INSIDE THE NFL

New 4--3 defense suits Falcons just fine • Jets' Martin climbs NFL rushing list • Dr. Z: Can anybody stop the Patriots?

INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Northwestern shocks Ohio State • Coach Paul Johnson leads Navy to 5--0 start • Virginia Tech defense halts West Virginia

INSIDE THE WNBA

Led by rookie guard Lindsay Whalen, Connecticut is in its first Finals • Seattle's Lauren Jackson improves her stroke

INSIDE BOXING

Showing no ring rust after a 29-month layoff, Félix Trinidad scored a convincing victory over Ricardo Mayorga

COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Damian Strohmeyer EXTENDED Patriots wideout David Givens hauls in a pass on Sunday during his team's 31--17 win over the Bills, a victory that stretched New England's winning streak to a record-tying 18 games.