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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

July 12, 2004
July 12, 2004

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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

FRIDAY 9

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INTERNATIONAL JOUSTING TOURNAMENT > Watch 16 guys in heavy metal
get medieval on each other at the John Labatt Centre in London,
Ontario. -- CUBS AT CARDINALS WGN 8 PM > The NL Central clash
favors the home team: Chicago has won just eight times in 37
games at Busch Stadium since 2000.

SATURDAY 10

AVP BELMAR OPEN NBC 4:30 PM > Olympians Misty May and Kerri
Walsh, who had a 90-match winning streak snapped last month, take
to the sand on the Jersey shore. -- STORM AT SHOCK ABC 4 PM >
Seattle rules the West thanks largely to forward Lauren Jackson,
the WNBA's third-leading scorer (18.6 points per game).

SUNDAY 11

NASCAR TROPICANA 400 NBC 2:30 PM > Kevin Harvick, who is close to
falling out of the top 10 in points--and missing out on NASCAR's
new playoff system--returns to Chicago, where he's won twice in
three starts. -- U.S. MEN'S SOCCER VS. POLAND ESPN2 7 PM > In the
yanks' final friendly before the next round of World Cup
qualifying, the sides meet in Chicago.

MONDAY 12

U.S. OLYMPIC TRACK AND FIELD TRIALS USA 10 PM > On the fourth day
of competition in Sacramento, America's top middle-distance
runner, David Krummenacker, races in the 800-meter final. In the
5,000-meter final Marla Runyan, a 2000 Olympian who is legally
blind, tries to qualify.

TUESDAY 13

ALL-STAR GAME FOX 8 PM > With home field advantage in the World
Series on the line, the midsummer classic is in Houston for the
first time since 1986. -- DVD RELEASE DETROIT PISTONS 2003-04 NBA
CHAMPIONS Highlights galore, plus features on G.M. Joe Dumars and
the Masked Man, Richard Hamilton.

WEDNESDAY 14

HITLER'S PAWN HBO 10 PM > The story of Margaret Lambert, a Jewish
high jumper who made the German team for the 1936 Berlin Olympics
but was removed a few weeks before the Games. She left Germany
for New York City the following year, and now she returns to her
hometown of Laupheim.

THURSDAY 15

BRITISH OPEN, FIRST ROUND TNT 7 AM > Ben Curtis begins his title
defense at Royal Troon, a course where the short but tough par-3
8th hole is known as the Postage Stamp for the size of its green.
-- LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN CBS 11:35 PM > Surfer Laird
Hamilton visits to promote his new movie, Riding Giants.

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