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Nest Has Coverage of Sox Second-Half Action Beginning With West Coast Trip

Kevin Millar to Appear on BDSSP on Friday

The Sox begin the second half out West which means fans get two pre game shows as NEST hosts Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson have coverage each night at 6:30 p.m. and the Late Edition at 10 p.m. Next week, NEST has live reports from Fenway at 6:30 p.m. as the Sox return home to face the Orioles and the rival Yankees. Highlights for this week:

Thursday, July 15

Friday, July 16

6:30 & 10 p.m.- Friendly's Scoop with Kevin Millar

6:30 &10 p.m. – Goin' yard with Steve Buckley

NEST Quotes:
Tanguay on Curt Shilling: "He's an interesting person off the mound, to say the least, but on the mound, (it) takes talent, guts and brains. And that's what he has."

Starting Mon., July 19, at 5:00 PM, Fox Sports Net unveils its newest daily program, THE SPORTS LIST, featuring the dynamic and energetic Summer Sanders. A two-time Olympic gold medalist and one of swimming's most decorated athletes, Sanders serves as the host of this new 30-minute program, counting down the top ten positions on a variety of sports-related categories in an entertaining, informative and interactive way. Sanders is available for media interviews.

The debut episode of THE SPORTS LIST breaks down the top ten Dumbest Plays Ever in sports history and will continue counting down the best debates in sports. All told, the premiere season will break down 65 various and distinct sports-related categories and will involve input from key sports figures and celebrities, weighing in on their picks for each topic. THE SPORTS LIST repeats at 8:00 PM and 1:00 AM on FSN.

Dumbest Plays Ever:
1. Leon Lett – Super Bowl fumble & Missed FG vs. Dolphins
2. Chris Webber calls timeout '93 NCAA Final
3. Grady Little Leaves Pedro in '03 ALCS
4. Jean Van De Velde Looses '99 British Open
5. A's base running in '03 ALDS – Tejada / Byrnes
6. Miracle in the Meadowlands – Giants lose to Eagles
7. Trot Nixon / Larry Walker / Benny Agbayani – 2 Outs
8. Mike Martz '04 NFCDS – goes for OT vs. Panthers
9. Timo Perez premature celebration '00 world series
10. Gus Frerotte Head – butt celebration / concussion

Upcoming lists
Tues., July 20: Bizarre Moments
Wed., July 21: Most Intimidating Pitchers
Thurs., July 22: Shocking upsets
Fri., July 23: Best Home Runs

BEST DAMN SPORTS SHOW PERIOD correspondent Leeann Tweeden tackles another leg of the Pontiac Tweeden Tour. This week, Leeann makes an appearance in Houston where she will be participating in the Celebrity All-Star game and interviewing MLB's best players.

This week, BDSSP continues with the top guests in sports and entertainment hanging out with the crew. BDSSP features host Chris Rose, actor/comedian Tom Arnold as the voice-of-the-fan and ex-NBA standout John Salley. The 90-minute nightly telecast airs at 8:30 PM and repeats at 11:00 PM on Fox Sports Net New England.

NFL defensive back Jason Sehorn guest hosts all week:

Thurs., July 15:

Detroit Pistons Chauncey Billups & Richard Hamilton, actress Mimi Rogers, Best Damn correspondent Lauren Sanchez, former NBA player Dennis Rodman

Fri., July 16:

USA Soccer players Heather Mitts & Aly Wagner, actor/comedian Dennis Leary, Boston Red Sox 1B Kevin Millar

Mon., July 19:

Tennis player Serena Williams, Anaheim Angels OF Jose Guillen, actress Lori Loughlin, MLB on FOX analyst Kevin Kennedy

FSN's newest daily talk show, I, MAX, continues with the brash and opinionated Max Kellerman, alongside co-hosts Bill Wolff and Michael Holley. The unique format of the show pairs Kellerman against the world,
represented by Holley and a special guest each day. Kellerman takes on the news of the day with his analysis
and then gives "the world" a chance to respond. Each topic is judged and is tallied throughout the show. I, MAX is the first FSN program to completely originate from New York City. The 30-minute telecast airs at 6:00 PM local.

World Quotes:

  • Michael Holley (on soon-to-be free agent Carlos Beltran): "The Astros should not trade Beltran?talent isn't their problem, management is."

  • Ken Rosenthal (on Pedro Martinez being selected over Tom Gordon for the all-star team): "The world could do with one less Yankee."

    Anna Kournikova may just be the most recognizable athlete in the world this side of David Beckham. She has graced hundreds of magazine covers, been the subject of thousands of newspapers articles and is followed by paparazzi every time she finds a new, famous boyfriend. Yet Kournikova has never done the one thing she's supposed to do as a professional tennis player: win. Beyond the Glory: Anna Kournikova looks at the skyrocketing status of a player who scores her biggest points away from the tennis court.

    BEYOND THE GLORY: ANNA KOURNIKOVA airs on Sun., July 18 at 8:00 PM local

    FSN's sports magazine show comprised of great local stories that also have national appeal, produced by FSN's regional sports networks, continues on Saturday with an all-new episode. The 30-minute show highlights players, coaches, events and the biggest news from the world of sports. Carolyn Hughes hosts the show and each week noted Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander offers commentary on the most pressing issues in the sports world in a segment titled: "An audible?from Rick Telander." FSNAA airs on Saturday nights at 10:30 PM local.

    As an integral member of the brash Mets of the mid-1980s and the blue-collar Phillies of the early 1990s, Lenny Dykstra set the tone for both teams. In 12 seasons, Nails pushed himself to the limits, sliding, diving, and playing with reckless abandon. Today, Dykstra keeps that fiery spirit, as owner of a car wash business in Southern California, which some consider to be the best in the country.

    Rick Telander's audible looks at the Los Angeles Lakers from top to bottom. The last four weeks have been a circus for the Lakers organization. Rick explains how Shaq, Kobe, Phil, and Dr. Jerry Buss have ruined a great thing and why that group proves there really is a "ME" in team.

    The VICTOR AWARDS is the longest running nationally televised sports awards program in television history.
    Considered the Academy Awards of athletics, the Victors consist of more than 35 awards spanning 15 sports, honoring the country's most outstanding professional and amateur athletes and coaches. The Victor Awards consistently attract sports legends and famous presenters. For 38 consecutive years, the Victors have benefited the City of Hope and raised tens of millions of dollars to perpetuate the major medical research and care being done there on a daily basis.

    The 2004 Victor Awards from the Las Vegas Hilton airs Sat., July 17, 2004 at 8:00 PM local time.

    And The Winner Is?
    FSN NBA and college basketball analyst Marques Johnson has the honor of presenting two awards at the Victor Awards: The Walter Payton Award for a lifetime of Community Service and Women's Basketball Coach of the Year.

    Fox Sports Net's popular boxing series SUNDAY NIGHT FIGHTS continues, combining exciting original bouts and encore presentations of match-ups first seen only on pay-per-view.

    This week's SUNDAY NIGHT FIGHTS airs at 7:00 PM local time with the telecast of the heavyweight battle that took place on June 4, 2004 between Malcolm Tann and Willie Chapman at the Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center from Lincoln City, OR. Veteran boxing announcer Barry Tompkins is joined by analyst Sean O'Grady.

    SNF returns on July 25 from Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA.

    Fox Sports Net continues to showcase a wide variety of sports programs.

  • July 26: Collegiate Women's Sports Awards, 3:00 PM local
  • Aug. 8: AFLAC All-American High School Baseball Classic, 2:00 PM local
  • Aug. 22: Cal Ripken Jr. World Series, 4:00 PM local

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