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The Week Ahead

Feb. 07, 2005
Feb. 07, 2005

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FRIDAY 4

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National Toboggan Championships | More than 250 teams compete in Camden, Maine. The Greatest Commercials: Super Bowl vs. The World CBS 8 p.m. | Viewers judge this competition between classic Super Bowl ads and spots from foreign lands.

SATURDAY 5

Millrose Games NBC 2 p.m. | Veteran pole vaulter Stacey Dragila takes on Mary Saxer, first high school girl to clear 14 feet. European PGA, Heineken Classic Golf Channel 11:30 p.m. | Ernie Els goes for a fourth straight title at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club.

SUNDAY 6

Super Bowl XXXIX, Patriots vs. Eagles Fox 6 p.m. | After the Pats try to win their third title in four years, Fox airs a Simpsons episode with Tom Brady, Warren Sapp, LeBron James, Yao Ming and Michelle Kwan enlisting Homer to help them with their victory dances.

MONDAY 7

The Beanpot, No. 1 Boston College vs. No. 14 Boston University NESN 8 p.m. | Who's the Hub's top hockey club? The defending champs face the Terriers in the first round of the 53-year-old competition, which also includes Harvard and Northeastern.

TUESDAY 8

Women's Gymnastics, No. 5 Florida at No. 6 Georgia ESPN2 2:30 p.m. | The Gym Dogs have won 20 straight dual meets against SEC opponents. Bulls at Mavericks FSN 8:30 p.m. | Chicago just wrapped up its first winning January since the end of the Jordan era.

WEDNESDAY 9

No. 3 North Carolina at No. 2 Duke ESPN 9 p.m. | The Tar Heels, led by Rashad McCants, have the nation's top offense (91.7 points per game), while the Blue Devils have the ACC's stingiest defense (61.0 points allowed)--and its craziest fans.

THURSDAY 10

NHRA Winternationals | Driver of the Year Greg Anderson, the second drag racer to receive the honor, takes the track in Pomona, Calif. Late Show with David Letterman CBS 11:35 p.m. | Billy Crystal discusses his sportsy Broadway smash, 700 Sundays.

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