There are plenty of sports on television today. Lots of golf, some tennis, soccer, MMA, a ton of basketball and your daily infusion of baseball. There's even some boxing taking place in Cincinnati. What sports are on television for this Saturday?
British Open: Third-Round Play (In Progress, ESPN)
The third-round of the British Open features a surging Tiger Woods, looking to win his first major since the U.S. Open in 2008. However Brandt Snedeker and Adam Scott stand in his way.
Tennis: Atlanta Open (1:00 PM, Tennis Channel)
Gilles Muller looks to upset Go Soeda in the first match during the semifinal round.
MLS Soccer: New York vs. Philadelphia (2:30 PM, ESPN)
The New York Red Bulls are holding onto second place in the Eastern Conference with 35 points while the Philadelphia Union are one-point away from falling in last place.
Golf: American Century Championship (3:00 PM, ESPN)
Players expected to compete at the celebrity tournament includes Aaron Rodgers, Charles Barkley, Kevin Nealson, Dan Jansen and, wait for it, Dan Quayle.
PGA Tour Golf: True South Classic (3:00 PM, Golf Channel)
With most of the golfing world at the British Open, some noname golfers can make a mark at the Annandale Golf Club in Madison, Mississippi. Billy Horschel shot a 63 in a second round currently suspended due to weather (aka, God watching The Open).
MLB Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers (3:30 PM, Fox)
The battle for first place in the AL Central has shortened to a half-game lead by the White Sox after Detroit nearly wiped out a 3.5 game lead leading into the weekend.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs. Portland Trail Blazers (4:00 PM, NBA TV)
Basketball never ends with the Summer League showcasing younger talent in really small gyms.
Women's Tennis: Mercury Insurance Open (5:00 PM, Tennis Channel)
The semifinal round features Dominika Cibulkova vs. Nadia Petrova and Marion Bartoli vs. Yung-Jan Chan.
NBA Summer League: New Orleans Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors (6:30 PM, NBA TV)
MLB Baseball: Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds (7:00 PM, Fox Sports Ohio)
Reds batters hit three solo homeruns while Homer Bailey struck out ten during another eight-inning outing giving the Reds a 3-1 win over the Brewers.
MLB Baseball: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals (7:00 PM, WGN)
The Cardinals opened the three-game weekend series with a 4-1 win over the Cubs.
Tennis: Atlanta Open (7:00 PM, ESPN2)
Andy Roddick and John Isner clash in a battle of Americans during the semifinals of the Atlanta Open.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (8:00 PM, Speed Channel)
Timothy Peters holds onto a 12-point lead in the series standings heading into the tenth race of the season.
UFC 149 Preliminaries (8:00 PM, FX)
MMA undercard bouts including Court McGee vs. Nick Ring, Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera, Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh, Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon.
NBA Summer League: Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers (8:30 PM, NBA TV)
Even more basketball.
UFC 149: Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (9:00 PM, PPV)
The scheduled main event puts Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight title. Other bouts on the card includes Hector Lombard vs. Tim Boetsch and Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan
Boxing: Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Escobedo (10 PM, HBOe)
The super-featherweight bout takes place in Cincinnati.
NBA Summer League: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics (10:30 PM, NBA TV)