With the excitement of the USA win in the World Cup yesterday passing until they play again, there are still a few first-round games to go. Oh, and the Sox and Cubs both play day games, headed in opposite directions.â†µ
8:30 am, ESPN: Slovakia vs. Italyâ†µ
8:30 am, ESPN2: Paraguay vs. New Zealandâ†µ
In both of these games, you will get to see players from countries you don’t pay any attention to except during the World Cup.â†µ
11 am, ESPN2: Wimbledon. The Isner-Mahut match from yesterday, suspended after breaking all kinds of records for longest tennis match in creation, should be resumed about this time.â†µ
1 pm, WGN: White Sox vs. Braves. The Sox go for their ninth win in a row.â†µ
2:30 pm, CSN Chicago: Cubs vs. Mariners. The Cubs have scored more than one run in a game once in their last four tries; that was Sunday’s 12-run outburst vs. the Angels. Do not expect a repeat of that today.â†µâ†µ
6:30 pm, ESPN: NBA Draft. Men in suits sitting around talking about young, tall basketball players who will be given enormous sums of money to play professionally.