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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

April 26, 2004
April 26, 2004

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April 26, 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 23

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

INTERSTATE MULLET TOSS > No, not mullet as in Barry Melrose.
Every spring folks in Pensacola, Fla., have a beach party and
hurl one-pound fish across the Alabama border. -- REAL SPORTS WITH
BRYANT GUMBEL HBO 7 PM > One segment chronicles Bobby Valentine,
who moved back to Japan last fall to skipper the Chiba Lotte
Marines.

SATURDAY 24

NFL DRAFT ESPN NOON > Who will take a chance on Maurice Clarett?
-- VITALI KLITSCHKO VS. CORRIE SANDERS HBO 9:30 PM > Heavyweight
Klitschko (33-2, 32 KOs) looks for revenge against Sanders (39-2,
29 KOs), a lefty who whupped Klitschko's brother Wladimir last
year.

SUNDAY 25

AHMAD RASHAD ONE ON ONE NBATV 11 PM > It's Inside the Actors
Studio for hoops freaks. Rashad, in the James Lipton role,
interviews Cedric the Entertainer. -- AVP NISSAN SERIES FOX SPORTS
NET 7 PM > Beach volleyballers Misty May and Kerri Walsh, who
will represent the U.S. in Athens, bring a 63-match winning
streak to Tempe, Ariz.

MONDAY 26

BOOK SIGNING: FUNNY CIDE: HOW A HORSE, A TRAINER, A JOCKEY AND A
BUNCH OF HIGH SCHOOL BUDDIES TOOK ON THE SHEIKS AND BLUEBLOODS
... AND WON > Author Sally Jenkins of The Washington Post and the
2003 Triple Crown threat's 10 owners sign copies at Barnes &
Noble in Rockefeller Center.

TUESDAY 27

BRAVES AT GIANTS TBS 10 PM > Barry Bonds may feast on this Braves
staff, which has a mediocre 4.06 ERA. -- NBA PLAYOFFS: HEAT AT
HORNETS, GAME 4 TNT 8 PM > Sparked by rookie Dwayne Wade (16.2
points a game), Miami finished the season 17-4, which tied for
the NBA's best mark down the stretch.

WEDNESDAY 28

U.S. MEN'S SOCCER VERSUS MEXICO TELEMUNDO 7:30 PM In February,
Mexico knocked the U.S. out of contention for the Olympics. --
WOMEN'S LACROSSE: MARYLAND AT PRINCETON 7:30 PM > No. 4 Maryland
won seven straight titles between 1995 and 2001, but the
top-ranked Tigers, led by Lindsey Biles, have won the last two.

THURSDAY 29

THE LANCE CHRONICLES: THE REAL LIFE SAGA OF ARMSTRONG'S QUEST FOR
SIX OLN 8:30 PM > The first of 13 behind-the-scenes episodes
focusing on Lance Armstrong's quest for a sixth straight Tour de
France victory. -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY! > Hall of Fame shortstop Luis
Aparicio, who led the AL in steals nine times, turns 70.

COLOR PHOTO: REUTERS/CORBIS (KLITSCHKO)COLOR PHOTO: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP (FUNNY CIDE BOOK)COLOR PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: MEL LEVINE (HAT); JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN (APARICIO)COLOR PHOTO: BEVERLY SCHAEFER (BILES)COLOR PHOTO: HOLLY STEIN/ICON SMI (WALSH)COLOR PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PHOTO COMPOSITE BY SI IMAGING: LAWSON WOOD/CORBIS (MULLET); CAMERAGUYS.COM (MULLET TOSSER)