Now is the time to tell your non-football friends and family goodbye for the next seven months of your life.
Thursday, July 31
Soccer (7-9 p.m., ESPN): The summer soccer series continues as European soccer power Bayern Munich takes on Chivas de Guadalajara.
Friday, Aug 1
MLB (9 p.m.-12a.m., FSSD): The Atlanta Braves look to stay in the National League East and Wild Card races as they travel to the west coast to face the San Diego Padres.
Saturday, Aug 2
NFL (6-9 p.m., ESPN2): The 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony features former Southern Miss and Oakland/LA Raiders star Ray Guy, the first punter in the hall of fame.
Sunday, Aug 3
NFL (7-10 p.m., NBC): It's preseason and means nothing but football is back as the Buffalo Bills take on the New York Giants in the Hall of Fame Game.
Monday, Aug 4
Football (6-8 p.m., ESPN Classic): Get ready for college football by watching the 1999 Mississippi State against LSU football game in a season where the Bulldogs went on to become Peach Bowl Champions.
Tuesday, Aug 5
Soccer (5:45-8 p.m., ESPNU): Watch the FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup with the United States facing Germany in Canada.
Wednesday, Aug 6
Baseball (10 a.m.-8 p.m., ESPN2): Spend the day watching an August tradition with five games of the 2014 Little League World Series.
Last weekend was the last football-free weekend. The Slate will have football from now until the Super Bowl next February.