Friday, March 29, 2013

Weekend watchdog

2013 final fourDid you pick Florida Gulf Coast to make the Sweet Sixteen?
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The 15th-seeded Eagles try to keep their Cinderella run alive Friday at 10 p.m., playing cross-state rival Florida on TBS. The winner will play either top-seeded Kansas or Michigan - who play at 7:30 - for the South Region championship at Cowboys' Stadium Friday.
Friday on CBS, it's Louisville facing Oregon in one Midwest Regional semifinal at 7 p.m. Michigan State meets Duke in the nightcap.
The first two berths in the Final Four will be earned Saturday on CBS, starting at 4:15 p.m. Ohio State takes on Wichita State out west, while Big East foes Marquette and Syracuse battle at the Verizon Center.
The second pair headed to Atlanta will claim their berths Sunday beginning at 2:30 p.m.
The women's tournament starts its Sweet Sixteen Saturday at noon with Delaware facing Kentucky in Bridgeport on ESPN. Connecticut battles Maryland at 2:30 p.m. before the action shifts to Spokane - Stanford against Georgia at 9 p.m. and LSU-California at 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
Kansas meets Notre Dame in Norfolk Sunday at noon on ESPN before Duke takes on Nebraska on ESPN2. The final berth will be decided in Oklahoma City, with Tennessee-Oklahoma at 4:30 p.m. and Baylor meeting Louisville at 7 p.m.
The Wizards take on the Magic Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The 2013 Major League Baseball season - the first with interleague games throughout the year - starts Sunday with new American League member Houston hosting Texas at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
The Nationals close out spring training by hosting the Yankees at Nationals Park on MASN Friday at 2 p.m.
On the college diamond, Miami takes on Virginia Saturday at 1 p.m. on Comcast.
Comcast has an NHL doubleheader Saturday, with the Capitals going to Buffalo Saturday at 7:30 p.m. before Phoenix goes to San Jose. The Capitals head to Philadelphia Sunday at 6 p.m.
NBC Sports network brings the Bruins and Sabres Sunday at 7:30 p.m. after NBC shows Chicago at Detroit at 12:30 p.m.
The PGA tour gets ready for the Masters with the Texas Open on NBC Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Red Bulls take on Philadelphia Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The road to the Kentucky Derby continues on NBC Sports network with the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby Saturday at 6 p.m.
ESPN2 offers the men's semifinals of Sony Open tennis Friday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Harvard battles Duke in college lacrosse Saturday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network.

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