Walt Murphy’s News and Results Service
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The good news is that there will be lots of track on TV this weekend. The bad news is that the NCAA Division One Championships will be shown on CBS on Saturday from 3-5pm(EDT), while there will be a 1-hour overlap with NBC's live coverage of the U.S. Championships, which will be shown from 4-6pm(EDT).
As I always stress, nothing is guaranteed in TV, especially on live shows, but the plan is to show quite a bit (if not all) of the men's steeplechase. Other events scheduled for the show include the semis and final of the men's 110-hurdles, the finals of the men's and women's 400-meters, the semi-finals of the men's 400-meter hurdles, the final of the women's 400-hurdles, taped coverage of Friday's 100-meter finals, the finishes of the men's and women's 5000-meters, and what could be a classic women's 1500-meters, with NCAA Champion Tiffany McWIlliams prepared to take on veterans Regina Jacobs and Suzy Favor Hamilton.
Finally, on Sunday, ESPN2 will have 90 minutes of live coverage of the final day of the U.S. Champs (4-5:30pm/EDT).