Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for
July 30, 2006

THURSDAY 7/27

Senior BritishOpen Tom Watson (above) has five claret jugs in his trophy case, and now he'sputting together a pretty nice collection of Senior British Open trophies. The56-year-old has won two and goes to Royal Turnberry as the defending champ.He'll face some competition from a seasoned veteran making his Senior BritishOpen debut: Hale Irwin, who has won 44 Champions tour titles and tops the tourcareer money list with $23 million in earnings. Thursday and Friday TNT noon;Saturday ABC 2 p.m.; Sunday ABC 1:30 p.m.

Generation NEXTBasketball ABCD Camp: Where Dreams Are Born CSTV goes behind the scenes at thecamp for the top 150 high school hoops prospects, held earlier this month inTeaneck, N.J. The surprise star of the show was Kevin Love (below) of Oswego,Ore. The 6'10" forward--who is expected to choose between North Carolinaand UCLA this week--led the camp in scoring (19.1 points per game), rebounding(9.3) and field goal percentage (62.5). CSTV 9 p.m.

SATURDAY 7/29

Roy Jones Jr. vs.Prince Badi Ajamu Jones has headlined championship cards and sold out arenas inLas Vegas. So what's he doing in Boise? Trying to resurrect his career againstAjamu (25-2-1), the North American Boxing Organization light heavyweight champ.Once considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, the 37-year-oldJones (49--4) has lost his last three fights and was fired by HBO as acommentator earlier this year. PPV 9 p.m.

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SATURDAY 7/29

Armed andDangerous

Two of the AL'sbest young starters meet at Fenway when Boston's Jon Lester, 22, takes on JeredWeaver, 23. Lefty Lester is 5--0, while righty Weaver (above), who took hisbrother Jeff's spot in the Los Angeles rotation, is the first rookie sinceFernando Valenzuela to win his first seven starts--and he's done it withoutgiving up more than two earned runs in a game. Fox 1:20 p.m.

SUNDAY 7/30

Baseball Hall ofFame Induction Ceremony For much of his career, Bruce Sutter stood alone as thebest reliever in the game. Now he'll go into Cooperstown as part of the largestclass in history. Seventeen Negro leagues figures will be honored, including adozen players and Effa Manley, co-owner of the Newark Eagles, the Hall ofFame's first woman. ESPN Classic 1:30 p.m.

MONDAY 7/31

Inside TrainingCamp All the fun of training camp without the wind sprints. The first of 12one-hour, behind-the-scenes programs from the NFL Network takes us to GreenBay, where Brett Favre (right) is getting ready for his final season (wethink). Future stops on the weekly show include Indianapolis, Atlanta andSeattle. NFL Network 8 p.m.

 

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