Leading Off

Oct. 25, 2004
Oct. 25, 2004

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Oct. 25, 2004

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Leading Off

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• For daily Web-only Leading Off galleries, go to COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by David BergmanPopping Tom Seattle defenders hit New England quarterback Tom Brady so hard that both his helmet and the football went flying. The Seahawks recovered the fumble, but the Patriots won the game 30--20, extending their NFL-record streak to 20 victories (page 152).COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Kirk Lee Aeder/Imoco MediaChurn, Baby, Churn More than 1,700 swimmers plowed through the Pacific off the Big Island of Hawaii at the start of the 26th annual Ironman Triathlon World Championships last Saturday. The men's winner was Norman Stadler; the women's, Nina Kraft.COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesSad Sox With equally glum expressions, Boston players and fans endured Game 3 of the ALCS in Fenway Park, where the Yankees drubbed the Red Sox 19--8 to take a 3--0 lead in the series. Boston won Games 4 and 5 (page 44).