Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on May 27, 2011

Saturday, May 28

Australian Rules Football
Gold Coast Suns vs. Geelong Cats – ESPN2, 5 a.m.

CBS Sports Spectacular
Ultimate Barbecue Showdown – WBZ/WPRI, 2 p.m.

College Baseball
ACC Baseball Championship, Durham, NC
Clemson vs. NC State – NESN, noon (joined in progress)
Miami vs. Wake Forest – NESN, 3 p.m.
Virginia vs. North Carolina – NESN, 7 p.m.

Big Ten Tournament, Columbus, OH
Semifinals
Big Ten Network – 3:30 & 7 p.m.

Mountain West Conference Tournament, San Diego, CA
Championship
CBS Sports Network/the mtn. – 4 p.m.

College Lacrosse
NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship, Baltimore, MD
Virginia vs. Denver – ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Maryland vs. Duke – ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.

College Softball
NCAA Division I Tournament
Gainesville Super Regional
Oregon vs. Florida – ESPNU, noon
Oregon vs. Florida – ESPN, 2:30 p.m. (if necessary)

Lexington Super Regional
Kentucky vs. Cailfornia – ESPN, noon

Stillwater Super Regional
Houston vs. Oklahoma State – ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.
Houston vs. Oklahoma State – ESPN, 5 p.m. (if necessary)

Tucson Super Regional
Arizona vs. Oklahoma – ESPN, 5 p.m.
Arizona vs. Oklahoma – ESPN, 7:30 p.m. (if necessary)

Athens Super Regional
Georgia vs. Baylor – ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.

Columbia Super Regional
Missouri vs. Washington – ESPN2, 9 p.m.

Golf
Champions Tour/Senior PGA Championship, 3rd round – WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m.
PGA Tour/Byron Nelson Championship, 3rd round – WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 130: Prelims – Spike, 8 p.m.
UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamil – Pay per view, 9 p.m.

MLB
American League
Chicago White Sox at Toronto – WGN America, 1 p.m.
Red Sox at Detroit – WFXT/WNAC, 7 p.m.

National League
Florida at Los Angeles Dodgers – MLB Network, 10 p.m.

Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Baseball Tonight – ESPN, 9:30 p.m.

MLS
Revolution vs. Los Angeles – Comcast SportsNet, 8 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series/Top Gear 300 – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 2:30 p.m.

Tennis
French Open, third round – Tennis Channel, 5 a.m./WHDH/WJAR, noon

French Open Tonight – Tennis Channel, 3 p.m.

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Champions League Pregame – Fox Soccer Channel, 1 p.m.
UEFA Champions League Pregame – Fox, 2 p.m.

Final, London, UK
Barcelona vs. Manchester United – WFXT/WNAC, 2:45 p.m.

UEFA Champions League Postgame – Fox Soccer Channel, 5 p.m.

Entertainment
5 Ingredient Fix: On the Lake – Food Network, 10:30 a.m.
CHAOS – WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
CHAOS – WBZ/WPRI, 9 p.m.
Ozzy Osbourne: 30 Years After the Blizzard – VH1 Classic, 9 p.m.
Revolver Golden God Awards 2011 – VH1 Classic, 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 29

College Baseball
ACC Baseball Championship, Durham, NC

NESN, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

Big 12 Championship, Oklahoma City, OK
Fox Sports Net, 2 p.m.

Big East Championship, Clearwater, FL
ESPNU, noon

Big Ten Tournament, Columbus, OH
Championship
Big Ten Network – noon

College Softball
NCAA Division I Tournament

Lexington Super Regional
Kentucky vs. Cailfornia – ESPN, 1 p.m.
Kentucky vs. California – ESPN, 3:30 p.m. (if necessary)

Athens Super Regional
Baylor vs. Georgia – ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.
Baylor vs. Georgia – ESPNU, 6 p.m. (if necessary)

Formula 1
Monaco Grand Prix – Speed, 7:30 p.m.

Golf
Champions Tour/Senior PGA Championship, Final round – WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m.
PGA Tour/Byron Nelson Championship, Final round – WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

IndyCar
Indianapolis 500 – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, noon

MLB
American League
Red Sox at Detroit – NESN, 1 p.m.

National League
Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs – WGN America, 2:20 p.m.
Cincinnati at Atlanta – ESPN, 8 p.m.

MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 5 p.m.
Baseball Tonight live from Atlanta, GA – ESPN, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Plays of the Week – MLB Network, 9 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series/Coca-Cola 600 – WFXT/WNAC, 5:30 p.m.

Tennis
French Open, Round of 16 – Tennis Channel, 5 a.m./WHDH/WJAR, noon

French Open Tonight – Tennis Channel, 3 p.m.

WPS Soccer
Philadelphia Independence vs. Western New York Flash – Fox Soccer Channel, 6 p.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning – WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
The Minimalist: Delicious Desserts – Cooking Channel, 10:30 a.m.
60 Minutes – WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
National Memorial Day Concert – WGBH, 8 p.m.
Game of Thrones – HBO, 9 p.m.
Witness: Tornado Swarm 2011 – National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
The Killing – AMC, 10 p.m.
Treme – HBO, 10 p.m.
Witness: Disaster in Japan – National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.

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