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The Week in TV Sports
John Walters
August 21, 2000
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August 21, 2000

The Week In Tv Sports

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SUNDAY 8/20

? PGA Championship
CBS 1:30 PM
He has the letters W-O-O-D-S in his last name and has won more money and events in 2000 than anyone on the continent. That continent would be Europe, and he would be Lee Westwood, a 27-year-old Brit who has won four tournaments and $2.8 million this year on the European tour. He finished fifth at the U.S. Open during one of his rare visits across that water hazard called the Atlantic.

?Buccaneers at Patriots
FOX 4 PM
Fox's Matt Millen is willin' to fill in as zebra in this preseason flap,
For all quarter three he'll be a referee with a camera attached to his cap.
Millen, a linebacker on four Super Bowl champions (1980, '83, '89 and '91), attended the NFL's annual officials clinic last month as well as four training camps to prepare for his role as umpire in today's game. Is he the first in NFL history to go from mouthpiece to earpiece to keeping the peace?

? Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories of Olympic Glory
SHOWTIME 10 PM
Australian swimmer Duncan Armstrong's upset victory in the 200-meter freestyle at the 1988 Games (he beat world-record holder Michael Gross) so overwhelmed Armstrong's coach, Laurie Lawrence, that Lawrence unintentionally broke a reporter's jaw with a love tap. "[Laurie] was an Olympic coach," says Armstrong in the most charming of the five tales retold here. "He got you prepared for the five-ring circus." As this special, which also includes terrific features on marathoner Abebe Bikila and gymnast Nadia Comaneci, will you.

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SUNDAY 8/20

? U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials
NBC 7 PM
Suggested pickup lines to use at (uneven) bars (hey, it worked for Bela Karolyi four years ago in Atlanta with Kerri Strug): "Are you from Tennessee? 'Cuz you're the only 10 I see...on the balance beam!" Or better yet, Karolyi, the U.S. women's team coordinator, could say, "No matter how well you performed at last month's U.S. Nationals and tonight in Boston in the all-around finals, I decide which six girls go to Sydney." He wouldn't be kidding. Will Karolyi favor Olympic vets such as Dominique Dawes, Shannon Miller and Dominique Moceanu, none of whom finished better than eighth at last month's U.S. Championships, over up-and-comers Elise Ray (above), the reigning all-around champ, and her predecessor, Kristen Maloney?

ALL TIMES EASTERN. SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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