The time has come. Say hello to the most polluted games – ever.
Today’s Can’t Miss: All of you stuck without CBC (Canada) will have to wait until 7 p.m. tonight for the Beijing Opening Ceremonies. NBC has a few billion riding on this shit. Help them out by throwing on the coverage until you hit the bars.
The Bird’s Nest looks like a hookah bar.
It’s pretty cool.
Right now there are drummers, thousands of them on the field doing a routine straight out of some freaky Chinese movie.
You’ll like it.
Boxing: Light heavyweights, Tavoris Cloud vs. Julio Cesar Gonzalez, at Chicago (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).
Golf: PGA Tour Championship, second round, at Bloomfield Township, Mich. (TNT, 1 p.m.). U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, quarterfinal matches, at Eugene, Ore. (The Golf Channel, 4 p.m.).
Little League Baseball: Southeast regional final, at St. Petersburg, Fla. (ESPN, 8 p.m.).
Motor sports: NASCAR Sprint Cup, Centurion Boats at The Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y., practice (ESPN2, noon); pole qualifying (ESPN2, 3 p.m.). NASCAR Nationwide Series, Zippo 200, practice, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.). Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, Crown Royal 200, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (Speed Channel, 8 p.m., same-day tape).
Tennis: ATP Tour, Countrywide Classic, quarterfinal, at Los Angeles (ESPN2, 11 p.m.).