Curling World Cup

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The First Leg of the Curling World Cup from Suzhou, China begins at 3:00 am ET on Wednesday, September 12. The entire schedule can be found at the Curling World Cup’s site by clicking here.

Live TV coverage details are available by clicking here. As you can see, the NBC Olympic Channel will show some of the action in the USA, while TSN’s various channels will provide much of the action in Canada.

World Curling TV’s YouTube Channel will show some of the games, but they may be geo-blocked, depending on your location. The first match available there, if available in your area, is the men’s game between Canada and Switzerland at 9:00 am ET on Wednesday, September 12.

For team rosters, head over to the Curling World Cup’s site by clicking here.

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Where to Watch 2018 World Men’s Curling Championship

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The 2018 World Men’s Curling Championship takes place in Las Vegas from March 31 – April 8. The broadcast schedule can be found on the lower half of this post here from NBC Universal’s site. You’ll notice that many of the USA’s games on NBCSN will be on same-day delay.

2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

The 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship is underway from North Bay, Ontario, and the NBC Sports Group will be providing coverage the rest of the way. Here’s the schedule (all times Eastern):

Friday, March 23
9:00 AM – Japan vs. Canada (streaming on OlympicChannel.com)
2:00 PM – Japan vs. Czech Republic (streaming on OlympicChannel.com)
7:00 PM – USA vs. Canada (NBCSN)

Saturday, March 24
9:00 AM – Playoff Round (streaming on OlympicChannel.com)
2:00 PM – Semifinal Round (NBCSN)
7:00 PM – Semifinal Round (Olympic Channel)

Sunday, March 25
10:00 AM – Bronze Medal Game (Olympic Channel)
3:00 PM – Gold Medal Game (NBCSN)

Mid-Week Curling Update

USA Nationals

In the USA Men’s National Championship, Wednesday is the final day of round robin play. As of now, Teams McCormick and Persinger are tied atop the leaderboard at 6-1. McCormick plays Team Leichter (3-4) and Team Connolly (3-4), while Persinger takes on Team Smith (1-6) and Team Dunnam (1-6) to close out round robin play.

On the women’s side of USA Nationals play, Teams Sinclair (5-0) and Christensen (4-1) are setting the pace. These rinks play each other in Draw #6 on Wednesday morning at 8:00 am CT.

You can watch USA Nationals action by clicking here.

The Brier

In Pool A, Team Canada (Gushue) is undefeated at 5-0 in round robin play. Teams Alberta (Bottcher), Wildcard (McEwen), Northwest Territories (J. Koe), and Nova Scotia (Murphy) are all fighting for the remaining championship pool slots from Pool A.

From Pool B, Teams Northern Ontario (Jacobs), Ontario (Epping), Manitoba (Carruthers), and Saskatchewan (Laycock) are all headed to the championship pool.

You can watch the action on ESPN3 in the USA and on TSN in Canada. Here is today’s viewing schedule.

World Juniors

In men’s play, Scotland leads round robin play with a 6-0 record. The USA, Switzerland, and Canada are all tied for second at 4-2 in the standings.

In women’s play, Sweden leads the way at 6-0 while Canada is one game behind at 5-1.

You can watch the action on World Curling TV’s Youtube channel by clicking here.

2018 USA Curling National Championships

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The 2018 USA Curling National Championships will take place March 3-10 at Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota. The 12th End Sports Network (TESN.US) will provide the live stream that can be accessed by clicking here.

CurlingZone will provide the standings and line scores for the men’s and women’s games.

Olympic Gold Medalists Team Shuster will not be playing in this year’s men’s event. This article from the West Fargo Pioneer has some additional information about the championships.