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Full sports schedule for August 8th led by Mercury-Storm, UEFA Champions League, more

Major sports are in full swing once again. We break down the complete schedule for Saturday, August 8th.

Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury handles the ball during the game against the Seattle Storm on September 3, 2019 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images

Sports is back in full swing, and the Covid-19 delays have resulted in more sports than normal at this point. Once football returns in September, the schedule will go from crazy to absolutely ridiculous.

Here’s a look at what today’s television schedule looks like for North American sports plus UEFA Champions League. It starts at 11:10 a.m. ET with the main UFC Fight Night card starting at 9 p.m. We’ve separated out the baseball schedule because of the sheer volume of it.

Picture-in-picture and multiple televisions and computer screens can let the most die-hard of sports fans watch just about everything on this schedule, but you might need to pick and choose depending on your screen and/or work day limitations.

The heavy block comes a 3 p.m. We get what could be a fun WNBA matchup between a surging Mercury team against the Storm, a key NHL Western Conference matchup between the Golden Knights and Avalanche for the top seed, and the second leg of the two remaining UEFA Champions League Round of 16 matches. I’d put the hockey game as the lowest priority, with Munich vs. Chelsea right near it given the 3-0 Munich first leg score. If Chelsea gets hot in the first half, then maybe the second half will be worth a watch.

There is plenty of action all day and into the evening, so feel free to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook or enter your DFS lineups. All times below are Eastern Time.

11:10 a.m.: Round 3 of PGA Championship tees off — ESPN+, ESPN, CBS
12 p.m.: Atlanta Dream vs. Dallas Wings — ESPN2
1 p.m.: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers — TNT
1 p.m.: Tiger Woods tees off at PGA Championship — ESPN+
3 p.m.: Phoenix Mercury vs. Seattle Storm — ABC
3 p.m.: Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche — NBC
3 p.m.: Barcelona vs. Napoli, Champions League — CBS Sports Network
3 p.m.: Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea — CBS Sports Network
3:30 p.m.: Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets — TNT
5 p.m.: Chicago Sky vs. Connecticut Sun — NBA TV
6 p.m.: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers — TNT
6 p.m.: UFC Fight Night, Lewis vs. Oleinik — ESPN+
7:30 p.m.: Phoenix Suns vs. Miami Heat — FOX Sports Arizona & Sun
8 p.m.: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning — NBC
8:30 p.m.: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks — ESPN

MLB schedule

2:10 p.m.: Indians vs. White Sox — MLB Network, Local stations
2:10 p.m.: Yankees vs. Rays — MLB Network, Local stations
4:05 p.m.: Tigers vs. Pirates — FS1
4:10 p.m.: Astros vs. Athletics — Local stations
6:05 p.m.: Braves vs. Phillies — MLB Network, Local stations
6:05 p.m.: Orioles vs. Nationals — MLB Network, Local stations
7:05 p.m.: Twins vs. Royals — Local stations
7:05 p.m.: Angels vs. Rangers — Local stations
7:10 p.m.: Reds vs. Brewers — Local stations
7:10 p.m.: Marlins vs. Mets — Local stations
7:30 p.m.: Blue Jays vs. Red Sox — Local stations
8:15 p.m.: Cubs vs. Cardinals — ESPN+
9:10 p.m.: Giants vs. Dodgers — MLB Network, Local stations
9:10 p.m.: Diamondbacks vs. Padres — Local stations
9:10 p.m.: Rockies vs. Mariners — MLB Network, Local stations