Sports On Television: June 23, 2012

VANCOUVER, CANADA - JUNE 11: UFC fighter Rich Franklin flexes during the weigh-in for UFC 115 at General Motors Place on June 11, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Chuck Liddell will fight Franklin during UFC 115 June 12 in Vancouver. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Zuffa, LLC via Getty Images)

This will be the first weekend with the NHL or NBA to fill the tube during our weekend sports on television. There's soccer, golf, baseball, racing and lots of fighting later tonight. See if there's anything here for you.

PGA Tour Golf: Travelers Championship (1:00 PM, Golf Channel)
Thanks to rain forcing the tournament to continue the second round on Saturday, Fredrik Jacobson entered the clubhouse with a one-stroke lead over J.B Holmes and two other golfers still completing their second round as of this posting.

Euro 2012: France vs. Spain (2:30 PM, ESPN2)
The winner between Spain and France and the winner between England and Italy, will complete soccer's version of the final four with Portugal and Germany waiting this weekend's winners.

PGA Tour Golf: Travelers Championship (3:00 PM, CBS)
The third round of the Travelers moves to CBS.

LPGA Tour Golf: Manulife Financial Classic (3:00 PM, Golf Channel)
South Korea's Inbee Park heads into the third round (though with seven golfers left to complete the second round due to darkness) with a one-stroke lead over the field.

NASCAR Nationwide Series: Sargento 200 (3:30 PM, ESPN)
Elliot Sadler currently leads the series by eight points over rookie Austin Dillon as the series heads to Road America in Elkhard Lake, Wisconsin.

MLB Baseball: Minnesota Twins at Cincinnati Reds (4:00 PM, Fox Sports Ohio)
Before the game there will be a pregame ceremony honoring Dan Driessen, Sean Casey and John Reilly, all of whom will be enshrined in the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. Hopefully this motivates the players to break a four-game losing streak.

MLB Baseball: New York Yankees at New York Mets (7:00 PM, FOX)
The Subway series features two teams that are either in first place (Yankees) or only 2.5 games out of first (Mets).

UFC 147 Prelims: Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira (8:00 PM, FX)
The undercard bout before the UFC 147 tonight includes featherweights Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira.

UFC 147: Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin II (9:00 PM, PPV)
Cincinnati-native Rich Franklin returns from a 16-month hiatus to take on a 35-year old Silva in a rematch from their 2009 bout in which Franklin won by a split decision. The rest of the card, subject to change, includes Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow and and Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias.

Boxing: Victor Ortiz vs. Josesito Lopez (9:00 PM, SHOe)
The welterweight battle between Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KOs) and Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KOs) takes place in Los Angeles. Ortiz is better known for losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last September.

IndyCar Racing: Iowa Corn 250 (9:00 PM, NBC Sports)
Dario Franchitti earned pole position for the Iowa Corn 250 during Friday night's heat race -- something IndyCar is tinkering with. Will Power currently leads the series by a commanding 31 points.

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