A look at all the weekend’s local sporting fare.  Send tips/omissions here.


7:00 p.m. Verizon Center/CSN – Capitals vs. Rangers, Game 5 (NHL Playoffs)Need.  To.  Score.  On.  Powerplays.  In short, this is not how I imagined this season might end.

7:00 p.m. – 1st Mariner Arena –  Baltimore Mariners vs. Florence Phantoms (Arena Football) – South Carolina.  I knew you’d ask. Oh, and it’s college night.

7:05 p.m. – Oriole Park/MASN2 –  Orioles vs. Rangers – Remember what we did to Vicente Padilla last time?

7:30 p.m. – UMBC Stadium – Crystal Palace USA vs. Bermuda Hogges (Soccer) – Did you know that the Hogges are Bermuda’s only professional sports team, and that you could fit Bermuda’s entire population into M&T Bank Stadium?  Now you do.


4:00 p.m. – ESPN/NFLN – 2009 NFL Player Selection Meeting – !!!!!

7:05 p.m. – Oriole Park/MASNHD – Orioles vs. Rangers – When these teams get together, it’s like that MLB Slugfest game.


10:00 a.m. – NFLN – 2009 NFL Player Selection Meeting (Rounds 3-7) – Okay, not as many !s

1:35 p.m. – Oriole Park/MASN – Orioles vs. Rangers – Bergesen, round 2.

2:00 p.m. – CSN – Capitals at Rangers, Game 6 (if necessary) – Oh, it WILL be necessary.