The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for
December 06, 2004

FRIDAY 3

The Next Great Champ Fox Sports Net 8 p.m. | Oscar De La Hoya's reality show ends with a light heavyweight title bout. Late Show with David Letterman CBS 11:35 p.m. | Former CART racer Alex Zanardi, who lost his legs in a 2001 crash, talks about his book.

SATURDAY 4

Kentucky at North Carolina CBS Noon | Carolina's Rashad McCants, the ACC's second-leading scorer, hopes to atone for last year's clunker against the Wildcats, when he scored four points. Virginia Tech at Miami ABC 1 p.m. | The Hokies can clinch a BCS bid.

SUNDAY 5

Birds of Prey NBC 1 p.m. | The downhill event in Beaver Creek, Colo., matches Daron Rahlves, the U.S.'s top speed-event racer, against Austria's überskier Hermann Maier. Packers at Eagles FOX 4 p.m. | A rivalry that dates back to 1933.

MONDAY 6

The Game of Their Lives Sundance Channel 9 p.m. | North Korea's 1966 defeat of the star-studded Italian soccer team may be the greatest upset in World Cup history. This heartwarming film has new interviews with members of that scrappy Korean squad.

TUESDAY 7

Jimmy V Classic: Oklahoma State vs. Syracuse ESPN 9 p.m. | A meeting of top point guards: the Orange's Gerry McNamara and OSU's John Lucas III. In Stores: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story | A DVD extra shows how Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn trained.

WEDNESDAY 8

1999 Women's World Cup Soccer Final U.S. vs. China ESPN Classic 8:30 p.m. | In front of 90,000 fans at the Rose Bowl, Brandi Chastain--wearing what would become the sports world's most famous undergarment--won the Cup for the U.S. with a penalty kick.

THURSDAY 9

Spurs at Rockets TNT 8 p.m. | A Texas-sized showdown. San Antonio has the league's third-best record thanks to 6'11" power forward Tim Duncan, who's averaging 24.5 points and 12.9 rebounds. Can 7'6" Houston center Yao Ming keep him away from the hoop?

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