Viewing Picks for May 8, 2013

All Times Eastern


College Baseball
Wofford at South Carolina — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 7 p.m.

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

College Softball
SEC Tournament, Lexington, KY
1st Round
Alabama vs. Texas A&M — ESPNU, 4 p.m.
Kentucky vs. South Carolina — ESPNU, 6:30 p.m.

Giro D'Italia
Stage 5: Cosenza-Matera — beIN Sport, 9:30 a.m.

English Premier League
Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur — Fox Soccer, 2:30 p.m.

Live From The Players — Golf Channel, noon
19th Hole — Golf Channel, 6 p.m.
Live From The Players — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.

2013 IIHF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland
Group Play
United States vs. Finland — NBC Sports Network, 1 p.m.

American League
Minnesota at Boston — ESPN, 7 p.m.

National League
Atlanta at Cincinnati — MLB Network, 12:30 p.m.

Seattle at Pittsburgh — MLB Network, 12:30 p.m.

The Rundown — MLB Network, 3:30 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, midnight

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 2: Chicago at Miami — TNT, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Semifinals
Game 2: Golden State at San Antonio — TNT, 9:30 p.m.

NBA GameTime: Bulls/Heat, Game 2 Postgame — NBA TV, 9:30 p.m.
NBA GameTime: Warriors/Spurs, Game 2 Postgame — NBA TV, midnight
Inside the NBA — TNT, midnight

NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 4: Boston at Toronto — CNBC, 7 p.m.
Game 4: Washington at New York Rangers — NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles at St. Louis — NHL Network, 9 p.m./CNBC, joined in progress
Game 5: Detroit at Anaheim — NBC Sports Network, 10 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 Tonight — NHL Network, midnight
NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 12:30 a.m. (Thursday)

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 a Hater Highly Questionable — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
The Best of the Dan Patrick Show — NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Crossover — NBC Sports Network, 6 p.m.
Jim Rome on Showtime — Showtime, 9 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

Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain
Men's and Women's Round of 16 — Tennis Channel, 5 a.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.