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What to Watch: Weekend Edition

by Robbie Gillies

FRIDAY

12pm - College World Series Super Regionals - Winners of these best of 3 series' advance to the College World Series in Omaha.
2pm - ESPN2 - #2 Virginia @ #1 Mississippi
7pm - ESPN - #1 Rice @ #1 LSU
10:30pm - ESPN2 - #1Louisville @ #1 Cal. State Fullerton

Non-sports pick - 9:30pm - Saving Private Ryan - Watch it commercial-free on TCM and if you're interested you can watch "Spielberg on Spielberg" beforehand.

SATURDAY

9am - NBC - French Open: Women's Championship and Men's Doubles Championship - It's an All-Russian final on the women's side between Dinara Safina and Svetlana Kuznetsova.

12pm - ESPN - Belmont Stakes undercard - Get in all the horse racing you can since it's the last leg of the Triple Crown races.

12pm - ESPN2 – College World Series Super Regionals - #2 Arkansas @ #1 Florida State OR #2 Virginia @ #1 Mississippi

2:30pm - ABC - WNBA: Detroit Shock @ Los Angeles Spark - The Shock begin defending their title from last season.

3pm - CBS - Memorial Tournament, third round - Tiger looked good in the first round and is finally hitting the fairways as he gears up for the US Open.

3pm and 5pm- NBC - LPGA: State Farm Classic, third round - Leaderboard.

5pm - ESPN - College World Series Super Regionals: #1 Louisville @ #1 Cal State Fullerton OR #1 Rice @ #1 LSU

4pm - Fox – MLB: Phillies @ Dodgers
OR Indians @ White Sox
OR Twins @ Mariners

5:30pm - ABC - Belmont Stakes - The jockey who rides Mine That Bird can barely read and write.

8pm - NBC –Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5: Penguins @ Red Wings - We got ourselves an all new series, and the Penguins are a scary team when their stars show up.

8pm - ESPN - World Cup Qualifier: USA vs. Honduras - The US tries to rebound after getting beat 3-1 by Costa Rica on Wednesday.

Non-sports pick - 1pm - ABC Family - Sandlot - Celebrate summer by staying inside and watching others enjoy summer.

SUNDAY
9am - NBC - French Open - Men's Championship - Is this finally Federer's year?

12pm/3pm - ESPN - College World Series Super Regionals - TBD.


1pm - ESPN2 - LPGA: State Farm Classic, final round - Follow along with the leaderboard.

1:30pm - TBS – MLB: Rangers @ Red Sox - Dice-K tries to get back on track for the Red Sox against the surprisingly good Rangers.

2pm - NBC - Nike Prefontaine Classic - Here's a preview of the event.

2pm - TNT - NASCAR: Pocono 500 - Pocono preview.

2:30pm - CBS - Memorial Tournament, final round - Leaderboard.

4pm - NBC - LPGA: State Farm Classic, final round - More coverage of the State Farm Classic.

7pm/10pm - ESPN2 - College World Series Super Regionals - TBD.

8pm - ESPN – MLB: Phillies @ Dodgers - Possible NLCS preview? These two teams have the top two records in the NL.

8pm - ABC – NBA Finals, Game 2: Magic @ Lakers - Can the Magic make the adjustments to take home court advantage away from the Lakers?

Non-sports pick - 6pm - USA Network - Casino Royale - Just watching the opening title scene is worth it.