Friday, July 18, 2014

Weekend watchdog

open logoWe usually wonder if Tiger Woods is going to win at a major tournament. This week, we'll be wondering if he'll make the cut.
After a three-under round Thursday, Woods tries for his elusive 15th major championship at the British Open this weekend on ESPN. The second round begins Friday at 4 p.m., with the third round at 7 a.m. Saturday. The final round gets underway Sunday at 6 a.m.
One of Woods' Open championships came at Royal Liverpool, site of this week's tournament. He missed the cut in his only action since surgery in March.
If you can't get enough Woods on the regular coverage, ESPN3 will follow his trip around the course for each day's action.
The Nationals start the second half of the season at home against Milwaukee on MASN. The Orioles kick off a West Coast swing with three games in Oakland on MASN2.
FoxSports1 offers a pair of games Saturday, with the Dodgers against Cardinals at 4 p.m. followed by Indians-Tigers. The Red Sox host the Royals on TBS Sunday at 1:35 p.m., and ESPN closes the weekend when the Cardinals face the Dodgers at 8 p.m.
The Sprint Cup series has the weekend off, but the Nationwide racers visit Chicago Saturday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
NBC Sports network carries the IndyCar races in Toronto Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. The German Grand Prix will be on NBC Sports network Sunday at noon.
On two wheels, the Tour de France continues on NBC Sports network. There's stages Friday at 8 p.m., with Saturday's race starting at 7 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m.
Hamilton faces Calgary in CFL action Friday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2.
Missing soccer with the World Cup over? There's MLS play this weekend as D.C. United hosts Chivas USA on Comcast Sunday at 8 p.m. Sporting Kansas City takes on the Galaxy Saturday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2 while Colorado meets Portland Friday at 11 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
In women's soccer, Portland plays Boston Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2. Liverpool has a friendly match against Preston North End Saturday at 9 a.m. on Comcast, and Seattle meets Tottenham Hotspur Saturday at 4 p.m. on ESPN2.
The best of the WNBA meet Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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