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The Week Ahead
Julia Morrill
October 18, 2004
What to watch and watch for
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October 18, 2004

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

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Midnight Madness | College hoops fans, the wait is over. Teams can--and will--start practice at the stroke of midnight. Real Training Camp NBATV 6:30 p.m. | Go backstage with the Hornets, as new coach Byron Scott tries to deal with dissatisfied All-Star Baron Davis.


Navy vs. Notre Dame CBS Noon | The last time the Middies beat the Irish, in 1963, Roger Staubach was their QB. Wisconsin at Purdue ESPN2 5:30 p.m. | The Boilermakers, led by QB Kyle Orton, have the No. 3 offense in the country; the Badgers have the top-ranked D.


MetroStars at D.C. United ESPN2 5 p.m. | Phenom Freddy Adu, who is third on United with five goals, wraps up his rookie season. Panthers at Eagles FOX 1 p.m. | Philly QB Donovan McNabb will be hungry for revenge in a rematch of last season's NFC title game.


Buccaneers at Rams ABC 9 p.m. | Why is Jon Gruden scowling even more than usual? The maligned Tampa Bay coach is 1--4, and tonight he faces an offense that put 23 points on the board in the final 8:36 on Sunday to hand Seattle its first loss of the season.


Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel HBO 10 p.m. | The first of a two-part feature on the oldest sport in the Middle East: camel racing. The 1,500-pound beasts are ridden by child jockeys, who are traded like slaves and subjected to torture and starvation.

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