The suburban athletes competing today:
• The 3-0 U.S. women's soccer team (Amy LePeilbet, Crystal Lake) has a quarterfinal match vs. New Zealand. On TV: Live, 8:30-10:15 a.m. NBC Sports Network.
• Evan Jager (Jacobs High School) competes in qualifying rounds in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. On TV: Tape delay, 9-9:30 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. NBC Sports Network.
• The U.S. women's water polo team (1 win, 1 draw) is in the pool against China. Watch for Melissa Seidemann, Hoffman Estates. On TV: 1:30-2:45 p.m. Live, NBC.
• Preliminary rounds for 3-meter springboard diving (Christine Loukas, Riverwoods). On TV: 7-11 p.m. tape delay, NBC.
• The 3-0 U.S. women's basketball team vs. the Czech Republic. Watch for Americans Candace Parker (Naperville Central), Tamika Catchings (Stevenson) and Chicago Sky player Swin Cash. On TV: Live, 4-6 p.m. NBC Sports Network.
Results from Thursday
• U.S. men's volleyball team (Sean Rooney, Wheaton) beats Brazil, 3-1. Next up: Russia on Saturday.
• The Nigerian basketball team fell to USA 156-73; Richard Oruche, Bensenville, had 7 points for Nigeria.