The Week Ahead What to watch and watch for

February 02, 2004

FRIDAY 30

HORNETS AT 76ERS ESPN 7 PM > A shootout between Allen Iverson
(26.9 ppg) and Baron Davis (23.4 ppg).
SWIMMING WORLD CUP > In East Meadow, N.Y., Jenny Thompson, with
more medals than any U.S. female Olympian (10 in three Games),
takes a break from Columbia medical school for a dip in the
pool.

SATURDAY 31

BOSTON INDOOR GAMES ESPN2 6 PM > Ethiopian distance master Haile
Gebrselassie runs his first U.S. race since winning the '96
Olympic 10,000 meters.
MEN'S FINALS, AUSTRALIAN OPEN ESPN 10 PM > Is winning in Oz a
good thing? Andre Agassi has taken the last three he has
entered, but in those years he failed to win another major.

SUNDAY 1

SUPER BOWL XXXVIII PANTHERS VS. PATRIOTS CBS 6 PM > Edwards
versus Kerry? Now the Carolina-Massachusetts rivalry gets
serious.
SUPER BOWL XXXVIII COMMERCIALS NFL NETWORK 11 PM > Replays the
game's best ads--without a noncommercial break.

MONDAY 2

10 THINGS EVERY GUY SHOULD EXPERIENCE SPIKE TV 11 PM > Reality
show. Guys battle in scavenger hunts and trivia; winners go to
one of 10 big sports events where they're feted like royalty.
COLLEGE HOCKEY: BEANPOT TOURNAMENT >At Boston's FleetCenter. BU
has won 11 of the last 14 , but BC's 18-3-3 and second in the
nation.

TUESDAY 3

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING RUN UP 10:30 AM > Seeking a view from the
top (and a firmer bottom), 100 runners rush up 1,576 steps in the
27th annual race. Record time: 9:33.
CINCINNATI (14-1) AT XAVIER (10-7) ESPN2 7 PM > The Crosstown
Shootout may get wild: The Bearcats force 23 turnovers a game.

WEDNESDAY 4

NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY > Soccer heroine Brandi
Chastain goes to Kansas City, Mo., to give the keynote address
for this 18-year-old event. (The topic: Play Fair.) Across the
U.S., girls will visit clinics on swimming, tennis,
baseball--even weightlifting.

THURSDAY 5

DUKE (16-1) AT NORTH CAROLINA (12-4) ESPN2 9 PM >They beat No. 1
UConn. Now Roy Williams's Tar Heels aim to bedevil the Blue
Devils.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Home run king Hank Aaron, 70, is a vice
president of the Braves.
RED WINGS AT AVS ESPN 8 PM > So many great players, it's like
the All-Star Game--but with checking.

COLOR PHOTO: TOM PIDGEON/GETTY IMAGES (IVERSON) COLOR PHOTO: CLIVE ROSE/GETTY IMAGES (GEBRSELASSIE) COLOR PHOTO: AL FRANCEKEVICH/CORBIS (COUCH POTATO) COLOR PHOTO: ELISE AMENDOLA/AP (HOCKEY PLAYER) B/W PHOTO: PAUL COLANGELO/CORBIS (EMPIRE STATE BUILDING) COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT BECK (CHASTAIN) COLOR PHOTO: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/GETTY IMAGES (AARON) COLOR PHOTO: MEL LEVINE (BIRTHDAY HAT)

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