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May 26, 2008 12:30 PM

What to Watch: Memorial Day Edition

1:00pm ET - ESPN - NCAA Lacrosse Championship: Syracuse vs. Johns Hopkins - The Orange and Blue Jays have combined to win 18 national titles since 1971, and have met each other in the final match four times before (1983-85, 1989), with each team winning twice. Hopkins, the defending champion, will be looking to win their third title in the past four years.

8:00pm ET - VS - Stanley Cup Finals Game 2: Penguins @ Red Wings - Detroit took care of business in the opening game and won, 4-0. It's not quite a must-win for Pittsburgh, but it's close, and they know it: Head Coach Therrien switched the lines at practice on Sunday in hopes of shaking things up for tonight's game.

8:30pm - ESPN - Eastern Conference Finals Game 3: Celtics @ Pistons - They say a series doesn't really begin until the road team wins a game. I guess that means Boston-Detroit has officially started (does this mean the Celtics never actually played the Hawks or the Cavs?).

Non-sports pick - Discovery Channel - Deadliest Catch - No specific time, because its a marathon tonight (I figure one of them is a new episode). This show does a great job of showing why being a crab fisherman in Alaska is often called "the most dangerous job in the world."

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