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2011 Wimbledon tennis tournament TV schedule

The third and most prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year returns to the All England Club for the Wimbledon Championships June 20-July 3. Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his second Wimbledon title last year, but will face competition from Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Robin Soderling and longtime foe Roger Federer. Coming off another French Open win, Nadal is a heavy favorite to repeat. Defending women’s champ Serena Williams is back into playing shape after injury and health problems, but an early exit at Eastbourne might indicate she’s not 100 percent. Other contenders include Caroline Wozniacki, Vera Zvonareva, French Open […]

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2011 NBA Playoffs first round TV schedule

The NBA has announced playoff matchups for the first round, beginning Saturday, April 16, at 1pm ET with the Indiana Pacers at the Chicago Bulls on ESPN. ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and ESPN2 air first-round games, with select games on ESPN 3D. Schedule below; check back for updates as additional game times and TV network assignments are announced. 2011 NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST-ROUND SCHEDULE EASTERN CONFERENCE #1 Chicago Bulls vs. #8 Indiana Pacers Game 1 — Chicago 104, Indiana 99 Game 2 — Chicago 96, Indiana 90 Game 3 — Chicago 88, Indiana 84 Game 4 — Indiana 89, Chicago […]

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ESPN’s coverage of the 2011 Masters Tournament

By Ryan Berenz (Twitter: @ChannelGuideRAB) ESPN has live coverage of The Masters golf tournament from Augusta National Golf Club beginning with the First Round on Thursday, April 7, at 3pm ET and continuing with the Second Round on Friday, April 8, at 3pm ET. ESPN’s properties have much more Masters programming and coverage throughout the week. Here’s the release and schedule from ESPN: ESPN’s Masters Coverage Expands Across Multimedia Platforms Added Hour for First Two Rounds; 5 Days Coverage on ESPN 3D; SportsCenter Reports Start Monday In its fourth year of live coverage of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National […]

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Where to watch X Games 16

The X Games are back in Los Angeles July 29-Aug. 1 for the 16th edition, and ESPN has plenty of ways to keep the kids plugged in to all things X. There’s even something called “Hookit,” which up until now I thought was some kind of fancy tobacco pipe. Since I’m about 15 years older than the oldest X Games viewer, I’m not going to attempt to be “rad.” I’ll just let this pair of press releases from ESPN explain it: ESPN’s X Games Takes Over Downtown Los Angeles ESPN – together with Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and the Los […]

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ESPN 3D launches June 11 for World Cup

By Ryan Berenz For those of you on the cutting-edge of TV technology (and have the cash for a state-of-the-art 3D TV), you’ll be able to watch the 2010 World Cup in 3D thanks to the launch of ESPN’s latest network, ESPN 3D. Comcast is among the cable operators that will offer the channel. Twenty-five matches from the tournament will air in 3D. (If you’ve got a 3D set, let us know how the action looks in the comments!) The details and schedule below from ESPN: ESPN 3D Schedule Announced for 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa ESPN 3D, […]