Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams finished on high notes, but injuries sullied otherwise fine seasons for the tours • Was the Russian Revolution a one-generation phenomenon?
A meltdown against Navy showed that Notre Dame remains a mess in Charlie Weis's fourth year • Utah's $8.3 million risk • Beyond Alabama and Florida, the SEC is not what it's cracked up to be
As the Giants' trouncing of the Ravens revealed, flexible play-calling is the secret to New York's success • Dr. Z's Pick: Kurt Warner gets his revenge against Big Blue
NFL teams out of the playoff hunt still have players who can get your club to the postseason • Tyler Thigpen has revived the Chiefs' passing game • Ben Roethlisberger's end zone issues
Pot stirrers Steve Ott and Sean Avery are turning the Stars into a carnival act • New Lightning coach could goose Mark Recchi • Meet the league's most improved player
SERB AND VOLLEY
Djokovic had enough reach to beat Gilles Simon in the semis of the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai last Saturday. The 21-year-old native of Serbia then dispatched Nikolay Davydenko 6--1, 7--5 to win the title on Sunday.
Photograph by Jessica Kluetmeier