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THE WEEK IN TELEVISION
April 07, 2003
APRIL 4-10
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April 07, 2003

The Week In Television

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APRIL 4-10

SATURDAY 4/5
ESPN 5 PM
Santa Anita Derby
While the Bob Baffert-trained Kafwain and Domestic Dispute have attracted the attention of railbirds as the Kentucky Derby nears, the hot topic in Hollywood is fast-rising (and fast-closing) Atswhatimtalknbout, whose sire is 1992 Horse of the Year A.P. Indy and whose owners include movie moguls Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Gary Ross. The Illinois Derby and Aventura Stakes will also be shown.

SUNDAY 4/6
ESPN2 8 PM
Angels at As
The Angels take on the team that finished ahead of them in the AL West. Tim Hudson (15-9, 2.98 ERA in 2002) and World Series Game 7 winner John Lackey are scheduled to start as Oakland tries to reassert its divisional supremacy.

MONDAY 4/7
CBS 9 PM
NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
The previous three title games in New Orleans have given us a pair of last-minute, game-winning jumpers—from North Carolina's Michael Jordan in 1982 and Indiana's Keith Smart in '87—as well as Chris Webber's last-minute technical for calling a timeout his Michigan team didn't have in North Carolina's '93 victory.

TUESDAY 4/8
ESPN 8:30 PM
NCAA Women's Basketball Championship
The last time the women's championship was held in Atlanta, in '93, Texas Tech's Sheryl Swoopes scored a finals record 47 points in a win over Ohio State. For the first time in the tournament's 22 years, the women's final will be played after the men's.

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SUNDAY 4/6
FOX NOON
NASCAR Winston Cup Aaron's 499
The Earnhardt clan has a knack for winning at Talladega Superspeedway. The late Dale Sr. was 10 for 44 in Winston Cup races at the track; Dale Jr. is gunning for his fourth consecutive victory on the 2.66-mile tri-oval.

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