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ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 from Long Pond, Pa.

6 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from Lexington.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Sonoma (Calif.) Nationals. (taped today)

Baseball

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox.

2 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: West Virginia Black Bears at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

Basketball

6 p.m., wnba.com/sun — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Matchplay from Aberdeen, Scotland.

10 a.m., ESPN2 — Women's British Open from Turnberry, Scotland.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: 3M Championship from Blaine, Minn.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Utah Championship from Lehi.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Haskell Invitational at Oceanport, N.J.

Soccer

10 a.m., FS1 — FA Community Shield: Arsenal vs. Chelsea from London.

3 p.m., FS1 — International Champions Cup: Barcelona at Fiorentina.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Portland Timbers at San Jose Earthquakes.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: FC Dallas at Chicago Fire.

Tennis

1 pm., ESPN2 — World TeamTennis playoffs: Austin Aces at Washington Kastles in final.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Atlanta Open.