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Fatal Path

The death of Primal Quest competitor Nigel Aylott raises the question: Has adventure racing become too intense?

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Winged Migration

Paraglider Will Gadd soared into the record books with a harrowing solo flight across the Grand Canyon

By Daniel G. Habib

Indoor Adventure

Meet the Wile E. Coyote of bird-watching

By Charles Hirshberg

What's Next

The Month Ahead

Ironmen at Kona

In This Sport, Blood Will Tell

By Austin Murphy

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Mack the Hack

Passion collides with real and imagined torments during one afflicted man's quest to discover the secret to the game

By MALCOLM MCSHANNON III

Double Dates

Ernie Els grabbed the brass ring at the American Express, while Tiger Woods was fitted for a band of gold

By Jim Gorant

Big Play With Mark Wood

By Mark Wood

Heard on the Range

By Jim Gorant

Golf Plus/SI.com Poll

Voting hours at si.com: 7 p.m. EDT Sunday to 3 p.m. EDT Monday

By Jim Gorant

Sal Stats

By Sal Johnson

TPC at Summerlin

By GORJUS George Lucas*

Photo Finish

Classic Golf: The Photographs of Walter Iooss Jr. Introduction by Rick Reilly. Harry N. Abrams Inc., $35.

By Jeff Silverman

2¢ WITH ROBERT DAMRON

By Robert Damron

LETTERS

LETTERS

CATCHING UP WITH

Ollie Matson, Two-Sport Star

OCTOBER 7, 1957

By Joe Lemire

AIR AND SPACE

Hey, Fan, Put A Cork in It

By Steve Rushin

SCORECARD

Faces in the Crowd

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

ELI MANNING

Giants Rookie Quarterback

By Lisa Altobelli

SI Players

CHAD PENNINGTON

Jets Fifth-year Quarterback

By Lisa Altobelli

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

SI PLAYERS POLL

Based on a survey of 354 players

How Does It Feel?

NFL players--who are getting injured at an alarming rate (page 60)--take you inside their hard-rocked world

Video Matchup

Who'll win on Monday night? In a preview, Packers CB Mike McKenzie and Titans LB Keith Bulluck played EA Sports Madden 2005 on Xbox Live.

Stayin' Loose

The stretches of Panthers punter Todd Sauerbrun

By Andrew Lawrence

MR. VEGGIE

By Amanda Cherrin

The Questions with Ray Buchanan

Raiders Cornerback

By Ray Buchanan

Capital's Assets

Pigskin, politics, and baseball's coming back. Welcome to Hog heaven

By Adam Duerson

College Football

The Oklahoma Kid

The Sooners are suddenly running wild thanks to true freshman Adrian Peterson, the best tailback prospect in a generation. Can Texas stop him?

By Austin Murphy

Horn of Plenty

Texas tailback Cedric Benson is the nation's leading rusher, but can he lead the Longhorns to a victory over OU?

By Gene Menez

Sleeping Dawgs No More

Inspired by a devastating defense, Georgia roused itself against LSU and looked like a national title contender

By Kelley King

Who'll Stay Perfect?

The number of unbeatens is dropping quickly, and there will be even fewer after these four big Saturday games

Baseball

Swinging Away

Coming off an MVP-caliber season, the well-traveled, oft-maligned yet much-admired Gary Sheffield takes his cuts at Pedro, Barry and Ichiro

By Tom Verducci

Severing Bonds

In a universe of limos, personal chefs and performance-enhancers, two stars clashed

By Tom Verducci

SI's Award Picks

On senior writer Tom Verducci's ballot, Barry Bonds will win his seventh MVP and Roger Clemens his seventh Cy Young

By Tom Verducci

The MRP Awards

There is no shortage of nominees when SI pays tribute to the year's Most Ridiculous Performances in the major leagues

By Daniel G. Habib

Pro Football

Painful Reality

A rash of major injuries raises the question of whether the NFL's oversized and ultrafast players have pushed their bodies beyond the breaking point

By Peter King

MOTOR SPORTS

Here Comes Junior

His comeback from a July crash made complete by a win at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the man to beat in the Chase for the Nextel Cup

By Lars Anderson

PRO FOOTBALL

It's All in His Mind

Despite cerebral palsy, Doug Blevins has made himself into one of the most astute kicking coaches in the game

By Karl Taro Greenfeld

Five Outs Away

5 Outs Away

A year ago the Cubs and Red Sox each came that close to the World Series, only to see it all blow up in eerily similar—and all-too-familiar—fashion

By Tom Verducci

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside the NFL

Falcons' Crest

Unbeaten and atop the NFC South, Atlanta is fired up by a new coach and an aggressive defensive scheme

By Peter King

Healthy Jet Takes Off

MARTIN'S FAST START

By Jeffri Chadiha

King's Corner

By Peter King

Texans QB Comes of Age

CARR'S DEVELOPMENT

By Peter King

Giants Ground Game Thrives

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

Wildcat Attack

Led by aspiring doctor and former Ohio Mr. Foootball Jeff Backes, Northwestern shocked Ohio State

By Kelley King

Three and Out

By Stewart Mandel

Up Next: Notre Dame

NAVY IS 5--0

By Mark Beech

Hokies Help The BCS

W. VIRGINIA EXPOSED

By Mark Beech

Phil Taylor's Sidelines

By Phil Taylor

Inside The WNBA

Whalen Away

Playing with a maturity beyond her years, rookie Lindsay Whalen has Connecticut in its first WNBA Finals

By Richard Deitsch

Center of The Storm

LAUREN JACKSON: MVP?

By Kelli Anderson

Inside Boxing

Right on Target

In his first fight in 29 months, former world champ Félix Trinidad was razor sharp in a win over Ricardo Mayorga

By Franz Lidz

LIFE OF REILLY

Extremely Big Red

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

Trivial Pursuit

Sensing that his brain was going soft, the author read the encyclopedia from A to Z ... which is why he now knows more about sports than anyone should

By A.J. Jacobs

Skirting Disaster

A pitcher's cheerleader outfit protected him from a serious gunshot wound

Bouncing Back

A mogul hopes to revive the prospects for the megafirm of sports marketing

By Karl Taro Greenfeld

Go Figure

For the Record

Rush from Judgment

The Ravens' top rusher cops a plea to avoid a trial in his drug case

The Beat

By Lisa Altobelli

The Show

By Bill Scheft

Q+A Chris Chelios

By Chris Chelios

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Julia Morrill

Under Review

By Josh Elliott

Stewart Mandel's Power Rankings

By Stewart Mandel

The Poll Position

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