Things to do
The Buffalo Sabres take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason game at 6 p.m. today (Empire) at HSBC Arena.
This one should be worth the drive. Auburn visits Syracuse for a college football game this evening at 7:45 (ESPN) in the Carrier Dome.
The Western New York Girls Swimming Relays, drawing schools from Sections V and VI, will begin today at 11 a.m. at Flickinger Aquatic Center.
Things to view
The Buffalo Bills return to action Sunday with a 1 p.m. game at the Indianapolis Colts that will be shown by Channel 4.
The New York Yankees make their final visit to Baltimore's Camden Yards with Cal Ripken in an Orioles uniform (this was supposed to be Ripken's final home game but last week's postponements pushed his final Baltimore appearance to Oct. 5) tonight at 7:30 (ESPN2).
The Winston Cup races Sunday at Dover, Del., at 1 p.m. on Channel 2. The Busch series races there today at 1 p.m. on TNT.
Michigan State visits Notre Dame today at 2:30 p.m. on Channel 2. In other top games, Ohio State is at UCLA at 3:30 p.m. on Channel 7 and Wisconsin is at Penn State at noon on Channel 7.
Guided Tour tops the field in the Kentucky Cup Classic at Turfway Park today at 5 p.m. (ESPN2). The $400,000 race is an important prep for the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Oct. 27 at Belmont Park.