SportsCentury: Bevo Francis ESPN Classic 8 p.m. | Bevo who? In 1953 the kid from Rio Grande College set an NCAA record that still stands: 113 points in a game. Says Francis, ‚ÄúI wasn‚Äôt a movie star, but there was a time when everyone in the country knew my name.‚Äù
Purina Incredible Dog Challenge NBC 3 p.m. | More than 60 canines square off in hurdle races, freestyle flying disk and diving. NFL Playoffs, Jets at Chargers ABC 8 p.m. | New York won 34‚Äì28 in Week 2--two weeks before San Diego went on an 11‚Äì2 tear.
January 10, 2005
Happy Birthday! | Muggsy Bogues turns 40. The 5'3" guard averaged 7.6 assists over 14 years and now wants to get into TV. Mercedes Championship ESPN 7 p.m. | Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh kick off the PGA Tour season at Maui‚Äôs Kapalua Plantation Course.
Lakers at Timberwolves NBATV 8 p.m. | Last year they fought it out in the conference finals; this year they‚Äôre fighting it out for sixth place in the West. But some things haven‚Äôt changed--Kevin Garnett is again the league‚Äôs leading rebounder.
No. TK Alabama at Arkansas ESPN 9 p.m. | The Razorbacks blew through their cream-puff nonconference slate. Now they get a real test in the Tide, which has three players--guard Earnest Shelton, Kennedy Winston, Chuck Davis--averaging more than 16 points.
Winter Revolution OLN 9 p.m. | World Cup leader Bode Miller prepares for the 2006 Olympics. No. TK Georgia Tech at No. TK North Carolina ESPN 7 p.m. | The Yellow Jackets, coming off a tough OT loss to No. 2 Kansas, look to rebound in a huge ACC matchup.
Snowmobile Hall of Fame Induction | The first family of snowmobiling, the Wahls, see brothers Dave and Durmont inducted in Eagle River, Wis. Nets at Rockets TNT 8 p.m. | With Vince Carter, who is averaging 22.3 points as a Net, 11‚Äì18 New Jersey is 2‚Äì2.