World beaters?

Women's World Cup: Lucky for me, I think my bosses will understand if I want to watch the game. They are, after all, throwing a watch party in Times Square. Head to espnW's Women's World Cup page for full coverage of today's United States vs. North Korea game (12:15 p.m., ESPN) and the rest of the action in Germany.

Wimbledon: With No. 1 seed Caroline Wozniacki and the Williams sisters eliminated, the path to the Wimbledon final looks relatively clear for Maria Sharapova. But, before she can raise the hardware at the All England Club, she'll have to get through Dominika Cibulkova in the quarterfinals this afternoon.

MLB: A rainout in May means a doubleheader for the Giants and Cubs today at Wrigley Field. Ryan Vogelsong will face off against Doug Davis in the opener; Barry Zito will throw opposite Rodrigo Lopez in the night half (2:20 p.m., 8:05 p.m.). ... Two of baseball's best teams meet tonight at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies, who boast the league's best record at 49-30, will host the Red Sox, who own the third-best record in baseball (45-32) despite struggling early in the year. Cliff Lee will vie for his ninth win when he takes the mound opposite Josh Beckett (7:05 p.m.). ... Two nine-game winners meet in Arizona tonight, looking for No. 10. It'll be Josh Tomlin and the Indians versus Daniel Hudson and the Diamondbacks at Chase Field (9:40 p.m.).

College World Series: The South Carolina Gamecocks beat the Florida Gators in extras in Game 1 of the College World Series last night. A win in tonight's Game 2 would give the Gamecocks back-to-back national championships (8 p.m., ESPN).

WNBA: There are three games on the slate tonight, as the Sparks try to win their first road game of the year against a Connecticut Sun team that hasn't lost at home all year (8 p.m., ESPN2). ... The Silver Stars and the Sky will meet for the first time this season tonight in Chicago (8 p.m.). ... After starting the year 0-3, the Phoenix Mercury have won four straight, they'll try for a fifth when they visit the Fever tonight (7 p.m.).

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