Cycling: Tour de France: Stage 17

8:30 a.m., Versus

Great cast — William Holden, Otto Preminger, Peter Graves, but Robert Strauss steals the show as Animal. Oh, I thought that said Stalag 17. I need to get my eyes checked.

Golf: Senior British Open, first round

Noon, TNT

Only 23 years until Sergio Garcia is eligible to choke at this event.

The Bronx is Burning

2 p.m., ESPN

Have to admit, this has been a mildly entertaining mini-series. John Turturro is great in everything he does, and his Billy Martin in this is terrific. Now, excuse me while I throw myself off a cliff.

MLB: Red Sox at Indians

7 p.m., NESN.

When it comes to hanging on, Trot Nixon is going the Dante Bichette route.

MLB: Braves at Giants

7 p.m., TBS

Would someone just do us all a favor and groove a couple of pitches to Barry so we can get this over with, please?

MLS: Chivas USA at Red Bull New York

7 p.m., ESPN2

Chivas is the Los Angeles-based team that doesn’t have Beckham or the spotlight-starved “celebrities” in the stands.