SEPT. 26 - OCT. 2

SATURDAY 9/27 > ESPN CLASSIC 2:30 PM > Classic Muhammad Ali
Five-and-a-half hours of Ali's best fights--George Foreman, Chuck
Wepner, Ron Lyle--conclude with the Thrilla in Manila against Joe

SATURDAY 9/27 > NBC 5 PM > Vans WWA Wakeboard Nationals
A one-hour highlight reel of heel-side 720s and toe-side 900s
from the banks of Lake Berwind in Indianapolis. This is the first
televised glimpse of an Aug. 24 event featuring X Games champions
Dallas Friday and Danny Harf.

SUNDAY 9/28 > NBC 2 PM > Winston Cup: EA Sports 500
Sweet Vroom, Alabama! Neil Young may hate it, but Dale Earnhardt
Jr.'s gotta love Bama; he's going for his fifth consecutive win
at Talladega Superspeedway.

SUNDAY 9/28 > ABC 3:30 PM > Women's World Cup: U.S. vs. North
Defending champ U.S. is heavily favored, but North Korea
outscored opponents 50-3 during qualifying and has beaten China
for the last three continental titles.

SUNDAY 9/28 > FOX 4 PM > Cowboys at Jets
The Bill Parcells Reunion Tour continues with Dallas (1-1) coming
off a bye week to face the struggling Jets (0-3), who were led by
Parcells from 1997 to 2000.

SUNDAY 9/28 > SPEED 1:30 PM

U.S. Grand Prix
Racing fans will be focused on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:
Five-time Formula One champ Michael Schumacher of Germany leads
Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya by just three points, and this is
the season's penultimate race.

COLOR PHOTO: THOMAS KIENZLE/AP (MONTOYA) Montoya (top) and Schumacher: down to the wire COLOR PHOTO: BALAZS GARDI/REUTERS (SCHUMACHER) [See caption above]