Friday, April 15, 2016

Weekend watchdog

The Golden State Warriors won 73 games in the regular season.
Can they win 16 more?
The NBA postseason gets going Saturday, as action tips off at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN with Pacers-Raptors. The Warriors, who claimed one more win than the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls in the regular season, hosts Houston on ABC at 3:30 p.m., then it's back to ESPN for Hawks-Celtics and the Thunder meeting the Mavericks.
The Cavaliers face the Pistons on ABC Sunday at 3 p.m. TNT has three more games Sunday, starting with Hornets against Heat at 5:30 p.m. The Spurs battle the Grizzlies at 8 p.m. and it's Clippers-TrailBlazers at 10:30 p.m.
Games continue throughout the week.
The quest for the Stanley Cup continues Friday at 7 p.m. on CNBC with the Red Wings facing the Lightning. NBC Sports network has the Blues battling the Blackhawks at 8 p.m., followed by the first game between the Predators and Ducks.
NBC has the Penguins and Rangers Saturday at 3 p.m. It's game two between the Capitals and Flyers at 7 p.m. on Comcast and CNBC, while NBC Sports network brings Wild-Stars at 8 p.m. and Sharks against Kings at 10:30 p.m.
The Blackhawks host the Blues Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC, and CNBC brings the third game between Tampa Bay and Detroit at 7 p.m. The Islanders meet the Panthers on NBC Sports network at 8 p.m. with Predators-Ducks in the nightcap.
The Nationals head to Philadelphia for the weekend on MASN, while the Orioles visit Texas on MASN2.
There's a doubleheader on FoxSports1 Saturday, with the Blue Jays visiting the Red Sox at 4 p.m. followed by Braves-Marlins. ESPN has the Giants and Dodgers Sunday at 8 p.m.
On the college diamond, Oklahoma faces TCU Friday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1.
NBC Sports network offers the Notre Dame Blue-Gold game Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and ESPN has the Alabama spring game Saturday at 3 p.m.
ESPN2 has Arena Football between Portland and Philadelphia Sunday at 4 p.m.
Virginia hosts Duke in college lacrosse on ESPN2 Sunday at noon.
NASCAR visits Bristol for the weekend, with the Sprint Cup race Sunday at 1 p.m. on Fox. The Xfinity Series takes the track Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
NBC Sports network has the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday at 1:30 a.m. There's qualifying Saturday at 3 a.m.
The IndyCar series has its Grand Prix of Long Beach Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The PGA tour heads to Hilton Head for the Heritage Classic Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
Orlando City takes on New England Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN and Kansas City faces Dallas on FoxSports1 at 7 p.m.
Norwich City faces Sunderland on NBC Sports network Saturday at 7:40 a.m., followed by Manchester United-Aston Villa. Leicester City takes on West Ham United Sunday at 8:25 a.m. and it's Arsenal against Crystal Palace at 10:55 a.m.
NBC brings Manchester City-Chelsea Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Georgia tangles with Tennessee in college softball Saturday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2, then it's Texas-Oklahoma.
ESPN2 has the NCAA women's bowling tournament final Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

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