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The Week Ahead

Nov. 01, 2004
Nov. 01, 2004

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Nov. 1, 2004

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  • With supreme confidence and accuracy,do-it-all Daunte Culpepper is threatening NFL passing records and putting the Vikings on a fast track to the playoffs

  • DAUNTE CULPEPPER isn't the only NFL quarterback on the brink of a career season. Here are three other passers who, although at very different stages in their development, are having notable starts in 2004.

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The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Julia Morrill

FRIDAY 29

This is an article from the Nov. 1, 2004 issue Original Layout

College hockey, No. 2 North Dakota at No. 1 Boston College CSTV 8 p.m. Travis Zajac is one of 10 Fighting Sioux NHL draft picks. Hawaii at Boise State ESPN2 8 p.m. Warriors QB Timmy Chang needs 241 yards to break Ty Detmer's NCAA career record.

SATURDAY 30

Breeders' Cup NBC 1 p.m. Pleasantly Perfect looks to defend his Breeders' Cup Classic title at Lone Star Park in Dallas. Number 1 USC at Washington State ABC 7 p.m. The last time the teams met in Pullman, in 2002, the Cougars won 30--27.

SUNDAY 31

Giants at Vikings FOX 1 p.m. Daunte Culpepper faces an improved Giants D. American Bowling Congress Masters Tournament ESPN 1 p.m. Pro and amateur bowlers descend on Milwaukee's Miller Park, where four lanes will be set up in rightfield.

MONDAY 1

Dolphins at Jets ABC 9 p.m.One of the most lopsided Monday Night matchups ever: New York is 5--1, Miami is 1--6. Arkansas at Ole Miss, Nov. 3, 2001 ESPN Classic 1 p.m.The game that almost didn't end, thanks to an NCAA-record seven OTs.

TUESDAY 2

Rockets at Pistons TNT 8 p.m. Sick of election returns? How about the NBA's return? The defending champs host new Rocket Tracy McGrady. In Stores: Larry Bird 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition DVD Features include his three greatest games.

WEDNESDAY 3

Lakers at Jazz ESPN 10:30 p.m. For L.A. the Rudy Tomjanovich era begins. Will his Shaq-less team have an answer inside for Utah's two prize off-season free-agent pickups: Cleveland power forward Carlos Boozer and Detroit's 6'11" center, Mehmet Okur?

THURSDAY 4

The Tour Championship ESPN NoonThe PGA Tour's top 30 players tee off at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta--the home course of Bobby Jones--for the first round of the season's final tournament. Last year Chad Campbell won by three strokes over Charles Howell.

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