TechTV Goes Sporty

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TechTV will turn its schedule to sports next week.

Sports and technology will dominate the network's air April 15 through 21 as
part of its '2002 Technology Festival' programming stunt.

Among the shows lined up for the week are episodes of The Screen
focusing on the dark side of technology in sports and Dallas
Mavericks owner Marc Cuban's high-tech sports arena.

Also, the network's CyberCrime series will focus on the business of
sports betting and bogus memorabilia Web sites, the network said.

Other shows include a look at the National Football League's use of
technology during regular-season games, a preview of the new Tony Hawk 3
extreme-sports video game and tips on winning fantasy baseball.

Among the sports personalities that will be featured next week: Arizona
Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, pro surfer Kelly Slater and Olympic Games
gold-medal gymnast Kerri Strug.