Already in hot water, Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione does himself no favors with a newsletter to a select group of boosters • Bulls or Gators—which is the best team in Florida?
Three teams with Super Bowl hopes are languishing in last place. Can the Bears, Chargers and Saints save their seasons? • Dr. Z's forecast: Tampa Bay will give Indianapolis a game
Jimmie Johnson is sitting pretty after rain and wrecks rattle other Chase contenders in Kansas • Clint Bowyer's surprising run continues • Kyle Busch gets knocked out by Dale Jr.
High School Football
Despite pressure to concentrate on one sport, some multitalented athletes want to suit up for two in college • Ansonia (Conn.) running back Alex Thomas rushes for a state-record 518 yards
GOLD RUSH Colorado fans flooded Folsom Field last Saturday after the Buffaloes shocked third-ranked Oklahoma 27--24.
Photograph by John Biever