College Basketball
Kansas again looks like a title contender • Why the Missouri Valley Conference is better than ever

His knee and rep rehabilitated, Zach Randolph is off to a hot start • Ref crackdowns are hurting Kevin Garnett

Bengals or Chiefs? Giants or Saints? Sorting out the playoff muddle • The Rise of Romo

PHOTOPhotograph by Greg NelsonSICK PERFORMANCE Despite battling the flu, Florida's Corey Brewer (2) had 20 points, nine rebounds and six steals as the Gators cruised to a 101--68 win—their school-record-tying 17th victory in a row—over Jeremy Evans and Western Kentucky last Friday at the Las Vegas Invitational. The streak ended the next night when the then No. 1--ranked defending national champs fell in overtime to Kansas, 82--80.