Inside: The Week in Sports

Aug. 21, 2006
Aug. 21, 2006

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Aug. 21, 2006

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Inside: The Week in Sports


This is an article from the Aug. 21, 2006 issue Original Layout

Oleg Maskaev winsa title, extends the dominance of fighters from the former USSR
• Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson: head to (talking) head


Time for the RedSox to convert their young closer to a starter
• Another rookie could lay claim to the best ERA
• Why the Dodgers are on a tear


Former U.S. coachBruce Arena takes over the Red Bulls, believing he can transform the haplessteam into a model MLS franchise

PHOTOPhotograph by Laura Rauch/AP THAT'SALL FOLKS!
Behind on two of three scorecards after the ninth round, Oleg Maskaev (right)came on strong to batter Hasim Rahman, dropping him twice in the 12th beforereferee Jay Nady stopped the bout, making Maskaev the new WBC heavyweightchampion (page 125).