With 10 goals in eight games, including four in a 6--1 win over Racing Santander last Saturday—after which he said, simply, "The goals were simple"—Cristiano Ronaldo (right) sits atop La Liga in scoring and leads first-place Real Madrid in shots (62) and assists (4).
After 11 playoffless seasons (1,508 games) as a Ranger, the third baseman hit the biggest home run of the ALDS, against the Rays, and mashed nine hits in the LCS, versus the Yankees. Oh, and he hasn't made an error since Aug. 29.
A week after offing then No. 1 Ohio State, John Clay and Wisconsin rallied to beat No. 13 Iowa 31--30 in last Saturday's best game (which was given a 98 score on Thuuz.com, page 18). With no ranked foes remaining, the Badgers are back in the Rose Bowl hunt.
RUNNING ON EMPTY
A week after crashing in Charlotte and vomiting on the track—a fitting symbol of his frustration—then, a day later, running what he called his worst time ever (more than 22 minutes) in his 5K charity event, Kasey Kahne finally bolted Richard Petty Motorsports to join Red Bull Racing.