No. 2 Michigan at
No. 1 Ohio State
Perhaps you've heard: The nation's top two teams are meeting in Columbus (page
52). The last time the Game featured two perfect records was 1973, when the
rivals played to a 10--10 tie.
ABC 3:30 p.m.
Erik Morales vs.
The cutmen figure to be busy: The first two fights between the super
featherweights were bloodbaths. Morales (48--4) won a close decision in 2005,
and Pacquiao (42-3-2) stopped Morales in the 10th round last January (below),
the first time Morales had been KO'd. The rubber match will be in Vegas.
PPV 9 p.m.
Jimmie Johnson needs just a 12th-place finish to wrap up his first Nextel Cup
title. But trouble could be lurking at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson
finished 40th there last year, and he has three drivers riding his bumper: Matt
Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin are all within 90 points. NBC 3
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does matter in the NBA, where seven of the last eight champions have been
anchored by either Shaquille O'Neal or Tim Duncan. But it looks as if the
little guys are getting more and more responsibility. San Antonio's 6'2"
point guard Tony Parker (above, right) leads the team in scoring, at 24.2
points per game (5.5 better than his average last year). And 6'4" Dwyane
Wade (above, left) is again the Heat's go-to guy, averaging 25.4. He'll have
his work cut out for him: The champs are 1--18 alltime in San Antonio. ESPN