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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS College Football Kicks Off THE BUCKEYES START STRONG Ohio State Quarterback Craig Krenzel COLOR PHOTO: GARY BOGDON (SOUTH CAROLINA) [COVER FLAP] 50TH Anniversary 1954-2004 SPORTS IN AMERICA 50 States in 50 Weeks THIS WEEK: SOUTH CAROLINA Darlington's Last 500 On Labor Day BY MARK BECHTEL PLUS --Lou Holtz on Being a Gamecock --South Carolina Sports Poll --Enemy of the State --Greatest Sports Moment --Who & Where Map Terry Labonte (center) celebrates his Southern 500 victory
COLOR PHOTO: JOHN IACONO (YANKS-RED SOX) [COVER FLAP] BASEBALL HEATS UP THE YANKEES-RED SOX AFFAIR BY CHARLES P. PIERCE LEAPING LOU MERLONI AND ENRIQUE WILSON TANGLE AT SECOND