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Inside: The Week In Sports

Sept. 08, 2008
Sept. 08, 2008

Table of Contents
Sept. 8, 2008

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
BASEBALL
  • Amazin' 36

    Do you believe in miracles? The '69 Mets certainly do—and when they look at the upstart Rays, they see plenty of parallels with their own remarkable run. Will it happen again?

  • Dodgers win, Dodgers lose, Dodgers come, Dodgers go, but one truth remains constant: Vin Scully—half a century in the L.A. booth—remains the play-by-play gold standard

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The NFL
The commissioner's call to expand the regular season to 17 games gains momentum • Dr. Z's pick: Jags over Titans • Late shifts in Fantasy value

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Baseball
CC Sabathia's move to Milwaukee made noise, but the Cubs have gotten just as big a bang from Rich Harden • The return of the two-inning closer?

Tennis
Massive crowds and riveting tennis at the U.S. Open indicate that now's the time to merge the men's and women's tours • Radwanska's Year of the Rat

TIP-OFF
Green Bay's James Jones, nursing a sprained knee last week, worked out in preparation for the Packers' season opener this Monday night against the Vikings.

PHOTOPhotograph by Mike McGinnis/CSM