THE BASEBALL START-OF-THE-WEEK REPORT: IS THERE ANY LETTING UP FOR THE LA DODGERS (WHO MAY BE WITHOUT STAR LEFTY CLAYTON KERSHAW TILL FURTHER NOTICE?)

OUR COLLEGE FOOTBALL CONFERENCE FORECASTS ARE STRAIGHT AHEAD THIS WEEK BUT NOW WE'RE TALKING HEISMAN TROPHY ODDS

It's a brand-new week ... but we're asking the same old story: Is there anyone out there in Major-League Baseball land that can derail the sizzling-hot Los Angeles Dodgers (68-31)?

Heck, it seemed as if it was a "successful" weekend past for the visiting Atlanta Braves who managed to split the series with the Dodgers - note the Bravos were +…