RICE AT TEXAS A&M, BASEBALL
Forget the Astros. The best pitching staff in Houston belongs to Rice.
The Boomer turns 60. The former first baseman won eight Gold Gloves. He retired last year as manager of Berkshire (Mass.) of the Northeast League.
MAVERICKS AT PACERS
ESPN 8 PM and KINGS AT LAKERS
ESPN 10:30 PM
The NBA doubleheader is loaded with All-Stars. Indiana's Ron Artest scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the East's best team won 92-80 in January in Big D. Then it's on to the league's best rivalry. Expect sparks—and a few elbows—to fly.
FIGURE SKATING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
ABC 9 PM
In Dortmund, Germany, 23-year-old Michelle Kwan goes for a record sixth world title. Most likely to pull an upset: U.S. teammate Sasha Cohen.
RED WINGS AT AVALANCHE
ESPN 8 PM
Detroit goalie Curtis Joseph is back from an ankle injury, just in time to face center Joe Sakic, who is second in the NHL in scoring