Springtime at Thunder Valley

Fresh off their Easter break, NASCAR drivers are planning another big contest at a small track.
Fox has coverage of the Food City 500 Sunday at 2 p.m. after the Xfinity Series goes on FoxSports1 Saturday at 1 p.m.
Kyle Larson has the points lead early in the season, but only one win compared to two by Brad Keslowski.
The NBA postseason continues Thursday on TNT, with the Pacers hosting the Cavaliers at 7 p.m. followed by Spurs-Grizzlies.
The Bulls battle the Celtics on ESPN Friday at 7 p.m. and Houston travels to Oklahoma City at 9:30 p.m. The night closes on ESPN2 at 10 p.m. with the Clippers taking on the Jazz.
There’s four games on Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. on TNT with Bucks-Raptors. The Wizards visit the Hawks at 5:30 p.m. on TNT and Comcast, then action moves to ESPN for Spurs against Grizzlies at 8 p.m. and Trail Blazers clashing with the Warriors in the nightcap.
ABC has a pair of contests Sunday afternoon, with Pacers-Cavaliers at 1 p.m. and the Thunder meeting the Rockets at 3:30 p.m. TNT takes over at 6:30 p.m. with the Bulls battling the Celtics followed by Clippers against Jazz.
The chase for the Stanley Cup continues Thursday at 7 p.m. on USA with the Rangers meeting the Canadiens. NBC Sports network has Game 4 between the Predators and Blackhawks, followed by Sharks-Oilers.
Comcast has the Capitals’ return home for Game 5 Friday at 7 p.m., with national coverage on NBC Sports network. USA carries Bruins-Senators at 7:30 p.m.
The weekend’s schedule depends on results the next two days.
The Orioles close out their series against the Reds Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN, then host the Red Sox for the weekend. There’s coverage on MASN2 Friday and Saturday, moving to MASN Sunday afternoon.
The Nationals take on the Braves Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN2, then met the Mets on MASN Friday and Saturday. Saturday’s game is also on FoxSports1, and Sunday’s series finale will be on ESPN at 8 p.m.
On the college diamond, Florida faces South Carolina Saturday at noon on ESPN2.
CBS offers the PGA tour stop in Texas Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Burnley battles Manchester United Sunday at 9:10 a.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Liverpool-Crystal Palace.
Foxsports1 has Europa League play between Manchester United and Anderlecht Thursday at 3 p.m. and the FA Cup semifinal matching Manchester City and Arsenal Sunday at 10 a.m.
Orlando City meets New York City in MLS action Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on FoxSports1, then the Galaxy take on Seattle Sunday at 4 p.m. on ESPN.
NBC Sports network offers the Indy Car Alabama Grand Prix Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
It’s spring football time at Notre Dame, with NBC Sports network covering the Blue-Gold game Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ESPN has the Alabama contest Saturday at 3 p.m.
There’s three college softball games on ESPN2 Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. with Baylor-Oklahoma. Arizona tangles with Oregon at 5 p.m. followed by Texas A&M against Georgia. Action continues Sunday at 1 p.m. with Baylor facing Oklahoma before another matchup between Oregon and Arizona at 3 p.m.


Will titles come to Washington?

The Washington Capitals earned the most points this NHL season.
The Washington Wizards won their first division championship since the Carter administration.
Will either survive until June?
The NHL playoffs began Wednesday, and the NBA tips off this weekend with 16 teams in each league vying for the title.
The Capitals begin their quest Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Maple Leafs on Comcast and USA. Game 2 is Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and NBC Sports network.
NBC Sports network has a pair of contests Thursday, with the Blackhawks hosting the Predators at 8 p.m. followed by Flames-Ducks.
It’s Game 2 between the Rangers and Canadiens Friday at 7 p.m. on USA. The Wild take on the Blues Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network with Sharks-Oilers in the nightcap.
NBC brings two games Saturday. The Bruins battle Ottawa at 3 p.m. and there’s a primetime meeting between the Predators and Blackhawks. The Flames face the Ducks to close out the night on NBC Sports network.
The Wild and Blues meet in Game 3 of their series Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC. CNBC offers Penguins-Blue Jackets at 6 p.m. with NBC Sports network showing Canadiens against Rangers at 7 p.m. and Oilers clashing with the Sharks at 10 p.m.
NBA action begins Saturday at 3 p.m. on ABC with the Cavaliers hosting the Pacers. ESPN takes over with three more contests, as the Bucks face the Raptors at 5:30 p.m. followed by Grizzlies-Spurs and Jazz against the Clippers.
The Wizards tangle with the Hawks at 1 p.m. on TNT and Comcast. ABC brings the Warriors’ contest with the Trail Blazers at 3:30 p.m., then it’s back to TNT for Bulls-Celtics at 6:30 p.m. and the Thunder meet the Rockets at 9 p.m.
The Orioles start a four-game set in Toronto Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN. Friday’s game will be on MASN2 at 7 p.m., with coverage on MASN Saturday and Sunday.
The Nationals host the Phillies Friday at 4 p.m. on MASN, with games Saturday and Sunday on MASN2.
The Indians host the Tigers Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1 and the weekend concludes with the Cardinals’ visit to Yankee Stadium Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
On the college diamond, Seton Hall tangles with Xavier Thursday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1 and it’s Oklahoma State-Kansas Friday at 8 p.m. Florida faces Vanderbilt Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2.
The PGA tour visits Hilton Head Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
FoxSports1 has Europa League action between Manchester United and Anderlecht Thursday at 3 p.m.
ESPN offers MLS soccer between Philadelphia and New York City FC Friday at 7 p.m. and Orlando City hosts the Galaxy Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on Fox.
Tottenham Hotspur takes on AFC Bournemouth Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, then Crystal Palace clashes with Leicester City. West Bromwich Albion meets Liverpool Sunday at 8:25 a.m. followed by Manchester United-Chelsea.
It’s Manchester City against Southampton Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on NBC.
The WNBA holds its draft Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
The NCAA women’s gymnastics championships will be Friday at 9 p.m. on ESPN after the semifinals Friday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.
There’s rugby between the Harlequins and Exeter Friday at 2:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network and Leicester faces Newcastle Saturday at 2 p.m.
Missouri meets Alabama in college softball Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2.


A tradition unlike any other

It’s the weekend of the year to watch golf.
From the honorary starters Thursday morning to the green jacket presentation in the fading light of Sunday, the tradition of the Masters returns to the screen.
Jack Nicklaus and Gary Palmer are scheduled to open the contest before 8 a.m. Thursday.
ESPN has early round action Thursday and Friday at 3 p.m.
CBS takes over the weekend, with coverage starting Saturday at 3 p.m. and the final round Sunday at 2 p.m.
Rainy weather hit the course Monday and forced cancellation of the par-3 contest Wednesday. But the weather looks good for a weekend of watching.
The Nationals host the Marlins Thursday on MASN and visit Philadelphia for the weekend. Friday afternoon’s contest will be on MASN, with games Saturday and Sunday on MASN2.
The Orioles close out the first week of the season with the Yankees in town, with Friday’s game on MASN2  and contests Saturday and Sunday on MASN. FoxSports1 also carries Saturday’s game.
The Marlins meet the Mets Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
On the college diamond, Oklahoma takes on Texas Friday at 8 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Vanderbilt faces South Carolina Saturday at noon on ESPN2.
TNT offers the Celtics’ visit to the Hawks Thursday at 8 p.m., followed by Timberwolves against the Trail Blazers.
The Spurs battle the Clippers on ABC Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
Comcast has the Wizards’ contest with the Knicks Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and the meeting with the Heat Saturday at 7 p.m.
It’s Frozen Four weekend, with Harvard against Minnesota-Duluth Thursday at 6 p.m. and Notre Dame taking on Denver at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2. Winners advance to the championship game Saturday at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
The Capitals close the regular season against the Panthers Sunday at 7 p.m. on Comcast after playing the Bruins Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Bruins battle the Senators Thursday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Blackhawks-Ducks.
It’s Lightning-Canadiens Friday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
NASCAR visits Texas for the weekend, with the Monster Series Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on Fox. The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Fox.
NBC Sports network brings the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday at 1:30 a.m. There’s qualifying Saturday at 3 p.m. before practice Friday at 2 a.m.
The Grand Prix of Long Beach takes to the streets Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network. There’s practice Friday at 5 p.m.
For a different kind of horsepower, NBC Sports network has the Wood Memorial Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Tottenham Hotspur takes on Watford Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, then it’s Manchester City meeting Hull City. Sunderland battles Manchester United Sunday at 8:25 a.m. and Everton takes on Leicester City.
NBC brings Chelsea’s clash with Bournemouth Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
The United States faces Russia in an international friendly Sunday at 2 p.m. on ESPN in men’s soccer. The women’s team faces Russia Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Orlando meets the Red Bulls Sunday at 4 p.m. on ESPN followed by Sporting KC against Colorado on FoxSports1 at 7 p.m.
ESPN offers the Florida State spring football game Saturday at 3 p.m.
Villanova faces Denver in college lacrosse Sunday at 2 p.m. on FoxSports1.
It’s LSU-Alabama in college softball Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2, followed by UCLA against Oregon.
NBC Sports network has rugby between Sale and Worcester Friday at 2:30 p.m.


Defending champion Chicago Cubs

On Opening Night, the Chicago Cubs will take the field as defending World Series champions – for the first time since 1909.
The Cubs and Cardinals meet Sunday at 8:25 p.m. on ESPN to cap three contests on the first day of the regular season.
The Yankees and Rays tangle at 1 p.m. on ESPN, and the Giants play the Diamondbacks on ESPN2 at 4 p.m.
The rest of the league gets going Monday as the campaign begins.
Before heading north, the Orioles meet the Tigers Thursday at 1 p.m. on MASN.
The Nationals have exhibition games against the Red Sox Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. on MASN, with ESPN picking up the Saturday game also.
The NCAA’s Final Four meet in Phoenix, with the semifinals starting Saturday at 6 p.m. on CBS. Gonzaga takes on South Carolina in the early matchup, followed by North Carolina-Oregon.
The winners advance to Monday night’s championship and a chance to cut down the nets.
The NIT crowns its champion Thursday at 8 p.m. as Georgia Tech meets TCU.
The women’s Final Four tips on ESPN2 Friday at 7:30 with South Carolina against Stanford, then Connecticut clashes with Mississippi State at 10 p.m. The winners battle Sunday at 6 p.m. for the championship.
Four of the best high school teams meet Friday at 3 and 5 p.m. on ESPN2. The winners play Saturday at noon on ESPN after the girls championship at 10 a.m. on ESPN2.
TNT offers the Cavaliers against the Bulls Thursday at 8 p.m. with Rockets-Trail Blazers in the nightcap.
The Spurs meet the Thunder Friday at 8 p.m. on ESPN, followed by Rockets-Warriors.
Comcast carries the Wizards’ contest with the Jazz Friday at 9 p.m. and meeting with the Warriors Sunday at 8 p.m.
The Celtics face the Knicks at 1 p.m. Sunday on ABC, then the Jazz visit the Spurs.
NASCAR heads to Martinsville for the weekend, with the Monster Cup Series on FoxSports1 Sunday at 2 p.m. The Truck Series will be on Fox Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Capitals clash with Columbus Sunday at 6 p.m. on Comcast.
NBC Sports network has the Stars against the Bruins Thursday at 7 p.m. and the Flyers visit the Rangers Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Comcast brings the Flyers and Devils Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Blackhawks battle the Bruins Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on NBC.
FoxSports1 has a pair of MLS matches Friday, with Toronto against Sporting KC at 7:30 p.m. before Seattle meets Atlanta.
The Timbers take on the Revolution on ESPN2 Sunday at 9 p.m.
Liverpool faces Everton Saturday at 7:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, then Chelsea clashes with Crystal Palace. Swansea City meets Middleborough Sunday at 8:25 a.m. followed by Arsenal-Manchester City.
NBC Sports network has the World Championship Figure Skating competition, with Pairs Free Thursday at 1 p.m. and Ladies Free Sunday at 1 p.m. The Men’s Free program will be Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
ESPN2 has the women’s semifinals of the Miami Open Thursday at 1 and 7 p.m. There’s a men’s semifinal Friday at 1 p.m.
The women’s championship is Saturday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2 and men’s final Sunday at 1 p.m.
On the college diamond, Texas A&M takes on LSU Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
Auburn battles Georgia in SEC softball Sunday at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
Colgate visits Loyola in women’s college lacrosse Saturday at noon on Comcast.


16….8….4

The overall top seed and defending champion – Villanova – won’t be there, but 16 teams remain to battle for the NCAA men’s basketball championship.
The Sweet 16 tips off Thursday at 7 p.m. when Michigan meets Oregon at Kansas City on CBS. The winner meets either Kansas or Purdue on Saturday.
TBS has the West regional from San Jose, with West Virginia facing top-seed Gonzaga at 7 p.m. The nightcap matches Arizona and Xavier.
Friday’s action begins on CBS at 7 p.m. with North Carolina taking on Butler. Kentucky and UCLA tangle in the second game of the South regional.
Madison Square Garden hosts the East regional, with Baylor-South Carolina in the first game at 7:29 p.m. followed by Florida against Wisconsin.
Saturday has two championships, with the final two slots Sunday afternoon.
The women’s Sweet 16 starts Friday at 7 p.m. with regional action from Lexington and Oklahoma City. The other two regions – Bridgeport and Stockton get going Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
Nets will be cut down in Lexington and Oklahoma City Sunday at noon and 7:30 p.m.
ABC has the Thunder against the Rockets Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Wizards take on the Nets on Comcast Friday at 7 p.m. and the Cavaliers Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The Capitals face the Blue Jackets Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The Penguins battle the Flyers Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network after NBC offers Wild-Red Wings Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
On the college ice, North Dakota meets Boston University in a West regional semifinal Friday at 3 p.m. on ESPN.
NASCAR closes its west coast swing with a visit to Fontana. Fox has the Monster Series Sunday at 3:30 p.m. after the Xfinity Series goes on FoxSports1 Saturday at 4 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Australian Grand Prix Sunday at 12:30 a.m., after qualifying Saturday at 2 a.m. and practice Friday at 1 a.m.
For a different type of horsepower, NBC Sports network has the Dubai World Cup Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
MASN has the Mets against the Nationals Thursday at 1 p.m.
There’s two games on ESPN Thursday, as the Yankees meet the Rays at 1 p.m. and Dodgers take on the Rangers at 7 p.m.
On the college diamond, LSU faces Florida Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2 and TCU takes on Oklahoma State at 8 p.m.
Comcast has Louisville’s contest with North Carolina State Saturday at 1 p.m. and Miami meets North Carolina Sunday at noon.
Oklahoma State and TCU close out their series Sunday at 2 p.m. on ESPN2.
Auburn tangles with Florida in college softball Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
The PGA tours’ World Golf Championship has coverage on NBC Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.
FoxSports1 has World Cup qualifying Friday, with Mexico against Costa Rica at 8:30 p.m. followed by United States’ contest with Honduras. Azerbaijan takes on Germany on ESPN2 Sunday at 11:50 a.m.
There’s rugby between Bristol and Gloucester Friday at 2:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network and Saracens against Bath Sunday at 9:45 a.m.


68….64…32…16

Sixth-eight teams earned spots in the NCAA tournament.
Only one gets a shining moment to cherish in a few weeks.
final-four-2017The tournament kicks into high gear Thursday afternoon, beginning on CBS with Notre Dame against Princeton at 12:15 p.m. Virginia faces UNC-Wilmington in the first contest on TruTv starting at 12:40 p.m.
TNT’s coverage starts at 1:30 p.m. with Butler against Winthrop and TBS brings West top-seed Gonzaga’s contest with South Dakota State at 2 p.m.
CBS has primetime coverage from the Buffalo site, with East top-seed Villanova meeting Mount St. Mary’s before Virginia Tech battles Wisconsin.
Friday’s action begins on CBS with Michigan against Oklahoma State at 12:15 p.m. TruTv’s four contests start with Baylor’s battle with New Mexico State.
TNT has the 8-9 matchup between Seton Hall and Arkansas at 1:30 p.m. from Greenville before top-seed North Carolina meets Texas Southern. TBS brings Oregon-Iona at 2 p.m.
CBS offers four games from the second round Saturday, with primetime doubleheaders on TNT and TBS. There’s more action on CBS Sunday afternoon, with two contests each on TBS and TNT while TruTV adds one contest at 7:30 p.m.
Then we’re down to the Sweet 16.
There’s NIT action Saturday and Sunday at noon on ESPN and Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2.
The women’s tournament starts Friday at noon on ESPN2. Connecticut takes on Albany Saturday at 11 a.m. to start the second day of competition, with second round play Sunday at noon.
Comcast has Wizards-Bulls Friday at 7 p.m.
The Cavaliers meet the Clippers on ABC Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
The Capitals host the Predators Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and visit Tampa Bay Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Orioles take on the Tigers in spring training action Sunday at 1 p.m. on MASN.
On the college diamond, Virginia tangles with Clemson Saturday at 1 p.m. on Comcast.
NASCAR visits Phoenix this weekend, with the Monster Series going Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on Fox. The Xfinity Series will be on Fox Saturday at 4 p.m.
NBC has the Arnold Palmer Invitational Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Seattle meets the Red Bulls Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
West Bromwich Albion faces Arsenal Saturday at 8:25 a.m. on NBC Sports network, with
ESPN offers the NCAA wrestling championships, with finals Saturday at 8 p.m.  The semifinals are Friday at 8 p.m. with second round action Thursday at 8 p.m.
NBC Sports network has Alpine skiing Thursday at noon and Friday at 12:30 p.m. There’s Giant Slalom Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
It’s the World Women’s Curling Championship Sunday at 9 p.m. on NBC Sports network.


And the field is…

Who’s going where?
Who has the best road to Phoenix?
final-four-2017The debates begin Sunday night after the 68-team NCAA tournament field gets revealed. CBS has coverage at 5:30 p.m., and sports TV and radio continue the debates until next Thursday.
The ACC tournament visits the Big Apple, continuing Thursday at noon from Brooklyn’s Barclay Center as top-seed North Carolina meets Miami on ESPN and the ACC network. Louisville faces Duke at 2:30 p.m.
In the evening session, it’s Florida State-Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. with Notre Dame against Virginia in the final contest.
There’s ACC semifinals Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., with the final Saturday at 9 p.m.
ESPN2 splits Thursday between the Big 12 and Big 10. The day starts at 12:30 p.m. with Oklahoma-Iowa State, and a second contest at 3 p.m. It’s Indiana-Iowa from the Verizon Center at 6:30 p.m. followed by another second round contest.
Villanova’s first contest starts the Big East tournament play on FoxSports1 Thursday at noon. It’s Seton Hall-Marquette at 2:30 p.m., then Butler meets Xavier at 7 p.m. before Creighton against Providence caps the night at 9:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network brings the A-10 tournament, starting Thursday at noon with Davidson-LaSalle. Play continues at 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
ESPN has the fourth quarterfinal from the Pac-12 tournament Thursday at 11:30 p.m.
The first two Big Ten quarterfinals will be on ESPN Friday starting at noon. After the ACC semifinals, it’s a Pac-12 semifinal game at 11:30 p.m.
ESPN2 offers the Big 12 semifinals Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., after showing a pair of games from the American Conference at noon and 2:30 p.m.
The Big East semifinals will be on FoxSports1 Friday at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
The A-10 quarterfinals are Friday starting at noon on NBC Sports network.
CBS has the Big Ten semifinals Saturday at 1 and 3:30 p.m., then the Mountain West crowns its champion at 6 p.m.
The SEC semifinals are on ESPN at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by the Big 12 championship game at 6 p.m. The PAC-12 championship will tip at 11 p.m.
Fox has the Big East final Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
ESPN2 starts its day at 11 a.m. with the championship of the American East Conference between Albany and Vermont. It’s the MEAC title tilt at 1 p.m. then the semifinals from the American Conference at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Bids will be offered to the MAC at 7:30 p.m., the Southland Conference at 9:30 p.m. and the Big West at 11:30 p.m.
The SEC crowns its champion on ESPN Sunday at 1 p.m. and the American Conference final is at 3 p.m.
ESPN2 has the Ivy League championship at noon and Sun Belt at 2 p.m.
Then everyone waits to find out their tournament destination.
Comcast has the CAA women’s semifinals Friday at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., with the championship game Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Spurs take on the Thunder Thursday at 8 p.m. on TNT, followed by Lakers-Suns.
ABC has Spurs-Warriors Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and the Bulls’ contest with the Celtics Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Wizards meet Sacramento Friday at 10:30 p.m. and the Trail Blazers Saturday at 10 p.m. on Comcast.
ESPN has the Cavaliers’ trip to Houston Sunday at 9 p.m.
MASN has the Orioles spring training game with the Pirates Saturday at 1 p.m. and the Nationals meet the Astros Sunday at 1 p.m.
NASCAR visits Las Vegas, with the Monster Series on Fox Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The IndyCar season starts on the streets of St. Petersburg Sunday at noon on ABC.
Ousted from home due to the Big Ten tournament, the Capitals have a western swing with visits to San Jose Thursday at 10:30 p.m. on Comcast, the Kings on Comcast-plus Saturday at 10:30 p.m. and the Ducks Sunday at 9:30 p.m.
Comcast also offers a pair of contests Saturday afternoon, with the Flyers against the Bruins at 1 p.m. followed by Predators-Sharks.
NBC has the Blackhawks and Wild Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
The Rangers meet the Red Wings on NBC Sports network Sunday at 7 p.m.
NBC has the PGA tour Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Everton faces West Bromwich Albion Saturday at 9:55 a.m. on NBC Sports network and it’s Liverpool-Burnley Sunday at 11:55 a.m.
MLS’ new squads – Minnesota and Atlanta – meet on ESPN2 Sunday at 5 p.m. before the Galaxy take on the Timbers on FoxSports1 at 7 p.m.
NBC Sports network offers women’s giant slalom skiing Saturday at 4 p.m.