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[The Slate] The Best In Sports In 7 Days

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Bryan Flynn

Before the games begin, check out ESPN.com revealing dirty secrets in Olympic Village. Read what athletes do off the field.

Thursday, July 19

Golf (2-5 p.m. Golf Channel): The True South Classic at Annandale Golf Club in Madison with live coverage of the opening day of play.

Friday, July 20

Golf (11 a.m.-2 p.m. Golf Channel): Coverage of day two of the True South Classic from Annandale Golf Club as players scramble to make the cut.

Saturday, July 21

Soccer (1:30-3:30 p.m. ESPN): The New York Red Bulls look to move up from third place in the Eastern Conference standings of the MLS with a win over second-to-last place Philadelphia Union.

Sunday, July 22

Golf (2-5 p.m. Golf Channel): Live coverage of the final day of play at the True South Classic in Madison where a 2012 champion will be crowned.

Monday, July 23

Wrestling (7-10 p.m. USA Network): Monday Night Raw celebrates its 1,000 episode with a live three-hour bash that includes appearances by The Rock, DX and others.

Tuesday, July 24

Basketball (3:30-5:30 p.m. ESPN 2): USA Men's Basketball will face its toughest pre-Olympics test against Spain, a team that's another contender for the gold medal.

Wednesday, July 25

Soccer (5:30-7:30 p.m. ESPN 2): 2012 ESPN Summer Soccer Series continues with Liverpool facing AS Roma in Fenway Park in Boston.

One tidbit from the ESPN story above (http://www.tinyurl.com/bw9fz2a): At the 2000 Sydney Games 70,000 condoms were not enough, and demand forced a second order of 20,000. Now, the Olympics has a standing order of 100,000 condoms.

And to think we can't even decide on sex education here.

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