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Inside: The Week In Sports


The ACC is surprising the country with its top-to-bottom strength •Northwestern's improved defense has keyed its 5--0 start • Missouri's D will betested over the next three weeks

Stuck at one win, can these four teams with great expectations dig themselvesout of the holes they've created? • Dr. Z's top pick: Ravens will knock Titansfrom unbeaten ranks

The Saints' former stalwart, Deuce McAllister, still has something left aftermultiple knee surgeries • Two up-and-coming third receivers who may be worthadding to your roster

The biggest surprise of the Chase, Greg Biffle, remains within strikingdistance of an improbable title • Another woeful finish by Kyle Busch all buteliminates him from contention

Behind late-game heroics from forward Sophia Young, the Silver Stars reachedtheir first Finals • Breaking down the four-person race for the league's MVPaward

LEATHERNECK Navyquarterback Jarod Bryant got turned in the wrong direction by Wake Forestlinebacker Aaron Curry, but he escaped and completed his only pass attempt lastSaturday—for a loss of seven yards. The visiting Middies did plenty of damageon the ground, however, rushing for 292 yards to upset the No. 16 Demon Deacons24--17 at BB&T Field.


Photograph by Al Tielemans