Not exactly Kournikova-Sharapova: Gulbis and Sorenstam at Evian party
Today’s Can’t Miss: Someone you’ve never heard of will win the Tour de France this morning. Someone you’ve never heard of will win the Evian Masters and our dream is over to see Gulbis get another French champagne bath.
The real story today is baseball. Good baseball. In Detroit. Chicago. Boston. Throw all three in a hat and pick one.
Arena football:Â ArenaBowl XXII, San Jose vs. Philadelphia, at New Orleans, ABC, 3 p.m.
Beach volleyball:Â AVP Crocs Tour, Bud Light Long Beach Open, women’s championship match, NBC, 4:30 p.m.
Cycling:Â Tour de France, final stage, Etampes to Paris, Versus, 7:30 a.m. (live); CBS, 1 p.m. (same-day tape)
Golf:Â PGA European Tour, Inteco Russian Open Championship, final round, The Golf Channel, 8 a.m. (same-day tape). Senior British Open Championship, final round, ABC, 1 p.m. (same-day tape). LPGA, Evian Masters, final round, The Golf Channel, 1 p.m. (same-day tape). PGA Tour, RBC Canadian Open, final round, CBS, 3 p.m. Nationwide Tour, Children’s Hospital Invitational, final round, The Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m. (same-day tape)
Major League Baseball:Â Chicago White Sox at Detroit, WGN, 1 p.m. Hall of Fame induction ceremony, at Cooperstown, N.Y., ESPN Classic, 1:30 p.m. Florida at Chicago Cubs, TBS, 2 p.m. New York Yankees at Boston, ESPN, 8 p.m.
Motor sports:Â NASCAR Sprint Cup, Allstate 400 at The Brickyard, ESPN, 2 p.m. Championship Off Road Racing, NBC, 3 p.m. NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series, Fram-Autolite Nationals, final eliminations, ESPN2, 7 p.m. (same-day tape)
Tennis:Â ATP Tour, Rogers Cup, championship match, ESPN2, 3 p.m. World Team Tennis, championship match, at Roseville, Calif., Versus, 4 p.m. Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, East West Bank Classic, championship match, ESPN2, 5 p.m.