Viewing Picks for May 15, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Football
College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

Giro d'Italia
Stage 11: Cave del Predil to Erto — beIN Sport, 9:30 a.m.

Tour of California
Stage 4: Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara — NBC Sports Network, 5 p.m.

On the Range: Byron Nelson Championship — Golf Channel, 8 p.m.

American League
Chicago White Sox at Minnesota — WGN America, 1 p.m.
Houston at Detroit — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Boston at Tampa Bay — ESPN, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Philadelphia — MLB Network, 1 p.m.

MLB Now — MLB Network, 4 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 10 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, midnight
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 1 a.m. (Thursday)

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 5: Chicago at Miami — TNT, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Semifinals
Game 5: Memphis at Oklahoma City — TNT, 9:30 p.m.

NBA GameTime: Bulls/Heat, Game 5 Postgame — NBA TV, 9:30 p.m.
NBA GameTime: Grizzlies/Thunder/Game 5 Postgame — NBA TV, midnight
Inside the NBA — TNT, midnight

NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals
Game 1: Detroit at Chicago — NBC Sports Network, 8 p.m.

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

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL 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
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 — ESPN, 3 p.m.
Dan Le Batard is Making America Sad Highly Questionable — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
SEC Storied: Abby Head On — ESPNU, 8 p.m.
Sportfolio — Bloomberg, 9:30 p.m.
Fox Soccer News — Fox Soccer, 10 p.m.
UNITE — ESPNU, midnight
Lead Off — CBS Sports Network, midnight

ATP Tour
Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome, Italy
3rd Round — Tennis Channel, 6 a.m.

UEFA Europa League
Final, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Benfica vs. Chelsea — Fox Soccer, 2:30 p.m.

UEFA Europa League Pregame — Fox Soccer, 2 p.m.

The Rumble on the Rails, Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
United States vs. Iran — NBC Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.
United States vs. Russia — Universal Sports, 6 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.