Steve Jaros, posted a 6-2 record in the first round of match play to lead the PBA's Don Carter Classic in Dallas. Jaros had a total pinfall of 6,404 with Mark Scroggins in second place at 6,070. Joe Ciccone of Buffalo qualified 18th and slipped to 24th with a 3-5 record and 5,672 pins. Tom Baker of Buffalo finished 28th and earned $1,120.
The third race of the America's Cup challenger finals was postponed today because of light winds. The best-of-nine series, tied 1-1, is to resume Saturday.
GOLF: Phoenix Open, second round, 4 p.m., USA.
NHL: Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m., Empire.
FIGURE SKATING: Canadian Championships, 8 p.m., Ch. 9.
NBA: New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks, 8 p.m., MSG, TNT.
BOXING: Friday Night Fights, Thomas Tate vs. Syd Vanderpool, super middleweights, 9 p.m., ESPN2.
TENNIS: Australian Open, men's semifinal (taped), 1 p.m., ESPN, women's final (live), 9:30 p.m., ESPN.
YACHT RACING: America's Cup Challenger Semifinals, 12:30 a.m., ESPN2.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Grand Island at Lockport, 6:30 p.m., 1340.
NHL: Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres, 7:05 p.m., 104.1.
NPSL: Buffalo Blizzard at Harrisburg Heat, 7:35 p.m., 107.7.
AUTO RACING: IRL Delphi Electronics 200 at Walt Disney World, noon, Ch. 7.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Miami (Ohio) at Western Michigan, noon, Empire; North Carolina at Georgia Tech, noon, ESPN; Kentucky at Miami, 1 p.m., Ch. 4; La Salle at George Washington, 2 p.m., Empire, MSG; Detroit at Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2 p.m., ESPN; Fairleigh Dickinson at Central Connecticut State, 4 p.m., Empire, MSG; Arizona State at North Carolina State, 5:30 p.m., ESPN2.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Tyco All-Star Gridiron Classic, 2 p.m., ESPN2.
GOLF: Phoenix Open, third round, 3 p.m., Ch. 4; Senior PGA Skins Game, 3 p.m., Ch. 7.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Holland at JFK (tape delay), 12:30 and 7:30 p.m., Adelphia HTTV.
NBA: Utah Jazz at Minnesota Timberwolves, 4 p.m., Ch. 2; Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers, 6:30 p.m., Ch. 2.
NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Montreal Canadiens, 3 p.m., Ch. 5; Los Angeles Kings at Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 p.m., Ch. 5; Buffalo Sabres at Boston Bruins, 7 p.m., Empire; New Jersey Devils at Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2.
FIGURE SKATING: Bank of Montreal Canadian Championships, 7 p.m., Ch. 9.
HORSE RACING: Hutcheson Stakes, 4 p.m., ESPN.
TENNIS: Australian Open, men's final, 10 p.m., ESPN.
TRACK AND FIELD: Adidas D.C. Invitational, 2:30 p.m., Ch. 2.
YACHT RACING: America's Cup Challenger Finals, midnight, ESPN2.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UB at Ball State, 1 p.m., 1520; Rhode Island at St. Bona, 2 p.m., 95.7, 1300; Manhattan at Niagara, 4 p.m., 1440; Siena at Canisius, 7 p.m., 1520.
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Niagara at Colorado College, 9 p.m., 1440.
NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Boston Bruins, 7:05 p.m., 104.1.
NPSL: Detroit Rockers at Buffalo Blizzard, 2:05 p.m., 107.7.