SURFING THE TUBE.Byline: TOM HOFFARTH
The ratings are down, but the Raiders are up for this one. For the record, the 8-1 Carpetbaggers carpetbaggers, epithet used in the South after the Civil War to describe Northerners who went to the South during Reconstruction to make money. Although regarded as transients because of the carpetbags in which they carried their possessions (hence the name have a 33-17-1 record on ``Monday Night Football “MNF” redirects here. For other uses, see MNF (disambiguation).
Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of the National Football League. ,'' losing their last three. Asking `em to win on a snowy night in Denver might be too much. But since this'll be their only appearance for the season on the long-running sitcom, look fast. NFL: Oakland at Denver, Channel 7, 6 p.m.
What a perfect opportunity for the Pepperdine Waves to hire one Robert Montgomery Knight as a special assistant coach to help prepare the boys for their season opener. Oh, and look who it happens to be against - the team they beat by 20 points in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament a year ago. NCAA NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association : Pepperdine at Indiana in Preseason NIT, ESPN ESPN Entertainment and Sports Programming Network , 4 p.m.
The U.S. men's soccer team's bid to qualify for the 2002 World Cup could end today in Barbados. If you dare care. Soccer: U.S. vs. Barbados, ESPN2, 11 a.m.
Chick Hearn or Marv Albert? Make the call. NBA: Lakers at Sacramento, Channel 9, TNT TNT: see trinitrotoluene.
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It'll never match the outrageousness of I, II or III. And maybe it's not as interesting anymore since IX. But it's definitely a much better mix of characters than XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV or XXXII. Say g'night Gracie. Ultimate Fighting Championship This article covers the organization itself. For the inaugural event which went by the same name, see UFC 1.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, currently recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. XXVIII, pay per view ($24.95), 6 p.m.
The bowl games in December and January hardly match up any more to the rivalry games in November. Today is the day that will live in infamy Notoriety; condition of being known as possessing a shameful or disgraceful reputation; loss of character or good reputation.
At Common Law, infamy was an individual's legal status that resulted from having been convicted of a particularly reprehensible crime, rendering him . Until next year. NCAA football: Michigan at Ohio State, Channel 7, 9 a.m.; Oregon at Oregon State, Channel 7, 12:30 p.m.; Florida at Florida State, Channel 7, 5 p.m.
You started the week with him, and you'll end it with him, too. Al Davis and the Non-Technicolor Jumpsuit just won't go away that easily. NFL: Oakland at New Orleans, Channel 2, 10 a.m.
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