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Inside: The Week In Sports

Sept. 17, 2007
Sept. 17, 2007

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Sept. 17, 2007

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Pro Football
  • Week 1 of the NFL season put Super Bowl contenders to the test, and the AFC power with the most to prove answered resoundingly as the Chargers stared down a stiff challenge from the Bears and sent the NFC champs limping home

  • After a phenomenal Pats debut, the big question now is, Can Randy Moss be stopped?

  • If Brett Favre has one of his typical seasons in 2007, he'll surpass three NFL career milestones held by Dan Marino. But big numbers aren't the only thing those two have in common

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The NFL
The Cowboys' defense still has plenty of work to do • Will the Colts be ready for the Titans' ground attack this time? • Dr. Z: Patriots over Chargers

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Baseball
With the return of Pedro Martinez, the Mets have plenty of starters for the playoffs • Buck Martinez is a possible candidate to be Royals manager

Olympic Sports
On top of the worlds, the U.S. women are Olympic favorites in gymnastics • The all-around gold goes to Shawn Johnson • American men are a force too

College Football
For UCLA to challenge in the Pac-10, quarterback Ben Olson needs to be more consistent • Freshman QB Tyrod Taylor takes over at Virginia Tech

High School Football
After a tumultuous off-season, Miami Northwestern faces a tall order in No. 1 Southlake (Texas) Carroll • Mentor (Ohio) kicker nails a record 61-yard FG

WHITEOUT Color-coordinated Penn State fans celebrated last Saturday as their Nittany Lions overwhelmed Notre Dame 31--10 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.

PHOTOPhotograph by David Bergman