The Cowboys' defense still has plenty of work to do • Will the Colts be ready for the Titans' ground attack this time? • Dr. Z: Patriots over Chargers
With the return of Pedro Martinez, the Mets have plenty of starters for the playoffs • Buck Martinez is a possible candidate to be Royals manager
On top of the worlds, the U.S. women are Olympic favorites in gymnastics • The all-around gold goes to Shawn Johnson • American men are a force too
For UCLA to challenge in the Pac-10, quarterback Ben Olson needs to be more consistent • Freshman QB Tyrod Taylor takes over at Virginia Tech
High School Football
After a tumultuous off-season, Miami Northwestern faces a tall order in No. 1 Southlake (Texas) Carroll • Mentor (Ohio) kicker nails a record 61-yard FG
WHITEOUT Color-coordinated Penn State fans celebrated last Saturday as their Nittany Lions overwhelmed Notre Dame 31--10 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.
Photograph by David Bergman