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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

March 08, 2004
March 08, 2004

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March 8, 2004

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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

By Julia Morrill Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

FRIDAY 5

This is an article from the March 8, 2004 issue Original Layout

MAVERICKS AT SPURS ESPN 8 PM > Look out San Antonio! The hot Mavs
(five straight wins) are closing in on the Spurs who are without
injured Tim Duncan
WORLD INDOOR ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS > Americans Allen Johnson
and Gail Devers defend their 60-meter hurdles titles in
Budapest.

SATURDAY 6

NORTH CAROLINA AT DUKE ESPN 9 PM > In K-ville for the rockin'
rivalry (page 67)
AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX SPEED 9:30 PM > F/1's Michael Schumacher
looks beatable. Kimi Raikkonen, 24, the '03 runner-up, warns,
"The more experience I gain, the quicker I'll be."

SUNDAY 7

NASCAR UAW DAIMLER CHRYSLER 400 FOX 2:30 PM > NASCAR champ Matt
Kenseth took his only checkered flag at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
last season.
LOS ANGELES MARATHON KNBC 8 AM PST > Muhammad Ali's 35-year-old
daughter, May May, will run for Team Parkinson in honor of her
dad.

MONDAY 8

MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE, WEST COAST CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
FINALS ESPN 9 PM, MIDNIGHT > Creighton is 19-7 and its quest for
six straight NCAA tournament bids could depend on the MVC title.
In the WCC, St. Mary's has a prayer of a chance to knock off
Gonzaga.

TUESDAY 9

BIG EAST TOURNAMENT FINAL, WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ESPN 7 PM > Looking
for a Notre Dame-Connecticut showdown in Hartford?
IN STORES: EA Sports' MVP BASEBALL 2004. For anyone who has
wondered how Albert Pujols would look in a 1934 Cardinals
outfit, this game lets you play dress-up with 60 retro unis.

WEDNESDAY 10

REAL MADRID VS. BAYERN MUNICH IN MADRID. > Achtung Munchen!
Real's Ronaldo scored twice on Bayern goalie Oliver Kahn when
Brazil beat Germany in the '02 World Cup.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Shannon Miller, 27. Still touring, the Olympian
gymnast is a first-year business and law student at BC.

THURSDAY 11

HOUSTON VS. SAN DIEGO STATE CSTV 10 PM > Tony Gwynn's San Diego
State team christens Padres' PETCO park in a game that will break
the college-baseball attendance record of 27,673.
STARS AT FLYERS COMCAST 7 PM > Here's the Hitch: Dallas tries
to solidify a playoff spot against East-leading Philly and
(ex-Stars) coach Ken Hitchcock.

COLOR PHOTO: GREG NELSON (DUKE MASCOT)COLOR PHOTO: AL TIELEMANS (UNC MASCOT)COLOR PHOTO: WALT DISNEY/SHOOTING STAR (CINDERELLA)COLOR PHOTO: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/GETTY IMAGES (RONALDO)COLOR PHOTO: AVID E. KLUTHO (HOCKEY)COLOR PHOTO: BOB FALCETTI/ICON SMI (TAURASI)COLOR PHOTO: AL