Little League – in 3DPosted: August 18, 2011
Remember your days in Little League, with 3D cameras catching all the action?
But at this year’s Little League World Series, many of the games will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN3D.
Play begins Thursday at 1 p.m. on ESPN, and there’s a 3D game between the champions of the Northwest and Midwest at 3 p.m. After another international game at 5 p.m. on ESPN2, the 3D cameras come out again at 8 p.m. as Southeast faces Southwest.
Friday has 3D games at 3 and 8 p.m, along with international games at 1 and 5 p.m. (ESPN2).
First game losers take the field Saturday – ESPN at noon and 6 p.m., while ABC shows a pair of American teams at 2 p.m. and ESPN goes 3D at 8 p.m. First game winners continues their quest for the title Sunday – 2 p.m. on ABC facing Thursday’s winners in the American pool while ESPN2 has games at noon, 6 and 8 p.m.
The tournament goes through August 28, when the best teams in each pool battle for the championship.
FOX has a Saturday afternoon appointment in Pittsburgh, as the Reds take on the Pirates. In another NL Central contest, the Cardinals play the Cubs Saturday on FOX and Sunday night on ESPN. The Brewers’ game with the Mets is the other FOX game, while the Yankees take on the Twins Sunday afternoon on TBS.
The Orioles continue their west coast swing this weekend, playing the Angels on MASN2. The Nationals host the Reds Thursday on MASN, then play Philadelphia over the weekend.
The NFL preseason continues as the Redskins head to Indianapolis Friday at 8 p.m. on Comcast.
Fox has a pair of games this weekend, with the Eagles at Pittsburgh Thursday at 8 p.m. and Atlanta at Jacksonville Friday at 8 p.m. NBC starts its preseason coverage with the Chargers at Dallas Sunday at 8 p.m., while ESPN offers the Bears taking on the Giants Monday at 8 p.m.
NASCAR heads back to Michigan, with ESPN coverage Sunday at 1 p.m. The Nationwide drivers are in Montreal Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.
The week between the PGA championship and FedEx playoff stretch belongs to the Wyndham Championships. CBS has coverage Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
NBC carries the U.S. Gymnastics championships Saturday at 8 p.m.
The women’s professional soccer league gets ready for its championship with a semifinal Saturday at 4 p.m. on Comcast.