DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 06: Mike Wallace, driver of the #01 G&K Services Chevrolet, spins during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)
The temperatures in Ohio are expected to reach 105 degrees on Saturday. The inhumanity of mother nature's nasty hot breath will likely force people indoors as much as possible. And when you're indoors, there's sports. Here's your guide on what's on television for this blistering Saturday.
PGA Tour Golf: Greenbrier Classic (3:00 PM, CBS)
Interestingly enough, after winning the Congressional last week, Tiger Woods missed the cut at this weekend's Greenbrier Classic, along with Phil Mickelson, sending CBS Sports Executives to the bottle. Regardless, Webb Simpson, who won the 2012 U.S. Open earlier this year, leads the field by one stroke heading into the third round.
LPGA Tour Golf: U.S. Women's Open (3:00 PM, NBC)
Heading into the third round, Suzann Pettersen leads the U.S. Woman's Open at Blackwolf Run in Kohler Wisconsin by one stroke over Michelle Wie and Cristie Kerr.
MLB Baseball: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets (4:00 PM, WGN)
The Cubs, who have won seven of their last ten, have pushed themselves out of the NL Central cellar following Friday night's 8-7 win over the Mets, despite New York's three-run ninth inning rally.
Auto Racing: American Le Mans at Lime Rock Park (4:00 PM, ESPN2)
Even with 10 turns on the 1.5-mile road course, Lime Rock Park boosts some of the highest average speeds in the American Le Mans series. Guy Smith of Dyson Racing, averaged 120.553 MPH during qualifying, placing the car on the pole.
Champions Tour Golf: First Tee Open (6:30 PM, Golf Channel)
Tom Kite and John Cook each shot a 67 on Friday, giving them the lead heading into Saturday's second round at Pebble Beach.
MLB Baseball: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox (7:00 PM, Fox)
Because you can never get enough of this matchup. This is actually game two of a double header, making up an April 22 rainout. The Yankees won the opening game of the weekend series 10-8 after scoring four runs in the seventh.
NASCAR Sprint Cup: Coke Zero 400 (7:30 PM, TNT)
Matt Kenseth, who won the Daytona 500 earlier this year, starts from the pole in an effort to sweep both Cup races at Daytona this year.
UFC 148 Prelims From Las Vegas (8:00 PM, FX)
Scheduled undercard bouts include: Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes and Constantinos Philippou vs. Riki Fukuda.
UFC 148: Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen (8:00 PM, PPV)
Anderson Silva takes on Chael Sonnen for the middleweight title. Fight card also includes Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz and Cung Le vs. Patrick Cote.
MLB Baseball: Cincinnati Reds at San Diego Padres (10:00 PM, Fox Sports Ohio)
The Reds are 4-5 on their 11-game west coast swing, evening the weekend series against San Diego Friday night. Bronson Arroyo tossed a three-hit complete game shutout, helped by three home runs from Reds hitters.
Boxing: Nonito Donaire vs. Jeffrey Mathebula (10:00 PM, HBOe)
Mathebula (26-3-2) is making his United States debut against Donaire (28-1) in a super-bantamweight bout. Also included tonight are Brandon Rios vs. Mauricio Herrera.
WNBA: Seattle Storm at Los Angeles Sparks (10PM, ESPN2)
Even fanatical basketball fans have an option today.