Thursday, August 9, 2018

Weekend watchdog

The 100th PGA Championship got going Thursday - for the last time as the final major of the season.
Starting in 2019, the tournament will move to May as the PGA reshuffles its schedule.
Tiger Woods continues this quest for his 15th major title with coverage on CBS Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. With different winners at each of the first three majors, several golfers can claim the title of season's best starting this weekend.
The Orioles host the Red Sox on MASN2 Friday and Saturday before moving to MASN Sunday.
The Nationals visit Wrigley Field on MASN Friday and Saturday, with FoxSports1 also carrying Saturday's game. The series concludes on ESPN Sunday night.
FoxSports1 has the Brewers battling the Braves Saturday at 7 p.m., with Mariners-Astros on TBS Sunday at 2:10 p.m.
ESPN continues the road to the Little League World Series, with six games scheduled for
Friday starting at 11 a.m.
Tickets to Williamsport will be given Saturday, with the Midwest final at 11 a.m. and New England at 1 p.m. The Northwest Region crowns its champion at 3 p.m., followed by the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic. The day concludes with the West Regional final at 9 p.m.
NASCAR heads to Michigan, with the Monster Cup Series race Sunday at 2:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network. The Xfinity Series races in Mid-Ohio Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Premier League season gets underway Friday at 2:55 p.m. with Manchester United facing Leicester City on NBC Sports network.
Newcastle United takes on Tottenham Hotspur Saturday at 7:25 a.m., followed by Huddersfield Town-Chelsea. Liverpool clashes with West Ham United Sunday at 8:25 a.m. before Arsenal meets Manchester City.
Toronto takes on New York City in the MLS Sunday at 4 p.m. FoxSports1 brings D.C. United against Orlando Sunday at 8 p.m., followed by Seattle-Dallas.
The United States semifinals of the Jr. NBA World Championship from Orlando are on Fox Saturday at 1 and 2 p.m. The girls championships of the International and U.S. brackets will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., with boys bracket finals Saturday at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.
The girls world championship will be on Fox Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with the boys final at 4:30 p.m.
In the WNBA, the Mystics take on Dallas Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington.
ESPN2 offers the Sparks and Mercury Sunday at 7 p.m.
The U.S. Open Series continues with the Rogers Cup. The women's final will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN2, with the men's championship at 4 p.m. The  quarterfinals are Friday at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. and semifinals Saturday at 1 and 6 p.m.
NBC Sports network carries the Arlington Million Saturday at 6 p.m.

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