Professional Bull Riders World Finals OLN 9 p.m. | The top 45 riders saddle up in Vegas for $3 million in prize money. NBA preseason, Heat at Hawks TNT 9 p.m. | Shaq likes the Heat: Miami's new center had 17 points in 22 minutes in his preseason debut.
Head of the Charles | More than 300,000 pack the banks of Boston's Charles River for the world's grandest two-day rowing event. The three-mile course starts at Boston University. World Series, Game 1 FOX 7:30 p.m. | The 101st Fall Classic begins.
Subway 500 NBC 1 p.m. | Martinsville Speedway has a brand-new surface. How fast is it? Jeff Gordon broke the four-year-old track record in testing last week. Jets at Patriots CBS 4 p.m. | Will the streak survive? The Pats go for 21 in a row against a fellow unbeaten.