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TV THURSDAY

Golf European Tour, first round 5 a.m. Golf

PGA Tour, first round Noon Golf

MLB Playoffs Rays at Astros, Game 5 4 p.m. FS1

NBA preseason Lakers vs. Nets 4:30 a.m. NBA

Timberwolves at Warriors 7:30 p.m. NBA

NCAA football Bethune-Cookman at North Carolina Central 3 p.m. ESPNU

Syracuse at NC State 5 p.m. ESPN

Louisiana-Monroe at Texas State 6:15 p.m. ESPNU

NFL Giants at Patriots 5:20 p.m. Ch 11

Giants at Patriots 5:20 p.m. NFL

NHL Golden Knights at Coyotes 7 p.m. FSAZ

Soccer, men’s Euro qual.: No. Ireland at Netherlands 11:30 a.m. ESPNEWS

Stanford at UCLA 8 p.m. Pac-12N

Soccer, women’s Clemson at Louisville 2 p.m. FSAZ

Penn State at Indiana 3 p.m. BTN

Utah at USC 3 p.m. Pac-12N

Arkansas at LSU 4 p.m. SEC

Ohio State at Purdue 5 p.m. BTN

Colorado at UCLA 5 p.m. Pac-12N

Arizona State at Washington 7 p.m. Pac-12A

WNBA Finals Connecticut at Washington, Game 5 5 p.m. ESPN2

RADIO THURSDAY

MLB Playoffs Rays at Astros, Game 5 (JIP) 6 p.m. 1490-AM*

NFL Giants at Patriots 5:20 p.m. 1290-AM

NHL Golden Knights at Coyotes 7 p.m. 1450-AM

Variety The Sports Exchange with Justin Spears 3 p.m. 1490-AM*

*1490-AM is broadcast simultaneously on 104.9-FM

Legend: (JIP) joined in progress

Channel guide: BTN is Big Ten Network (Ch 320 on Cox, Ch 272 on Comcast, Ch 610 on DirecTV, Ch 439 on Dish) ESPN (Ch 24 on Cox, Ch 2 on Comcast, Ch 206 on DirecTV, Ch 140 on Dish) ESPN2 (Ch 25 on Cox, Ch 30 on Comcast, Ch 209 on DirecTV, Ch 143 on Dish) ESPNEWS (Ch 331 on Cox, Ch 102 on Comcast, Ch 207 on DirecTV, Ch 142 on Dish) ESPNU (Ch 330 on Cox, Ch 266 on Comcast, Ch 208 on DirecTV, Ch 141 on Dish) FS1 is Fox Sports 1 (Ch 27 on Cox, Ch 32 on Comcast, Ch 219 on DirecTV, Ch 150 on Dish) FSAZ is Fox Sports Arizona (Ch 26 on Cox, Ch 31 on Comcast, Ch 686 on DirecTV, Ch 415 on Dish) Golf (Ch 65 on Cox, Ch 28 on Comcast, Ch 218 on DirecTV, Ch 401 on Dish) NBA is NBA TV (Ch 308 on Cox, Ch 273 on Comcast, Ch 216 on DirecTV, Ch 156 on Dish) NFL is NFL Network (Ch 301 on Cox, Ch 275 on Comcast, Ch 212 on DirecTV, Ch 154 on Dish) Pac-12A is Pac-12 Arizona (Ch 75 on Cox, Ch 103 on Comcast, not available on DirecTV, Ch. 409, Ch 406 on Dish Hopper or contact Dish for channel information) Pac-12N is Pac-12 Network (Ch 70 on Cox, Ch. 283 on Comcast, not available on DirecTV, Ch 409 on Dish, Ch 406 on Dish Hopper) SEC is SEC Network (Ch 329 on Cox, Ch 286 on Comcast, Ch 611 on DirecTV, Ch 408 on Dish)