SEPT. 5 - 11
SATURDAY 9/6 > ESPN 7:45 PM > No. 1 Oklahoma at Alabama
It's the first time a No. 1 team has visited 74-year-old
Bryant-Denny Stadium, and with the Tide banned from the
postseason, a win might define their season.
SUNDAY 9/7 > CBS 4 PM > U.S. Open Men's Final
With nary a Williams sister in sight, CBS executives are rooting
for the ratings-grabbing showdown on the men's side: Andre Agassi
versus Andy Roddick.
SUNDAY 9/7 > ESPN 8:30 PM > Raiders at Titans
Titans fans have waited eight months for this rematch--ever
since Oakland's Rich Gannon threw three TDs in a 41-24 win in
last year's AFC Championship Game.
MONDAY 9/8 > ABC 9 PM > Buccaneers at Eagles
Eagles fans have waited eight months for this rematch--ever since
Warren Sapp & Co. stormed out of Philly with a 27-10 win in last
year's NFC Championship Game.
WEDNESDAY 9/10 > HBO 10 PM > Inside the NFL
Cable's longest-running series starts its 27th season as funnyman
George Lopez joins an ever-expanding crew of four hosts (Cris
Carter, Cris Collinsworth, Bob Costas and Dan Marino), three
correspondents (Bryan Burwell, Armen Keteyian and SI's Peter
King) and funnywoman Wanda Sykes.
>> DON'T MISS
SATURDAY > 9/6 8 PM ABC
Florida at No. 3 Miami
Call this the Brock Berlin Bowl. A top recruit for Florida in
2000, the 22-year-old junior quarterback--who transferred to
Miami in 2002 after coach Steve Spurrier left Florida--starts at
QB for the Hurricanes against his former school.