The Lineup

September 11, 2005

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

44 Columbus Day

Ted Ginn Jr. and the Buckeyes look to hook the Longhorns

by Austin Murphy

• Irish win in coach's debut

• First-week impressions

• TCU shocks Oklahoma

BASEBALL

52 Ready for Anything

No other playoff contender has a weapon like the Angels' Chone Figgins, who can switch-hit, steal a base and play six positions solidly

by Daniel G. Habib

SPECIAL REPORT

58 DARK DAYS

Nothing will ever be the same--New Orleans, the Superdome, how we think about sports

reports by Gary Smith, Michael Silver, Lars Anderson, George Dohrmann, Tim Layden

• Map: Katrina's impact on sport

 

Departments

4 Leading Off

10 Catching Up With...

14 Letters

15 From the Editor

17 Air and Space

Ageless Keith Jackson by Steve Rushin

18 Scorecard

• NFL's Dunn raises rescue cash

• Jerry Rice retires at 42

33 Faces in the Crowd

35 Players

78 The Life of Reilly

Katrina: LSU steps up by Rick Reilly

 

Inside...

70 Soccer

• U.S. easily earns World Cup berth

71 Baseball

• Healthy Griffey posts big numbers

72 The NFL

• Miami back must prove himself

74 Volleyball

• May-Treanor, Walsh still dominate

76 Tennis

• Blake is back, better than ever

Cover

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAMIAN STROHMEYER

SUPERDOME PHOTO: Gary Coronado/ The Palm Beach Post/AP

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PHOTOBILL FRAKESBLOODY SATURDAY Boise State got the worst of its scrape with Georgia (page 50). PHOTOMARC SEROTA/REUTERS (INSET)

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