London 2012: Olympic Open Thread 8/6/12

HARRISON, NJ - JUNE 05: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States challenges Alina Garciamendez #4 of Mexico during their International Friendly at Red Bull Arena on June 5, 2011 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Feeling rested, Cal fans? Ready to focus intently and cheer raucously? Excellent. It's time for more Calympian action! Let's start the week off right with more Golden Bears in the Olympics. Today we've got three sports and four events starring Calympians, so peruse the schedule here.

Sport Event Live (PST) Broadcast Information Calympian(s)
M Track/Field Discus 2AM Martin Maric (Croatia)
M Water Polo ROU v SRB 6:10AM 6AM-7:30 MSNBC Aleksa Saponjic (Serbia)
M Basketball CHN v GBR 8:45AM 8:45AM-10:30 Specialty: Basketball Max Zhang (China)
M Water Polo HUN v USA 7:30AM 9:30AM-10:30 NBC John Mann (USA)
W Soccer CAN v USA 11:45AM 11:15AM-2 Specialty: Soccer Alex Morgan (USA)

After Golden Bear Water Polo players John Mann and Aleksa Saponjic faced off in the USA v SERBIA match, they're continuing group play, Croatian discus thrower Martin Maric hopes to stun in the qualifying round, and Alex Morgan is healthy and ready to play against Canada. You can check out out the Calympian profiles by clicking on the logo below, and remember to Tweet your words of encouragement to the athletes (their handles are linked in the chart). Also linked in the chart are NBC's live stream to each event.

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GO BEARS!

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