Seen on Screen: NY Cosmos Special To Air on ONE World Sports; NCAA Championships Continues This Weekend on ESPN

by Wilson Sy, Editorial Assistant

ONE World Sports will premiere Champions Again: The Story of the 2015 New York Cosmos, a 30-minute show recapping the New Cosmos’ historic season, on Sat. Dec. 12 at 7:00 p.m. ET. The film will culminate its second NASL championship in three years and recapture milestones of the Cosmos’ exciting year. From the team’s historic visit to Cuba to its U.S. Open Cup win over NYCFC and the signings of legendary Spanish striker Raúl, the team’s success, and the retirements of Raúl and fellow legend Marcos Senna…

one-world-sports-logo2…ESPN’s 2015-16 NCAA Championship coverage continues this week with the FCS Playoff quarterfinals, Division II and III Football semifinals, Men’s College Cup, and Women’s Volleyball Championship regional semifinals and finals. The FCS postseason resumes Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN3 and 8:00 p.m. on ESPN2. The quarterfinals wrap up on Saturday, Dec. 12 at noon on ESPN and ESPN3. ESPN3 will carry four semifinals matchups of Division I and III FCS teams on Saturday, Dec. 12. The Men’s College Cup will feature No. 6 Syracuse vs. No. 2 Clemson on ESPNU on Friday, Dec. 11 at 6:00 p.m., followed by No. 8 Stanford vs. No. 4 Akron at 8:30 p.m. The Cup Final will be live Sunday, Dec. 13 at 2:00 p.m. For the Women’s Volleyball Championships, ESPN3 will stream seven games of the regional semifinals Friday, Dec. 11 starting at 5:00 p.m., while ESPNU will televise one regional semifinal between No. 1 USC vs. No. 16 Creighton at 11:00 p.m.. All four regional final games will be televised on ESPNU on Saturday, Dec. 12 starting at 4:00 p.m…

…NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions coverage continues in primetime this Saturday, Dec. 12, live at 8:30 p.m. ET, highlighted by a 12-round lightweight bout between Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 K0s) and Antonio DeMarco (31-5-1, 23 KOs) from AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX. NBC Sports Group presents five hours of live boxing Saturday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET and continuing at 11:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Blow-by-blow announcers Marv Albert will call the action alongside analysts “Sugar” Ray Leonard and B.J. Flores…

…ESPN’s SC Featured will connect the world of sports with the world of Star Wars in a half-hour special. With the combination of sport and athleticism behind the choreography and training utilized in the making of Star Wars lightsaber duels, Stars Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel, hosted by Mark Hamill, will air Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The documentary will play at the Friday, Dec. 18 launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in U.S. theaters…

…The Boston Bruins announced the launch of the organization’s new children’s television series Bruins Academy. The documentary is a fast-paced, educational Black & Gold themed program created for youth who love the game of hockey with one 30-minute long episode of Bruins Academy airing per month on NESN. The premiere episode will debut on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 3:30 p.m. ET…

…HBO is filming Gonzaga’s men’s basketball team to chronicle their season. HBO spokesman Ray Stallone says it will air sometime in 2016 with a full announcement coming in the next few weeks. Gonzaga is currently 6-2 on the season.