D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers: United heads to the Pacific Northwest to face former teammates Troy Perkins and Rodney Wallace. The Timbers have the most intimidating home turf in all of MLS (5-0-0 at home vs. 0-3-2 on the road), complete with a crazy mascot named Timber Joey who cuts logs after goals and passes them through the stands. DCU will again be without Charlie Davies (* strained hamstring) in this match. (5:00 P.M., CSN)NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship
Northwestern Wildcats vs. Maryland Terrapins: For the 13th time in the last 16 years, either Northwestern or Maryland will be crowned NCAA Women's Lacrosse Champions. The Terps overcame a six goal deficit in last year's title game to shock the Cats 13-11 for Maryland's 10th national championship, and, cue ominous music, *today Northwestern has revenge on their minds*. Actually, I bet the only thing on their minds right now is how to stop a Maryland offensive attack that has outscored opponents 48-20 on their way to the final. (4:00 P.M., live stream at NCAA.com)Indianapolis 500
Not to insult those open wheel race fans out there, but here is the racing appetizer of the day. That's right, the 100th anniversary running of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500, is a mere warm-up for car enthusiasts on this greatest of days. Enjoy 500 laps of pole sitter Alex Taglianai, 2010 winner Dario Franchitti (or as I like to call him, Mr. Ashley Judd) and some woman they always talk about though she never wins. (12:00 P.M., ABC).Coca-Cola 600 Now, your main event, what you saved the wide-mouth Budweiser cans and cheesy poofs for...the longest NASCAR race of the year, the Coca-Cola 600. Brade Keselowski grabbed the pole for this year's race, but Carl Edwards is looking to become the eight driver to sweep the All Star (last week at same track) and Coca-Cola 600. Is Dick Trickle entered? (6:00 P.M., FOX).