XFINITY's #5ToFollow - Friday, July 26


Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you'd like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow.

1. Colorado Rapids vs. LA Galaxy - #MLS

Details: Saturday, July 27 @ 7:00 PM ET - Dick's Sporting Goods Park - Commerce City, CO


Why Watch: Saturday night the Galaxy pay a visit to Colorado, and LA has owned the Rapids recently - a 4-0-1 record in their last five fixtures. The Rapids are currently sixth in the Western Conference and will look to slow down the LA offense. The Galaxy's forward, Robbie Keane, is leading the way with 7 goals, 8 assists, and is who you need to keep an eye on Saturday night.

#5ToFollow Insider: Chris Bianchi - @Rapids_News

Bianchi is the Rapids beat writer for MLSsoccer. His recent reports include the signing of Gabriel Torres, a Panamanian forward discovered in the #GoldCup. Follow Bianchi for the latest in Rapids updates!

Follow - @Rapids_News

2. Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats - #CFL

Details: Saturday, July 27 @ 7:30 PM ET - University of Guelph Alumni Stadium - Guelph, Ontario, Canada


Why Watch: The Roughriders are riding high after QB Darian Durant was named CFL offensive player of the week. In their last meeting, Durant torched the Tiger-Cats with 347 passing yards and four TDs. But, look for the Cats D to make some defensive adjustments Saturday night in front of their home crowd.

#5ToFollow Insider: Rod Pedersen - @sportscage

The voice of the Riders, Rod Pedersen, will be calling the game over the air and tweeting live during the game. Follow Pedersen as he shares details on #RiderNation's historic, undefeated run in Tiger-Cat territory Saturday evening.

Follow - @sportscage

3. Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo - #MLS

Details: Saturday, July 27 @ 9:00 PM ET - BBVA Compass Stadium - Houston, TX

Watch Here: NBC Sports on XFINITY

Why Watch: The Houston Dynamo achieved MLS history the last time these two took the field. A 2-1 Houston win set the record for consecutive wins at home, 35-straight, and cemented their dominant run in history. Now it's a different game, and the Fire's Mike Magee's streaking for the golden boot. See if a Magee ball finds the back of the net in Houston Saturday.

#5ToFollow Insider: Stephen Eastepp - @OrangeFanBlog

As a contributor to, Stephen Eastepp eats, sleeps, and tweets the Houston Dynamo. Give Stephen a follow for Saturday night's game and shoot him a tweet when you're ready to talk soccer.

Follow - @OrangeFanBlog

4. The Senior Open Championship - Final Round

Details: Sunday, July 28 @ 12:00 PM ET - Royal Birkdale Golf Club - Southport, England

Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY

Why Watch: The headliners of the Senior Open are rounding out their tournament at Birkdale. O'Meara won the British Open at Birkdale in '88 and Tom Watson won there in '83. Will we see a former conqueror of the course win or will a newcomer win the tourney come Sunday? Don't miss the final round on ESPN2.

#5ToFollow Insider: Dottie Pepper - @DottieandBogey

Dottie Pepper was ESPN's insider at The British Open, where she witnessed Mickelson's miraculous win at Muirfield. Now, like the rest of us, she's eagerly awaiting a winner from Birkdale. Follow Pepper during Sunday's final round of the Senior Open.

Follow - @DottieandBogey

5. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves - #STLvsATL

Details: Sunday, July 28 @ 8:00 PM ET - Turner Field - Atlanta, GA

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: When these two division leaders take the diamond on Sunday Night Baseball, everyone will take notice. The Cardinals rookie right-hander, Shelby Miller, will take the hill against the Braves starter, Kris Medlen. This is sure to be a great NL dual between two of the league's best.

#5ToFollow Insider: Ricky Mast - @RickyMast

Ricky Mast is the Twitter voice of Braves country, and former MLB Fan Cave Dweller. For #ChopTalk, in game reactions, and a rally hashtag, follow Ricky during the ESPN Sunday night game.

Follow - @RickyMast

For more behind the scenes insights from the biggest sporting events and inside information on sports & social media, make sure to follow Vance McCullough, the XFINITY Sports Guy, @XFINITYSports.

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