SPORTS ON WEEKEND TV
Stock car racing’s Daytona 500 highlights the weekend’s television sports viewing schedule.
The 33rd running of NASCAR’s premier event airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on Channels 2 and 8. Ken Squier, Chris Economaki, Ned Jarrett, Mike Joy, Dave Despain and David Hobbs report.
College Basketball: UCLA’s inconsistent No. 15 Bruins visit Stanford for a 3 p.m. Pacific 10 game today on Channels 2 and 63. USC, which still has a chance at its first NCAA tournament bid since 1985, faces California at 3 p.m. Sunday on Channel 2. Today’s other games involving teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 match No. 19 Virginia and Clemson (10:30 a.m., ESPN); No. 18 Georgetown and Seton Hall (5 p.m., ESPN); No. 10 East Tennessee State and UNC Charlotte (9 p.m., ESPN) and No. 1 Nevada Las Vegas and No. 12 New Mexico State, (9 p.m., SportsChannel). Sunday, No. 2 Ohio State plays host to No. 4 Indiana (11 a.m., Channels 7, 3, 10 and 42) and No. 6 Arizona faces Georgia Tech (12:45 p.m., Channels 2 and 8).
Pro Basketball: The Lakers get another chance to move closer to the Pacific Division lead when they play host to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night, with Prime Ticket’s coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. NBC (Channels 4, 36 and 39) carries the Detroit Pistons-N.Y. Knicks game at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Other Sports: Hockey’s Kings continue to pursue their first divisional title tonight when they meet the Boston Bruins (7:30 p.m., Prime Ticket). Golf’s Shearson Lehman Brothers Open in San Diego airs at 1:30 p.m. today and 1 p.m. Sunday on Channels 4, 36 and 39. This weekend’s world title fight pits IBF light-flyweight champion Michael Carbajal against Macario Santos, Sunday at 6 p.m. on ESPN.