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The Week Ahead What to watch and watch for

April 12, 2004
April 12, 2004

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April 12, 2004

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The Week Ahead What to watch and watch for

By Julia Morrill Edited by Mark Bechtel and Sridhar Pappu

FRIDAY 9

This is an article from the April 12, 2004 issue Original Layout

THE BEST AND WORST OF TRED BARTA FOX SPORTS NET 5:30 PM >
Outdoorsman Barta--"Drop me at noon on a remote mountain with bow
and arrow. I'll have a full belly by dusk"--tangles with marlin
in deep-sea canyons and hunts Cape buffalo at close range. Blood
and guts aplenty.

SATURDAY 10

NCAA MEN'S HOCKEY FINAL ESPN 7 PM > Perennial participants Maine
and Boston College are joined by Minnesota-Duluth and Denver in
the Frozen Four in Boston. -- WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. LAMON
BREWSTER HBO 9:45 PM > Roy Jones Jr. debuts as a commentator with
this heavyweight punch-up.

SUNDAY 11

PHILIPS U.S. OPEN SNOWBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPS NBC 1:30 PM > Danny
Kass tries to become the second rider to win three U.S. Open
halfpipe titles. -- THE MASTERS FINAL ROUND CBS 2:30 PM > Hootie
and Martha won't be making headlines this year, but will Tiger?

MONDAY 12

REDS AT PHILLIES 1:05 PM > It's opening day at Citizens Bank
Park. Before the first pitch the team will unveil statues of
Phillies legends Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Robin
Roberts--all of whom will be present. -- LATE SHOW WITH DAVID
LETTERMAN CBS 11:35 PM > New York's newest star, Alex Rodriguez,
visits Dave.

TUESDAY 13

SULLIVAN AWARD > The nation's top amateur athlete is crowned. --
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! > Davis Love III turns 40, but he's still got a
few good years ahead of him. Last year he was third on the PGA
money list. Need a gift idea? Try something for the 45-foot,
$1.25 million mobile home he drives to tournaments with his wife,
son and daughter.

WEDNESDAY 14

SPORTSCENTURY: RED AUERBACH ESPNCLASSIC 8 PM > "Show me a good
loser and I'll show you a loser" was the philosophy of the
Celtics' coach, who had little firsthand experience with L's. --
MAVERICKS AT ROCKETS ESPN 9:30 PM > Will it be a Texas shootout?
Not if the stingy Rockets have their way.

THURSDAY 15

NCAA WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS > Defending national
champion UCLA, ranked No. 1 since February, has four Olympians,
seven world championship competitors and the home-mat advantage.
But Michigan, led by Elise Ray, the captain of the 2000 U.S.
Olympic team, could pull off an upset.

COLOR PHOTO: ALISSA CRANDALL/CORBIS (BUFFALO)COLOR PHOTO: AL TIELEMANS (KASS)COLOR PHOTO: DAVID WALBERG (LOVE III)COLOR PHOTO: MEL LEVINE (HAT)COLOR PHOTO: DAVID WEAVER/AP (GYMNAST)B/W PHOTO: DAVID M. TENENBAUM/AP (AUERBACH)COLOR PHOTO: JOHN W. MCDONOUGH (SCHMIDT)COLOR PHOTO: UWE LEIN/AP (KLITSCHKO)