Classic NBA: Celtics at Hawks 1985

1 p.m., ESPN Classic

Larry Bird goes for 60, His mullet only made it to 36.

Little League Softball: World Series Semifinal

7 p.m., ESPN2

When it comes to exploiting girls, ESPN has a long way to go if it wants to catch up to MTV.

MLB: Devil Rays at Red Sox

7 p.m., NESN

Hey, Tito, unless there is a margin of five runs or greater, no more Gagne in the 8th, or 9th, s’il vous plait.

REAL Sports with Bryant Gumbel

10 p.m., HBO

Tonight, Gumbel blames Gene Upshaw for David Beckham’s balky ankle.

The Bronx is Burning

10 p.m., ESPN

In this episode, the Yankees clinch the AL East title. I thought that didn’t happen for three more weeks.

Quick hits

You say you want a Revolution? How about four?

In order to see their savior David Beckham play, or as it turned out, not play, in Foxborough this Sunday, the New England Revolution required fans to purchase tickets to four Revolution games. I’m on record as saying anyone who buys into the Beckham hype is a sucker, but even soccer fans don’t deserve to get gouged like that.

Top that, T.O.

A Brazilian soccer player celebrated a goal in a recent league game by pulling a Spiderman mask from his shorts and putting it on his head. He’d originally planned on using a Batman mask, but it proved to be pointy in all the wrong places.


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