Weekend Watchdog: Visit this lady this Mother’s Day weekend
Then shut down the garage and take care of Mom on her day.
If you enjoy the 17th hole at Sawgrass, this is your weekend. The PGA tour takes on the famous hole at the Players Championship on NBC. Coverage begins Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
The NBA closes its first round this weekend, while a few teams begin second round action. There’s three games Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. on NBA network as the Bulls face the 76ers. TNT offers the Hawks at Celtics at 8 p.m., followed by the Nuggets hosting the Lakers.
The Clippers try to advance over the Grizzlies Friday at 9 p.m. on ESPN, and the top-seeded Spurs will take on the series victor.
The weekend games are still to be determined. The Heat know they will face the Pacers in the second round, while the Thunder await the winner of Lakers-Nuggets.
The Capitals forced Game 7 in their series with the Rangers, and they will decide it Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network. The winner faces Devils in the Conference finals, while the Western Conference matchup brings together Phoenix and Los Angeles.
The IIHA tournament goes this weekend, with coverage on NBC Sports network. The United States plays Belarus Thursday at 9 a.m., then Kazakhstan Friday at 9 a.m. and Finland Sunday at 9 a.m.
The Orioles close out a series against Texas with a doubleheader Thursday on MASN, and host Tampa Bay for the weekend in a battle for the AL East Division lead. The Nationals visit Pittsburgh Thursday on MASN2, then head to Cincinnati to play the Reds on MASN2.
Fox has an early Saturday afternoon schedule this weekend, with the Mets at Marlins, Cubs-Brewers and Angels against Rangers as the choices. The Braves take on St. Louis Sunday at 2:15 p.m. on TBS, while ESPN’s Sunday Night baseball matches the Angels and Rangers.
D.C. United meet Houston Saturday at 4:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network, while ESPN2 shows Philadelphia at the Red Bulls Sunday at 12:15 p.m.
The NCAA starts its march to the lacrosse final four this weekend. ESPN shows Syracuse facing Duke Saturday at noon, and Virginia hosts Princeton Sunday at 1 p.m.
Comcast shows three games from the quarterfinals of the ACC softball tournament starting Thursday at noon. The semifinals start Friday at 1 p.m., then ESPN offers the final Saturday at 4 p.m. ESPN has a game from the SEC tournament (Mississippi State vs. Alabama) Thursday at 8 p.m., and the final Saturday at 8 p.m.
ESPN2 offers the Big East softball championship Saturday at 6 p.m.
The first stage of the Tour of California bike race is Sunday at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The American LeMans series heads to Monterey, Mexico Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2.
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