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The Week Ahead WHAT TO WATCH AND WATCH FOR

Jan. 26, 2004
Jan. 26, 2004

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Jan. 26, 2004

The Week Ahead WHAT TO WATCH AND WATCH FOR

By Julia Morrill Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

FRIDAY 23

This is an article from the Jan. 26, 2004 issue Original Layout

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL HBO NOON > A profile (produced
with SI) of ex-NFL pass rusher Dexter Manley, now serving two
years in prison for a cocaine offense.
WORLD CUP ALPINE SKIING > In Kitzbuhel, Austria. The Super G
features Hermann Maier, back in Hermannator form after a
motorcycle crash.

SATURDAY 24

TENNESSEE (14-1) AT DUKE (14-1) WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ESPN2 6 PM > A
rematch of last year's semifinal (Duke lost 66-56), and the No. 1
ranking's at stake.
WINTER X GAMES VIII ABC 1 PM > Big air day: The event in Aspen
(broadcast live for the first time) begins with the Snowboard
Slopestyle women's finals.

SUNDAY 25

KINGS AT MAVERICKS ABC 1 PM > Sacramento has the NBA's best
winning percentage, but they're 7-7 on the road.
SUPER BOWL I
ESPN CLASSIC 3:30 PM > In the Jan. 15, 1967, game seen in 22
million U.S. homes (more than 43 million will tune in this year)
the Packers' QB, Bart Starr, and receiver Max McGee (left)
hooked up for with 138 yards and two TDs in a 35-10 win over
the Chiefs.

MONDAY 26

AUSTRALIA DAY COCKROACH RACES > At the 22nd annual festival in
Brisbane, Australia, more than 5,000 will watch the bugs scurry
around. Bring your own roach or buy one for $5--the winner gets a
trophy and induction into the Elite Cocky Hall of Fame.
TEXAS (11-2) AT TEXAS TECH (14-2) ESPN 7 PM > Bobby Knight
hosts the high-scoring Longhorns.

TUESDAY 27

GRAND OPENING: The National Track and Field Hall of Fame at the
venerable 168th St. Armory in New York City. See Steve
Prefontaine's uniform, Jim Thorpe's javelin and interactive
films.
DVD RELEASE: Radio. In addition to the movie, starring Cuba
Gooding Jr., a bonus documentary shows how the football scenes
were done.

WEDNESDAY 28

FLAMES AT SHARKS 10:30 PM > The West's big surprises: San Jose
has surged to the top of the Pacific. The Flames should make the
playoffs for the first time since '96.
RICKY WILLIAMS TEXAS JAM 6 PM > Benefit at Houston's swank
Champps Americana. For $175 you can eat, drink and play Madden
2004 with Williams.

THURSDAY 29

IN BOOKSTORES: The Carolina Way: Leadership Lessons from a Life
in Coaching. Dean Smith, the winningest coach in college hoops
history, tells how to build a dynasty.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Greg Louganis, 44. The four-time Olympic gold
medalist diver lives in Malibu, Calif., where he trains dogs.
He also gives speeches on awareness of AIDS, a disease he's
lived with since '88.

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