Best bets

BEST BETS

June 02, 2006|By SIMMI BUTTAR

BASEBALL

Yankees@Orioles

Where -- Camden Yards

When -- Tonight, 7:05; tomorrow, 4:35 p.m.; Sunday, 1:35 p.m.

What now? -- The dreaded Yankees and their fans make their first trip to Camden Yards this season for a weekend series. The Orioles opened a 10-game homestand Tuesday and maintained their mastery of the Devil Rays this season. The Yankees, despite having several star players injured, are likely to provide a fiercer challenge. Tickets are still available for all three games and can be purchased from the Orioles' ticket office or from www.ticketmaster.com.

Online -- www.orioles.com

Pro soccer

Revolution@United

Where -- RFK Stadium, Washington

When -- Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

What now? -- With the World Cup a week away, this is the time to get into soccer mode. Tomorrow is also the seventh annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day. There will be 1,500 free tickets provided for active-duty members of the armed forces, and additional discounted tickets will be available on game day for military ID holders. Regular tickets start at $16 and can be purchased from Ticketmaster.

Online -- dcunited.mlsnet.com

Auto Racing

Neighborhood Excellence 400

Where -- Dover (Del.) International Speedway

When -- Sunday, 2:10 p.m.

What now? -- Nextel Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman have combined to win six of the past eight races at the track. Kyle Busch, who was fined $50,000 and penalized 25 points because of a rule infraction last week during the Coca-Cola 600, finished second at Dover last year. Tickets are available on eBay and StubHub starting around $100 each.

Online -- www.doverspeedway.com

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