Viewing Picks for April 12, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Football
Illinois Spring Football — Big Ten Network, 9 p.m.

College Football Live — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
CFB Daily: Spring Blitz — ESPNU, 4:30 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Virginia at Duke — ESPNU, 6 p.m.

College Softball
Michigan State at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 4 p.m.
Mississippi at Mississippi State — ESPNU, 8 p.m.

English Championship
Leicester City vs. Birmingham City — beIN Sport, 2:30 p.m.

Formula 1
Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai, Communist China
Practice — NBC Sports Network, 2 a.m.

The Masters, Augusta, GA
Second Round — ESPN, 3, p.m.


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Live From The Masters — Golf Channel, 8 p.m.
Masters on the Range — CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m.
Live From The Masters — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m.
The Masters Highlights — CBS, 11:35 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Tonight: The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 Finale-Preview — Fuel, 2:30 p.m.
UFC Weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 Finale: Faber vs. Jorgensen — Fuel, 6 p.m.

American League
Chicago White Sox at Cleveland — WGN America, 7 p.m.

National League
Atlanta at Washington — MLB Network, 7 p.m.

The Rundown — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
MLB Now — MLB Network, 4 p.m.
MLB Tonight: On-Deck Circle — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 1 a.m. (Saturday)
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 1 a.m. (Saturday)

Nationwide Series, Fort Worth, TX
O'Reilly Auto Parts 300, Texas Motor Speedway
Qualifying — ESPN2, 5 p.m.
Race — ESPN2, 8:30 p.m.

Boston at Miami — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Portland — NBA TV, 10 p.m.

NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 1 a.m. (Saturday)

NFL Live — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Path to the Draft — NFL Network, 6 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago — NHL Network, 8:30 p.m.

NHL Live — NHL Network, 5 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 11:30 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 6 a.m.
The 'Lights — NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, 9 a.m.
Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m.
Sky Sports News — Fox Soccer, 9 a.m.
The Box Score — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, noon
SVP & Russillo — ESPNews, 1 p.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
The Best of the Dan Patrick Show — NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Crossover — NBC Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Artie Lange Show — Audience Network (DirecTV), 10 p.m.
Lead Off — CBS Sports Network, midnight
UNITE — ESPNU, midnight

2013 Arena Grand Prix-Mesa 2 — Universal Sports, 8 p.m.

ATP Tour
U.S. Clay Court Championships, Houston, TX
Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco
Quarterfinal — Tennis Channel, 11 p.m. (same day coverage)

Ken Fang

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.