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Inside: The Week In Sports

College Football
Virginia Tech stumbled to a victory in an emotional opener • TCU could pull off an upset of Texas • Notre Dame's quarterback controversy will continue

Are losses by Marat Safin and Maria Sharapova proof that Russians care more about earnings than wins? • The arrival of two great American hopes

The Jaguars coach put his neck on the line by going with David Garrard at QB and releasing Byron Leftwich • Dr. Z's pick: Chargers will fend off the Bears

High School Football
Faster and more athletic, a new breed of linebackers is changing how teams play defense • The second-longest winning streak in high school history is snapped

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s postseason chances: too little, too late? • Gibbs goes Toyota • Jimmie Johnson gets at least a share of the top seed in the Chase

HIGH AND MIGHTY Wideout Vidal Hazelton pulled down a one-yard pass from quarterback John David Booty to put USC ahead 21--0 in the second quarter of last Saturday's opener against Idaho at the Los Angeles Coliseum. The top-ranked Trojans went on to win 38--10.


Photograph by Peter Read Miller