Real Salt Lakevs. Revolution Clint Dempsey might be the only U.S. player not trying to forgethis World Cup experience. The New England midfielder (above) scored the U.S.'slone goal in its 2--1 elimination loss to Ghana, and he has continued his hotstreak since returning to the Revs. He has three goals and New England is 3-1-0since June 28. Check listings
White Sox atYankees It's a double whammy for the Yanks: They have to face one of baseball'shottest pitchers and be reminded that he used to be one of their own. Chicagoace Jose Contreras, whom the Bombers traded in 2004, hasn't lost since lastAugust (he's won his last 17 decisions) and is 2--0 with a 0.60 ERA against NewYork in his career. Both teams are in second place in their divisions, but theWhite Sox lead the AL wild-card race. The Yankees are in danger of missing theplayoffs for the first time since 1993. Check listings
July 16, 2006
Shane Mosley vs.Fernando Vargas Mosley (42--4) is known for his lightning-quick hands, but whenthese junior middleweights met in February (below) he might have showed he canuse his head too: Vargas says a first-round butt from Mosley caused Vargas'seye to swell grotesquely. The fight was stopped in the ninth, with Mosleydeclared the winner, even though Vargas trailed by just a point on two judges'cards and led on the third. Says Vargas (26--3) about their Vegas rematch,"We have unfinished business." HBO PPV 9 p.m.
American CenturyChampionship Eighty sports stars tee off in a 54-hole competition at EdgewoodTahoe Golf Course near Lake Tahoe. The field will include two-time Super Bowlwinner John Elway, former U.S. soccer standout Brandi Chastain and Hall of Famespeedskater Dan Jansen. NBC 12 p.m.
In Stores: CodeBreakers The ESPN movie about the 1951 cheating scandal that rocked Army'sfootball team comes out on DVD, with over two hours of bonus features. Includedare a documentary on the Army program and a look at the Cadets' rivalry withNavy.
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She may still belooking for her first LPGA Tour victory, but that hasn't stopped 16-year-oldMichelle Wie (above) from playing from the men's tees whenever she can. In thefinal tune-up before the British Open, Wie, who turned pro last October, willagain try to make her first cut in a men's tournament, this time at the JohnDeere Classic at Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. The field will include 2005 PGARookie of the Year Sean O'Hair, whose win at the John Deere last year launchedhim toward the award. Thursday and Friday USA 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday ABC 2p.m.