This Week in Sport: 8th November − 14th November 2021

Garbine MuguruzaThe next 7 days are, once again, looking exciting for sports fans around the world. On Monday in the NFL, the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Chicago Bears at Heinz Field. The next day, in Canada, the Winnipeg Jets play the St. Louis Blues in the NHL. Wednesday sees the start of the WTA World Tour Finals, where the world’s best tennis players will battle it out for the end of season title.

On Thursday, the PGA Tour heads to Memorial Park Golf Course for the Houston Open. The following day, in the NBA, the in form Golden State Warriors take on the Chicago Bulls.

The weekend also fails to disappoint sports fans. The Autumn Nations Series continues on Saturday, with England facing Australia at Twickenham. The last day of the week sees the culmination of the T20 World Cup, it is anyone's guess as to who will take home the title.

 

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers v Chicago Bears

Monday 8th November 1:15AM (9th) GMT/8:15PM Local Time

Heinz Field, Pittsburgh

Week 9 of the NFL closes with the Steelers playing host to the Bears. The game is important for both teams, but is arguably a must win for the Bears who have lost their last 3 games

Official site: NFL 

News:  CBS Sports 

Podcast: Ross Tucker Football Podcast 

Fantasy: NFL Fantasy

Viewing: Game Pass 

Merchandise: NFL Shop

 

NHL: Winnipeg Jets v St. Louis Blues

Tuesday 9th November 1AM (10th) GMT/ 7PM Local Time

Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg

In the NHL the Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues go head to head. With these two teams battling hard at the top of the Western Conference’s Central Division this matchup is an exciting prospect for fans.

Viewing: NHL Live 

News: NHL 

Fantasy: NHL Fantasy

Merchandise: NHL Shop

Blog: Arctic Ice Hockey 

Blog: St Louis Game Time

 

Tennis: WTA World Tour Finals

Wednesday 10th November 8PM GMT/2PM Local Time

Panamerican Tennis Center Guadalajara, Zapopan

The WTA Tour Finals will see the top 8 singles players and doubles pairings in the world battle it out in the WTA season finale. Who will end up lifting the trophies in Mexico?

Official Site: WTA Tennis

Statistics: Core Tennis

News: WTA Tennis 

Podcast: The Tennis Podcast 

Video: YouTube

News: The Guardian 

 

PGA Tour: Houston Open

Thursday 11th November 1PM GMT/7AM Local Time

Memorial Park Golf Course, Houston

Carlos Ortiz will be hoping he can defend his title this week, but he will face stiff competition from the rest of the field. No less so than from consultant re-designer of Memorial Park, Brooks Koepka, who will try and use his knowledge to emerge victorious.

Official site: PGA Tour 

Merchandise: PGA Tour Fan Shop 

News: CBSS Sports 

Fantasy: Fantasy Golf 

Podcast: PGA Tour Podcasts

News: The Golf News Net 

 

NBA: Golden State Warriors v Chicago Bulls

Friday 12th November 3AM (13th) GMT/7PM Local Time

Chase Center, San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors, who currently lead  the Western Conference, will be looking to continue their 4 game winning streak. While the Chicago Bulls will be keen to improve on this season’s 6:3 win loss record.

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Fantasy: Yahoo NBA Fantasy

Blog: Golden State of Mind 

Blog: Blog a Bull 

 

Autumn Nation Series: England v Australia

Saturday 13th November 5:30PM GMT/5:30PM Local Time

Twickenham Stadium, London

Can Eddie Jones’ England side back up a dominant Autumn Nation Series win against Tonga with a win against Australia? Or will the visitors bounce back from a defeat to Scotland in last weekend’s game

Official Site: Autumn Nations Series 

News: Rugby Pass 

News: The Guardian 

TV/Online: Amazon

Merchandise: England Rugby Store 

Merchandise: Wallaby Shop 

 

T20 World Cup: Final

Sunday 14th November 2PM GMT/6PM Local Time

Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

With Australia, New Zealand, England and Pakistan all vying for their place in the T20 World Cup final, the finale will undoubtedly prove to be an exciting and closely fought battle. Who can take the title?

Official Site: T20 World Cup 

Stats: ESPN Cricinfo 

Video: T20 World Cup 

News: ICC 

Blog: CricViz 

Podcast: The Cricket Podcast

 

Photo by: garbimuguruza

Written and information correct on 7th November 2021 at 10pm GMT

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