October Sports Calendar

That chill is settling in, you’re starting to think about your Halloween costume and you’re definitely riding the emotional roller coaster that is Fantasy Football. That’s right, it’s October. And as if you didn’t have enough on your plate, the NHL and NBA are back AND we have World Series! Here’s what else you need to be watching in sports this October.

Wednesday October 8th:

First NHL Regular Season Game:

That’s right, NHL hockey is back! You can see Toronto host Montreal at 7PM EST in the first game of the season. The full schedule is here.

Friday October 17th: 

Midnight Madness:

Midnight Madness is an annual event celebrating the upcoming college basketball season. Teams open up their first official practice to the public and combine it with fan-friendly activities – think talent show, costumes and singing. Check your favorite school or here for ones you can tune into!

Wednesday October 22nd: 

World Series Starts:

The post season is just getting started.  The 2 final teams won’t be decided until the middle of the month but the World Series is set tentatively to start on Oct. 22nd. Stay tuned here for updates and to see who will be in contention for the world title.

Tuesday October 28th:

First NBA Regular Season Game:

NBA basketball is back! The first day of the regular season offers 3 games:

  • Orland vs. New Orleans
  • Dallas vs. San Antonio
  • Houston vs. LA Lakers

The full schedule and TV listings can be found here.

Also Notable:

October 11th: The Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii

October 12th: Chicago Marathon

October 26th: MLS Regular Season ends

Hope you enjoy all the sports October has to offer!

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