Steve Porino and two-time Olympic Alpiner Kaylin Richardson will be on the broadcast call.
Vonn is expected to race in a two-run, sprint downhill on Saturday and a super-G on Sunday in Zauchensee, Austria. She is at 71 World Cup wins, with four this season, approaching the overall record of 86 held by retired Swede Ingemar Stenmark.
Vonn is in third place in the World Cup overall standings, 158 points behind Swiss leader Lara Gut. The 31-year-old eyes her fifth World Cup overall crown and her first since two major knee surgeries kept her from defending her Olympic downhill title in Sochi.
Vonn would become the oldest World Cup overall champion ever if she tops the standings at the end of the season in March.
World Cup Alpine skiing broadcast schedule on NBCSN and Live Extra:
Saturday — Women’s downhill run No. 1 — 3:30 a.m. ET (Live Extra only)
Saturday — Women’s downhill run No. 2 — 5:30 a.m. ET
Saturday — Men’s giant slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland — 7 a.m. ET
Sunday — Women’s super-G — 5:30 a.m. ET
Sunday — Men’s slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland — 7 a.m. ET
If Serena Williams is to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, she may have to go through her older sister in the fourth round.
Williams, the sixth seed, could play Venus Williams in the round of 16 at Roland Garros, which begins Sunday.
Serena opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, whom she beat in the first round at the U.S. Open. Serena could then get her U.S. Open quarterfinal opponent, fellow mom Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, in the second round.
If Venus is to reach the fourth round, she must potentially get past U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka in the second round. Azarenka beat Serena in the U.S. Open semifinals, ending the American’s latest bid to tie Margaret Court‘s major titles record.
Venus lost in the French Open first round the last two years.
The French Open top seed is 2018 champion Simona Halep, who could play 2019 semifinalist Amanda Anisimova in the third round.
Coco Gauff, the rising 16-year-old American, gets 2019 semifinalist Jo Konta of Great Britain in the first round in the same quarter of the draw as Halep.
The field lacks defending champion Ash Barty of Australia, not traveling due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Also out: U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka, citing a sore hamstring and tight turnaround from prevailing in New York two weeks ago.
Rafael Nadal was put into the same half of the French Open draw as fellow 2018 and 2019 finalist Dominic Thiem of Austria, with top-ranked Novak Djokovic catching a break.
Nadal, trying to tie Roger Federer‘s male record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, could play sixth-seeded German Alexander Zverev in the quarterfinals before a potential clash with Thiem, who just won the U.S. Open.
Djokovic, who is undefeated in 2020 save being defaulted out of the U.S. Open, could play No. 7 seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the quarterfinals before a possible semifinal with Russian Daniil Medvedev.
Medvedev is the fourth seed but is 0-3 at the French Open. Another possible Djokovic semifinal opponent is fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, who reached the fourth round last year.
The most anticipated first-round matchup is between three-time major champion Andy Murray and 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka. In Murray’s most recent French Open match, he lost in five sets to Wawrinka in the 2017 semifinals.