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500 Milestone: 100th running of the Indy 500 Sunday on ABC

100th Indy 500

The Memorial Day weekend tradition celebrates a big milestone with the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 from famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 29. Top drivers competing for the Borg-Warner Trophy include Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Tony Kanaan, and last season’s Indy 500 winner, Juan Pablo Montoya. Canada’s James Hinchcliffe starts the race at the pole position. With a record 100 cameras in use, ABC airs the Indy 500 for the 52nd consecutive year, and the race will stream live on WatchESPN for the first time. Prerace coverage begins at 11am ET, with the green flag … Continue reading

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F1 Monaco Grand Prix 2016 TV coverage on NBC Sports

2016 F1 TV Schedule on NBC Sports

The biggest day in motorsports begins with the F1 Monaco Grand Prix live on NBC Sunday, May 29. F1 returns to one of the most famous and scenic courses, the Circuit de Monaco, for the prestigious race. Sunday’s coverage begins at 7am ET with F1 Countdown on NBCSN, followed by live race coverage at 7:30am ET on NBC. Following the race, NBCSN airs F1 Extra at 10am ET. Leigh Diffey calls the race with analysts David Hobbs and Steve Matchett, and F1 insider Will Buxton. ALSO SEE: 2016 F1 TV Schedule On NBC Sports Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardi of Australia won the pole position for the Monaco … Continue reading

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FOX Airs 2016 UEFA Champions League Final From Milan

2016 UEFA Champions League

Stadio Guiseppe Meazza in Milan, Italy, is the site of the 2016 UEFA Champions League Final match, airing live on Saturday, May 28, on FOX. Pregame coverage begins at 2pm ET, with the match beginning at 2:30pm ET. For the second time in three years, Real Madrid faces rival Atletico de Madrid. Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League Final in 2014. Here’s the press release with additional programming details from FOX Sports: Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid Look for Second UEFA Champions League Title in Three Years in Rematch of 2014 Final vs. Atletico de Madrid World-Renowned Recording Artists … Continue reading

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WWE SmackDown goes live and moves to Tuesday nights!

WWE SmackDown goes live and moves to Tuesday nights!

In an exciting development for WWE fans, SmackDown is going live — and moving to 8pm Tuesday nights — on USA Network starting July 19. And if that weren’t enough, the sports entertainment juggernaut announced the blue brand will feature a distinct roster, storylines and dedicated writing team. This isn’t the first time when WWE made Raw and SmackDown their own separate entities. A similar decision came in 2002 regarding a draft and brand extension. However, the fact that the two shows are going to be on USA Network — and live — helps raise the profile of SmackDown immensely. It’s also … Continue reading

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Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace: 2016 FA Cup TV coverage on FOX

2016 FA Cup

The final match for the Emirates FA Cup takes place Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London, as favored Manchester United goes against Crystal Palace. Manchester United is will try to tie Arsenal for the most FA Cup titles with 12. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, is playing in its first FA Cup Final since 1990, when it lost to Man U. The FA Cup Final airs live on FOX and FOX Deportes on Saturday, May 21, with pregame coverage at 12pm ET. Rob Stone hosts the coverage with analysts Eric Wynalda and Warren Barton, and live on-site analysis from Brad Friedel. John … Continue reading

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Nyquist looks to go 2 for 2 in Triple Crown races at the 2016 Preakness on NBC

2016 Preakness Stakes

Can Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist go 2 for 2? The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the 141st Preakness Stakes, takes place Saturday, May 21, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Coverage from Pimlico begins Friday on NBCSN with the Black-Eyed Susan beginning at 3pm ET. Saturday’s coverage begins at 2:30pm ET on NBCSN with the Preakness Saturday prerace show. Coverage shifts to NBC for the Preakness States beginning at 5pm ET. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Preakness features hosts Bob Costas and Tom Hammond; analysts Randy Moss, Jerry Bailey, Bob Neumeier and Eddie Olczyk; host/reporter Laffit Pincay … Continue reading

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Olympic trials TV schedule: Phelps, Lochte swimming schedule

Olympic trials TV schedule: Phelps, Lochte swimming schedule

The below U.S. Olympic trials TV schedule will help you get into Olympic mode real fast. While the 2016 Summer Olympics are less than three months away (Friday, Aug. 5 – Sunday, Aug. 21), U.S. athletes are in preparation for upcoming team trials. NBC Networks will be turning its full attention to the swimming trials late in June giving primetime coverage for eight nights straight at the Omaha, Nebraska, swimming trials. Michael Phelps (who holds the most Olympic medals in history, with 22 medals) is coming out of retirement to show the world he still has what it takes to … Continue reading

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2016 Kentucky Derby TV schedule on NBC Sports

2016 Kentucky Derby TV schedule on NBC Sports

The 142nd Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 7, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). American Pharoah won last year’s race en route to winning the first Triple Crown since Affirmed accomplished the feat in 1978. NBCSN airs prerace coverage beginning at 12pm ET on Saturday, with race coverage on NBC beginning at 4pm ET. Race coverage is also available online and on mobile devices through NBC Sports Live Extra. Bob Costas and Tom Hammond host the coverage with analysts Randy Moss, Jerry Bailey, … Continue reading

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NCAA Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship on TBS and truTV

NCAA Women's Beach Volleyball Championship

Have you filled out your NCAA Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship office pool bracket yet? TBS and truTV combine to present live coverage of the inaugural NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship May 6-8 at Gulf Shores, Ala. The eight teams in the tournament in order of seeding are Florida State, USC, Pepperdine, UCLA, Hawaii, Arizona, Georgia State and Stetson. NCAA Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship on TBS and truTV Friday, May 6: 3-6pm ET, truTV Saturday, May 7: 3-6pm ET, truTV Sunday, May 8: Championship Round, 2pm ET, TBS Live streaming is also available online and through the Watch TBS and Watch … Continue reading

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Colt Cabana on his Ring of Honor return and going for gold at Global Wars

Colt Cabana on his Ring of Honor return and going for gold at Global Wars

It’s been about five years since Colt Cabana worked for Ring of Honor. The relationship between the company and one of its most beloved stars has been strained, so fans were shocked when Cabana reemerged at ROH’s Supercard of Honor X events in Dallas. “They’ve been reaching out to me ever since they did a changing of the guard,” Cabana explained. “I turned them down a bunch of times because I wasn’t happy with the way it all went down in the past. I had been a part of the promotion for so long, but with the new management, that idea … Continue reading

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