Omaha heading for final two

It’s the second weekend of the College World Series – as the two brackets crown their winners. And Virginia fights to stay alive.

The top-seeded Cavaliers battle California in an elimination game Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. The winner advances to Friday’s 7 p.m. matchup with South Carolina. A pair of SEC teams remain in the other bracket, as Vanderbilt takes on Florida Friday at 1 p.m.

If South Carolina and Florida win Friday, they advance to the best-of-three championship series starting Monday. If either loses, there’s a game Saturday to decide the bracket winner.

The Nationals get a shot of Saturday afternoon coverage this weekend, as they visit the White Sox. Other games in the time slot include Angels-Dodgers, Indians at Giants and Mets taking on the Rangers. TBS shows the Rockies’ visit to Yankee Stadium Sunday afternoon, while ESPN has Indians-Giants Sunday night.

Before heading to Chicago, the Nationals host Seattle in a Thursday afternoon contest on MASN. Games Friday and Sunday are on MASN, while the Orioles take on Cincinnati on MASN2 (Saturday night on MASN).

Wimbledon has reached the middle of its fortnight. ESPN2 has early coverage Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 7 a.m. NBC has highlights Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Will there be an NBA season in 2011-2012? There will be a draft, Thursday on ESPN at 7:30 p.m.

On the road, NASCAR visits Sonoma Sunday at 3 p.m. on TNT. The Nationwide Series Road America race will be Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN. The Indy Car series visits Iowa Saturday at 8 p.m. on Versus.

Grab your umbrella and watch the Travelers Championship Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on CBS.

The D.C. United host Houston Saturday at 6 p.m. on Comcast, while ESPN shows Chicago vs. New York Sunday at 2 p.m.

Germany hosts the women’s World Cup, and opens play against Canada Sunday at 11 a.m. on ESPN. Nigeria plays France at 8:45 a.m. on ESPN2.

In the WNBA, the Mystics take on Tulsa Sunday at 4 p.m. on Comcast.



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