SPORTSCENTURY: EMMITT SMITH
He's currently a member of the Arizona Cardinals, but in the hearts and minds of football fans everywhere, the NFL's all-time leading rusher will forever be affiliated with ALF and his fight for long distance savings. [ESPN, 12:30]
_____ Monday Morning_____
A look back at the weekend and a look ahead at the coming week's action with a fresh new edge.
• Norman Chad's Couch Slouch
• Starting Lineup
• The Chat: Former "Baywatch" actress and swimmer Alexandra Paul
• Two-Minute Drill
• 7 Days
_____ The Quote _____
"I thank Shane Mosley. Without him, I'd still be fighting on ESPN, in West Virginia."
-- Winky Wright (48-3), after beating Mosley in a rematch and retaining his WBA and WBC 154-pound titles Saturday night.
_____ The Monday Morning Poll _____
THE FLUTIE GAME: BOSTON COLLEGE VS. MIAMI
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the miraculous Hail Mary play, or as the Redskins affectionately call it, "any Mark Brunell completion." [ESPN CLASSIC, 9]
COLTS VS. LIONS
President Bush pardoned two Thanksgiving turkeys and this game is one of them. If the tryptophan or box of wine doesn't make you sleepy, the Lions' offense certainly will. [CBS, 12:30]
BEARS VS. COWBOYS
When you wake up, have another slice of pie or two and then tell yourself you're not starting to look like Bill Parcells. [FOX, 4:30]
KINGS VS. LAKERS
Despite the departure of Phil Jackson and Shaquille O'Neal, Staples Center remains a great place to watch Tobey Maguire watching Leonardo DiCaprio watch the game. [ESPN, 10:30]
REDSKINS VS. STEELERS
The only white towel dropping before the Redskins game will be the one thrown by Joe Gibbs to signal surrender. [FOX, 1]