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Skins Deep

Running backClinton Portis dived over fullback Mike Sellers and a pile of linemen for aone-yard, third-quarter touchdown against the Cardinals on Sunday inWashington. It was the second TD for Portis, who rushed for 43 yards on 18carries in a 21-19 Redskins victory.

Sand Blast

A motocross bikerspun himself into a hole at the start of the 25th annual Weston Beach Race inWeston-Super-Mare, England, on Sunday. A combined 1,700 bikers in nine classescompeted in the largest off-road motorcycle race in the U.K.

Max McGee

Working againstChiefs cornerback Willie Mitchell (22), Packers wide receiver Max McGee madeone of his seven receptions in what later came to be known as Super Bowl I. Twoof his catches went for touchdowns in Green Bay's 35-10 win on Jan. 15,1967, at Memorial Coliseum in L.A. McGee, who made SI's cover that week(inset), died on Sunday when he fell while clearing leaves from his roof(page 28).

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