Top 10 Baseball Distractions

November 06, 2012 | Glenn Clark

8. Soccer: MISL Chicago Soul @ Baltimore Blast (Friday 7:35pm 1st Mariner Arena), Syracuse Silver Knights @ Baltimore Blast (Saturday 7:35pm 1st Mariner Arena); MLS Playoffs: DC United @ New York Red Bulls (Wednesday 8pm from Harrison, NJ live on NBC Sports Network); ACC Soccer Tournament: Maryland vs. NC State/Virginia Tech (Tuesday 7pm Ludwig Field), ACC Semifinals (Friday 5:30pm & 8pm Maryland SoccerPlex), ACC Championship Game (Sunday 12pm from Maryland SoccerPlex live on ESPNU); America East Soccer Tournament: Stony Brook @ UMBC (Wednesday 7pm Retriever Soccer Park)

Say…want to see something amazing? Here’s Luis Suarez of Liverpool from Sunday against Newcastle.

7. Auto Racing: NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 (Sunday 2pm from Avondale, AZ live on ESPN); NASCAR The Game: Inside Line available on XBox360/PlayStation3/Wii (Tuesday)

I’ve been to Avondale. I never stayed for the race because WHY IN GOD’S NAME WOULD I EVER STAY FOR THE RACE?

Instead-go for the party, leave early, head north, hit Lolo’s. Chicken. Waffles. Kool-Aid in mason jars. You’ll thank me.

6. Pro Wrestling-TNA Turning Point (Sunday 8pm from Orlando live on Pay-Per-View)

Miss Tessmacher, the current TNA Knockouts champion is playing the role of a “sexy teacher” (which Baltimore’s own Stacy Keibler also once did in WCW). It’s the type of idea that works TEN TIMES OUT OF TEN.

5. NBA: Washington Wizards @ Boston Celtics (Wednesday 7:30pm from Boston live on Comcast SportsNet), Milwaukee Bucks @ Washington Wizards (Friday 7pm from Verizon Center live on Comcast SportsNet), Washington Wizards @ Indiana Pacers (Saturday 7pm from Indianapolis live on Comcast SportsNet)

This seems like a pretty reasonable, tame ad for an upcoming ‘Zards event featuring Bradley Beal, doesn’t it?

Yeah…here’s the thing though…Beal is 19 years old. So…that’s awkward.

Elsewhere in the NBA, apparently the Orlando Magic forgot to tell their special guest the all-too-important rule of “DON’T BREAK THE NET!”

H/T to Yahoo! Sports for both.

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