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THE WEEK IN TELEVISION
June 10, 2002
JUNE 7-JUNE 13
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June 10, 2002

The Week In Television

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JUNE 7-JUNE 13

SATURDAY 6/8
NBC 5 PM
The Belmont Stakes
A mile and a half separates War Emblem from immortality as the dark bay colt seeks to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and the first since Affirmed in 1978.

SATURDAY 6/8
PPV 9 PM
Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis
The first great heavyweight bout of the millennium or a charade worthy of WWE? It'll cost you $54.95 to find out.

SATURDAY 6/8
FX 10:30 PM
World Beer Games
Sixteen teams from around the world battle for the title of Best Beer Nation. Events include the pint chug and the pint curl, but, alas, no belching contest.

SUNDAY 6/9
ESPN2 2:25 AM
World Cup Soccer: United States vs. South Korea
You may wreck your week staying awake for this one, but, hey, the Yanks need all the support they can get: They're playing the host country in Taegu, South Korea's third-largest city.

WEDNESDAY 6/12
NBC 9 PM
NBA Finals: Game 4
The state that brought you Sinatra, Springsteen and the Sopranos hosts its first NBA Finals, as the Nets hope to claw past the heavily favored Lakers.

THURSDAY 6/13
HBO 10:30 PM
On the Record with Bob Costas
Can Costas engage Barry Bonds on baseball's steroids controversy? Regardless, there's an allure to his other guest—a former high school wrestler named Tom Cruise.

DON'T MISS
MONDAY 6/10
ABC 8 PM
Stanley Cup Finals: Game 4
The story of a Hurricane: Lord Stanley's Cup will be contested on Tobacco Road for the first time as underdog Carolina and its standout goaltender Arturs Irbe try to overcome the star-studded Red Wings' offense.

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