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Inside: The Week In Sports

Sept. 15, 2008
Sept. 15, 2008

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Sept. 15, 2008

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
PRO FOOTBALL
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
TENNIS
  • Defying reports that his years of tennis greatness are over, Roger Federer redeemed a disappointing season by beating two of his top young rivals to win his fifth straight U.S. Open

BASEBALL
NASCAR CHASE PREVIEW 2008
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College Football
Behind run-pass threat Daryll Clark, Penn State's offense has been nearly unstoppable • The NCAA should take another look at celebration flags • Charlie Weis needs to beat Michigan

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Soccer
The U.S. men's national team enjoyed the experience of a lifetime when it played a World Cup qualifier in Cuba, but the tight game signals the need for some fresh offensive firepower

Fantasy Football
The one team from which you should pick up a receiver • It's time to give Eli Manning his due and start him • So much for the notion that the Steelers wanted to lighten Willie Parker's load

THIS EAGLE HAS LANDED
Boston College sophomore fullback James McCluskey's forward progress came to a crashing halt last Saturday when he was wrapped up by three members of the Georgia Tech defense, including helmetless tackle Vance Walker (99). The visiting Yellow Jackets won 19--16.

PHOTOPhotograph by Damian Strohmeyer