What to watch as raccoons make a videotape of your captured dog ...
• Little League World Series: USA semifinal, Portsmouth, N.H., vs. Columbus, Ga., at Williamsport, Pa. Since they're apparently cracking down on coaches hitting their players, there's little reason for us to watch. [ESPN]
• MLB: St. Louis at New York Mets. Is that 6-foot-8 Little Leaguer available yet? [ESPN2]
• NFL: Preseason, Miami at Carolina. It may feel like a sauna, but our stadium thermometer is stuck on "excitement." [Fox]