Viewing Picks For March 12, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Basketball
Big East Tournament, New York, NY
1st Round
South Florida vs. Seton Hall — ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Rutgers vs. DePaul — ESPNU, 9:30 p.m.

Horizon League Championship, Valparaiso, IN
Wright State at Valparaiso — ESPN, 9 p.m.

Northeast Conference Championship, Brooklyn, NY
Mount St. Mary's at Long Island University-Brooklyn — ESPN2, 7 p.m.

Summit League Championship, Sioux Falls, SD
South Dakota State vs. North Dakota State — ESPN2, 9 p.m.

NAIA Division II Championship, Point Lookout, MO
William Penn vs. Cardinal Stritch — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m.

Big East Championship, Hartford, CT
UConn vs. Notre Dame — ESPN, 7 p.m.

Summit League Championship, Sioux Falls, SD
South Dakota State vs. South Dakota — ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.

NAIA Division II Championship, Sioux City, IA
Davenport vs. Indiana Wesleyan — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m.

Katz Korner — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
College Basketball Live Scoreboard — ESPNU, 5:30 p.m.
College Basketball Live — ESPN2, 11 p.m.
College Basketball Live — ESPNU, 11:30 p.m.

Inside the PGA Tour — Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m.
Golf Channel Academy: Gary Player: Short Game — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.
In Play with Jimmy Roberts (series premiere) — Golf Channel, 10:30 p.m.

MLB Spring Training
Detroit vs. Philadelphia — MLB Network, 4 p.m. (same day coverage)
San Diego vs. San Francisco — MLB Network, midnight (same night coverage)

MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 11 p.m.

World Baseball Classic
Pool 1, Second Round, Tokyo, Japan
Netherlands vs. Japan — MLB Network, 6 a.m.

Pool 2, Second Round, Miami, FL
Italy vs. Dominican Republic — MLB Network/ESPN2 (en Español), 1 p.m.
Puerto Rico vs. United States — MLB Network, 8 p.m.

World Baseball Classic Today — MLB Network, 9 a.m.

Atlanta at Miami — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.

NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 10:30 p.m.

Free Agent Frenzy — NFL Network, 10 a.m.
NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m.

Boston at Pittsburgh — NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.

NHL Live — NHL Network, 5 p.m.
NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 6:30 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 10 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.
NHL Overtime — NBC Sports Network, 11:30 p.m.

CONCACAF Champions League
Quarterfinal, 2nd Leg
Seattle vs. Tigres U.A.N.L. — Fox Soccer, 10 p.m.

UEFA Champions League
Round of 16, 2nd Leg
Barcelona vs. Milan — Fox Soccer, 3:30 p.m.
Schalke vs. Galatasary — Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Sports Net, 3:30 p.m.

UEFA Champions League Pregame — Fox Soccer/Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Sports Net, 3 p.m.
UEFA Champions League Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
The 'Lights — NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, 9 a.m.
Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m.
The Box Score — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, noon
Outside the Lines — ESPNnews, 2:30 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Best of the Dan Patrick Show — NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m.
Sport Science: Greatest Athletes of All Time — ESPN2, 5 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Crossover — NBC Sports Network, 6 p.m.
Lead Off — CBS Sports Network, midnight
UNITE — ESPNU, midnight

BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, CA
Men's 3rd Round/Women's Last 16 — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m.

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.