Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on May 13, 2011

Saturday, May 14

Boxing
Manny Pacquaio vs. Shane Mosley Replay & Super Six World Boxing Classic Semifinal – Showtime, 10 p.m.

College Baseball
Michigan State at Indiana – Big Ten Network, 3 p.m.
Memphis at Rice – CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Lacrosse
NCAA Men’s Division I Championship
First Round
Hofstra at Johns Hopkins – ESPN2, noon
Penn at Notre Dame – ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.
Delaware at Duke – ESPNU, 5 p.m.
Hartford at Cornell – ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.

College Softball
Atlantic 10 Championship, Charlotte, NC
Fordham vs. UMass or St. Joseph’s – CBS Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.
If necessary – CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.

Big East Championship, Louisville, KY
Syracuse vs. Louisville – ESPN2, 5 p.m.

Conference USA Championship, Greenville, NC
East Carolina vs. Tulsa – CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m.

SEC Championship, Oxford, MS
Tennessee vs. Georgia – ESPN, 8 p.m.

Michigan at Michigan State – Big Ten Network, 1 p.m.
Colorado State at UNLV – the mtn., 4 p.m.

English Premier League
Blackburn vs. Manchester United – ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
Sunderland vs. Wolverhamption – Fox Soccer Channel, 7:30 a.m.
Blackpool vs. Bolton – Fox Soccer Plus, 7:40 a.m.
West Brom vs. Everton – Fox Soccer Channel, 12:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

FA Cup
Final
Manchester City vs. Stoke City – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.

Golf
PGA Tour/The Players Championship, 3rd round – WHDH/WJAR, 2 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
Bellator Fighting Championships 44 – MTV2, 9 p.m.

MLB
American League

Boston at New York Yankees – Fox, 7 p.m.

Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Baseball Tonight – ESPN, 10 p.m.
MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 10 p.m.

MLS
Revolution vs. Vancouver – Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.
Real Salt Lake vs. Houston – Fox Soccer Channel, 9 p.m.
Seattle vs. Portland – ESPN2, 11 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series/Dover 200 – ESPN, 2 p.m.

NHL Playoffs
NHL on the Fly Pregame – NHL Network, 6 p.m.

Eastern Conference Finals
Game 1/Tampa Bay at Bruins – Versus, 8 p.m.

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 11 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/Internazionale BNL D’Italia, semifinals – Tennis Channel, 8 a.m. & 2 p.m.
WTA Tour/Internazionale BNL D’Italia, semifinals – Tennis Channel, 6 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Entertainment
5 Ingredient Fix: Derby Days – Food Network, 10:30 a.m.
It’s Me or the Dog: Training Indiana – Animal Planet, 8 p.m.
Doctor Who: The Doctor’s Wife – BBC America, 9 p.m.
Tiger Man of Africa: Killing School – National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: The Boy Next Door – WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
The Graham Norton Show – BBC America, 10 p.m.
Tiger Man of Africa: Fight for Life – National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
Saturday Night Live with host Ed Helms and musical guest Paul Simon – WHDH/WJAR, 11:29 p.m.

Sunday, May 15

College Baseball
Minnesota at Penn State – Big Ten Network, noon
Illinois at Purdue – Big Ten Network, 3 p.m.

College Lacrosse
NCAA Men’s Division I Championship
First Round
Maryland at North Carolina – ESPN, 1 p.m.
Bucknell at Virginia – ESPNU, 3 p.m.
Villanova at Denver – ESPNU, 5:15 p.m.
Siena at Syracuse – ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.

College Softball
2011 NCAA Division I Softball Selection Show – ESPNU, 10 p.m.

Cycling
Tour of California, Stage 1: South Lake Tahoe to North Lake Tahoe Northstar at Tahoe Resort – Versus, 5 p.m.

English Premier League
Chelsea vs. Newcastle United – Fox Soccer Channel, 8:30 a.m.
Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur – Fox Soccer Channel, 11 a.m.
Arsenal vs. Aston Villa – Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m.
Wigan Athletic vs. West Ham United – Fox Soccer Plus, 1 p.m. (same day coverage)

Golf
PGA Tour/The Players Championship, final round – WHDH/WJAR, 2 p.m.

IIHF World Championships
Bronze Medal Game
Russia vs. Czech Republic – Versus, 10 a.m.

Gold Medal Game
Finland vs. Sweden – Versus, 2 p.m.

MLB
American League
Red Sox at New York Yankees – ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Philadelphia at Atlanta – TBS, 1:30 p.m.
San Francisco at Chicago Cubs – WGN America, 2:20 p.m.

MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 5 p.m.
Baseball Tonight live from Bronx, NY – ESPN, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Plays of the Week – MLB Network, 10 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series/FedEx 400 – WFXT/WNAC, 12:30 p.m.

NBA Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals
Game 7/Memphis at Oklahoma City- WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3:30 p.m.

NHL Playoffs
NHL on the Fly Pregame – NHL Network, 6 p.m.

Western Conference Final
Game 1/San Jose at Vancouver – Versus, 8 p.m.

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 11 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/Internazionale BNL D’Italia, Final – Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.
WTA Tour/Internazionale BNL D’Italia, Final – Tennis Channel, 8 a.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning – WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee: Sandra Lee Is A Light, But Luscious Dinner – Food Network, 11:30 a.m.
60 Minutes – WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
Survivor: Redemption Island (season finale) – WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
X-Ray Earth – National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
Survivor: Redemption Island Reunion – WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
Game of Thrones – HBO, 9 p.m.
Breakout Kings – A&E, 10 p.m.
The Killing – AMC, 10 p.m.
Treme – HBO, 10 p.m.
Shark Men: Deadly Sea – National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.

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