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Daily Snapshot: August 10

Posted by Staff  August 10, 2008 12:00 AM

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The quest begins for the "Redeem Team" of USA men's basketball.

STAR ATTRACTIONS: LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony look to put USA back on top of the basketball world as it opens its road to the gold medal. The Americans will face Yao Ming and the Chinese in the opener. Swimmer Michael Phelps is expected to go for his a gold medal and Rhode Island's Elizabeth Beisel seeks gold in the women's 400 Individual Medley.

TV SCHEDULE:
NBC and NBC HD
10 a.m.-6 p.m. -- Men's Basketball - USA vs. China (LIVE); Swimming; Beach Volleyball; Men's Water Polo - USA vs. China; Women's Cycling Road Race; Women's Weightlifting - 53kg Gold Medal Final; Men's & Women's Badminton; Rowing

7 p.m.-Midnight -- Swimming (LIVE): Gold Medal Finals: Men's 100-meter Breaststroke, Men's 4x100-meter Freestyle Relay, Women's 100-meter Butterfly, Women's 400-meter Freestyle; Men's 200-meter Freestyle semifinals; Men's 100-meter Backstroke semifinals; Women's 100-meter Backstroke semifinals and Women's 100-meter Breaststroke semifinals; Women's Gymnastics Team Competition; Women's Diving - Springboard Synchronized Gold Medal Final; Men's and Women's Rowing - Eights Competition

12:35-2 a.m. -- Women's Volleyball - USA vs. Cuba (LIVE)

CNBC and CNBC HD
Midnight-4:30 a.m. -- Tennis (LIVE); Boxing 64kg, 69kg Competition (LIVE)

4-7 p.m. -- Boxing 64kg, 69kg Competition

USA and USA HD
2 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Men's Soccer - USA vs. Netherlands (LIVE) and Argentina vs. Australia; Men's Basketball - Lithuania vs. Argentina (LIVE); Tennis (LIVE); Beach Volleyball; Equestrian - Dressage; Women's Archery - Team Gold Medal Final; Men's Weightlifting 56kg Gold Medal Final

MSNBC
5 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Men's Soccer - Italy vs. South Korea (LIVE); Men's Volleyball - Serbia vs. Russia and Bulgaria vs. China; Women's Field Hockey - USA vs. Argentina (LIVE); Men's Shooting - Trap Gold Medal Final; Men's Water Polo - Hungary vs. Montenegro and Croatia vs. Italy; Badminton; Men's Handball - Croatia vs. Spain

TELEMUNDO
4 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Men's Soccer - Argentina vs. Australia (LIVE) and New Zealand vs. Brazil; Men's Volleyball; Swimming - Gold Medal Finals; Men's Basketball; Men's Gymnastics; Beach Volleyball

6-7 p.m. -- Boxing Elimination Bouts

Midnight-1 a.m. -- TBA

UNIVERSAL HD
24-hour MSNBC & CNBC HD Simulcasts and Coverage

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL
2:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. -- Men's games

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL
5 a.m.-7 p.m. -- Men's games

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