Olympics: The week ahead

Modified: August 16, 2008 at 12:56 am •  Published: August 16, 2008
Saturday: Olympic swimming, men's 4x100 meter relay final, 9:58 p.m., NBC

Michael Phelps goes for gold medal No. 8 in these Olympics. Watching this guy swim is like watching Tiger golf. His dominance is amazing.

Thursday: Olympic wrestling, men's freestyle wrestling, CNBC

Former Oklahoma State standouts Daniel Cormier and Steve Mocco will vy for medals. The medal matches in Cormier's 96 kilogram weight class start around 4:55 a.m. Oklahoma time, while the ones in Mocco's 120 kilogram weight class start around 5:50 a.m.

Thursday: Olympic softball, gold medal game, 5:30 a.m., USA Network

Nothing better than softball with your morning cereal.

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