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TV Schedule For Independence Day: Cubs Vs. Nationals, Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Happy Independence Day, everyone! While you should be spending most of your time barbequing, enjoying the sun and seeing fireworks, there are some sports on television to watch as well. Here's what to watch on July 4.

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Cubs vs. Nationals: After getting pounded by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the series finale on Sunday, the Nationals look to rebound against the struggling Cubs. Jordan Zimmermann, who has been lights-out recently, will take the hill for the Nationals looking to prove why he deserved some All-Star consideration. Casey Coleman will oppose him. (1 p.m., MASN)

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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest: July 4's annual tradition added a women's division this year, and that's not something a lot of people like. Nevertheless, it will happen. Meanwhile, in the men's division, Joey Chestnut will go for his fifth straight victory. For more on the event, click here. (Noon, ESPN, with the women going at 11:25 a.m. on ESPN3.com)

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