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.

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2018 Tim Hortons Brier

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The 2018 Tim Hortons Brier will take place at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan this year. The main competition for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship will take place from March 3-11.

The Wildcard game, however, will be contested at 7:00 pm CT on Friday, March 2nd between Team Mike McEwen and Team Jason Gunnlaugson to determine the 16th and final team to make it into the field.

For previews of the event, you can check out Curling Canada’s here or TSN’s here.

Canadian viewers can watch all the action on TSN. Their broadcast schedule can be found by clicking here.

In the U.S., you can watch all the action on ESPN3 by going online or using the ESPN app. Here’s the ESPN3 schedule for each day:

Friday, March 2
Saturday, March 3
Sunday, March 4
Monday, March 5
Tuesday, March 6
Wednesday, March 7
Thursday, March 8
Friday, March 9
Saturday, March 10
Sunday, March 11

Where to Watch Curling This Weekend

*It’s playoff time at the Tim Horton’s Brier. ESPN3 will broadcast the action this weekend. Click on the dates below for that day’s broadcast schedule:

*It’s also playoff time at the VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships. You can watch those games on World Curling TV’s Youtube channel by clicking the links below. Here’s the schedule:

Where to Watch Curling This Weekend

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*There is just one more episode of NBC Sports Network’s Curling Night in America! The final installment airs on Friday, March 4 at 10:00 pm ET. The USA women will take on Scotland in the finale of the U.S. Curling Grand Prix.

*Also, ESPN3 will broadcast the 2016 Tim Horton’s Brier from March 5-13. The Canadian Men’s Championship will take place in Ottawa this year. Click on the dates below for that day’s broadcast schedule:

*Finally, the 2016 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships will take place in Denmark from March 5-13. You can watch the action, and find the broadcast schedule, on World Curling TV’s Youtube channel by clicking here. The first game, Denmark vs. Sweden from the first men’s draw, begins at 8:00 AM on Sunday, March 6.

Where to watch curling this weekend and next week

The Brier takes place in Calgary this year, and goes from Saturday, February 28 to Sunday, March 8.

  • ESPN3’s schedule for Brier coverage on Saturday the 28th can be found by clicking here.
  • TSN’s entire broadcast schedule for the Brier can be found by clicking here.

Also, the World Junior Curling Championships are underway in Tallinn, Estonia. That tournament also takes place from Saturday, February 28 to Sunday, March 8.

  • World Curling TV’s Youtube channel will provide live coverage of the games. You can access the channel by clicking here.
  • Also, you can access live scores from the event here.
  • Additional information can be found at the World Junior Championships website by clicking here.

Getting ready for the Brier

Now that Team Jennifer Jones of Manitoba has won the Scotties, it’s time to turn our attention to the 2015 Tim Horton’s Brier. The Canadian Men’s Curling Championship takes place in Calgary, Alberta this year. ESPN3 and TSN have all the coverage beginning on Saturday the 28th:

Also, the Canadian Curling Association has a ton of great information about the event on their site, including:

Be sure to tune in to this must-see event!

Headlines – Jan. 13, 2015

Curling Headlines for Tuesday, January 13th: