Dreaming of another Triple CrownPosted: May 18, 2017
At Pimlico Saturday evening, we’ll find out if there’s a shot at a second Triple Crown winner in three years.
Or if it’s wait until next year.
Always Dreaming tries to continue living the dream, leading the field into the 142nd Preakness Stakes. NBC has coverage Saturday at 5 p.m. A win means he could join American Pharoah as Triple Crown winners since 2015.
NBC Sports network has the Black Eyed Susan Stakes Friday at 3 p.m.
The Orioles close out a series with the Tigers Thursday at 1 p.m. on MASN2, then host the Blue Jays for the weekend. Games are on MASN Friday and Sunday, with Saturday night’s contest on MASN2.
The Nationals face the Pirates Thursday at 12:30 p.m. on MASN before going to Atlanta. Coverage will be on MASN2 Friday and Sunday and MASN Saturday at 4 p.m.
FoxSports1 has the Yankees against the Royals Thursday at 8:15 p.m.
There’s three games scheduled on Fox Saturday at 7:15 p.m., with the Mets hosting the Angels, Giants meeting the Cardinals or Tigers taking on the Rangers. It’s Tigers-Rangers on ESPN Sunday night.
TNT carries the NBA Eastern Conference finals, with Game 2 from Boston Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Game 3 from Cleveland Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
The Warriors and Spurs continue their Western Conference final Saturday at 9 p.m. on ESPN.
NBC Sports network has Game 4 of the Western Conference final between Anaheim and Nashville Thursday at 8 p.m. The action shift west to Anaheim on NBC Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
The Senators and Penguins tangle Friday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network and Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC.
NASCAR has its All-Star weekend in Charlotte, with FoxSports1 coverage at 8 p.m. after the qualifying Open race at 6 p.m. The Truck Series goes Friday at 8:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
It’s qualifying weekend at Indianapolis, with coverage on ABC Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m.
The Premier League closes its regular season Sunday at 10 a.m., with NBC’s family of networks covering all the contests. NBC carries Arsenal-Everton, with Liverpool facing Middlesbrough on NBC Sports network.
It’s Watford against Manchester City on USA, while Manchester United faces Crystal Palace on CNBC. West Ham battles Burnley on Oxygen and Chelsea clashes with Sunderland on SyFy.
MSNBC brings Hull City-Tottenham Hotspur, with Bravo carrying Leicester City against Bournemouth. Stoke City tangles with Southampton on E and Esquire shows Swansea City against West Bromwich Albion.
Before the big day, NBC Sports network has Leicester City against Tottenham Hotspur Thursday at 2:40 p.m.
Minnesota United meets the Galaxy on ESPN Sunday at 5 p.m. and Orlando takes on New York City on FoxSports1 at 7 p.m.
CBS has coverage of the PGA tour’s Byron Nelson Classic Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
On the college diamond, Kentucky faces Florida on ESPN Thursday at 7 p.m.
In the men’s college lacrosse tournament, Towson takes on Syracuse Sunday at noon on ESPN2 before Maryland meets Albany.
The NCAA softball tournament starts Friday at noon on ESPN2 with Marshall meeting Illinois. It’s Notre Dame against California at 2 p.m., followed by Jacksonville State-Georgia at 4:30 p.m. and Longwood taking on Tennessee at 7 p.m. The night closes with Fresno State-Michigan at 9 p.m. and Lehigh’s contest with UCLA at 11:30 p.m.
ESPN brings North Carolina against Arizona State at 7 p.m. and Wisconsin’s battle with Missouri at 9 p.m.
Play continues on ESPN Saturday at noon, 2:30 and 5 p.m., while ESPN2 has contests from noon until 10 p.m. Sunday’s play can be seen on ESPN at noon and 2:30 p.m. before moving to ESPN2 at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
ESPN2 has WNBA action between Minnesota and New York Thursday at 7 p.m.
The United States faces Finland in the World Ice Hockey Championships Thursday at 10 a.m. on NBC Sports network.
The tour of California cycling race continues Thursday at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports network. There’s stage 6 Friday at 5 p.m.
There’s motorcycle racing on NBC Sports network Saturday at 6 p.m.
Exeter takes on Saracens in rugby Saturday at 9 a.m. on NBC Sports network.