Friday, June 3, 2011

Weekend watchdog

The NASCAR season still has months to go, but it's the end of the road in 2011 for the FOX crew.
Darrell Waltrip and crew finish their part of the season this weekend at Kansas City. TNT takes over for a few races before ESPN finishes out the season.
The Nationwide racers are in Chicago Saturday at 8 p.m. on ESPN. Then Sunday at 1 p.m. FOX takes its final tour of the track for 2011.
So "let's reach up there and pull those belts tight one more time!"
"Boog-ity, boog-ity, boog-ity, let's go racin' boys."
It's almost the end of the road for the NBA and NHL seasons. The Heat head to Dallas Sunday at 8 p.m. for Game 3. The Mavericks tied the series Thursday before heading home.
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final from Vancouver is Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC, and the scene shifts to Boston Monday on Versus.
Also nearing the end is NCAA softball. The softball World Series continues Friday as Thursday's winners meet at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on ESPN. The losers play in elimination games Saturday starting at noon.
The bracket finals are Sunday afternoon on ESPN, with games if necessary starting at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. The bracket winners battle in a best-of-three final starting Monday.
The National League gets the national coverage this weekend. The Cubs at Cardinals is part of the FOX Saturday coverage - along with Rockies at Giants and Dodgers-Reds - and the TBS Sunday afternoon game. ESPN shows the Braves visiting the Mets Sunday at 8 p.m.
The Nationals are out west, facing Arizona on MASN2 this weekend. The Orioles return home to play Toronto on MASN.
NBC has coverage of the finals of the French Open this weekend. The men's semifinals air Friday at 11 a.m., with the women's final Saturday at 9 a.m. and the men's final Sunday at 9 a.m.
The PGA tour visits Ohio for the Memorial this weekend. CBS has coverage Saturday starting at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Comcast has Major League Lacrosse Saturday at 7 p.m., with Chesapeake visiting Boston. Check out the wheels Sunday with the International Cycling Championships from Philadelphia Sunday at noon on Comcast.

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