Although it's a holiday weekend and football and basketball continue to screw around in trying to figure out their labor disputes, it's still a busy Sunday in the rest of the sports world. Today features the Wimbledon men's finals between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on NBC, the second stage of the 2011 Tour De France on VERSUS and MLB's 2011 All Star Selection Show on TBS. Throw in the Giants on CSN Bay Area and the A's on CSN California and it's an action-packed day.
All times listed are pacific.
2011 Tour De France, Stage Two: 5:00am - VERSUS - The world's most famous cycling race enters day two as Bay Area resident Levi Leipheimer and Team Radio Shack look to gain some ground in the team time trial. Santa Rosa-based BMC Racing will look to make a dent as well. It's still very early in the race but a strong finish could give someone serious momentum moving forward.
Wimbledon Men's Finals, Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal: 6:00am - NBC - The two best tennis players in the world square off at Centre Court at Wimbledon. Djokovic claimed the Australian Open with a victory over Andy Murray, while Nadal claimed the French open with a victory over Roger Federer. Now the top two players in the world meet looking to determine who is the best....at least until the US Open.
MLB All Star Game Selection Show: 9:00am - TBS - The complete American League and National League squads will be announced for the 2011 MLB All Star Game in Phoenix. The Giants will likely see some combination of Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Ryan Vogelsong and Brian Wilson o the roster, and possibly more with Bruce Bochy as the manager. The A's will likely see Gio Gonzalez representing them.
San Francisco Giants @ Detroit Tigers: 10:00am - CSN Bay Area - The Giants look to wrap up interleague play with a sweep of the Tigers. The Giants sit three games up on Arizona and are slowly gaining command of the NL West.
Oakland Athletics vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: 1:00pm - CSN California - The A's look to win their best of three series with the Arizona Diamondbacks after splitting the first two with a 5-4 win and a 4-2 loss.