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Inside: The Week In Sports

Another day, another win: At Phoenix, Jimmie Johnson takes his fourth straight and appears headed for the Cup • Hendrick hegemony • Gordon racks up his 29th top 10 finish

College Football
Tulane running back Matt Forté, the nation's leading rusher, is getting the attention of NFL scouts • Clemson makes a run in the ACC • Don't count USC out of the BCS mix

High School Football
A dominant program in Provo, Utah, has a Polynesian flair • Previewing the Maine state championships • More bad news for Nebraska: Five-star recruit Blaine Gabbert is going to Missouri

New Orleans asks: Will the real Reggie Bush please step up? • NFL quarterbacking: It's not as bad as you think • Dr. Z's forecast: Giants rebound

The Senators shrug off a Stanley Cup hangover • Sean Avery needs to be reined in during warmups • The league's most improved player is one Wild forward

VALLEY OF THE (SETTING) SUN At Phoenix International Raceway last Friday the field idled on pit road before the Casino Arizona 150 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event. In a race interrupted by a record 13 cautions and two red flags, Nextel Cup contender Kyle Busch held off Ron Hornaday for the win by .479 of a second.


Photograph by Mark J. Rebilas/US Presswire