TRACK & FIELD
Britain's Paula Radcliffe reverses Olympic failure, wins New York City Marathon • Meb Keflezighi of U.S. is men's runner-up
A certain Boston pitcher who bled Sox red is SI's Player of the Year • The prognosis for nine other injured big league stars
Hawaii's Timmy Chang breaks NCAA career passing mark • Oklahoma's pass defense struggles • Cal's unsung tailback
Photograph by Mel Levine
RUNNING RED LIGHTS
More than 37,000 runners ignored traffic signals on 4th Avenue in Brooklyn on Sunday during the New York City Marathon (page 96).