The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

December 01, 2003

FRIDAY 28

DAVIS CUP FINALS TENNIS CHANNEL 7 PM > Heavily favored
Australia--led by 2002 Wimbledon champ Lleyton Hewitt and '03
runner-up Mark Philippoussis--meets Spain and Juan Carlos Ferrero
in Melbourne.
SPURS AT LAKERS ESPN 10:30 PM > The season is still young, but
the intensity is high: L.A. beat the Spurs in OT three weeks
ago.

SATURDAY 29

FLORIDA STATE (9-2) AT FLORIDA (8-3) CBS 3:30 PM > Gators coach
Ron Zook could deal a heavy blow to www.fireronzook.com with a
victory.
SKINS GAME ABC 4:30 PM > In La Quinta, Calif., Annika Sorenstam
will be first woman to tee off in the event's 21-year history.
Defending champion Mark O'Meara will also compete.

SUNDAY 30

THE JAPAN CUP > America's Johar, the 2003 Breeders' Cup Turf
winner, runs at Tokyo's Nakayama Course for a $4.3 million purse.
DEVILS AT AVALANCHE ESPN2 9 PM > New Jersey, which was on an
11-game unbeaten streak, visits one tough barn. (The Avs are
7-3-1 at home.)

MONDAY 1

TITANS (9-2) AT JETS (4-7) ABC 9 PM > Will Tennessee QB Steve
McNair be healthy by game time?
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! To basketball. In 1891 phys-ed teacher James
Naismith nailed up peach baskets in a Springfield, Mass., YMCA
gym, brought out a soccer ball--and within minutes Ron Artest
had drawn a technical.

TUESDAY 2

ANSON DORRANCE NIKE TRAINING CAMP CSTV 10 PM > An intimate look
at Dorrance, coach of North Carolina's women's soccer team, which
has 17 national titles since 1981. The team is 26-0 and ranked
No. 1 this season.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! MONICA SELES, tennis's most successful active
player, with 53 titles, turns 30 after all these years.

WEDNESDAY 3

NO. 2 DUKE AT NO. 3 MICHIGAN STATE ESPN 9 PM > Blue Devils' 6'8"
freshman phenom, Luol Deng, tries to grow up fast against the
Spartans' bruising forwards.
NEBRASKA AT COLORADO ESPN CLASSIC 9 PM In '99, the Buffs trailed
the Huskers (and QB Eric Crouch) by 24 in the fourth. The final
score's 33-30--but who wins?

THURSDAY 4

RED WINGS AT BLUES ESPN 7:30 PM > Detroit's sweet scorer Brett
Hull, 39, meets St. Louis's sharpshooter Al MacInnis, 40.
THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN CBS 11:30 PM > Tour de France
maestro Lance Armstrong chats about his new book, Every Second
Counts.

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