Sports on TV/Local sports for Friday, May 9, 2014

By From page B9 | May 09, 2014

TV Sports

Auto racing

•Formula One, practice for Gran Premio de Espana, at Barcelona, Spain, NBCSN, 5 a.m.

•NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for 5-Hour Energy 400, at Kansas City, Kan., FS1, 9 a.m.

•NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for 5-Hour Energy 400, at Kansas City, Kan., FS1, 11:30 a.m.

•NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for SFP 250, at Kansas City, Kan., FS1, 1:30 p.m.

•NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for 5-Hour Energy 400, at Kansas City, Kan., FS1, 3:30 p.m.

•NASCAR, Truck Series, SFP 250, at Kansas City, Kan., FS1, 5:30 p.m.


California League

•Inland Empire 66ers at San Jose, CHN, 7 p.m.


•Missouri at South Carolina, FCSA, 4 p.m.

•Clemson at Notre Dame, ESPNU, 4:30 p.m.

•Oklahoma at TCU, FCSC, 4:30 p.m.

•Oklahoma State at Kansas State, FCSP, 4:30 p.m.

•UCLA at Oregon State, PAC12, P12BA, 7:30 p.m.


•St. Louis at Pittsburgh or Colorado at Cincinnati, MLB, 4 p.m.

•San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, ch. 31 (KMAX), 7 p.m.

•Washington at Oakland, CSNCA, 7 p.m.


NBA Playoffs

•Conference semifinals, Game 3, Indiana at Washington, ESPN, 5 p.m.

•Conference semifinals, Game 3, Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, ESPN, 7:30 p.m.


•Giro d’Italia, stage 1, at Belfast, BEIN, 9:30 a.m.


•NFL Draft, rounds 2-3, at New York, ESPN, NFL, 4 p.m.

•NFL Draft, rounds 2-3, at New York, ESPN2, NFL, 5 p.m.


•PGA Tour, The Players Championship, second round, at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., GOLF, 10 a.m.



•World Championship, Belarus vs. United States, at Minsk, Belarus, NBCSN, 10:30 a.m.

NHL Playoffs

•Conference semifinals, Game 5, N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, NBCSN, 4 p.m.

•Conference semifinals, Game 4, Chicago at Minnesota, NBCSN, 6:30 p.m.



•New York at Rochester, CBSSN, 4:30 p.m.


•English Championship Soccer, playoff, first leg, Wigan Athletic vs. Queens Park Rangers, BEIN, 11:40 a.m.


•Big Ten tournament, quarterfinals, Purdue vs. Indiana, Big Ten, 9 a.m.

•Big Ten tournament, quarterfinals, Ohio State vs. Penn State, Big Ten, 11:30 a.m.

•SEC tournament, semifinals, Kentucky at LSU, ESPNU, noon

•Big Ten tournament, quarterfinals, Iowa vs. Illinois, Big Ten, 2:30 p.m.

•SEC tournament, semifinals, George vs. Alabama, ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.

•Washington at California, PAC12, P12BA, 3:30 p.m.

•Saint Mary’s at BYU, BYUTV, 4 p.m.

•Big Ten tournament, quarterfinals, Northwestern vs. Michigan State, Big Ten, 5 p.m.

•Oregon State at Stanford, P12BA, 5:30 p.m.

•UCLA at Arizona State, PAC12, 5:30 p.m.

•Saint Mary’s at BYU, BYUTV, 6:30 p.m.


•ATP/WTA, Mutua Madrid Open, quarterfinals, at Madrid, TENNIS, 2 a.m.

•ATP/WTA, Mutua Madrid Open, semifinals, at Madrid, TENNIS, 2:30 a.m. (Saturday)

Local sports

JC softball

•NorCal super regional, Solano vs. Fresno, 2 p.m.; Sierra vs. Santa Rosa, 4 p.m.

Prep badminton

•MEL tournament at Vacaville, noon

Prep boys tennis

•Sac-Joaquin Section Division I individual tournament, at Johnson Racquet Club, Roseville, 11 a.m.

Sac-Joaquin Section Division II individual tournament, at Johnson Racquet Club, Roseville, 10:45 a.m.

Prep swimming

•Sac-Joaquin Section diving, boys trials, at Johansen High, Modesto, 11 a.m.

Prep track and field

•Sac Town Frosh/Soph Invitational, at Whitney High, Rocklin, 3:30 p.m.

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer is a 1985 graduate of Brigham Young University. The Suisun City resident has been with the Daily Republic Sports Department since 1989 and has served as sports editor since 2007. He and his wife Jackie have four children.

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