T.G.I.M.! #165

Taking a look ahead at the week in sports.

James LeBeauby James LeBeau

For those of you looking for the Olympic TV schedule on here for this week, you are out of luck. The TV schedule for this huge event is, well, huge. Practically at any time of the day can you browse through your channels and find some Olympics on, so we are going with that. Instead, I'm offering a variety of other sports for those who find the Olympics a little overwhelming.



(MLB) LA Angels vs Texas Rangers 7 pm ESPN



(SOCCER) New York Red Bulls vs Tottenham Hotspur 7 pm ESPN2

(MLB) Philadelphia at Washington 7:05 pm MLB Network

(POKER) 2012 World Series of Poker: Big one For One Drop 8 pm ESPN- Someday, I'm going to actually improve my poker game to the point where I can compete in a big event like this. Right now, I'm a little too by the book and my reads suck. Until then, though, it's fun to watch the big boys go at it.



(MLB) Baltimore at NY Yankees 1:05 pm MLB Network

(MLB) Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox 7 pm ESPN



(GOLF) World Golf Chapionship-Bridgestone Invitational Aug 2-5 CBS/TGC

(GOLF) Reno-Tahoe Open Aug 2-5 TGC

(MLB) Philadelphia at Washington 7:05 pm MLB Network



(MLB) Cleveland at Detroit 7:05 pm MLB Network

(BOXING) Mercito Gesta vs. Ty Barnett 10 pm ESPN2



(MLB) Seattle at NY Yankees 1:05 pm MLB Network

(NFL) Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony 7 pm ESPN


(MLB) Pittsburgh at Cincinnati 7:10 pm MLB Network- Who would have thought that the Pirates would have a meaningful series in August. Well, they do, and if they can take this weekend from the Reds then they are on their way to reclaiming the top spot in the NL Central.

(NASCAR) Nationwide Series at Iowa 8 pm ESPN2



(NASCAR) Sprint Cup Series at Pocono 1 pm ESPN

(MLB) LA Angels at Chicago White Sox 2:10 pm TBS

(MLB) Milwaukee Brewers vs St. Louis Cardinals 8 pm ESPN


(NFL) Arizona at New Orleans 8 pm NFL Network- Are you ready for some football? Well, I sure am and this Hall of Fame game marks the beginning of the 2012 preseason and one step closer to the real deal.


James LeBeau is a sports contributor for CraveOnline Sports and you can follow him on Twitter @JleBeau76 or subscribe on Facebook.com/CraveOnlineSports.