|To get a grip on the NFL season, Page 2's Gregg Easterbrook goes into the wacky world of unrhymed Japanese lyric poetry. How else to explain Al Davis? Or the unsightliness of those Buffalo uniforms? And what better way to pay homage to the Dallas cheer-babes who started it all? It's poetic justice.
EASTERBROOK: HIGH COUP OF HAIKU
THE HOT LIST
With the season about to open in full swing, Dan Shanoff has what's sizzling and fizzling in college football this year.
Cincinnati had high hopes for its new ballpark, but like Ken Griffey Jr., it's hurting in a few places.
Page 2's Jeff Merron compares Seabiscuit's real life to Seabiscuit's reel life.
After seeing Ms. Kournikova in action off the court, here's the thought for the day: It's time to drop the Anna-mosity.
MEET THE 'MAKERS'
Page 2's Bill Simmons says ESPN's "Playmakers" is worth watching, but several flaws keep it from being a great show.
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|It's former Mariner Jay Buhner, left and "Playmakers" star, actor Jason Matthew Smith. This match was requested by seven Page 2 readers. Browse our archives of past pairs or click here to submit a future duo for Page 2.|
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