VANS SLAM CITY JAM
Vancouver is invaded by those who ride and those who rock. Steve Caballero, Andy Macdonald and Ryan Sheckler headline the premier pro skateboarding event at BC Place, where local bands—including hard core act Stutterfly—will perform throughout the three-day event.
NBC 5 PM
Place your bets for the Run for the Roses-but remember the favorite has won just once in the past 24 years.
GALAXY AT REVOLUTION
FOX SPORTS WORLD 7:30 PM
Carlos Ruiz of Los Angeles and New England's Taylor Twellman tied for the MLS lead in goals last year with 15. Ruiz has the early lead in 2004 with five in his first four games.
NEXTEL CUP AUTO CLUB 500
FOX 3 PM
Kurt Busch defends his title at California Speedway.
PGA TOUR HP CLASSIC OF NEW ORLEANS
CBS 3 PM
Steve Flesch won last year with a birdie on the first playoff hole. The field includes another guy who can drain a clutch putt: Phil Mickelson, in his first tournament since winning the Masters.
NFL NETWORK 8 PM
The 49ers and Giants filled the air with footballs in their 1998 opener, combining to throw for 778 yards in an OT thriller.
Ron Hextall, born in Brandon, Manitoba, turns 40. The former Flyers goalie, who now lives in New Jersey, won the Vezina and Conn Smythe trophies in 1987.