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John Walters
January 10, 2000
With apologies to Tom Brokaw, should this era be known as The Greatest's Generation? SI's Sportsman of the Century, Muhammad Ali, seen on New Year's Eve ringing in 1999's final day of Wall Street trading and then supping at the White House, will be the subject of biopics on ABC and Fox this winter. The first, starring Terrence Howard, is King of the World (ABC, Monday, 9 p.m.), based on David Remnick's award-winning 1998 book.... Cabinfeverish golfers can find a remedy in the Hawaiian Open (ESPN, Thursday, 7 p.m., and Friday, 8 p.m.).... The final races of sailing's America's Cup challenger series from Auckland will be shown on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (ESPN2, 12:30 a.m., tape delay).
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January 10, 2000

The Zapper

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With apologies to Tom Brokaw, should this era be known as The Greatest's Generation? SI's Sportsman of the Century, Muhammad Ali, seen on New Year's Eve ringing in 1999's final day of Wall Street trading and then supping at the White House, will be the subject of biopics on ABC and Fox this winter. The first, starring Terrence Howard, is King of the World (ABC, Monday, 9 p.m.), based on David Remnick's award-winning 1998 book.... Cabinfeverish golfers can find a remedy in the Hawaiian Open ( ESPN, Thursday, 7 p.m., and Friday, 8 p.m.).... The final races of sailing's America's Cup challenger series from Auckland will be shown on Saturday, Sunday and Monday ( ESPN2, 12:30 a.m., tape delay).

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