TV picks for July 22:  Greg LeMond, Al Capone, "Face Off”

  • Updated: July 21, 2014 - 1:40 PM

Greg LeMond, left, and Bernard Hinault of France battled in the 1986 Tour de France. They are the subjects of “Slaying the Badger.”

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Breaking away

Take a break from watching the Tour de France to pedal back in history. Medina resident Greg LeMond looks back at his first tour victory in “Slaying the Badger,” a new edition of the always reliable “30 for 30” series. Because of disqualifications, LeMond is officially the only American to ever win the prestigious title. 7 p.m. ESPN

You dirty rats!

It’s gangster night on PBS. First up, “Al Capone: Icons,” a one-hour look at the man behind the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. That’s followed by “History Detectives: Special Investigations,” which focuses on the mysterious disappearance of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa. 7 p.m. TPT, Ch. 2

Daydream on Elm Street

Freddy Krueger is in the house — and he wants to help. No, really. Robert Englund, the man under the makeup, appears on the seventh-season premiere of “Face Off,” which will focus on creative challenges revolving around life and death. In a new twist, viewers can use social media to select fan favorites. 8 p.m. Syfy

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