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This Weekend in Sports: U.S. Open, NBA Finals & the Stanley Cup

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The calendar is packed with championship-level offerings in several sports this weekend. Here’s what to watch:

Friday, June 14

2013 U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Penn.; 3 p.m. (ET) on NBC
The best golfers in the world descend on suburban Philadelphia for the second major of 2013. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson should all be in the mix through Sunday’s final round. Weather could play a factor as heavy rain has altered Thursday’s opening round. Defending champion Webb Simpson may be hard-pressed to retain his title.

Saturday, June 15

2013 College World Series — Mississippi State vs. Oregon State

TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb. 3 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2
The 2013 College World Series begins in Omaha, with the Mississippi State Bulldogs (48-18) facing the Oregon State Beavers (50-11).

2013 College World Series — Indiana vs. Louisville

TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb. 8 p.m. (ET) on ESPN
Making their first College World Series appearance, the Indiana Hoosiers (48-14) face the Louisville Cardinals (51-12) in the second game of the NCAA’s championship series.

NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 2 — Boston Bruins at Chicago Blackhawks

United Center, Chicago; 8 p.m. (ET) on NBC Sports Network
After a thrilling 4-3, triple-overtime win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks will look to extend their best-of-seven series lead to two games when they face the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci lead Boston, while Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa pace Chicago.

UFC 161 — Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson

MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 10 p.m. (ET) on Pay-per-viewk
Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson faces former UFC light heavyweight champ Rashad Evans in Winnipeg. Bouts on the undercard include Stipe Miocic vs. Roy Nelson; Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan; Alexis Davis vs. Rosi Sexton; and Ryan Jimmo vs. Igor Pokrajac.

Sunday, June 16

2013 U.S. Open Golf Tournament

Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Penn.; 12 p.m. (ET) on NBC
The final round of the second major tournament of the 2013 PGA Tour season is scheduled to conclude.

Quicken Loans 400

Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich.; 1:16 p.m. (ET) on TNT
The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup series moves to Michigan this Sunday with Jimmie Johnson leading the standings by 51 points after his victory at the Poconos last week. The ever-popular Dale Earnhardt Jr. won this race in 2012, and he could contend again.

2013 College World Series — N.C. State vs. North Carolina

TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb. 3 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2
A classic Atlantic Coast Conference rivalry moves to Omaha, as the N.C. State Wolfpack (49-14) faces the North Carolina Tar Heels (56-10) in the third game of the 2013 College World Series.

2013 NBA Finals: Game 5 — Miami Heat at San Antonio Spurs

AT&T Center, San Antonio; 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC
After a blowout win in Game 3, the San Antonio Spurs lead the 2013 NBA Finals two-games-to one over the Miami Heat heading into Game 4 on Thursday night. If the Spurs win Thursday, they could wrap up the championship at home on Sunday. San Antonio’s Tony Parker and Tim Duncan will duel against Miami’s LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.

2013 College World Series — UCLA vs. LSU

TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Neb. 8 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2
The UCLA Bruins (44-17) are back in the College World Series where they will face the fourth-seeded LSU Tigers (57-9). Both programs are among the NCAA’s best, but LSU has six College World Series titles to none for UCLA.

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