Things to do
Canisius College, which broke its losing streak last week, plays Fairfield in a MAAC football game today at 1:30 p.m. at the Demske Sports Complex.
The semifinals of the Section VI tennis championships begin today at 2 p.m. at South Towns Tennis Center. The finals will follow.
Orchard Park visits Clarence in a matchup of the Nos. 2 and 3 large school football teams today at 2 p.m.
The sixth North Tonawanda volleyball tournament starts today at 10 a.m., with the finals scheduled to run from 4 to 5 p.m.
Lancaster Motorsports Park closes its drag racing season today, with an NHRA card starting at 11 a.m.
Things to view
The Buffalo Sabres play the surprising Montreal Canadiens in the Molson Centre tonight at 7 on Empire.
Baseball's league championship series continue this weekend with the AL's New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners playing today at 4 and Sunday night at 8 on Channel 29. The NL's Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks will play tonight at 8 on Fox and Sunday at 8 on Empire.
The Major League Soccer championship game between the San Jose Earthquake and Los Angeles Galaxy will be played Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on Channel 7.
The NASCAR Winston Cup in Talladega will get the green flag Sunday at 1 p.m. on Channel 2.
Southern Cal plays its traditional college football game against Notre Dame today at 2:30 p.m. on Channel 2.