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What smart fans should do this week
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Colts at Dolphins

On Monday night the facility formerly known as Joe Robbie, Pro Player and Dolphin hosts its first NFL game as Land Shark Stadium, in honor of the beer sold by parrothead and Dolphins marketing partner Jimmy Buffett (ESPN). Miami, a surprise team in '08, won't sneak up on anyone this year (I'm only a dolphin, ma'am), but Indy would be on guard anyway. It's 7--10 at Miami's home.

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Mayweather vs. Marquez

Believe it or not, retirement didn't stick for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Two years after hanging 'em up, the undefeated former champ (39--0) will fight stellar Mexican welterweight Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas on Saturday. Don't feel like shelling out for the HBO PPV? More than 170 movie theaters across the country will screen the fight live for $15.

• BUY

Bo Blanc

Last year legendary Michigan coach Bo Schembechler's widow, Cathy, launched a Bo-themed merlot to raise money for the university's cardiovascular research center. (Bo died of heart failure in 2006.) The effort was so successful ($43,000 was raised) that Cathy is back this season with a sauvignon blanc. Order a bottle at bowines.com and toast a good cause.

• READ

Game Six

It's an iconic image: Carlton Fisk waving fair the home run that won Game 6 of the 1975 World Series for Boston. But there was much more to that epic game, as Mark Frost (The Match) shows with rich reporting and a deft touch. He puts the Series in the context of a sport undergoing massive economic and demographic change, which made Game 6 a touchstone on and off the field.

• FEEL

The breeze ... created by Mark Reynolds's swing. With 18 games left in the season, the Diamondbacks third baseman had 193 strikeouts, closing in on the major league record of 204 he set last year. Will he break it? The better question is when—and we might have a good idea after the Giants visit Arizona Sept. 21--23. San Francisco's staff leads the majors in K's, with 1,136.

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Tennessee at Florida

You wanted the Gators' attention, Lane Kiffin? You got it. In February the Vols' new coach, who has a knack for irking SEC rivals, caused a stir when he (wrongly) accused Florida's Urban Meyer of an NCAA violation. The Gators promptly papered their locker room with Kiffin's photo. Don't expect the nation's No. 1 team to go easy when the Vols visit on Saturday (CBS).

The Pop Culture Grid

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Athletes in the mix

_____ is the flavor of the month

Meal you'd like to cook for your coach

Weirdest thing a fan ever said to you

I can't take another minute of ...

Favorite Kardashian

JO-LONN DUNBAR Saints LB

Drake

A steak and a potato

That I look like Michael Vick

Bad drivers

Khloe

DAVY ARNAUD Wizards M

Blue Bell's Cookies and Cream

Goulash

Asked me to sign a baseball

Jon and Kate

Bruce Jenner (stepfather)

BENJARVIS GREEN-ELLIS Patriots RB

I don't know

Jambalaya

Called me Green-Ellis and Associates

Nothing. I enjoy my life

They all look nice

LEX HILLIARD Dolphins RB

Drake

Linguini with clams

Asked me to play for a rival, Montana State

Waiting to play

Kim

Inside the Grid

The Kardashian query put Dunbar on the spot: Teammate Reggie Bush is the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Kim Kardashian; he popped up on the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Dunbar's reason for liking Kim's younger sister: "She has a good personality and seems bright."

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DAVID ZALUBOWSKI/AP (REYNOLDS)

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DON MCPEAK/US PRESSWIRE (KIFFIN)

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DAN STEINBERG/AP (BUSH & KARDASHIAN)

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IMAGEMORE/AGE FOTOSTOCK (LINGUINI)

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JOHN DAVID MERCER/US PRESSWIRE (HILLIARD)

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ROBERT E. KLEIN/AP (GREEN-ELLIS)

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ANDY MEAD/YCJ/ICON SMI (ARNAUD)

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TOM DIPACE PHOTOGRAPHY (DUNBAR)

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CJ LAFRANCE/ZUMA PRESS (DRAKE)

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JAMES DRAKE (JENNER)

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