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Inside: The Week In Sports

College Football
Bad news for West Virginia foes: There's more to the Mountaineers than their explosive offense • Ranked for the first time, UConn is winning with defense

High School Football
The program in Artesia, N.Mex., has 25 state titles in 50 years • Lakeland (Fla.) puts its record 53-game winning streak on the line against undefeated Osceola

How much should starters play on special teams? • Peter King on the lessons from London • Dr. Z's Forecast: Yes, there are other games this week

Can Roush Fenway Racing contain the Edwards-Kenseth feud? • A gamble by crew chief Chad Knaus gets Jimmie Johnson a win • Toyota makes strides

Rockets center Yao Ming is struggling to adjust to a perimeter role in Houston's new offense • Bucks rookie forward Yi Jianlian should get the starting job

RYAN'S EXPRESS Boston College quarterback and Heisman candidate Matt Ryan threw for two touchdowns in the final 2:11 to rally the second-ranked Eagles to a rainy 14--10 victory at Virginia Tech last Thursday night.


Photograph by Simon Bruty