NASCAR race today: Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup TV channel live stream

Today’s Sprint Cup NASCAR race is the Auto Club 400, as the stock car racing circuit continues its west coast swing, this time in Fontana. Kevin Harvick is dominating the early part of the 2015 schedule, leading the Chase standings by twenty-two points, and is looking for another victory at Fontana. Today’s race has an afternoon start time and airs on a national TV channel as well as a live stream online available for those watching on a computer or tablet.

Joey Logano enters the day in second place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings, while Martin Truex Jr is in third place, and Kasey Kahne is in fourth. Today’s race comes at a pivotal time in the early season, as Kevin Harvick is looking to mount the kind of points lead that will be difficult to catch. However the other drivers know they only need one win on the season to qualify for the Chase for the Cup, making today’s race vital despite being several months away from the end of the season. Dale Earnhardt Jr starts the day in sixth place in the standings, while Jimmie Johnson is in seventh.

The Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup NASCAR race today has a start time schedule of 3:00pm eastern time, noon pacific time, and airs on TV channel FOX. The race is also airing as a live stream online.

NASCAR race today: Fontana 300 Xfinity Series TV channel live stream

The NASCAR schedule heads to Fontana today for a race on the Xfinity (Nationwide) Series schedule. The race is called the Drive4Clots.com 300 and takes place at Auto Club Speedway as the stock car racing circuit continues its trek across the American southwest during the early part of its 2015 season. Today’s race has an afternoon start time and airs on a niche TV channel but is also available as a live stream online option.

The NASCAR Xfinity leaderboard is currently topped by Ty Dillon, who has a fourteen point lead over the second place Chris Buecher. Ryan Reed, who opened the season with a victory, is now in third place, twenty-two points back. Defending series champion Chase Elliott, son of Bill Elliott, is tied for fourth place with Darrell Wallace Jr, another second generation NASCAR driver. Regan Smith, last year’s second place finisher, is in seventh place. Former Sprint Cup driver Elliott Sadler is in eighth place heading into today’s west coast racing action.

Today’s Xfinity Series NASCAR race has a start time schedule of 4:00pm eastern time, 1:00pm local pacific time, and airs on TV channel Fox Sports 1 (FS1). The race is also being made available as a live stream online.

NCAA Tournament: 2015 college basketball 64 team bracket, schedule

The NCAA Tournament bracket has been set for 2015, with sixty-four teams (technically a few more with play-ins) having been selected from the men’s college basketball field to participate in the postseason. The top seeds are set, giving them the inside shot at making the Final Four, as March Madness is about to get underway. Here’s a look at the schedule and highlights.

To the surprise of no one, the undefeated and #1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats are a number one seed, finding themselves top the Midwest bracket in Cleveland. Villanova is also a #1 seed in the East bracket being played in Syracuse. Duke, despite a loss in the ACC Tournament, is also a number one seed. And the top of the field is rounded out by Wisconsin in the fourth and final bracket.

Some of the more intriguing matchups in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament are number eight Cincinnati against number nine Purdue in the Midwest, #7 Michigan State vs #10 Georgia in the East, Iowa vs Davidson, SMU vs UCLA, and Virginia against little known Belmont. Kentucky’s first round opponent will either be Manhattan or Hampton, depending on the play-in game, while Duke’s opening opponent will be North Florida or Robert Morris. The full bracket is posted at NCAA.com.