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Inside The Week in Sports


McGriff signs off on trade to Cubs
Rockies look to rebuild for the future
No panic in Minnesota yet

U.S. version of Thorpedo explodes at worlds
FINA mess in the relays
Japanese go crazy for the Eel

College Basketball
UConn's Butler ready for takeoff
Juco recruiting on the upswing
A gamble that didn't work

Roy Jones Jr. sings his own praises
Another Morales slugfest
Don King's bedeviled bout

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID E. KLUTHO A LaVell Playing Field Fighting for possession, LaVell Blanchard (10) of Michigan takes a dive under Yugoslavia's Ivan Zoroski in a victory for USA Basketball in a 21-and-under exhibition game in Dallas (page 76).