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Scorecard Extra

Harvard Yardage Soccer star turned wideout Carl Morris is rewriting the Crimson record book and catching scouts' eyes

By Pete McEntegart Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Fighting Back As he prepares to battle Marco Barrera this week, the troubled Johnny Tapia is cornering his demons

By Melissa Segura Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Face of the Future Scouts say that Alexander Ovechkin, who won't be eligible for the NHL draft until 2004, is a star-to-be

By Michael Farber Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Buyer's Market This winter's crop of free agents will feel the cold, hard reality of the new collective bargaining agreement

By Stephen Cannella Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

World of Talent Virginia's Alecko Eskandarian, an elite collegiate goal scorer, is looking toward a bigger stage

By Lars Anderson Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Throwback Hip-Hop Style Points

By Steve Rushin

A Whiff of Reality In the most lifelike games ever, one version even has players perspiring on the court

By Mark Bechtel Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

The Royal Plan Prince Albert's dream is to make Monaco a mini center for world sports--including pro football

By Mike Shropshire Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

The Big Score The dirty little secret of the WNBA is that many of its players must head overseas to make top dollar

By L. Jon Wertheim Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Great Escape With her father in prison for murder, rising star Toccara Montgomery found refuge on the mat

By Brian Cazeneuve Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Catching Up With...

Alfred Glassell Jr., Fisherman MARCH 19, 1956

By John O'Keefe

Baseball

Classic Comeback Thanks to a historic Game 6 rally, the never-say-die Angels stunned the Giants in seven to win the first World Series championship in their 42-year history

By Tom Verducci

Santa Glaus Series MVP Troy Glaus gave the Angels the best gift of all

By Stephen Cannella

Pro Football

Emmitt's Domain Stiff-arming his opponents and critics, EMMITT SMITH became the leading rusher in NFL history

By S.L. Price

Time and Punishment No position is more physically taxing than running back, where the best are often finished not long after they get started

By Phil Taylor

Dynamic Dozen Dr. Z's list of the alltime greatest running backs

By Paul Zimmerman

College Football

Still Standing A whopping eight teams enter November without a loss--but with college football at the mercy of the mysterious BCS computer, sometimes winning isn't enough

By Austin Murphy

Overrated

Bar-Stool Brawl Walk into any sports bar in America, and you'll find your typical, everyday sports fans ready to argue about the most overrated--and underrated--people, places and things in sports. These will get you going

By Jack McCallum; Austin Murphy; Mark Bechtel; Daniel G. Habib; Jeff MacGregor; Josh Elliott; John Garrity; E.M. Swift; Richard Hoffer; Michael Silver; Kelley King; Steve Rushin; Michael Farber; Ian Thomsen; Richard Deitsch; Rick Lipsey; Jeffri Chadiha; Michael Bamberger; Paul Zimmerman; Kelli Anderson; Ivan Maisel; L. Jon Wertheim; Tim Layden; Seth Davis; Jeff Pearlman; Chris Ballard; Frank Deford; Gary Van Sickle; Phil Taylor; Lars Anderson; Luis Fernando Llosa

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King; Jeffri Chadiha

King's Corner

By Peter King; London Fletcher

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; Lars Anderson

Inside The NHL

In the Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Pressure Point In trying to live up to his hero's status in Montreal, league MVP Jose Theodore is off to a poor start

By Michael Farber

Inside Horse Racing

Two Good The Breeders' Cup showcased a pair of juveniles with Derby promise

By Tim Layden

'Back Off or I'll Snap!'

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

Letters

Scorecard

By Phil Taylor; Jake Alexander; Mark Beech Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

All Torched Off On Saturday the USOC will name New York or San Francisco as a potential 2012 host. Two locals say, Let the Games begin--elsewhere

By Phil Taylor Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Q+A Magic Johnson

By Magic Johnson Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch