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The Week Ahead
Julia Morrill
November 29, 2004
What to watch and watch for
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November 29, 2004

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

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Heat at Pistons ESPN 8 p.m. | Shaquille O'Neal returns to Detroit for the first time since the NBA Finals, but this time the outcome may be different. His current high-scoring sidekick, Dwyane Wade, actually likes to pass the ball. He's averaging 7.2 assists per game.


The Bayou Classic Grambling State vs. Southern NBC 2 p.m. | The halftime Battle of the Bands makes this a classic. Erik Morales vs. Marco Antonio Barrera HBO PPV 9 p.m. | Morales, the super featherweight champ, meets the only man who's beaten him.


Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year 2004 FOX 4:30 p.m. | Before unveiling our pick we'll look back at the year's top stories. Saints at Falcons FOX 4 p.m. | A family feud: The QBs-- New Orleans's Aaron Brooks and Michael Vick--are second cousins.


In Stores: Beneath the Surface by Michael Phelps | In an autobiography written with SI's Brian Cazeneuve, the 19year-old who won six gold medals in Athens, speaks about his initial fear of water, his struggle with ADHD and his older sister's dashed Olympic dream.


Army vs. Navy: Dec. 7, 1996, ESPN Classic 5 p.m. | As President Clinton and 69,237 others looked on in a relentless, freezing rain, the Cadets overcame a 21--3 deficit to win 28--24. It was the biggest comeback in the 114year-old series, which resumes on Dec. 4.

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