1. A Belt Too Big for His Waist, but Well Worth Defending

    Hekkie Budler is preparing to defend the two belts he holds in the minimumweight division, the lightest sanctioned classification in boxing.

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    The Jets coach could change his reputation and the league’s by starting the fourth-down revolution in football.

  3. Even With Percy Harvin, Rex Ryan Favors the Run

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  4. N.F.L. Roundup
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    Manning completed 25 of 35 passes for 286 yards, with no interceptions, and Juwan Thompson had two short touchdown runs as Denver beat San Diego.

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  6. The Upshot: The Strike-Zone Revolution
  7. The Upshot: The President Attends the World Series
  8. Manager Joe Maddon Opts Out of Tampa Bay Rays Contract
  9. Luis Suárez Will See Action in Clásico, Barcelona Coach Says
  10. A Player Convicted of Rape Hopes to Return to Soccer
  11. Major League Soccer Suspends Referee After His Arrest for Fraud
  12. Series Is On, and Everybody’s Watching ... Football
  13. Sports of The Times: Menacing on the Basepaths
  14. On Baseball: Kansas City’s Most Valuable Misfit
  15. Giants’ Tim Hudson, After 214 Wins and Many Setbacks, Is Set for World Series Debut
  16. Mets Hire Hitting Coach Fired by Yankees
  17. Encouraging a Walk in the Hall of Fame
  18. In the Arena: U.S. Hoping to Stage World Outdoor Track Championships
  19. Fantasy Football: Week 8 Player Tiers
  20. Wizards Expect Paul Pierce to Lead Way
  21. Back Injury Ends Season for Steve Nash
  22. DealBook: Atlanta Hawks Hire Goldman and Inner Circle Sports to Sell Team
  23. An Outsider That Might Fit In
  24. Jordin Tootoo’s Latest Stop on a Long, Hard Journey
  25. Replay: A Look Back at History: When the Royals Won the Crown
  26. The Heisman Watch
  27. interactiveThe Upshot: N.C.A.A. Fan Map: How the Country Roots for College Football
  28. Skiing: As Ski Season Opens, Austrian Marcel Hirscher Seeks 4th Straight Title
  29. Compton Among Early Leaders at Sea Island
  30. Sports Briefing | Tennis: Williams Bounces Back
  31. Sports Briefing | Soccer: Three Teams Undefeated in Europa League
  32. Sports Briefing | Baseball: High School Star Is Top Pick in Japan
  33. Sports Briefing | College Football: College Football Hall of Fame Nominees
  34. Raymond Beadle, Drag Racer, Is Dead at 70
  35. Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups
  36. Fantasy Football: Week 8 Matchup Breakdown
  37. Video: Skiing the Ruins of the 1984 Olympics
  38. interactiveThe Upshot: Why Peyton Manning's Record Will Be Hard to Beat
  39. From Kansas to Giants, a Pioneer’s Trail of Wins and Wit
  40. U.N.C. Investigation Reveals Athletes Took Fake Classes
  41. History-Making Medal? For Mikaela Shiffrin, It’s a Start
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