Chivas USA at Revolution
Life without Brad Guzan hasn't been easy for Chivas. Since Aston Villa of theEnglish Premier League poached the 2007 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year on July 11,the Goats (8-9-6) have won one game and may miss the playoffs for the firsttime since 2005. New England (11-7-5) is tied for second place in the EasternConference.
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This is an article from the Sept. 15, 2008 issue
No. 2 Georgia at South Carolina
Georgia has already lost two key defensive linemen—Kade Weston and TrintonSturdivant—to season-ending knee injuries, forcing coach Rodney Garner to turnto true freshman DeAngelo Tyson (right) to play defensive tackle. Is he up toit? "DeAngelo has ability," Garner said. "He's got to decide hewants to play.... It's like, 'Do you like football? At least act like you likeit.'"
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Seattle Storm at L.A. Sparks Even without star forward Lauren Jackson, who hadsurgery on her right ankle last month, the Storm clinched a playoff spot lastweek. It has guard Sue Bird (left) to thank. Since the WNBA returned from itsOlympic hiatus, the gold medalist has averaged 21.5 points and Seattle has wonthree of four.
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Eagles at Cowboys
Philadelphia cornerback Lito Sheppard is feeling underappreciated these days.The Eagles signed free agent Asante Samuel in February, and Sheldon Brownstarted over the two-time Pro Bowler in Week 1. But Sheppard can prove hisworth against a favorite opponent: In 11 games against Dallas he has eightinterceptions and has scored two TDs.
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On Shelves: Guinness World Records 2009
Admit it, you've always been curious to know who ran the fastest marathon onstilts. The newest edition of the classic record compendium comes with 3-Dglasses—you thought the World's Stretchiest Skin (right) was gross in 2-D?—andhas information on thousands of records and record holders you probably neverknew existed.
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Brewers at Phillies
Do the Phillies, who trail the Mets by two games in the NL East and Milwaukeeby four games in the wild-card race, have another September surge in them? Overthe last four seasons Philly went 73--43 in September and October, thanks inlarge part to shortstop Jimmy Rollins (above): The reigning NL MVP's career.295 average in September is his highest in any month. But so far, Septemberhasn't been the same for Rollins (page 62). After struggling for most of theseason, he hit .269 with an OBP of .321 in his first six games this month.
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