2pm ET - ESPN2 - NBA Preseason: Heat at Nets - See Michael Beasley's debut.
7:30pm - ESPN - NCAA Football: Clemson at #21 Wake Forest - Both teams are coming off of defeats but are still the favorites to win the ACC Atlantic Division. The winner of this game will have a huge advantage.
8pm - Fox - NLCS Game 1: Dodgers at Phillies - - It's a marquee pitching matchup in the opening game, Lowe vs. Hamels. See the full series preview
10pm - ESPN2 - MLS: Red Bull at Real Salt Lake - See Real Salt Lake play in their new stadium.
Non-sports pick - NBC - 9:30pm - SNL Thursday Weekend Update - This is one of three live prime-time specials SNL will do. Tina Fey's impersonation of Palin is bringing SNL back into the public consciousness.