In Theaters: Game6
Last year's Fever Pitch captured the thrill of victory for Red Sox fans. Game 6should remind them of the agony of defeat. Michael Keaton stars as a New Yorkplaywright who is struggling to put on a good show in front of Broadway's mostnotorious theater critic--while trying to find time to watch his beloved RedSox play the Mets in the 1986 World Series.
Twelve Hours ofSebring
Patrick Dempsey is taking this grand marshall stuff seriously. The Grey'sAnatomy star (below) will get behind the wheel and compete in the Panoz GTSeries race at Sebring on Friday before fulfilling his ceremonial duties atSaturday's half-day endurance race. That event will feature the debut of Audi'snew R10 turbo diesel, which is expected to dominate the race. Speed Channel10:30 a.m.
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March 20, 2006
The Honeymoon IsOver
Maybe HasimRahman was auditioning for Wedding Crashers II. On the eve of James Toney'sDecember nuptials in Cancun, Rahman (left) disrupted a TV interview with theformer WBA heavyweight champ, leading to a brawl in the lobby of a posh resort.(They were attending an awards ceremony there.) "He tried to slap me,"said Toney (right). "But he missed and scratched me like a woman."Tonight they'll settle their differences--hopefully like men. Rahman is makinghis first defense of the WBC belt he was awarded after Vitali Klitschko retiredin November. HBO 10 p.m.
Duke guard J.J. Redick (below) has been called arrogant and whiny--but is healso a sex symbol? Redick's status as an eligible bachelor is one of the manytopics tackled in this wide-ranging interview that probes the mind of the mostreviled, and quite possibly the best, college basketball player in the country.CSTV 8:30 p.m.
How good is LeBron James? Good enough to make Kobe Bryant look positivelyone-dimensional. Sure, the Lakers guard is threatening to run away and hidewith the NBA scoring title; his average of 35.2 points is almost two pointsbetter than Allen Iverson's. But King James is leading Cleveland in scoring(30.5 per game) and assists (6.7) and is third in rebounding (7.0), giving hima chance to become the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989-90 to average30-7-7. ABC 1 p.m.
The two teams fighting it out for the Atlantic Division lead added veterandefensemen at the trade deadline. Second-place Philly picked up Denis Gauthierfrom the Coyotes, while the division-leading Blueshirts' new blueliner isSandis Ozolinsh. The Latvian (below, left), acquired from Anaheim, might alsoboost the Rangers' offense. He had a goal and three assists--including two in a3-3 tie with the U.S.--in the Olympics, then scored two goals in his first fourgames for the Ducks after returning from Turin. Check listings 7 p.m.