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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

OHIO STATE: WINNING THE PRYOR WAY

by Austin Murphy

P. 52

NASCAR CHASE PREVIEW

KURT BUSCH: GUNNING FOR THE CUP

by Lars Anderson

P. 66

NFL WEEK 1

TOM BRADY AND THE PATS TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS (AS USUAL)

SERIOUS FUN

BY TIM LAYDEN

The $72 million QB and the restless Randy Moss waiting to return to action

PHOTOON THE COVER Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, photographed by Damian Strohmeyer