (Mark Neely & Jay Walker)
= 12:30 p.m., Channel 11: No. 25 Texas (8-3, 7-1 Big 12) at No. 9 Baylor (10-1, 7-1) (Craig Bolerjack, Joey Harrington, Ryan Nece)
= 4:30 p.m, ESPN2: South Florida at Rutgers (Mark Jones, Brock Huard)
= 7 p.m., Channel 2: Utah State at No. 23 Fresno State (Andrew Catalon, Aaron Taylor, Allie LaForce). Winner likely faces USC in the Las Vegas Bowl, especially if it’s Fresno State.

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Play It Forward: Dec. 2-8 on your sports calendar — Don’t go away mad, Tiger … Just go away

To start the final month of the year, take a look at:

tiger-woods_1382886cTHIS WEEK’S BEST BET

GOLF:
WORLD CHALLENGE, at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Thursday-Sunday, Golf Channel and Channel 4:

sherwTiger Woods apparently is taking the high road and high-tailing it out of town after this 15th edition of this annual event that benefits his foundation. Why move it to Florida, his new home state? Why not. It was having trouble finding title sponsors, Woods had to fork out some of his own cash to keep it solvent last year, and perhaps it’s just its course at the Jack Nicklaus-designed track just off the 101. Since Woods traditionally skips on on playing the PGA’s L.A. stop at Riviera Country Club, there has been some handwringing that this could be the last time Southern Californians will be able to see him pitch, putt and drive in person during a competitive round. 9bee08_mcd120312Chew on that while watching Graeme McDowell defend his title against a field that includes Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Ernie Els (a first-time participant), Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Zack Johnson, Bubba Watson and Jim Furyk, as well as up-and-coming 20-year-old Jordan Spieth. Still pretty sweet for a tourney that’s not an official tour stop and counts only toward world rankings. Plus, the $3.5 million purse is the smallest than any event on the PGA or European Tour for the rest of this year. “II think we’re all very surprised that we’ve got as many international players playing this year,” Woods said. “The American players have supported our event throughout the years. But for some reason, this year we’ve had guys wanting to play (from around the world) and we have probably the best field we’ve had.” So watch it and weep. Golf Channel has the first two rounds Thursday and Friday (noon to 3 p.m.); Channel 4 has the final two rounds Saturday and Sunday (noon to 3 p.m.).

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