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The Week Ahead
Amanda Cherrin
April 11, 2005
What to watch and watch for By Amanda Cherrin
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April 11, 2005

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for By Amanda Cherrin

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FRIDAY 8

Mets at Braves 7:30 p.m. | Centerfielders will be center stage when two of the NL's best-- Andruw Jones and new Met Carlos Beltran--take the field. For the 13th year in a row the Braves will raise a division championship flag at their home opener.

SATURDAY 9

The Ultimate Fighter Spike TV 9 p.m. | A mismatch? The World's Most Dangerous Man, Ken Shamrock, takes on high school math teacher Rich Franklin. Frozen Four championship ESPN 7 p.m. | No East Coast bias here. All four finalists are from the WCHA.

SUNDAY 10

Philadelphia Soul at Colorado Crush NBC 1 p.m. | Rock vs. Jock III. Owner John Elway's Crush has beaten Jon Bon Jovi's Soul in their first two arena encounters. Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel HBO 8 p.m. | The show's 10th-anniversary special.

MONDAY 11

Yankees at Red Sox 3 p.m. | For the Red Sox the only thing sweeter than getting their rings before today's home opener will be having the Yankees look on from the visitors' dugout. Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 12:05 a.m. | Kimmel favorite Karl Malone drops by.

TUESDAY 12

Fearless: Dave Mirra OLN 8 p.m. | Mirra burst onto the pro BMX scene at 18 but suffered a fractured skull and dislocated shoulder a year later when he was hit by a drunken driver. Though doctors said he would never ride again, Mirra has since won 18 X Games medals.

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