When Bill Parcells's bunch came roaring back to nip the 49ers, Candlestick was rocking with Dallas fans in blue-and-white. Cowboys players aren't the only ones providing a thrill away from home. Dallas's cheerleaders are spending this week entertaining the troops at Guantanamo Bay.
Now this is Dungyball: The Colts are winning with the kind of tough defense Dungy inspired while leading the Bucs from 1996 to 2001. The NFL's best coach since '99 (67-32), Dungy has Indy at 3--0 and just inked a three-year contract extension that makes him a $15 million man.
The D-Rays infielder deserves a kiss. En route to setting a team RBI record (114 and counting), he has helped play spoiler to the Yanks, Red Sox and Angels. Next month he'll have lunch with Vicente Fox, president of Cantu's native Mexico.
The faithful at Qualcomm reveled in the whupping their team put on the Giants and QB Eli Manning, who refused to play for the Chargers after he was drafted in 2004. Best sign: HEY ELI, WILL YOUR DADDY LET YOU PLAY TODAY?