Viewing Picks for May 19, 2013

All Times Eastern

College Baseball
Oklahoma at Kansas State — Fox College Sports Central. 2 p.m.
Oregon State at Oregon — Pac-12 Network, 3 p.m.

College Lacrosse
NCAA Men's Division I Tournament
Quarterfinals, Indianapolis, IN
Denver vs. North Carolina — ESPNU, noon
Notre Dame vs. Duke — ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.

College Softball
NCAA Division I Tournament
Austin Regional, Austin, TX
South Carolina vs. Texas — Longhorn Network, 2 p.m.
Elimination Game (if necessary) — Longhorn Network (only if Texas is involved), 5 p.m.

College Station Regional, College Station, TX
Baylor vs. Texas A&M — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
Elimination Game (if necessary) — ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.


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Lincoln Regional, Lincoln, NE
Stanford vs. Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
Elimination Game (if necessary) — Big Ten Network, 4:30 p.m.

Tempe Regional, Tempe, AZ
Georgia vs. Arizona State — ESPNU, 6 p.m.
Elimination Game (if necessary) — ESPNU, 8:30 p.m.

Giro d'Italia
Stage 15: Cesana Torinese to Col du Galibier, France — beIN Sport, 9:30 a.m.

Tour of California
Stage 8: San Francisco to Santa Rosa — NBC, 1 p.m.

PGA Tour
Byron Nelson Championship, Irving, TX
Final Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m. Tour
BMW Charity Pro-Am, Greer, SC
Final Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.

Mobile Bay Classic, Mobile, AL
Final Round — Golf Channel, 5 p.m.

Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis, IN
Qualifying: Bump Day — NBC Sports Network, noon

American League
Texas at Detroit — ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta — TBS, 1:30 p.m.
New York Mets at Chicago Cubs — WGN America, 2:20 p.m.

MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Plays of the Week — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 11 p.m.

NBA Playoffs
Western Conference Finals
Game 1: Memphis at San Antonio — ABC, 3:30 p.m.

NBA GameTime: Grizzlies/Spurs, Game 1 Postgame — NBA TV, 6 p.m.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 2: New York Rangers at Boston — NBC, 3 p.m.
Game 3: Pittsburgh at Ottawa — NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.

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

English Premier League
Survival Sunday

Newcastle United vs. Arsenal — ESPN2, 10:30 a.m.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland — Fox Soccer, 11 a.m.
Chelsea vs. Everton — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m.
West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester United — Fox Sports Net, 11 a.m.
Manchester City vs. Norwich City — Fox Soccer Plus, 1:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
Liverpool vs. Queens Park Rangers — Fox Soccer, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Survival Sunday Pregame — Fox Soccer/Fox Soccer Plus/Fox Sports Net, 10:30 a.m.
Goals on Sunday (series finale) — Fox Soccer, 1:30 p.m.

New York vs. LA Galaxy — ESPN2, 1:10 p.m.
DC United vs. Sporting KC — Univision Deportes, 5 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 11 a.m.
30 for 30: Fernando Nation — ESPN Classic, 4 p.m.
30 for 30: The House of Steinbrenner — ESPN Classic, 5 p.m.
30 for 30: Four Days in October — ESPN Classic, 6 p.m.
Catching Hell — ESPN Classic, 7 p.m.

ATP Tour
Internazionali BNL d'Italia (Italian Open), Rome, Italy
Final — Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.

WTA Tour
Internazionali BNL d'Italia (Italian Open), Rome, Italy
Final — Tennis Channel, 1:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

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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.