Two retirements last week will give their competitors a reason to exhale. Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement from Manchester United should send joy throughout European soccer and Ronde Barber's retirement gives hope to NFC South quarterbacks.
Thursday, May 16
NBA (7-9:30 p.m., TNT): The New York Knicks host the Indiana Pacers in game five of a series that could be over in five--or just as easily go seven games.
Friday, May 17
NBA (7 p.m.-midnight, ESPN): A pair of game sixes (if needed) between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls, followed the Memphis Grizzlies against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Saturday, May 18
Horse racing (3:30-6 p.m., NBC): Orb will try to win the second leg of the Triple Crown at the 138th Preakness Stakes and attempt to make history at the Belmont Stakes a month later.
Sunday, May 19
MLB (7-10 p.m., ESPN): Two of the best teams in the American League face off as the Detroit Tigers take on the Texas Rangers.
Monday, May 20
MLB (6-9 p.m., ESPN): The American League East first-place New York Yankees take on second-place Baltimore Orioles.
Tuesday, May 21
College baseball (9:30 a.m.-until, FSN and CSS): Day one coverage of the 2013 SEC Baseball Tournament from Hoover, Ala., is on two different networks.
Wednesday, May 22
College baseball (9:30 a.m.-until, CSS): Catch day two coverage of the 2013 SEC Baseball Tournament from Hoover, Ala.
Are people really arguing that LeBron James isn't a flopper? LeBron acts like he was seriously injured and will never walk again every time he is touched.
Follow Bryan Flynn at jfpsports.com, @jfpsports and at facebook.com/jfpsports.
- U.S. Begins World Cup Qualifiers: What to Watch
- Jackson State meets Arkansas-Pine Bluff for 2012 SWAC Football Championship Saturday
- Eagles Hope to Put Another Nail in the Saints Playoff Coffin
- Bowl Hopes & Undefeated Tests with Week 10 Picks
- Weekly Look Back & Look Forward: Heading to Week 10