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College Basketball. SWAC championship: Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M (ESPN2 at noon); ACC championship (Channel 20 and ESPN at 1); SEC championship (Channel 9 at 1); Southland championship: Southeastern Louisiana vs. Northwestern State (ESPN2 at 2): Big 12 championship (ESPN at 3); Big Ten championship (Channel 9, 3:30); NCAA Women's Tournament selection show (ESPN at 5); NCAA Men's Tournament selection show (Channel 9 at 7).

NBA Basketball. Dallas at Minnesota (Channel 7, 12:30); Houston at Sacramento (Channel 7, 3:30); Washington at Boston (CSN at 6).

John Stamos stars as a man about Manhattan in ABC's new sitcom, "Jake in Progress," debuting at 8 Sunday on Channel 7. (Craig Sjodin -- Abc)

Auto Racing. NASCAR Nextel Cup UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 in Las Vegas (Channel 5 at 2).

Golf. Final round of the PGA Tour Honda Classic (Channel 4 at 3).

Public Affairs

WB Now. The topic is rising college costs; with Sallie Mae's Martha Holler, George Washington University financial aid director Daniel Small, Public Interest Research Group's Kate Rube and James Boyle of College Parents of America (Channel 50, 8:30 a.m.).

Fox News Sunday. A discussion of issues facing the United Nations with Mark Malloch Brown, chief of staff to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, and Newt Gingrich weighs in on the U.N., Social Security and tax cuts (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week With George Stephanopoulos interviews Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former baseball slugger Jose Canseco talks about the steroid controversy, and "The End of Poverty" author Jeffrey Sachs assesses world poverty (Channel 7 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning interviews first lady Laura Bush, plus Lauren Bacall talks up her new autobiography (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show. Topics include the newfound friendship between former presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush; with NBC's David Gregory, BBC's Katty Kay, CNBC's Jim Cramer and New York magazine's Jennifer Senior (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

On the Story. Topics are oil prices, Bill Clinton's surgery, the Atlanta shooting and the Michael Jackson trial (CNN at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice assesses foreign hot spots, Reps. Tom Davis (R-Va.) and Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) talk about steroid abuse in baseball, and Sens. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) and Lincoln Chafee (R-R.I.) debate Social Security (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation. A look at foreign policy; with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Sens. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Joseph Biden (D-Del.) (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Eye on Washington. Topics are John Bolton's nomination as U.N. ambassador, the bankruptcy bill, Dan Rather's sign-off and the budget (Channel 9 at 11 a.m.).

Inside Washington. Topics are congressional involvement into steroid abuse, Social Security and Dan Rather's farewell (Channel 7, 11:30 a.m.).

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