Leading Off

October 21, 2007

Wildcat Strike
Steve Johnson's touchdown catch in the third overtime enabled Kentucky to defeat top-ranked LSU, 43--37, last Saturday in Lexington, Meanwhile, giddy Oregon State players (inset) celebrated after their own narrow upset of No. 2 Cal, 31--28, in Berkeley. The new Nos. 1 and 2 teams in the AP poll are Ohio State and South Florida (page 42).

Water Tight
A field of 1,731 crowded the surf off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, last Saturday at the start of the Ironman World Championship triathlon. The winner, representing Australia, was Chris McCormack (inset), with a combined time of 8:15:34.

Fogg and Rain
The Rockies' Josh Fogg squared to bunt against Livan Hernandez in the drizzle that fell throughout Game 3 of the NLCS on Sunday night in Denver. In the sixth inning catcher Yorvit Torrealba (inset) hit a three-run homer to seal Colorado's 4--1 win over the Diamondbacks and give the Rockies a 3--0 series lead (page 50).

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PHOTOPhotograph by Andy Lyons/Getty Images PHOTOBEN MARGOT/AP PHOTOPhotograph by Thomas Frey/EPA PHOTOHUGH GENTRY/REUTERS PHOTOPhotograph by Robert Beck PHOTOBRAD MANGIN

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)