Leading Off

November 19, 2007

Ankles of Pursuit
With Vikings defenders flying at him, Packers quarterback Brett Favre turned to self- (and ball-) preservation on Sunday in Green Bay. Upright, he was the one who inflicted pain: Favre completed 33 of 46 passes for 351 yards and three touchdowns in a 34--0 win that ran the Pack's record to 8--1.

Ovahead
Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia prepared to serve to Maria Sharapova during their WTA round-robin match on Nov. 6 in Madrid. Sharapova won 6--4, 7--5, then lost in the final to Justine Henin.

Flat Out
Attempting to snag a loose ball, Tennessee guard JaJuan Smith took the low road in Knoxville last Friday. Smith finished with 15 points for the No. 7 Volunteers (page 82) in their 80--63 season-opening victory over Temple.

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PHOTOPhotography by John Biever PHOTOPhotograph by Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images PHOTOPhotograph by Bill Frakes

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)