Viewing Picks for July 27, 2013

All Times Eastern

Arena Football
Philadelphia Soul at San Antonio Talons — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m.

Beach Volleyball
World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA
World Series of Beach Volleyball Women's Grand Slam Semifinals — NBC Sports Network, 1 p.m.
Men's Grand Slam Bronze Medal Game — Universal Sports, 2 p.m.
World Series of Beach Volleyball Women's Semifinals — NBC, 4 p.m.
Grand Slam Men's Gold Medal Game — Universal Sports, 5:30 p.m.

PBA U.S. Open, Columbus, OH
Men's and Women's Championship — ESPN, noon

Fists of Gold II, Macau, Communist China
Jesus Ortega vs. Zou Shiming — HBO2, 5:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Championship Boxing, San Antonio, TX
Welterweights Andre Berto vs. Jesus Soto Karass — Showtime, 9 p.m.

College Baseball
Cape Cod League
All-Star Game — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 4:30 p.m.

Saskatchewan Roughriders at Hamilton Tiger-Cats — TSN/ESPN3, 7:30 p.m.

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
Qualifying — NBC Sports Network, 8 a.m.

Senior Open Championship, Southport, England
Third Round — ESPN2, noon

PGA Tour
Canadian Open, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Third Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m.

U.S. Junior Amateur, Truckee, CA
Championship Match — Golf Channel, 4 p.m. Tour
Boise Open, Boise, ID
Third Round — Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Horse Racing
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes — beIN Sport, 9 a.m.

Summer at Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY
Jim Dandy Stakes — NBC Sports Network, 5 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga, Prelims — FX, 5 p.m.
UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga, Main Event — Fox, 8 p.m.

UFC Postfight Show — Fuel, 10 p.m.

American League
Anaheim Angels at Oakland — Fox, 3 p.m.
Boston at Baltimore or Texas at Cleveland — MLB Network, 7 p.m.
Kansas City at Chicago White Sox — WGN America, 7 p.m.

National League
New York Mets at Washington or St. Louis at Atlanta — Fox, 3 p.m.

MLB Player Poll — Fox, 2 p.m.
Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame — Fox, 2:30 p.m.
MLB Network Special: Top 50 2013 Minor League Prospects — MLB Network, 5 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 9:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Baseball Tonight– ESPN2, midnight
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight

MLL Lacrosse
Chesapeake Bayhawks at Denver Outlaws — ESPN2, 2 p.m.
Rochester Rattlers at New York Lizards — CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m.

Sprint Cup Series
Brickyard 400, Indianapolis, IN
Practice — ESPN2, 9 a.m.
Qualifying — ESPN, 2 p.m.

Nationwide Series
Indiana 250, Indianapolis, IN
Qualifying– Speed, noon
Race — ESPN, 4:30 p.m.

Inside Training Camp Live — NFL Network, 10 a.m.
Training Camp Live — NFL Network, 8 p.m.

International Club Friendly
Leicester City vs. Monaco — beIN Sport, 11:10 a.m.
Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain — beIN Sport, 1:55 p.m.

2013 International Champions Cup
Valencia vs. AC Milan — Fox Soccer, 1:50 p.m.

Colorado vs. LA Galaxy — ESPN2, 7 p.m.
Houston vs. Chicago — NBC Sports Network, 9 p.m.

US U-19 National Championship
Fox Soccer, 7:30 p.m.

Sports Talk
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Zen of Bobby V — ESPN Classic, 4 p.m.
Babe Ruth: The Man, the Myth and the Legend — ESPN Classic, 5 p.m.
Catching Hell — ESPN Classic, 6 p.m.
30 for 30: Four Days in October — ESPN Classic, 8 p.m.
30 for 30: The House of Steinbrenner — ESPN Classic, 9 p.m.
Fox Soccer News — Fox Soccer, 10 p.m.

WTA Tour
Baku Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan
Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 10 a.m. & noon (same day coverage)

ATP Tour
Suisse Open, Gstaad, Switzerland
Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. (same day coverage)

US Open Series
ATP Tour
Atlanta Open, Atlanta, GA
Semifinal 1 — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
Semifinal 2– Tennis Channel, 8 p.m.

US Open Series
WTA Tour
Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, CA
Semifinal 1 — Tennis Channel, 6 p.m.
Semifinal 2 — ESPN2, 10 p.m.

Track & Field
IAAF Diamond League, London, England
Sainsbury's Anniversary Games — Universal Sports, 10 a.m.

All-Star Game — ABC, 3:30 p.m.

Ken Fang

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.