What to watch while developing through chemicals the best damned roller skater in the nation ...
• Basketball: FIBA Americas Championship, second round, at Las Vegas, Uruguay vs. USA. Uruguay's mascot is the fearsome two-toed sloth. [ESPN2]
• MLB: Boston at New York Yankees. This looked a lot more compelling when they originally scheduled it. [ESPN2]
• Tennis: U.S. Open, early rounds, at New York. One-fifth of all Americans cannot find Ivan Ljubicic on a map. [USA]