8 a.m., ESPN2

Let’s see, it rains every day, there are no lights, yet it’s considered sacrilege to start a match before 2 p.m. local time. Yeah, makes perfect sense.

NBA Draft

Noon, ESPN

The taped, Readers’ Digest version, just in case it wasn’t painful enough to watch Greg Oden put on a Blazers’ jersey the first time around.

Golf: U.S. Women’s Open

2 p.m., ESPN

Wondering if the women whine as much as the men about the greens being too hard, too soft, too sloped, too green, too big, too small, too tough.

NASCAR: Nextel Cup qualifying at Loudon, N.H.

3 p.m., Speed

Some of us can’t watch. Fridays at NHIS still trigger too many memories of Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin.

MLB: Rangers at Red Sox

7 p.m., NESN

We’re in the annual Games The Sox Should Win But Get Shellacked portion of the schedule.

Arena Football playoff: Orlando at Philadelphia

7:30 p.m., ESPN

I’ll admit, Jon Bon Jovi’s Soul are less laughable than his recent musical crossover into country.

Boxing: Darnell Wilson vs. Emmanuel Nwodo

10 p.m., ESPN2

Trying to think of a less intriguing match in the last five years that didn’t involve Laila Ali.


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