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Inside: The Week In Sports



Alex Smith's extreme makeover in San Francisco • Michael Vick exercises his options • Dr. Z's forecast: Three clubs get revenge

College Football

Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson and Oregon's Jonathan Stewart put on a show • Indiana's coach is eager to return to the sideline after surgery

Motor Sports

New Hampshire winner Kevin Harvick roars to the lead in the Chase • Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch wreck their hopes


Photograph by Bill Frakes

THROWING HIMSELF TO THE LIONS Bears linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo came down hard on Lions running back Kevin Jones during Chicago's 34--7 pasting of NFC North rival Detroit at Soldier Field on Sunday.