SURFING THE TUBE.Byline: TOM HOFFARTH
So what's been up with Dennis Miller the last few weeks? He quit yet? NFL NFL
National Football League
NFL (US) n abbr (= National Football League) → Fußball-Nationalliga : Seattle at Kansas City, Channel 7, 6 p.m.
in full National Broadcasting Co.
Major U.S. commercial broadcasting company. It was formed in 1926 by RCA Corp., General Electric Co. (GE), and Westinghouse and was the first U.S. company to operate a broadcast network. is obligated ob·li·gate
tr.v. ob·li·gat·ed, ob·li·gat·ing, ob·li·gates
1. To bind, compel, or constrain by a social, legal, or moral tie. See Synonyms at force.
2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige. to air the playoff opener instead of the first presidential debate between Al Gore and George W. Bush. The network could always tape the debate and show it, say, Wednesday about 11:15 p.m. MLB MLB Major League Baseball
MLB Minor League Baseball
MLB Middle Linebacker (football)
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MLB Mother Love Bone (band) playoffs: Atlanta at St. Louis, Game 1, ESPN ESPN Entertainment and Sports Programming Network , 10 a.m.; Seattle at Chicago, Game 1, ESPN, 1 p.m.; N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, Game 1, Channel 4, 5 p.m.;
And it'll be a joy to know that starting next year, and for the next six after that, Fox will be the only one who has the baseball playoffs. So no more jumbled mess between NBC and ESPN. Soon, it'll be a jumbled mess between Fox, Fox Sports Net and FX. MLB playoffs: Seattle at Chicago, Game 2, ESPN, 10 a.m.; N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, Game 1, ESPN, 1 p.m.; N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, Game 2, Channel 11, 5 p.m. NHL NHL Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, see there season openers: Colorado at Dallas, ESPN2, 5 p.m.
It's taken Northridge how long to get a TV game, and this is what it'll be? Does Weber State even have electricity, let alone incandescent lighting, at its stadium? NCAA NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association : Cal State Northridge at Weber State, Fox Sports Net, 7:30 p.m.
This Rob Blake contract situation could start getting sticky once the Kings' regular season starts tonight. He doesn't sign, he'll surely be traded. As much as we'd love to see Luc with the ``C'' on his sweater, this is Blake's team for the new millennium. NHL: Kings at Washington, Fox Sports Net, 4 p.m.; Minnesota at Ducks, Fox Sports Net 2, 7:30 p.m.
Our boy Jim Lampley goes from a cushy anchor seat in Sydney at the Olympics to ringside at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn., for a HBO Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO)
A form of oxygen therapy in which the patient breathes oxygen in a pressurized chamber.
Mentioned in: Ozone Therapy doubleheader boxing match that includes L.A.'s own Lance Whitaker. Somehow, it won't be the same without Teddy Atlas and Marv Albert doing the call. Boxing: Lance Whitaker vs. Robert Davis, HBO, 11 p.m. (delayed)
The Giants and Athletics have a chance of facing off again in the World Series, but one guaranteed Bay Area shaker is today's Raiders trip over to Candlestick (we'll never, ever call it 3Com) to see what kind of shape the 49ers are in these days. The Raiders had a bye week before this one. NFL: Green Bay/Detroit or New Orleans/Chicago or Washington/Philadelphia, Channel 11, 10 a.m.; Buffalo/Miami or Indianapolis/New England or Pittsburgh/New York Jets or Tennessee/Cincinnati, Channel 2, 10 a.m.; Oakland/San Francisco or Cleveland/Arizona or Denver/San Diego or Seattle/Carolina, Channel 2, 1 p.m.; Baltimore at Jacksonville, ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
Photo: Rob Blake
Box: TV TODAY