World Cup Soccer
So, Lakers-Celtics and Yankees-Mets are considered great sports rivalries? They can't produce a tenth of the emotion invested in the opening round-robin match in Group C in South Africa. Welcome to the Rumble in Rustenburg: England. Versus. United States. A loss will hardly destroy either side's bid to reach the round of 16, but to see, hear and feel the reaction to an American upset on both sides of the Atlantic is oh-so-tantalizing. Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard lead the internationally seasoned Yanks against England's scoring powder keg of Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. Questions dog both defenses, and one lapse is all it takes to shake the foundation of soccer — or football, if that's your cup of tea.
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Robert Klein: Unfair and Unbalanced (Saturday, 10/9c, HBO)
The trailblazer who starred in HBO's first-ever solo comedy special 35 years ago returns for his ninth one-man show. Accompanied by the 47-piece Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Klein performs a set of original music and topical humor embracing politics and pop culture...