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The Kentucky Derby is always a day to remember, but today, things are going to be even crazier in the world of sports.

With”The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” being pushed back from May to September, along with other sporting events and leagues shifting their schedules due to the coronavirus, today creates an all-day celebration for fans to enjoy from start to finish.

Though the Kentucky Derby is the premier event of the day, there are over a dozen total sports and nearly 100 individual games, matches, races, fights, races, and events for your viewing pleasure throughout the day.

With so much to watch and follow, KSR has compiled a complete list of which events are taking place, what time, and what channel you can find them on your televisions.

We’ll start with the Derby – follow along all day with your go-to betting partner, NYRA Bets – followed by the rest of the action.

Kentucky Derby

    • 146th running of the Kentucky Derby scheduled for 7:01 p.m. ET on NBC
    • 14 races total
RacePost Time
111 a.m.
211: 30 a.m.
312 p.m.
412:35 p.m.
51:10 p.m.
61:45 p.m.
72:20 p.m.
82:55 p.m.
93:35 p.m.
104:07 p.m.
114:39 p.m.
125:17 p.m.
135:50 p.m.
147:01 p.m.

College football

  • Eastern Kentucky at Marshall – 1 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Middle Tennessee at Army – 1:30 p.m. ET (CBSSN)
  • SMU at Texas State – 4:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Houston Baptist at North Texas – 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN3)
  • Arkansas State at Memphis – 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
  • Stephen F. Austin at UTEP – 9 p.m. ET (ESPN3)

NBA Playoffs

  • Boston Celtics vs.  Toronto Raptors – 6:30 p.m. ET (TNT)
    • East 2nd Round
    • Game 4 (Boston leads 2-1)
  • Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers – 9 p.m. ET (TNT)
    • West 2nd Round
    • Game 2 (Los Angeles leads 1-0)

NHL Playoffs

  • New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers – 7:30 p.m. ET (NBC)
    • East 2nd Round
    • Game 7 (Series tied 3-3)

Tennis

  • 2020 US Open
    • Men’s and Women’s singles and doubles
    • 11 a.m. ET – 9 p.m. ET (ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3)

PGA Tour

  • Tour Championship – 1 p.m. ET (GOLF)

Cycling

  • Tour de France (Stage 8)
  • NBC Sports Network (began 6 a.m. ET)

MLB

  • San Diego at Oakland – 4:10 p.m. ET (FS1)
  • St. Louis at Chicago Cubs – 5:15 p.m. ET
  • Miami at Tampa Bay – 6:40 p.m. ET
  • Chicago White Sox at Kansas City  – 7:05 p.m. ET
  • Cincinnati at Pittsburgh – 7:05 p.m. ET
  • Houston at LA Angels – 7:07 p.m. ET
  • Washington at Atlanta – 7:10 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Milwaukee at Cleveland – 7:10 p.m. ET (MLBN)
  • Detroit at Minnesota – 7:10 p.m. ET
  • Philadelphia at NY Mets- 7:10 p.m. ET
  • Toronto at Boston – 7:30 p.m. ET
  • NY Yankees at Baltimore – 7:35 p.m. ET
  • Chicago Cubs at St. Louis – 8:15 p.m. ET
  • Colorado at LA Dodgers – 9:10 p.m. ET
  • Texas at Seattle – 9:10 p.m. ET
  • Arizona at San Francisco – 9:15 p.m. ET
  • Houston at LA Angels – 10:07 p.m. ET

MLS

  • Houston Dynamo vs. Sporting KC – 8 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Orlando City vs. Atlanta United – 8 p.m. ET
  • Vancouver vs. Toronto FC – 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • San Jose vs. Colorado (10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)

United Soccer League

  • NY Red Bulls Reserves vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds – 5 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Indy Eleven vs. Louisville City – 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Hartford Athletic vs. Loudoun United – 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Charlotte Independence vs. North Carolina FC – 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Miami FC vs. Charleston Battery – 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Colorado Springs Switchbacks vs. OKC Energy – 8 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Memphis 901 vs. Birmingham Legion – 8 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • San Antonio vs. RGV Toros – 9 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Austin Bold vs. FC Tulsa – 9 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • El Paso Locomotive vs. New Mexico United – 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Reno 1868 vs. Portland Timbers 2 – 10 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Orange County vs. LA Galaxy II – 10 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
  • Las Vegas Lights vs. Phoenix Rising FC – 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN+)

WNBA

  • Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever – 4 p.m. ET
  • Las Vegas Aces vs. Atlanta Dream – 6 p.m. ET
  • New York Liberty vs. Phoenix Mercury – 8 p.m. ET

NASCAR

  • NASCAR Cup Series at Darlington
  • 6 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network

UFC Fight Night

  • UFC Apex, Las Vegas
  • ESPN+
  • Prelims begin at 6 p.m. ET
  • Main Card begins 8 p.m. ET
  • Nine total fights
  • Headliner: Alistair Overeem (46-18, 1 NC) vs. Augusto Sakai (15-1-1), heavyweight bout

Enjoy every second of it, BBN.

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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1 Comment for Is today the biggest sports day of the year? Enjoy it with NYRA Bets



  1. ukcamel
    2:54 pm September 5, 2020 Permalink

    When the NBA finals, MLB playoffs, and NFL are all on in October, that will be the biggest day of the year in sports.