Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on February 25, 2011

Saturday, February 26

Boxing
Championship Boxing/WBA Lightweight Championship: Brandon Rios vs. Miguel Acosta – Showtime, 10 p.m.

College Basketball Viewing Picks

College Hockey
Bemidji State at North Dakota – Fox College Sports, 4:30 p.m.
Vermont at Boston University – NESN, 6:30 p.m.
Michigan Tech at Minnesota – Fox Sports North, 8:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Everton vs. Sunderland – Fox Soccer Plus, 9:55 a.m.
Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Blackburn – Fox Soccer Channel, noon (same day coverage)
Wolverhampton vs. Blackpool – Fox Soccer Plus, noon (same day coverage)
Newcastle vs. Bolton – Fox Soccer Channel, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

ESPN Sports Saturday
30 for 30 – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 4 p.m.
Winners Bracket – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 5 p.m.

Golf
LPGA Tour/HSBC Women’s Champions, 3rd round – Golf Channel, 10 a.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour/WGC-Match Play Championship, quarterfinals – Golf Channel, noon; WHDH/WJAR, 2 p.m.
PGA Tour/Mayakoba Classic, 3rd round – Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch: Preliminaries – WPBX/WPQX, 9 p.m./Main event: Pay per view, 10 p.m.

MLB
Philadelphia vs. New York Yankees – MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Colorado vs. Arizona – MLB Network, 11 p.m. (same day coverage)

NASCAR
Nationwide Series/Some Supermarkets 200 or Something Like That – ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.

NBA
Chicago at Milwaukee – WGN America, 8:30 p.m.
Celtics at Los Angeles Clippers – Comcast SportsNet, 10:30 p.m.

NFL
NFL Scouting Combine – NFL Network, 9 a.m.

NHL
Pittsburgh at Toronto – NHL Network, 7 p.m.
Bruins at Vancouver – NESN, 10 p.m.

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 10 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/Dubai Championships, Final – Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.
ATP Tour/International Championships, semifinals – Tennis Channel, 2 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
ATP Tour/International Championships, Doubles semifinals – Tennis Channel, 7 p.m.
ATP Tour/Mexican Open, Final – Tennis Channel, 11 p.m. (same day coverage)
WTA Tour/Qatar Ladies Open, Final – Tennis Channel, 4:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
Cops – WFXT/WNAC, 8 p.m.
Everday Italian: Ingredients in 15 Minutes – Cooking Channel, 8 p.m.
Egypt Unwrapped: Secrets of the Valley of the Kings – National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
Being Human – BBC America, 9 p.m.
America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back: 50 States, 50 Fugitives Edition – WFXT/WNAC, 9 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: Live to Tell: Hunting Humans – WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
2011 Spirit Awards – IFC, 10 p.m.
The Graham Norton Show – BBC America, 10:15 p.m.

Sunday, February 27

Carling Cup Final
Arsenal vs. Birmingham City – Fox Soccer Channel, 11 a.m.

College Basketball Viewing Picks

English Premier League
West Ham United vs. Liverpool – Fox Soccer Channel, 8:30 a.m.
Manchester City vs. Fulham – ESPN2, 9:55 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Blackburn – Fox Soccer Channel, noon (same day coverage)

Golf
LPGA Tour/HSBC Women’s Champions, final round – Golf Channel, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour/WGC-Match Play Championship, semifinals – Golf Channel, 9 a.m.
PGA Tour/WGC-Match Play Championship, final – WHDH/WJAR, 2 p.m.
PGA Tour/Mayakoba Classic, final round – Golf Channel, 7 p.m. (same day coverage)

MLB
Anaheim Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – MLB Network, 3 p.m.
New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia – MLB Network, 8 p.m. (same day coverage)

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series/Subway Fresh Fit 500 – Fox, 3 p.m.

NBA
Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 2:30 p.m.
New York at Miami – ESPN, 8 p.m.

NFL
NFL Scouting Combine – NFL Network, 9 a.m.

NHL
Phoenix at Chicago – NHL Network, 7 p.m.
Bruins at Edmonton – NESN, 8 p.m.

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 9:30 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/International Championships, Doubles Final – Tennis Channel, 1 p.m.
ATP Tour/International Championships, Singles Final – Tennis Channel, 3 p.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning – WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
Giada at Home: Total Comfort – Food Network, 10 a.m.
Aarti Party: Indian Take Out – Food Network, 11:30 a.m.
Sandra’s Money Saving Meals: State Fair Food – Food Network, noon
Luke’s Vietnam: Hanoi – Cooking Channel, 12:30 p.m.
10 Dollar Dinners with Melissa: Dixie on a Dime – Food Network, 12:30 p.m.
60 Minutes – WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business: I Never Looked So Foolish in My Whole Entire Life – WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 8:30 p.m.
Big Love – HBO, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Darlene Gentry – Oxygen, 9 p.m.
Californication – Showtime, 9 p.m.
Alaska State Troopers: Crime Under the Midnight Sun – National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
Shameless – Showtime, 10 p.m.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, approximately midnight

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