Top 10 Baseball Distractions

May 15, 2012 | Glenn Clark

Top 10 Baseball Distractions

8. NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Semifinals-Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers (Game 2 Tuesday 7pm from Miami live on TNT, Game 3 Thursday 7pm from Indianapolis live on ESPN, Game 4 Sunday 3:30pm from Indianapolis live on ABC); Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers (Game 3 Wednesday 7pm from Philly live on TNT, Game 4 Friday 8pm from Philly live on ESPN, Game 5 Monday TBD from Boston live on TNT); Western Conference Semifinals-Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Game 2 Wednesday 9:30pm from Oklahoma City live on TNT, Game 3 Friday 10:30pm from LA live on ESPN, Game 4 Saturday 10:30pm from LA live on TNT, Game 5 if necessary Monday TBD from Oklahoma City live on TNT); Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs (Game 1 Tuesday 9:30pm from San Antonio live on TNT, Game 2 Thursday 9:30pm from San Antonio live on ESPN, Game 3 Saturday 3:30pm from LA live on ABC, Game 4 Sunday 10:30pm from LA live on TNT)

The NBA Playoffs are really exciting because the Lakers are playing the Thunder. Nothing else happening here of course is even remotely exciting or even minimally interesting.

Well…I guess we could wait to see if Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were to do this again…

7. Auto Racing: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Saturday 7pm from Charlotte live on SPEED); Indianapolis 500 Pole Day (Saturday 11am from Indy live on NBC Sports Network), Indianapolis 500 Bump Day (Sunday 12pm from Indy live on NBC Sports Network)

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is going to have a “Dark Knight Rises” paint scheme on his car soon. It will either look like this…

Or this…

Or this…

Or this…

Do you care which one it’s going to be? Of course not. But hey look, we’re at Number 6 now.

6. Pro Wrestling: WWE Over The Limit (Sunday 8pm from Raleigh live on Pay-Per-View); Ring of Honor wrestling (Friday 7:30pm Du Burns Arena)

There’s half a chance you know someone who will be driving five hours-ish to North Carolina for Over The Limit Sunday. Why? See Layla pictured below…

5. NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Finals-Phoenix Coyotes vs. Los Angeles Kings (Game 2 Tuesday 9pm from Phoenix live on NBC Sports Network, Game 3 Thursday 9pm from Los Angeles live on NBC Sports Network, Game 4 Sunday 3pm from Los Angeles live on NBC); Eastern Conference Finals-New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils (Game 2 Wednesday 8pm from New York live on NBC Sports Network, Game 3 Saturday 1pm from Newark live on NBC, Game 4 Monday 8pm from Newark live on NBC Sports Network)

Here’s a DJ Steve Porter remix of NY coach John Tortorella…

And since we’re here, Go Yotes!

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