Weekend Watchdog: Will horse have another victory?
I’ll Have Another takes his shot at the Triple Crown Saturday on NBC. Coverage starts at 4:30 p.m., and a few hours later we’ll know if we have another legendary horse.
There’s another night of NHL play, as the Devils forced Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC. If they win, the teams head west to Los Angeles Monday for Game 6.
NBC also brings the finals from the French Open. The women crown their champion Saturday at 9 a.m., and the men’s final is Sunday at 9 a.m. The men’s semifinals air Friday at 11 a.m. on NBC, while ESPN2 shows the women’s semifinals starting at 8 a.m. Thursday.
ESPN offers Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals Thursday at 8:30 p.m., and will show Game 7 if necessary Saturday night. The winner plays Oklahoma City in the finals next week.
Baseball heads back to interleague play this weekend. The Orioles, who finish a series in Boston Thursday, host the Phillies for the weekend on MASN2. The Nationals host the Mets Thursday afternoon before heading to Boston on MASN.
The Mets make their visit to Yankee Stadium, appearing on Fox Saturday at 7:15 p.m. and TBS Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Other games Saturday on Fox are Royals-Pirates, Rays at Marlins, Dodgers against Mariners and Indians traveling to St. Louis. ESPN goes with Detroit at Cincinnati Sunday at 8 p.m.
The NCAA super-regionals get going Friday, with UCLA taking on TCU at 9 p.m. on ESPN. ESPN2 offers three games, beginning at noon with Stony Brook-LSU. St. John’s-Arizona follows at 3:30 p.m., and Stanford battles Florida State at 7 p.m. Saturday, it’s Game 2 of those series on ESPN2 starting at noon.
ESPN2 has more from the Super Regionals Sunday, beginning at 1 p.m.
Euro 2012 starts Friday on ESPN, with host Poland meeting Greece at 11:30 a.m. Russia plays the Czech Republic at 2:30 p.m. Group B play begins Saturday at 11:45 a.m. with Netherlands-Denmark and Germany against Portugal. Spain faces Italy Sunday at 11:45 a.m., followed by Ireland-Croatia.
Across the pond, we’re gearing up for the 2014 World Cup. The United States plays Antigua and Barbuda at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
Comcast offers WNBA play Friday at 7 p.m., as the Mystics take on the Liberty.
It’s off to Memphis to the PGA tour, as CBS shows the St. Jude Classic Saturday and Sunday starting at 3 p.m.
The Bayhawks have a Major League Lacrosse contest with Charlotte Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
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