Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday, September 28


Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday:

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Rays stumble as Rangers and Indians tighten wild-card race

R.A. Dickey pitched into the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays took advantage of a season-high three errors by the Tampa Bay Rays to post a 6-3 victory. Rangers and Indians win. (BASEBALL-HIGHLIGHTS/, moved, 300 words)

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Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Moved, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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Big events have NHL seeing gold, silver and cash

We look ahead to the 2013-14 National Hockey League season with a five-part package comprising an overall preview, profiles of the teams in the Eastern Conference and Western Conference plus five teams and five players to watch. (NHL/ (PREVIEW), moved, by Steve Keating, 900 words)

SEE ALSO: (NHL-PENPIX/EASTERN, 1200 words), (NHL-PENPIX/WESTERN, 1200 words), (NHL-TEAMS/, 700 words), (NHL-PLAYERS/, 500 words)

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Premier League (1500 unless stated)

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea (1145)

Aston Villa v Manchester City

Fulham v Cardiff City

Hull City v West Ham United

Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion

Southampton v Crystal Palace

Swansea City v Arsenal (1630)

Mourinho faces Villas-Boas as Chelsea meet Spurs

LONDON - The master and apprentice come face-to-face when Jose Mourinho's Chelsea visit his Portuguese compatriot and former protege Andre-Villas Boas's Tottenham side who are level on points at the top of the Premier League table with Arsenal, who travel to Swansea in the late kickoff. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/ (PIX), expect from 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, by Toby Davis, 600 words)

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La Liga

Valencia v Rayo Vallecano (1400)

Almeria v Barcelona (1600)

Real Sociedad v Sevilla (1800)

Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid (2000)

Real's world beater Bale set for home debut in derby

MADRID - Real Madrid's world record signing Gareth Bale is set to make his home debut against local rivals Atletico, who are level on points at the top of La Liga with a Barcelona side that visit Almeria in an earlier kickoff. (SOCCER-SPAIN/ (PIX), expect from 1800 GMT/4 PM ET, by Mark Elkington, 600 words)

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Bundesliga (1330 unless stated)

Bayer Leverkusen v Hanover 96

Bayern Munich v VfL Wolfsburg

Borussia Dortmund v Freiburg

Hertha Berlin v Mainz

Hoffenheim v Schalke 04

Eintracht Frankfurt v Hamburg SV (1630)

Leaders Dortmund entertain Freiburg, Bayern host Wolfsburg

BERLIN - Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund aim to hold on to top spot when they host Freiburg, who have yet to win this season, while second-placed Bayern Munich, level on 16 points, welcome VfL Wolfsburg. (SOCCER-GERMANY/ (PIX), expect by 1530 GMT/1130 AM ET, by Brian Homewood, 400 words)

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Serie A

Genoa v Napoli (1600)

AC Milan v Sampdoria (1845)

Napoli visit lowly Genoa, Milan host winless Sampdoria

ROME - Third--placed Napoli, who dropped their first points of the Serie A season at promoted Sassuolo in midweek, travel to Genoa while Milan, already 10 points behind leaders AS Roma who play on Sunday, host winless Sampdoria. (SOCCER-ITALY/ (PIX), expect from 1800 GMT/ 4 PM ET, by Terry Daley, 450 words)

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Ligue 1 (1800 unless stated)

FC Lorient v Olympique Marseille (1200)

Paris St Germain v Toulouse (1500)

Evian Thonon Gaillard FC v Girondins Bordeaux

Olympique Lyon v Lille

Nice v En Avant Guingamp

St Etienne v Bastia

Sochaux v Valenciennes

Paris St Germain host Toulouse eyeing top spot

PARIS - Champions Paris St Germain can take over at the top of Ligue 1 top from Monaco, who play on Sunday, if they beat Toulouse at home. (SOCCER-FRANCE/ (PIX), expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, by Gregory Blachier, 250 words)

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Dutch Championship (1845 unless stated)

AZ Alkmaar v PSV Eindhoven (1645)

RKC Waalwijk v Heracles Almelo (1645)

Utrecht v Roda JC Kerkrade (1745)

Ajax Amsterdam v Go Ahead Eagles Deventer

PEC Zwolle v NAC Breda

PSV at Alkmaar, Ajax host Go Ahead Eagles

AMSTERDAM - Dutch championship leaders PSV Eindhoven travel to mid-table Alkmaar while second-placed PEC Zwolle welcome NAC Breda and Ajax, four points off the pace, host Go Ahead Eagles. (SOCCER-DUTCH/ (PIX), expect by 2045 GMT/4.45 PM ET, 400 words)

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South Africa v Australia (1500)

Springboks seek bonus to set up grand final

CAPE TOWN - South Africa start as favourites as they host Australia at Newlands, needing victory plus a bonus point to effectively set up a Rugby Championship finale against New Zealand next weekend. (RUGBY-CHAMPIONSHIP/SAFRICA (PIX), expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, by Nick Said, 400 words)

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Argentina v New Zealand (2240)

Pumas seek first win against All Blacks

LA PLATA, Argentina - Argentina aim for their first victory against world champions and Rugby Championship holders New Zealand after a draw and 16 defeats in their previous clashes. (RUGBY-CHAMPIONSHIP/ARGENTINA (PIX), expect by 0030 GMT/8:30 PM ET, by Rex Gowar, 400 words)

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Hawks clash with Fremantle in AFL title decider

MELBOURNE - Hawthorn aim to make amends for last year's stunning upset by the Sydney Swans in the AFL title decider when they take on Grand Final debutants Fremantle at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground. (AUSTRALIAN RULES/FINAL, expect by 0800 GMT/4 AM ET, 400 words)

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WTA: Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo (to 28)

Kvitova plays Kerber in final

Seventh-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova faces German number five seed Angelique Kerber, who is looking for her first title of the year, in the Pan Pacific final. (TENNIS-WOMEN/JAPAN, 400 words)

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ATP: Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur (to 29)

Thailand Open, Bangkok (to 29)

Results only

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World cycling championships (to 29)

Dutchwoman Vos looking to retain world road race crown

FLORENCE, Italy - Olympic champion Marianne Vos bids to retain the women's road race world title on the demanding Florence course. (CYCLING-WORLD/WOMEN, expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, by Julien Pretot, 350 words)

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Cancellara and Sagan favourites to win men's road race

FLORENCE, Italy - Fabian Cancellara and Peter Sagan are the men to beat in Sunday's men's road race at the world championships (CYCLING-WORLD/MEN, PREVIEW, expect by 1500 GMT/11 AM ET, by Julien Pretot, 500 words)

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European Tour: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, St Andrews, Kingsbarns and Carnoustie, Scotland (to 29)

Copy on merit

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MotoGP: Aragon, Alcaniz (to 29)

Copy on merit (Duty Editor: John O'Brien)

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