HD Sportsman June 7-13 – World Cup Edition

Jun 8, 2010 by

Finally, a respite from the relative lack of events as the FIFA 2010 World Cup kicks off in South Africa on Friday. ESPN2 and ABC have coverage all weekend, and the ESPN Networks and ABC will carry the event to its conclusion on July 11. Elsewhere, the Stanley Cup will be decided this week on NBC...

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HD Sportsman – May 24-31 XL Memorial Day Edition

May 24, 2010 by

UPDATE - The Stanley Cup Finals start Saturday night on NBC at 8 p.m. An extra day of coverage this week due to Monday’s Memorial Day Holiday. The Stanley Cup Finals are already half-determined with Chicago’s sweep of San Jose. This week will determine the other half. The NBA Finals...

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HD Sportsman – May 17-23

May 17, 2010 by

The NBA and NHL have both been pared down to four teams each, setting up some interesting semifinal action this week. Other than that it’s Major League Baseball. Things get slower and slower as we more into the summer. SPOTLIGHT Luckily we have some great international soccer to keep us busy...

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HD Sportsman May 4-9

May 4, 2010 by

I feel asleep at the wheel and posted a day late this week, but you haven’t missed much. It’s a light week overall, baseball, NBA and NHL playoffs pretty much cover it. The second PGA Tour Major of the year on NBC with The Players Championship 2-7 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday...

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HD Sportsman April 26-May 2 UPDATED

Apr 26, 2010 by

UPDATE – I’ve added team names and NHL games to the late-week and weekend schedule. A big snoozer this week. The Kentucky Derby highlights the weekend’s action. Meanwhile, NBA and NHL playoffs continue during the week. That’s about it. Note that since we’re nearing...

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HD Sportsman – April 19-25 NFL Draft edition

Apr 19, 2010 by

It’s the event Detroit Lions fans like me look forward to all year, the NFL Draft. It’s our Super Bowl. This year’s draft is made-for-TV with the first round Thursday night in primetime (8 p.m. ESPN 720p). Elsewhere the NHL playoffs should start wrapping up round one toward the...

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HD Sportsman – April 12-18

Apr 12, 2010 by

ZZZZZZZZZ. That about sums up this first post-NCAA Tournament post-Masters week. A lone MLB game on Monday and a two-game outing on Friday (NHL playoffs) makes this among the slowest weeks in recent memory. To be fair, the NHL and NBA both begin playoffs this week, so the games that are on start...

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HD Sportsman – April 5-12 Opening Day edition

Apr 5, 2010 by

The 16th hole at The Masters. Crushed. That’s how I felt Saturday when MSU’s run ended at the last second against Butler. All that aside, the title game will happen Monday night whether I want it to or not (CBS, 9 p.m., 1080i). Monday also features all kinds of baseball as the rest of...

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HD Sportsman – March 29-April 4

Mar 29, 2010 by

March Madness reaches its crescendo with Saturday’s Final Four and April 5′s Championship game. Elsewhere, the Major League Baseball season kicks off Sunday night at 8 p.m. on ESPN2 (720p) with (who else?) the Yankees and Red Sox. SPOTLIGHT The Final Four starts Saturday night at 6:07...

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UPDATED II HD Sportsman – March 15-21 Tourney Time

Mar 15, 2010 by

UPDATED -We’ve added the Sunday schedule. Take advantage of an unusually light Monday-Wednesday, because all hell breaks loose Thursday when the NCAA Tournament kicks off. We’ll update the Saturday-Sunday games when they’re available, so be sure to check back later in the...

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HD Sportsman – March 8-14 Let the Madness Begin

Mar 8, 2010 by

Ahh March. Welcome, please shine your madness upon us. College basketball conference tournaments dominate the schedule this week, as March Madness gets fully underway, topped off by the NCAA Tournament Selection Show on CBS at 6 p.m. Sunday (1080i). Sunday also features a marquee NHL matchup with...

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HD Sportsman – March 1-7

Mar 1, 2010 by

Let’s all take a breath after the excitement of the Olympics, especially the hockey. Don’t think you get a break, however, because this week marks the official start of March Madness. Conference tournaments are starting, league title races decided and jockeying for position in the NCAA...

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