The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for
April 03, 2005

FRIDAY

1

Drive Your Lawn Mower to Work Day | No, it's not an April Fools' joke. Mower aficionados nationwide will fire up their John Deeres and head to wherever they make hay. NASDAQ-100 Open ESPN2 3 p.m. | Competition heats up at the "fifth slam," in Miami.

SATURDAY

2

Florida Derby ABC 5 p.m. | Derby hopefuls Noble Causeway, High Fly and Bandini make their final stop on the road to Churchill Downs. Wayne Braithwaite vs. Jean-Marc Mormeck Showtime 11 p.m. | The WBC and WBA cruiserweight champs will unify the title.

SUNDAY

3

Red Sox at Yankees ESPN2 8 p.m. | Opening Day brings David Wells back to Yankee Stadium--where he's 44-18. IRL Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg ESPN 3:30 p.m. | The Indy Car league's first ever road course winds through downtown St. Pete.

MONDAY

4

Sesame Street PBS Check local listings | Joe Torre drops by to teach Telly Monster how to catch a ball. Here's hoping the Yankees' skipper has better luck than when he tried to teach Ruben Sierra to do the same.

TUESDAY

5

Pacers at Knicks MSG 7:30 p.m. | Knicks fans bid a not-so-fond farewell to the man they love to hate when Reggie Miller plays his last game at the Garden. Women's basketball national championship game ESPN 8:30 p.m. | The Madness ends in Indy.

WEDNESDAY

6

Arctic Man Ski & Sno Go Classic | The competition in Summit Lake, Alaska, is easy enough: You ski down 1,700 feet to the bottom of a narrow canyon, meet up with a snowmobiler who tows you to the top of another peak--at 85 mph--then schuss down 1,200 feet.

THURSDAY

7

College Hockey, Frozen Four ESPN2 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Red-hot North Dakota went to Massachusetts and eliminated Boston U and Boston College. Spurs at Mavericks TNT 8 p.m. | Streaking Dallas is 4--1 since Avery Johnson took over as coach.

COLOR PHOTOJOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES (LAWN MOWER) COLOR PHOTOTOM DIPACE (WELLS) COLOR PHOTOTOM STRICKLAND (MILLER) COLOR PHOTOSCOTT GADDINI/UND (NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY) COLOR PHOTODOUG OGDEN/AUTOGRAPHS PHOTOGRAPHY (SKI & SNO GO) COLOR PHOTOTHEO WARGO/SESAME WORKSHOP (TORRE) COLOR PHOTOGARY ROTHSTEIN/EQUI-PHOTO/AP (HIGH FLY)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)