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Daily sports TV schedule: What to watch on ESPN, FS1 & other channels for Thursday, March 26

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Live sports aren't happening right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn't mean fans have stopped craving sports action. On Sunday, CBS took the timeslot normally allocated to live March Madness games and filled them with classic games from past tournaments.

The games, like the 1992 Elite Eight matchup between Duke and Kentucky, had fans engaged with the past well enough to get the game trending on Twitter. Over one million people watched the throwback college basketball games on CBS on Sunday afternoon, according to Show Buzz Daily. 

Many networks are following suit without live games to broadcast or provide commentary on. Sporting News compiled all the classic games across the networks to help fans navigate the nostalgia. 

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ESPN schedule today

ESPN is continuing with regularly scheduled programs like Sportscenter and NFL Live during the day and airing docuseries like "O.J.: Made in America" at night. On ESPN's other channels, like ACC Network and SEC Network, the emphasis is on replaying college football and basketball games from last season.

Time (ET)YearGameSportChannel
9 a.m.2019Miami vs. Florida St.FootballACC Network
Noon2019Wofford vs. No. 4 ClemsonFootballACC Network
12:30 p.m.2019Kentucky vs South CarolinaFootballSEC Network
3 p.m.2019Virginia vs North CarolinaFootballACC Network
4:30 p.m.2020No. 10 Kentucky vs South CarolinaBasketballSEC Network
6 p.m.2019Florida St. vs Boston CollegeFootballACC Network
9 p.m.2019South Carolina vs No. 3 GeorgiaFootballSec Network
9 p.m.2019Louisville vs MiamiFootballACC Network

FS1 schedule today

Fox Sports 1 is also continuing with regularly scheduled programming during the day but shifting to classic World Series games at night. First up is the extra-inning thriller in 2016, followed by one of the most dramatic finishes in baseball history in 2001. 

Time (ET)GameMatchup
7 p.m.2016 World Series Game 7Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians
10 p.m.2001 World Series Game 7New York Yankees at Arizona Diamondbacks

MLB Network schedule today

MLB Network is starting the morning off with some great early season games and finishing with the legendary Aaron Boone home run. 

Time (ET)Date/GameMatchup
6:30 a.m.April 1, 2013Giants at Dodgers
8:30 a.m.April 4, 2017Giants at Diamondbacks
11:30 a.m.April 4, 1994Mets at Cubs
4 p.m.2003 ALCS Game 7Red Sox at Yankees

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NBA TV schedule today

NBA TV is featuring the Jazz of the 1990s, teams with two Hall of Fame players in John Stockton that weren't able to capture a title.

Time (ET)Date/GameMatchup
NoonJan. 15, 1991Spurs at Jazz
2 p.m.Feb. 21, 1993NBA All-Star Game
4 p.m.Feb. 1, 1995Nuggets at Jazz
7 p.m.1997 WCF Game 6Jazz at Rockets
10 p.m.1997 NBA Finals Game 3Bulls at Jazz

NBC Sports schedule today

NBC Sports is chock-full with Stanley Cup Finals games that clinched championships.

Time (ET)GameMatchup
3 p.m.2009 Stanley Cup Finals Game 7Penguins at Red Wings
5 p.m.2010 Stanley Cup Finals Game 6Blackhawks at Flyers
7 p.m.2013 Stanley Cup Finals Game 6Blackhawks at Bruins
9 p.m.2018 Stanley Cup Finals Game 5Capitals at Golden Knights
11 p.m.2009 Stanley Cup Finals Game 7Penguins at Red Wings

NFL Network schedule today

The two Super Bowl matchups on NFL Network feature two of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. Peyton Manning makes his first Super Bowl appearance in the first game and Tom Brady takes his perfect 18-0 record into the second game. 

6 p.m.Super Bowl XLIColts vs Bears2006
8:30 p.m.Super Bowl XLIIGiants vs Patriots2008

NHL Network schedule today

NHL Network has some classic games to start the day. The 1993 and 1994 Stanley Cup Finals are showcased.

8 a.m.1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 5Kings at Canadiens
10 a.m.1994 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 7Canucks at Rangers