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Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Today's ESPN Classic TV Highlights


Boardwalk & Baseball's Sports Trivia 5:30 p.m. ET
Chris Berman hosts this fun trivia match-up between teams of college students.
Schaap One on One 6 p.m. ET
Today's guest is Dave Anderson, a N.Y. Times and Pulitzer prize-winning columnist. Topics covered include: Joe Namath and Super Bowl III, Sugar Ray Robinson and Larry Holmes/Ali fight. Hosted by Dick Schaap.
Up Close Classics
Wayne Gretzky
6:30 p.m. ET
Up Close Classics presents some of the best moments from boxing promoter Don King's visits to Up Close.
Classic Wide World of Sports 7 p.m. ET
Today's highlights include: World Barrel Jumping; Int'l Cliff Diving Championships; and Joie Chitwood Auto Thrills Show.
SportsCentury
Nile Kinnick
8 p.m. ET
An hour long show that focuses on the career of Heisman winner Nile Kinnick, which includes: his football career at Iowa, joining the Navy, his childhood background, his excellence in high school sports, and his plane crashes into the Pacific while fighting in the war. Chris Fowler hosts this SportsCentury series.
Classic's Big Fight Boxing Hour
Henry Armstrong: The Great Years
9 p.m. ET
A look back at some of the career highlights of Henry Armstrong including: Ross vs. Armstrong; Cerefino Garcia vs Armstrong; and Armstrong vs. Lou Ambers - II.
Classic's Big Fight Boxing Hour
Jack Dempsey: The Early Years
10 p.m. ET
A look back at early bouts from Jack Dempsey's career including: Willard vs. Dempsey; Dempsey vs. Carpentier; and Dempsey vs. Gibbons.
SportsCentury
Nile Kinnick
11 p.m. ET
An hour long show that focuses on the career of Heisman winner Nile Kinnick, which includes: his football career at Iowa, joining the Navy, his childhood background, his excellence in high school sports, and his plane crashes into the Pacific while fighting in the war. Chris Fowler hosts this SportsCentury series.
SportsCentury
Bobby Orr
midnight ET
NHL great Bobby Orr radically altered the style of hockey by introducing defensemen to the offensive side of the game. He's the first NHL player to win three consecutive MVP awards and his Stanley Cup-winning goal in 1970 was selected the greatest moment in NHL history. This hour long feature on Orr covers his quickness on the ice, his family background, playing for the Boston Bruins, becoming the highest paid NHL player, owning a number of NHL records, and having his jersey retired. Chris Fowler hosts this SportsCentury series.
Classic's Big Fight Boxing Hour
Henry Armstrong: The Great Years
1 a.m. ET
A look back at some of the career highlights of Henry Armstrong including: Ross vs. Armstrong; Cerefino Garcia vs Armstrong; and Armstrong vs. Lou Ambers - II.
Classic's Big Fight Boxing Hour
Jack Dempsey: The Early Years
2 a.m. ET
A look back at early bouts from Jack Dempsey's career including: Willard vs. Dempsey; Dempsey vs. Carpentier; and Dempsey vs. Gibbons.
Classic Wide World of Sports 3 a.m. ET
Today's highlights include: World Barrel Jumping; Int'l Cliff Diving Championships; and Joie Chitwood Auto Thrills Show.





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