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The Week In Television

AUG. 15-21

SATURDAY 8/16 > FOX 4 PM > Red Sox at Mariners
Can strong pitching overcome a potent lineup? Seattle's staff has
the league's second best ERA (3.77), but nobody scores like
Boston (league-high 711 runs).

SUNDAY 8/17 > ESPN 11 PM > SportsCenter
Watch for a special feature on the first Homeless Street Soccer
World Cup, a tournament played last month in Austria that was
restricted to the homeless and people who make a living by
selling street newspapers.

TUESDAY 8/19 > ESPN2 11 AM > Little League World Series
Alleged 12-year-olds from all over the world battle in the

TUESDAY 8/19 > HBO 10 PM > Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
Profiles of a future star (13-year-old golfer Michelle Wie) and a
fallen star (heavyweight boxer Riddick Bowe, who's in prison for
kidnapping his wife and kids).

THURSDAY 8/21 > FOX 8 PM > Cowboys at Steelers
If only the subplot were Roger Staubach facing Terry Bradshaw.
Instead, it's Dallas head coach Bill Parcells (page 42) deciding
between his young quarterbacks Chad Hutchinson and Quincy Carter.


SUNDAY 8/17 > CBS 2 PM
PGA Championship, Final Round
A year ago little known Rich Beem stunned everyone by holding off
Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship. Beem, 33, hasn't won
since but has two top 10 finishes. He defends his title at Oak
Hill in Rochester, N.Y.