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The Week Ahead

April 25, 2005
April 25, 2005

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April 25, 2005

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Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
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  • Although Frank C. Ford Sr. was the progenitor of four generations of accomplished golfers, his mother, Anne (Sissie) Gaillard Hanahan Ford, was the family's oldest champion, and his wife, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coker Ford, taught their sons the fundamentals of the game. Here's an accounting of the family's many championships.

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FRIDAY

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The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson CBS 12:37 a.m. | Don King visits. European PGA Johnnie Walker Classic Golf Channel 9 a.m. | Korea's K.J. Choi tries to become the first Asian-born player to win the tournament, which makes its Beijing debut.

SATURDAY

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Ducky Derby | More than 12,000 rubber ducks will race down a 75-yard waterway in Harvey West Park in Santa Cruz. NFL Draft ESPN noon | Will the Niners take a QB? And how many times will Mel Kiper Jr. and crew say upside in the 5 1/2-hour broadcast?

SUNDAY

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Mavericks Surf Contest NBC 4 p.m. | Top big-wave boarders faced 40-foot surf and jagged rocks last month in Half Moon Bay, Calif. A's at Angels ESPN 8 p.m. | Are Rich Harden, Danny Haren and Joe Blanton Oakland's next big three? Their combined ERA: 1.93.

MONDAY

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Braves at Mets ESPN 7 p.m. | A rematch in Queens. When John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez met two weeks ago, Smoltz tied his team record with 15 strikeouts. But Martinez threw a two-hitter, giving the Mets their first win and starting a six-game winning streak.

TUESDAY

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In Stores: Wilt, 1962 by Gary M. Pomerantz | A look at Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game and the Stilt's impact on his sport. In Their Own Words: Marvin Lewis NFL Network 9 p.m. | In two years Lewis has transformed the Bengals from doormat to contender.

WEDNESDAY

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College Softball, No. 4 Texas at No. 5 Texas A&M ESPN2 8 p.m. | The last time the Lone Star State's top teams took the field, second baseman Chez Sievers went 3 for 3 and led the Longhorns to a 3-0 victory, snapping the Aggies' 18-game winning streak.

THURSDAY

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International Motor Sports Hall of Fame Induction | Darrell Waltrip heads the class of five honorees in Talladega. On this date | In 1990 the Celtics set an NBA playoff record for points in a 157-128 win over the Knicks. Said New York's Patrick Ewing, "We stunk."

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