Friday, May 29, 2015

Weekend watchdog

Game 7.
One of the most anticipated nights in sports.
The NHL has a pair of them this weekend. The Stanley Cup matchup will be decided in "win or go home" fashion.
First in the East, the Rangers host Tampa Bay Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network. Then the Ducks and Blackhawks battle in their Game 7 Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC.
The winners start the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday at 8 p.m.
In the NBA, the Cavaliers and Warriors didn't get the memo. They finished off their foes quickly, and have seven days to rest before the NBA Finals start next Thursday on ABC.
The Orioles host Tampa Bay for the weekend on MASN, while the Nationals visit Cincinnati on MASN2.
The Saturday slate on Fox includes Royals visiting the Cubs, Red Sox-Rangers and Dodgers taking on the Cardinals. FoxSports1 offers the Diamondbacks and Brewers at 4 p.m., and ESPN2 closes the weekend with Tigers against the Angels at 8 p.m.
ESPN2 carries baseball regional action Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1 p.m.
The four winners of Thursday's opening games play Friday in the softball College World Series on ESPN2 at 7 and 9:30 p.m. ESPN carries four games Saturday starting at noon. There's two more games scheduled Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Arsenal and Aston Villa battle for the FA Cup Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on Fox, and ESPN2 has the Copa del Rey between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona at 3:25 p.m.
D.C. United hosts Philadelphia on Comcast Saturday at 7 p.m. Seattle visits the Red Bulls Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2 and the Galaxy play New England at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
NASCAR heads to the Monster Mile this weekend. The Sprint Cup racers hit the track Sunday at 1 p.m. on FoxSports1. The Xfinity series will be on Fox Saturday at 2 p.m. and the truck series goes Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The IndyCar circuit races in Detroit Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.
CBS offers the Byron Nelson Classic Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Arizona battles Spokane in Arena Football Saturday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2.
Play at the French Open continues Friday at 5 a.m. on ESPN2.
The College Rugby championships are on NBC Saturday at 2 p.m. and NBC Sports network Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Track and field's Prefontaine Classic will be on NBC Sports network Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

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