LEADING OFF

October 18, 2009

Honor Roll

Chrissie Wellingtonof Great Britain won her third consecutive Ironman World Championship inKailua-Kona, Hawaii, last Saturday, finishing in a course record 8:54:02. Likemany competitors, Wellington rolls across the finish line in memory oftriathlete Jon Blais, who died of ALS in 2007. Wellington is an ambassador ofthe Blazeman Foundation for ALS, which is trying to raise $750,000 towardresearch.

Pylon On

Vikings runningback Adrian Peterson had a close-up view of the end zone marker—thanks to Ramssafety Oshiomogho Atogwe—as he scored from five yards out on Sunday in St.Louis. Peterson rushed 15 times for 69 yards and two touchdowns in a 38--10victory that ran Minnesota's record to 5--0.

Rockie Toppled

Phillies baserunner Pedro Feliz flipped Clint Barmes as the Rockies' second baseman turned asixth-inning double play last Thursday in Game 2 of the National LeagueDivision Series in Philadelphia. Colorado held on to win 5--4, but the Philliestook Game 3 in Denver and a 2--1 lead in the series. In the other NLDS, theDodgers swept the Cardinals (page 46).

Masking Agent

Oregon runningback Kenjon Barner got the upper hand on UCLA cornerback Sheldon Price at theend of a 48-yard run last Saturday in Pasadena. Barner gained 50 yards on fourcarries and had a 100-yard kickoff return to start the second half, rallyingthe Ducks to a 24--10 victory.

PHOTOPhotograph by Chris Stewart/AP PHOTOPhotograph by Michael Conroy/AP PHOTOPhotograph by Al Tielemans PHOTOPhotograph by Peter Read Miller

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)