On The Tube: Phelps-Gasms Or NFL Preseason


Brintley and her girlfriends will cheer on the Titans against the Raiders

Today’s Can’t Miss: Tonight is the evening Costas, Lampley, Carillo, Lauer, Collinsworth and company have been waiting for. Pure Michael Phelps-gasms. Even the gay community is tired of the hysteria.

Superman can tie Spitz via the 100-meter butterfly, tonight. Tune in while you slam $10 mojitos and chase women.

Boxing: Tony Thompson vs. Ishmail Arvin, at Washington, (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Golf: PGA European Tour, SAS Masters, second round, at Rosersberg, Sweden (The Golf Channel, 9:30 a.m.). Nationwide Tour, Xerox Classic, second round, at Rochester, N.Y. (The Golf Channel, 1 p.m.). PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, second round, at Greensboro, N.C. (The Golf Channel, 3 p.m.). Champions Tour, Jeld-Wen Tradition, second round, at Sunriver, Ore. (The Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m.).

Little League World Series: Pool play, at Williamsport, Pa. (ESPN, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; ESPN2, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Oakland (WGN, 10 p.m.).

Motor sports: NASCAR Sprint Cup, 3M Performance 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. (Speed Channel, practice, noon; pole qualifying, 3:30 p.m.). NASCAR Nationwide Series, Carfax 250, practice, at Brooklyn, Mich. (Speed Channel, 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

NFL preseason: Oakland at Tennessee (Fox, 8 p.m.).

Tennis: ATP Tour, Legg Mason Classic, quarterfinals, at Washington, (ESPN2, 2 p.m.)

Full Olympic schedule after the jump…

NBC and NBC HD, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. … Swimming; Track & Field; Beach Volleyball; Women’s Water Polo – USA vs. Russia

8 p.m.-Midnight … Swimming (LIVE): Gold Medal Finals: Men’s 100-meter Butterfly, Men’s 50-meter Freestyle, Women’s 200-meter Backstroke, Women’s 800-meter Freestyle and Women’s 50-meter Freestyle semifinal; Track and Field – Men’s 100-meter competition, Men’s Shot Put Gold Medal Final; Beach Volleyball (LIVE); Men’s Volleyball – USA vs. China

12:35-2 a.m. … Women’s Track & Field – 10,000-meter Gold Medal Final; Women’s Diving – Springboard Competition

CNBC and CNBC HD, Midnight-4:30 a.m. … Softball – USA vs. Japan (LIVE); Boxing 57kg, 60kg Competition (LIVE)

5-8 p.m. … Boxing 57kg, 60kg Competition

USA and USA HD, 2 a.m.-Noon … Women’s Soccer Quarterfinal (LIVE); Women’s Basketball – USA vs. Spain (LIVE); Baseball – USA vs. Cuba; Tennis Semifinals; Beach Volleyball; Men’s Archery – Individual Gold Medal Final; Cycling Track Events Competition

MSNBC, 5 a.m.-5 p.m. … Women’s Volleyball – USA vs. China (LIVE); Women’s Soccer Quarterfinals; Beach Volleyball; Women’s Badminton – Doubles Gold Medal Final; Women’s Handball – France vs. Norway; Men’s Weightlifting 85kg Gold Medal Final; Women’s Table Tennis – Team Semifinal; Women’s Water Polo – Netherlands vs. Australia and Hungary vs. Greece

OXYGEN, 6-8 p.m. … Equestrian – Jumping Competition; Tennis Semifinal

TELEMUNDO, 2-6 a.m. … Swimming Gold Medal Finals; Women’s Volleyball; Women’s Gymnastics – Individual All-Around Competition

8 a.m.-Noon … Women’s Soccer (LIVE); Beach Volleyball; Boxing

Midnight-1 a.m. … TBA

UNIVERSAL HD … 24-hour MSNBC, & CNBC HD Simulcasts and Coverage

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL, 2:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. … Women’s games

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. … Women’s games


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