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Inside: The Week In Sports


Bucks guard Michael Redd has to change his game to adapt to a new system—and heappears to be succeeding • Three other players who'll have to make adjustmentsunder new coaches

With a stout defense and a new cast of characters, unbeaten Boise State is backin the BCS mix • Finally, quarterback Tim Tebow looked like his Heisman-winningself in Florida's rout of Georgia

Jake Delhomme leads the list of players whose soft schedules set them up forstrong second halves of the season • Now would be the time to unload PlaxicoBurress and Terrell Owens

Wrecking, fighting and now winning back-to-back races—Carl Edwards is doing hisdarnedest to put life in the Chase and pressure on leader Jimmie Johnson • Aclassy gesture by Kyle Busch

LeBron James held his head in disgust during the Cavaliers' season openeragainst the Celtics on Oct. 28 at TD Banknorth Garden. By game's end, Jamesfelt even more discomfort: He missed a layup and two free throws in the finalminute as Cleveland lost 90--85.


Photograph by Lou Capozzola