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The Future Of Baseball, As Told By Japanese Programmers

Today's TV has some quality games, plus a little bit for everyone. Some hockey, basketball, NASCAR ... but no baseball. So if you need your baseball fix, why not try Super Baseball 2020 for the Genesis or Super Nintendo, where there's no such thing as foul territory beyond the first and third bases. Your other option is to keep staring down the uniform of this graphically-drawn blonde chick. I'm not here to judge.

12 noon — NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Tennessee. Spotting Bruce Pearl is the anti-Where's Waldo. [CBS]

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12 noon — Curling: Canada Cup Finals. Kevin Martin is curling's Tiger Woods. Only white. (Which you could reasonably assume.) [CBC]

12:30 p.m. — NHL: Flyers at Rangers. Philly's hot. Henrik Lundqvist is hot. Everyone's hot. The ice is melting. [NBC]

12:30 p.m. — PBA Bowling: Buckeye State Classic. Typifying pretty much the only legal thing high school kids can do in Ohio. [ESPN]

12:30 p.m. — National Dance Team Championship. Before broadband Internet, this is what middle-aged men beat off to on Sunday afternoons in the late 80s. [ESPN2]

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1:00 p.m. — NBA: Bulls at Cavaliers. In case Cleveland fans miss Larry Hughes, perhaps this game will remind them to be happy. [ABC]

2:00 p.m. — NCAA Basketball: Indiana at Michigan State. Dan Dakich on national TV again. Isn't that pleasant. [pops Prozac] [CBS]

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2:00 p.m. — International Speed Pool Challenge. The notion of shooting again after a miss is intriguing. The notion of it being timed? Less so. [ESPN]

3:00 p.m. — PGA Golf: Honda Classic, final round. Time to see how the famous Luke Donald-Mark Calcavecchia rivalry plays out. [NBC]

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3:30 p.m. — NBA: Mavericks at Lakers. Keep Jason Kidd away from the dancers. [ABC]

3:30 p.m. — NASCAR Sprint Cup: UAW-Dodge 400, Las Vegas. Scientists have discovered a correlation between rubbin' and racin', but cannot deduce the two are interchangeable. [FOX]

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4:00 p.m. — NCAA Basketball: Some game, probably. [CBS]

4:00 p.m.Baseball Tonight. Well, "tonight" for the folks in Boca Raton, perhaps. [ESPN]

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