SPORTS & MEMORIAL DAY

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763349 UFC 160 UFC+160 Other

Saturday, May 25

7 p.m. ET

Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez puts his title on the line against Antonion "Bigfoot" Silva in UFC 160. The live on Pay-Per-View card, which will take place in the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, is topped by the 11-1 Velasquez defending against the 18-4 Silva.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763351 Grand Prix of Monaco Grand+Prix+of+Monaco Other

Sunday, May 26

8 a.m. ET

The streets of Monaco will provide the annual test for Formula One's best. The event is sure to feature a star-studded crowd as they watch the drivers try and negotiate the tight turns and treacherous course.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763354 Crowne Plaza Invitational Crowne+Plaza+Invitational Other

Thursday, May 23 - Sunday, May 26

Zach Johnson is looking to join elite company as he defends his title in the Crowne Plaza Invitational. The only person to win this event in back-to-back years is the legendary Ben Hogan. Will Johnson, the 2007 Masters champion, be able to repeat? He'll be tested by the always strong field and challenging course.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763352 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis+500 Other

Sunday, May 26

Green flag waves at noon, ET

Scott Dixon enjoyed the milk bath in 2008 and will be hoping the 16th starting position will be sweet in this year's Indianapolis 500. The New Zealander starts midpack in the 33-car field, which will be paced by polesitter Ed Carpenter.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763350 Cleveland Indians at Boston Red Sox Cleveland+Indians+at+Boston+Red+Sox Other

Thursday, May 23 - Sunday, May 26

 

Terry Francona returns to Fenway Park, where he led the Boston Red Sox to two World Series championships. Francona comes back as the enemy, though, as he brings his Cleveland Indians into Boston for a four-game series with the surprising Red Sox.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763355 NBA playoffs NBA+playoffs Other

Eastern, Western Conference finals

 

The Miami Heat will cap a huge Memorial Day Sunday in Indianapolis, as they vist the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. While LeBron James & Co. try and advance to a third straight Finals, the Western battle will be between the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763357 Champions League Final Champions+League+Final Other

Saturday, May 25

2 p.m. ET

Midfielder Mario Goetze will have Borussia Dortmund ready for an all-German rumble against Bastian Schweinsteiger and Bayern Munich in the Champions League Final at Wembley Stadium.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763356 Stanley Cup playoffs Stanley+Cup+playoffs Other

Eastern, Western Conference semifinals

 

Jonathan Quick and the the Los Angeles Kings are seeking to repeat as Stanley Cup champions as the playoffs continue. The Kings are facing in-state rival San Jose Sharks, who would like nothing better than to stop the reign. Original six teams battle in the other Western semifinal as the Chicago Blackhawks meet the Detroit Red Wings. In the east, the Boston Bruins are dueling the New York Rangers, and Pittsburgh Penguins will battle the Ottawa Senators.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763358 French Open French+Open Other

Sunday, May 26 - Sunday, June 9

 

Rafael Nadal is the king of clay, especially in Paris, site of the French Open. The Spaniard has won seven of his last eight tournaments and will be looking to extend his mastery at Roland Garros.

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Other 198 43 Memorial Day weekend's top sporting events 31763353 Coca-Cola 600 Coca-Cola+600 Other

Sunday, May 26

6 p.m. ET

Racing's longest -- and arguably, strongest -- continues with the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, North Carolina. For those of who love speed, this will bring the total to 1,100 miles on Sunday. Will Jimmie Johnson duplicate his victory in last Satuday's All-Star race?

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