On The Tube: Cowboys Cheerleaders Over Gymnasts


Cassie Trammell makes her Dallas national TV debut tonight on CBS [Credit]

Today’s Can’t Miss: The battle of Texas takes place in Dallas tonight and it’s on national TV. It’s either football or the always exciting rhythmic gymnastics in Beijing.

Boxing: Fernando Beltran vs. Takalani Ndlovu, for vacant IBF featherweight title, at Nashville (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Golf: PGA European Tour, The KLM Open, second round, at Zandvoort, Netherlands (The Golf Channel, 9 a.m.). U.S. Amateur Championship, quarterfinal matches, at Pinehurst, N.C. (The Golf Channel, noon). PGA Tour, The Barclays, second round, at Paramus, N.J. (The Golf Channel, 2 p.m.). LPGA, Safeway Classic, first round, at Portland, Ore. (ESPN2, 4 p.m.). Champions Tour, Boeing Classic, first round, at Snoqualmie, Wash. (The Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m.).

Major League Baseball: Washington at Chicago Cubs (WGN, 2:10 p.m.).

Motor sports: FIA Formula One World Championship, European Grand Prix, practice, at Valencia, Spain (Speed Channel, 8 a.m.). NASCAR Nationwide Series, Food City 250, at Bristol, Tenn. (practice, Speed Channel, 10:30 a.m.; pole qualifying, Speed Channel, 5 p.m.; race, ESPN, 8 p.m.). NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sharpie 500, at Bristol, Tenn. (Speed Channel, practice, noon and 6 p.m., pole qualifying, 3:30 p.m.).

NFL preseason: Houston at Dallas (CBS, 8 p.m.).

Tennis: ATP/WTA Tour, Pilot Pen, semifinals, at New Haven, Conn. (ESPN2, women’s, noon, men’s 7 p.m.)

In other Dallas Cowboys cheerleader news, former team member (the infamous) Starr Spangler will be on CBS’ Amazing Race this fall. We suggest you watch. More photos at Celebridiot.

Full Olympic TV schedule after the jump…

NBC and NBC HD, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. … Men’s Basketball Semifinal (LIVE); Canoeing – Gold Medal Finals; Women’s Table Tennis – Gold Medal Final

8 p.m.-Midnight … Track & Field – Gold Medal Finals: Men’s 4×100-meter Relay, Men’s Pole Vault, Women’s 4×100-meter Relay, Women’s Long Jump, Women’s 5000-meter, Men’s Decathlon 1500-meter; Men’s Diving – Platform Semifinal (LIVE); Gymnastics – Rhythmic Competition

12:35-2 a.m. – Women’s Volleyball Bronze Medal Match (LIVE); Men’s Table Tennis – Singles Semifinals; Synchronized Swimming Team Competition

CNBC and CNBC HD, Midnight-4 a.m. … Boxing 51kg, 57kg, 64kg, 75kg, 91kg Semifinals (LIVE); Baseball Semifinal (LIVE)

5-8 p.m. … Boxing 48kg, 54kg, 60kg, 69kg, 81kg, 91kg-plus Semifinals

USA and USA HD, 2 a.m.-Noon … Men’s Basketball Semifinal (LIVE); Men’s Water Polo Semifinal (LIVE); Track & Field – Men’s 50k Walk; Women’s Table Tennis – Singles Semifinal; Men’s Table Tennis Quarterfinals; Canoeing Gold Medal Finals

MSNBC, 5 a.m.-5 p.m. … Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal Match (LIVE); Baseball Semifinal; Men’s Volleyball Semifinal; Women’s Field Hockey Bronze Medal Game; Women’s Modern Pentathlon; Women’s Mountain Bike; Men’s Handball Semifinal

OXYGEN, 6-8 p.m. … Women’s Field Hockey Gold Medal Game

TELEMUNDO, 2-6 a.m. … Women’s Diving – Platform Gold Medal Final; Track & Field Gold Medal Finals; Men’s Beach Volleyball Gold Medal Match

6:55-10 a.m. … Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal Match (LIVE); Men’s Basketball Semifinal (LIVE)

11 p.m.-2 a.m. … Men’s Soccer Gold Medal Match (LIVE)

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

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. … Men’s Bronze Medal Match and Women’s Gold Medal Match

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. … Men’s Semifinals