Orb continues his quest for the Triple Crown Saturday in the Preakness Stakes on NBC. Coverage starts at 4:30 p.m. After a full house at the Kentucky Derby, there’s only nine horses scheduled to go Saturday. Orb drew the first post position Wednesday.
The busiest time of the NBA and NHL postseasons are here, with multiple games on TV almost every night. The NBA continues its conference semifinals this weekend, while the NHL – starting the playoffs later due to the lockout – closes the first round. ESPN has the doubleheader Friday, with the Bulls hosting Miami at 8 p.m. before the Spurs take on the Warriors. It’s the Thunder at Memphis Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPN, with ABC bringing the primetime action between the Knicks and Pacers at 8 p.m. ABC shows Game 4 of the Warriors and Spurs Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
We’ve waited since 1978 for a Triple Crown winner. Will this be the year? Twenty horses are in the lineup for the Kentucky Derby. Have you heard of any of them before this week?
There’s not as much excitement about this year’s NFL draft. Guess we’re out of Luck. After we had Andrew Luck and RGIII go from top of the draft to the postseason in 2012, there’s a mass of similarly skilled players vying for big paydays when the 2013 NFL Draft starts Thursday at 8 p.m. on NFL network and ESPN.
Is it time for a Heat repeat? LeBron James and his crew start their quest for a second straight NBA title Sunday against the Bucks. TNT has the coverage at 7 p.m.
It’s the last weekend of interleague play. Could we have a preview of the 2012 Fall Classic? Could that series be in Baltimore? The Nationals hold first place in the National League East, and the Orioles remain in the race for one of the two wild-card berths in the American League. They gather at Camden Yards for the weekend
The U.S. Open gets going Thursday with a super pairing – Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters’ champion Bubba Watson. ESPN has coverage at noon and 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, while NBC has weekday coverage from 3-5. Weekend action on NBC begins at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, going through primetime