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75 Summer Things To Watch

Looking to fill out your summer sports-watching calendar? Well 2012 will be a busy summer, both locally and nationally. Here are some highlights.

Now-June 10 —

French Open

men's and women's tennis championships, France

Now-June 13 —

NHL
Stanley Cup Finals

May 31 —

District 11 finals in softball, four classes

May 31 —

PIAA

boys and girls lacrosse first-round playoffs

May 31 —

PIAA girls soccer first-round playoffs

May 31-June 3 —

ShopRite

LPGA

Classic, Gallaway, N.J.

June 1 —

Fight Night boxing card at Sands Casino, Bethlehem

June 1 —

PIAA boys volleyball quarterfinal playoffs

June 2 —

PIAA boys volleyball semifinals and finals

June 2 —

PIAA boys and girls lacrosse quarterfinal playoffs

June 2 —

PIAA girls soccer quarterfinal playoffs

June 2 —

27th annual Howard E. Deppe All-Star Baseball Classic, Limeport

June 2-3 —

Lehigh Valley Senior Amateur Medal Play, Green Pond.

June 3 —

TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship

June 3 —

Lions

All-Star Soccer Classic, high school boys and girls, Nazareth

June 4 —

PIAA baseball first round playoffs, four classes

June 4 —

PIAA softball first round playoffs, four classes

June 4-6 —

MLB

first year player draft

June 5 —

PIAA girls and boys lacrosse semifinals

June 5 —

PIAA girls soccer semifinals

June 6 —

High School softball all-star game, Allentown

June 7 —

PIAA baseball quarterfinals, four classes

June 7 —

PIAA softball quarterfinals, four classes

June 7-10 —

Visa Championships, US gymnastics, St. Louis

June 8-June ??

— Potential dates for

NBA

finals

June 8-July 1 —

UEFA Euro 2012 soccer championships

June 9 —

PIAA girls and boys lacrosse finals

June 9 —

PIAA girls soccer final

June 9 —

Belmont Stakes

horse race, New York

June 10 —

Pocono 400,

NASCAR

Sprint Cup series race, Long Pond, Pa.

June 10-18 —

Carpenter Cup high school all-star baseball tournament, Philadelphia

June 11 —

PIAA baseball semifinals, four classes

June 11 —

PIAA softball semifinals, four classes

July 13 —

Penn State Lift for Life, State College

June 15 —

PIAA baseball finals, four classes

June 15 —

PIAA softball semifinals, four classes

June 14-17 —

PGA U.S. Open golf major, San Francisco, Calif.

June 15 —

World Series of Bicycling returns to the Valley Preferred Cycling Center with 12 Friday nights of racing

June 15-26 —

NCAA

Men's College World Series, Omaha, Neb.

June 16 —

Big 33 high school All-Star football classic, Hershey

June 18-21 —

Carpenter Cup high school all-star softball tournament, Philadelphia

June 21 —

McDonald's All-Star Classic high school football game, Nazareth

June 22-23 —

22nd Lehigh Valley Medal Play golf tournament. Woodstone CC

June 22-23 —

NHL Draft

June 22-24 —

National 7-on-7 high school football event, Allentown

June 24 —

Adam Frey Wrestling Classic, college wrestlers, Bethlehem

June 25-July 8 —

Wimbledon

tennis championships, London

June 28 —

NBA Draft

June 28-July 1 —

U.S. Olympic Trials, gymnastics, San Jose, Calif.

June 29 —

Tri-County League vs. Blue Mountain League all-star adult baseball classic, Limeport

June 30-July 22 —

Tour de France

bicycling race

July 5-8 —

U.S. Women's Open golf championship, Blackwolf Run, Kohler, Wis.

July 10 —

MLB All-Star Game

, Kansas City

July 11 —

International League Triple-A baseball All-Star Game, Buffalo, N.Y.

July 11-15 —

Stellar " Catch a Rising Star" High School basketball showcase

July 12-15 —

U.S. Senior Open golf tournament, Michigan

July 13-15 —

U.S. Cycling Junior Track Nationals, Valley Preferred Cycling Center

July 19-22 —

British Open

golf championship, Royal Lytham & St. Annes, England

July 19-22 —

SportsFest amateur sports festival, Allentown

June 19 —

Lehigh Valley Legion vs. Schuylkill-Berks Legion joint Showcase and All Star game,

FirstEnergy

Stadium in Reading

July 25-Aug. 12 —

Philadelphia Eagles
NFL

training camp, Bethlehem

July 25 —

MLS All-Stars vs.

Chelsea Football Club

, Chester

July 27-Aug. 12 —

2012 Olympics

, London

July 30-31 —

Lehigh Valley Open golf tournament, Northampton CC

July 31-Aug. 5 —

Keystone Games, amateur athletic festival, Harrisburg

Aug. 5 —

Pennsylvania 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono

Aug. 9-12 —

PGA golf championship, The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, S.C.

Aug. 9 —

NFL preseason
Steelers

at Eagles

Aug. 11 —

Real Madrid vs. Celtic FC, World Football Challenge, PPL Park, Chester

Aug. 16-26 —

Little League World Series, baseball, South Williamsport

Aug. 27-Sept. 9 —

US Open tennis championships, Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Aug. 30 —

NCAA football opening day

Aug. 31 —

Pennsylvania High School football opening day

Sept. 1 —

Penn State football opener vs. Ohio U., State College

Sept. 5 —

NFL season opener,

Cowboys

at

Giants

Sept. 9 —

NFL opening weekend, Eagles at

Browns
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