SURFING THE TUBE.Byline: TOM HOFFARTH
In a Monday night matchup of great import to the NFC Central, the Dante Culpepper-to-Randy Moss combo should make Keyshawn Johnson pretty damn jealous. NFL: Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Channel 7, 6 p.m.
All the American League games from here will be on NBC, with the National League and World Series on Fox. And even better, no more Skip Caray. ALCS ALCS American League Championship Series (baseball)
ALCS Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (UK)
ALCS Airborne Launch Control System Game 1, Channel 4, 5 p.m. (Game 2 Wednesday at 1 p.m., Game 3 Friday at 5 p.m., Game 4 Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Game 5 Sunday at 1 p.m.)
Mark McGwire is a great pinch-hitting threat for the Cardinals during the playoffs. Someday, he could make a heckuva heck·uv·a
Used as an intensive: You've done a heckuva good job.
[Alteration of heck of a.] full-time player. NLCS NLCS National League Championship Series (baseball)
NLCS North Lawrence Community Schools (various locations, USA)
NLCS National Landscape Conservation System Game 1, Channel 11, 5 p.m. (Game 2 Thursday at 5 p.m., Game 3 Saturday at 1 p.m., Game 4 Sunday at 5 p.m.); NBA exhibition: Lakers vs. Charlotte, Channel 9, 5:30 p.m.
Behold Michael Vick. He may even do a trick. Just don't turn away. It could be over that quick. NCAA NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association football: West Virginia at Virginia Tech, ESPN ESPN Entertainment and Sports Programming Network , 5 p.m.
It's Marty McSorley stick giveaway night. Swing by and pick one up for all the kids. NHL NHL Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, see there : Boston at Kings, FSN, 7:30 p.m.
One of the cool things Lenny Krayzelburg gets to do now that he's a gold medal hero-type guy is be a judge on tonight's Miss America pageant telecast. Hint to the contestants: Go with the full-body Speedo suits during the swimsuit competition. Lenny'll love that. (TV tip for next week: Lenny will be pricing items on PBS' ``Antique Roadshow.'') Miss America pageant, Channel 7, 8 p.m.
The Galaxy woulda been in the pro kickball kick·ball
A children's game having rules similar to baseball but played with a large ball that is rolled toward homeplate instead of pitched and kicked instead of batted. championship today but somehow it lost a freakin' mini-game tiebreaker against the Wizards last week. Now what kinda wanna-be major-league operation uses a mini-rule to decide who goes to the title tilt? Is Austin Powers the commissioner? ``I shall have a (make quote signs with fingers) tiebreaker and I will call it . . . mini-game.'' We have no patience for such small-minded things. If you wanna watch, go right ahead with your mini-attention span. MLS Cup: Chicago vs. Kansas City, Channel 7, 10:30 a.m.
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