San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith was on fire in Monday night’s 24-3 romp over the faltering Arizona Cardinals. He completed 18 of 19 passes, leading some to wonder if the 49ers might just be ready to follow the Giants’ World Series win with a Super Bowl championship. To review your knowledge of Week 8 NFL developments, take this 14-question quiz.
Presidential polls: Hurricane Sandy is interfering with pollsters' ability to collect accurate data about the public's views on the presidential race. Here's a status report on where the Obama-Romney contest stood pre-Sandy.