Top 10 Baseball Distractions

May 27, 2013 | Glenn Clark

Top 10 Baseball Distractions

4. NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Finals-Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings (Game 6 Monday 8pm from Detroit live on NBC Sports Network Game 7 if necessary Wednesday 8pm from Chicago live on NBC Sports Network), San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings (Game 7 Tuesday 9pm from LA live on NBC Sports Network); Eastern Conference Finals: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins (Schedule TBA)

I haven’t been watching the NHL Playoffs lately. You see, there’s the French Open and Arrested Development. But it’s only after I stopped watching this video obsessively…

3. Soccer: Belgium @ Team USA (Wednesday 8pm from Cleveland live on ESPN2), Germany @ Team USA (Sunday 2:30pm from RFK Stadium live on ESPN2), Team USA Women @ Canada (Sunday 4:30pm from Toronto live on ESPNNews); MLS: DC United @ Chicago Fire (Sunday 5pm from Bridgeview, IL live on Comcast SportsNet)

Also according to Yahoo! Sports, these were weapons confiscated from fans outside the Coppa Italia this weekend. I have absolutely no follow up for this other than to say other than “I’m gonna just stay inside the house for a bit”…

2. Tennis: ATP Tour WTA Tour Roland Garros/French Open (Tuesday-Friday 5am live on ESPN2 10am live on Tennis Channel Saturday 5am live on Tennis Channel 12pm live on NBC Sunday 5am live on Tennis Channel 1pm live on NBC Monday 5am live on ESPN2 10am live on Tennis Channel. All tennis from Paris)

Viktor Troicki knocked James Blake out of the French in Round 1 (not surprisingly), and it’s a complete waste considering he never got the chance to pull a Troicki…

1. NFL: Baltimore Ravens OTAs (Wednesday-Friday Under Armour Performance Center coverage on AM1570; Lardarius Webb Celebrity Softball Game (Sunday 4:30pm Ripken Stadium); Ravens Beach Bash (Thursday-Saturday throughout Ocean City)

(Brief) former Ravens QB Josh Harris posted a video of his son recreating Ray Lewis’ Madden speech. It’s the most adorable thing you will see today.

Flexing my mic muscles since 1983…


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