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Thank goodness football season is nearly here. That way we'll have something to keep us entertained until the Syfy channel finishes making Sharknado 2.

Thursday, July 18

Golf (3-6 p.m., Golf Channel): If you've got cable, catch first round coverage of the Sanderson Farms Championship from Annandale Golf Club in Madison, Miss.

Friday, July 19

Golf (6 a.m.-2 p.m., ESPN): Second round coverage of The Open Championship begins as the top ranked players on the PGA Tour look to make the cut and win the golf major in the United Kingdom.

Saturday, July 20

Football (6-9 p.m., ESPN 2): If you need some Canadian Football League to help contain your football fever, check out the Montreal Alouettes versus the Calgary Stampeders.

Sunday, July 21

Golf (2-6 p.m., Golf Channel): Catch final round coverage, where a winner will be crowned, of the Sanderson Farms Championship from Annandale Golf Club.

Monday, July 22

MLB (6-9 p.m., ESPN): The New York Yankees take on the Texas Rangers, with both teams looking to get off to a fast start in the second half of the 2013 season.

Tuesday, July 23

WNBA (6-8 p.m., ESPN 2): The New York Liberty and the Indiana Fever fight for a playoff spot as the WNBA season begins to wind down to its regular season conclusion.

Wednesday, July 24

MLB (6-9 p.m., ESPN) The Boston Red Sox hope to remain in first place in the American League East as they face the second-place Tampa Bay Rays. Has a cheap Syfy movie ever taken off like Sharknado did last week? I had to stay up late and watch the replay just to see what all the fuss on Twitter was about.

Follow Bryan Flynn at jfpsports.com, @jfpsports and at facebook.com/jfpsports.

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