MLB: Braves at Brewers

1 p.m., TBS

As a postscript to all that happy horsepucky in April about Milwaukee being on its way to the World Series, let the record show that the Pirates are only 5 games out in the NL Central.

English League Soccer tripleheader

1 p.m., Fox Sports Channel

Must be nice for soccer fans to see games one, two or a hundred days old and watch them plausibly live, since no self-respecting American media outlet ever reports these scores.

MLB: Indians at Red Sox

7 p.m., NESN

Not begrudging Trot Nixon his hero’s welcome or anything, but Dave Roberts, Orlando Cabrera and Derek Lowe had a heck of a lot more to do with exorcising 86 years of abject misery.


7:30 p.m., BET

Your chance to see how Paul Pierce, T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Stephen A. Smith live. I’m sure Smith would accuse us of racism for having zero interest.

NHL Stanley Cup: Senators at Ducks, Game 2

8 p.m., Versus

I’m not ashamed to say I just looked up who won Game 1 five seconds before typing this.

Classic Boxing: David Tua vs. Ike Ibeabuchi, 1997

8 p.m., ESPN Classic

What would any “classic” boxing match be without one participant who’s served time in prison?

NBA Western finals: Jazz at Spurs, Game 5

9 p.m., ESPN

Fans are yawning their way to San Antonio’s fourth title in the Duncan Era. Which reveals all you need to know about the average NBA enthusiast.

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