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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

June 21, 2004
June 21, 2004

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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

By Julia Morrill Edited by Mark Bechtel

FRIDAY 18

This is an article from the June 21, 2004 issue Original Layout

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEXAS VS. ARKANSAS ESPN2 2 PM > The
top-ranked Longhorns, who are making their 31st CWS appearance,
made it to Omaha by scoring 25 runs in their two-game sweep of
Vanderbilt. First baseman Curtis Thigpen led the attack, going 5
for 9 with a homer and five RBIs.

SATURDAY 19

PREFONTAINE CLASSIC ESPN2 9:30 PM > Maybe your only chance to see
100-meter Olympic gold medalist Maurice Greene race world-record
holder Tim Montgomery, who faces steroid charges that could keep
him from Athens. -- OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY > The flame visits New
York City, where bearers include P. Diddy and Sarah Hughes.

SUNDAY 20

U.S. OPEN FINAL ROUND NBC 12:30 PM > At 6,996 yards Shinnecock
Hills rewards accuracy off the tee--which is not good news for
the suddenly erratic Tiger Woods. -- NASCAR DHL 400 FOX 1 PM > On
Father's Day, NASCAR's patriarch, Richard Petty, will be the
Grand Marshall; his son Kyle will race.

MONDAY 21

WIMBLEDON FIRST ROUND ESPN2 8 AM > The world's top two women,
Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne and Kim Clijsters, are out
injured. Good news for Serena. -- EUROPEAN SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
SWITZERLAND VS. FRANCE FSW 2:45 PM > Led by Zinedine Zidane,
France looks like a good bet to defend its title.

TUESDAY 22

SPARKS AT LIBERTY 7:30 PM > Veteran guard Teresa Weatherspoon,
who signed with Los Angeles as a free agent in February, makes
her return to New York, where she was an All-Star five times. --
IN THEIR OWN WORDS NFL NETWORK 9 PM > Fiery Eagles receiver
Terrell Owens tells the story of his career.

WEDNESDAY 23

METROSTARS AT GALAXY HDNET 10:30 PM > Expect a shootout. The
MetroStars, led by speedy Jamaican rookie Fabian Taylor (four
goals), are the Eastern Conference's highest scoring team. Los
Angeles, with Alejandro Moreno and Carlos Ruiz (six goals each),
leads MLS in goals--and goals allowed.

THURSDAY 24

NBA DRAFT ESPN 7:30 PM > The Magic picks first in a draft that
could see 12 foreign players go in the first round. -- HAPPY
BIRTHDAY! Gary Suter turns 40. The hard-hitting defenseman, who
won the Calder Trophy as a Flame in 1986, retired in 2002 and now
coaches his young sons' teams in Wisconsin.

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