Friday, March 16, 2012

Weekend watchdog

How's your productivity at work?
Tough to keep up with the highlights before quitting time?
There's 16 NCAA tournament more games Friday, then 16 over the weekend.
Virginia's game with Florida at 2 p.m. starts Friday on TNT. CBS begins its' four-game run with Texas against Cincinnati at noon, TruTV offers N.C. State meeting San Diego State at 12:30 p.m. and TBS brings Alabama-Creighton at 1:30 p.m.
Third round action starts Saturday at noon on CBS with Syracuse-Iowa State, then Gonzaga plays Ohio State. At 5 p.m., it's off to Louisville for Murray State against Marquette and top-seeded Kentucky against Iowa State.
TNT's coverage tips off at 6 p.m. with Vanderbilt battling Wisconsin, followed by Colorado-Baylor. On TBS, VCU faces Indiana at 7 p.m. before New Mexico-Louisville.
Sunday, CBS has a tripleheader starting at noon. TNT hits the air at 6 p.m. and TBS has a pair of games starting at 7 p.m., TruTV chips in a contest at 7:30 p.m.
For those who love the old NIT, ESPN shows a second round game between Massachusette and Seton Hall Saturday at 11 a.m.. Drexel meets UNI Sunday at 11 a.m.
The women's tournament starts Saturday at 11 a.m. on ESPN2, and other teams tip off Sunday beginning at noon.
The Wizards are on a southern swing, playing the Hawks on Comcast Friday at 7 p.m. before going off to Memphis Sunday at 6 p.m.
ESPN has the Heat taking on the 76ers Friday at 7 p.m., then Sunday at 7 p.m. the Heat host Orlando.
NASCAR rides into Thunder Valley this weekend. The Sprint car drivers hit the track Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on FOX, while the Nationwide race is on ESPN Saturday at 1 p.m.
NBC has the PGA tour's Transitions Championship Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Flyers battle Sidney Crosby and the Penguins Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on NBC. The Capitals visit Southeast Division rival Winnipeg Friday at 8:30 p.m. on Comcast-plus.
The Capitals play Chicago Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network, which shows Detroit-San Jose Saturday at 10:30 p.m.
Preseason baseball continues on MASN Sunday at 7 p.m., when the Orioles face the Yankees.
ABC shows the finals of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, starting at 2 p.m. They show a pair of semifinals Saturday at 2 p.m., while ESPN2 has an ATP quarterfinal Friday starting at 4 p.m. and a WTA semifinal at 11 p.m.
NBC Sports network has MLS action between Philadelphia and Colorado Sunday at 4 p.m.
It's SEC baseball on Comcast Saturday, with Vanderbilt taking on Florida at 1 p.m. and Mississippi State meeting LSU at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network shows the semifinals of Hockey East Friday - Boston College vs. Providence at 5 p.m. before Boston University meets Maine at 8 p.m. The final is Saturday at 8 p.m.
The finals of the NCAA Division I wrestling championships will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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