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The Week Ahead
Julia Morrill
January 10, 2005
What to watch and watch for
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January 10, 2005

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

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SportsCentury: Bevo Francis ESPN Classic 8 p.m. | Bevo who? In 1953 the kid from Rio Grande College set an NCAA record that still stands: 113 points in a game. Says Francis, ?I wasn?t a movie star, but there was a time when everyone in the country knew my name.?


Purina Incredible Dog Challenge NBC 3 p.m. | More than 60 canines square off in hurdle races, freestyle flying disk and diving. NFL Playoffs, Jets at Chargers ABC 8 p.m. | New York won 34?28 in Week 2--two weeks before San Diego went on an 11?2 tear.


Happy Birthday! | Muggsy Bogues turns 40. The 5'3" guard averaged 7.6 assists over 14 years and now wants to get into TV. Mercedes Championship ESPN 7 p.m. | Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh kick off the PGA Tour season at Maui?s Kapalua Plantation Course.


Lakers at Timberwolves NBATV 8 p.m. | Last year they fought it out in the conference finals; this year they?re fighting it out for sixth place in the West. But some things haven?t changed-- Kevin Garnett is again the league?s leading rebounder.


No. TK Alabama at Arkansas ESPN 9 p.m. | The Razorbacks blew through their cream-puff nonconference slate. Now they get a real test in the Tide, which has three players--guard Earnest Shelton, Kennedy Winston, Chuck Davis--averaging more than 16 points.

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