Friday Myriad: Not out of our league

To be perfectly honest, we’re in a lull. No Tour, no huge world championships (no disrespect to the folks with rifles and pistols), etc. Plenty of league games, though. Through the weekend, eight Mexican league games are on various networks. On Saturday, seven MLS games are on Direct Kick / MLSSoccer.com. See Soccer America listings below.

And it’s X Games weekend — see TV schedule and ESPN3 schedule.

FRIDAY

2 p.m.: X Games. ESPN

3 p.m.: Tennis, ATP Los Angeles quarterfinals. ESPN2

7 p.m.: X Games. ESPN

11 p.m.: Tennis, WTA Stanford quarterfinals. ESPN2

SATURDAY

9:30 a.m.: Soccer, Emirates Cup, Celtic-Lyon. GolTV

11:30 a.m.: Soccer, Emirates Cup, Arsenal-AC Milan. GolTV

2 p.m.: X Games. ESPN

3 p.m.: Tennis, WTA Stanford semifinals. ESPN2

5 p.m.: Tennis, ATP Los Angeles semifinal. ESPN2

7 p.m.: X Games. ESPN

9 p.m.: Boxing, Juan Manuel Marquez-Juan Diaz II, pay-per-view

10 p.m.: Soccer, W-League championship. One of the two major U.S./Canada amateur women’s leagues finishes its season absurdly early so that many players can get back to college. Fox Soccer Channel

10:30 p.m.: Tennis, ATP Los Angeles semifinal. ESPN2

SUNDAY

6 a.m.: Soccer, U-20 Women’s World Cup final, Germany-Nigeria. ESPNU / ESPN3.com

9 a.m.: Soccer, U-20 Women’s World Cup third-place game, South Korea-Colombia. ESPNU / ESPN3.com

9:30 a.m.: Soccer, Emirates Cup, AC Milan-Lyon. GolTV

11:30 a.m.: Soccer, Emirates Cup, Arsenal-Celtic. GolTV

1 p.m.: X Games. ESPN2

3 p.m.: Tennis, WTA Stanford final. ESPN2

5 p.m.: Tennis, ATP Los Angeles final. ESPN2

5 p.m.: Soccer, WPS, Atlanta-Gold Pride. Fox Soccer Channel

7 p.m.: X Games. ESPN2

7:30 p.m.: Soccer, MLS, Los Angeles-Chicago. Fox Soccer Channel

9 p.m.: MMA, UFC on Versus: Jon Jones-Vladimir Matyushenko, Mark Munoz-Yushin Okami, Tyson Griffin-Takanori Gomi. See my main event preview at USA TODAY. Versus

MORE MYRIAD

  • Full soccer listings at Soccer America: MLS, international friendlies, Mexico.
  • Selected weekend listings at USA TODAY
  • ESPN3: U-20 Women’s World Cup, Australian Rules football, CFL, cricket, fishing, lacrosse, extra X Games.
  • Tennis Channel: Delayed coverage of ATP Los Angeles, ATP Gstaad, WTA Stanford.
  • Universal Sports: FIVB beach volleyball, European and African track and field.
  • More Olympic sports: FIVB beach volleyball, water polo World Cup, shooting World Championships (live TV).

Upcoming: USA Swimming championships, starting Tuesday.

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