Viewing Picks for May 26, 2013

All Times Eastern

Australian Rules Football
North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Soccer Plus, 1 a.m.

College Baseball
ACC Championship, Durham, NC
North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech — ESPN2, 1 p.m.

Big Ten Championship, Minneapolis, MN
Indiana vs. Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m.

Big 12 Championship, Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma vs. Kansas — Fox Sports Net/Fox College Sports Central, 2 p.m.

Conference USA Championship, Houston, TX
Southern Mississippi vs.Rice — CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m.

SEC Championship, Hoover, AL
LSU vs. Vanderbilt — ESPN2, 4:30 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Women's Division I Championship, Villanova, PA
Maryland vs. North Carolina — ESPNU, 8 p.m.

College Softball
NCAA Division I Tournament
Super Regionals

Austin Super Regional, Austin, TX
Game 2: Texas vs. Florida State — ESPNews, 3 p.m.
Game 3: Texas vs. Florida State — ESPNews, 6 p.m. (if necessary)

Eugene Super Regional, Eugene, OR
Game 2: Oregon vs. Nebraska — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
Game 3: Oregon vs. Nebraska — ESPNU, 6 p.m. (if necessary)

Gainesville Super Regional, Gaineville, FL
Game 2: Florida vs. UAB — ESPN, noon
Game 3: Florida vs. UAB — ESPN, 3 p.m. (if necessary)

Tempe Super Regional, Tempe, AZ
Game 2: Arizona State vs. Kentucky — ESPN, 5 p.m.
Game 3: Arizona State vs. Kentucky — ESPN2, 8 p.m. (if necessary)

Tour of Belgium
Stage 5: Banneux — Universal Sports, 8:30 a.m.

Giro d'Italia
Stage 21: Riese Pio X to Brescia — beIN Sport, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Monaco, Monte-Carlo, Principality of Monaco
Race — NBC, 7:30 a.m.

Formula 1 Pre-Race — NBC Sports Network, 7 a.m.
Formula 1 Post-Race — NBC Sports Network, 10 a.m.

European PGA Tour
BMW PGA Championship, Surrey, England
Final Round — Golf Chanel, 7:30 a.m.

PGA Tour
Colonial Invitational, Fort Worth, TX
Final Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m.

Champions Tour
Senior PGA Championship, St. Louis, MO
Final Round — NBC, 3 p.m.

Bahamas Classic, Paradise Island, Bahamas
Final Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.

Memorial Cup, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Halifax Mooseheads vs. Portland Winterhawks — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis, IN
Race — ABC, noon

Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race — ABC, 11 a.m.

American League
New York Yankees at Tampa Bay — TBS, 1:30 p.m.

National League
Atlanta at New York Mets — ESPN, 8 p.m.

Florida at Chicago White Sox — WGN America, 2 p.m.

Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 12:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Plays of the Week — MLB Network, 10:30 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 11:30 p.m.

Sporting KC vs. Houston — NBC Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.
New York vs. Columbus — UniMàs, 5 p.m.
LA Galaxy vs. Seattle — ESPN2, 11 p.m.

Sprint Cup Series
Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte, NC
Race — Fox, 5:30 p.m.

NASCAR RaceDay: Charlotte — Speed, 3:30 p.m.
NASCAR Victory Lane: Charlotte — Speed, 10:30 p.m.

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Finals
Game 3: Miami at Indiana — TNT, 8:30 p.m.

NBA Tip-Off — TNT, 8 p.m.
NBA GameTime: Heat/Pacers, Game 3 Postgame — NBA TV, 11 p.m.
Inside the NBA — TNT, 11 p.m.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals
Game 6: Los Angeles at San Jose — NBC Sports Network, 8 p.m.

NHL Plays of the Week: 5/18/13-5/24/13 — NHL Network, 5:30 p.m.
NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.
NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 10:30 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 6 a.m.

French Open, Paris, France
Men's and Women's First Round — ESPN2, 5 a.m./Tennis Channel, 10 a.m./NBC, noon

French Open Tonight — Tennis Channel, 7 p.m.


Seattle Storm at Los Angeles Sparks — NBA TV, 8:30 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.