Weekend Watch: May 3-5

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Welcome to the weekend! It's time for the exam break, so it's a rather quiet weekend in terms of Carolina athletics.

Track is at the Duke Twilight meet on Sunday.

And that's it. Baseball has the weekend off, Women's Tennis begins NCAA play next Friday. Both women's lacrosse and ACC champion men's lacrosse will learn their NCAA draw Sunday night. The softball selection show is not until Sunday May 12. Women's golf has NCAA regionals beginning next weekend, with men's golf following the week after.

THM contributor Lauren Brownlow writes on the fainting goat prank that got Bryn Renner at spring practice.

ESPN will cover the entire NCAA Baseball Tournament. Just remember to turn down the sound...

Tar Heels in the Pros

NBA

Harrison Barnes and the Golden State Warriors eliminated Ty Lawson's Denver Nuggets in Game 6 last night. The Warriors face Danny Green and the Spurs in Round Two.

There are four Game 6's in the NBA Playoffs Friday night.

Raymond Felton has been a star for the Knicks in the playoffs. New York will try to finish off Boston Friday at 7 on ESPN.

Meanwhile on ESPN2, it's Tyler Hansbrough and the Indiana Pacers at Atlanta.

Oklahoma City and Houston play on ESPN at 9:30, and Ed Davis and the Memphis Grizzlies face off with the Clippers on ESPN2.

MLB

Former Diamond Heel Matt Harvey (4-0 in six starts) was named April's National League Pitcher of the Month. Harvey next takes the mound against the Braves Sunday at 1:35 on TBS.

Luke Putkonen was called up to the Tigers Thursday, and Thursday night he got his first Major League win as Detroit topped Houston in 14 innings.

Here's a Mariners fan showing off his Dustin Ackley card collection.

NFL

Jess Root of SBNation gives the Arizona Cardinals an A+ for their selection of Jonathan Cooper.

Meanwhile, the Denver Broncos got good marks for taking Sly Williams.

Marvin Lewis was impressed with Giovani Bernard at Carolina's Pro Day, and the Bengals made Gio the first running back chosen in the draft.

Diversions

This is great. Home movies of I Love Lucy in color.

Iron Man 3 opens today to good reviews.

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