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Fantasy Plus

MOCK DRAFT

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

Too Much, Too Soon

Preseason polls bend college football out of shape

By Stewart Mandel

Colt Brennan ... Paradise Found

As told to Adam Duerson

WHO'S Hot / WHO'S Not

For the Record

Decline and Fall

By George Dohrmann

See You in Court!

Handicapping the recent spate of sports-related lawsuits

A Higher Goal

Two NHLers try to help in Tanzania

By Lisa Altobelli

THE QUESTIONS WITH Mike Redmond

TWINS CATCHER

Mating Season

Pro volleyballers find love on the beach

By Joe Lemire

Secrets and Lies

A film about boxing and truth swings and misses

By Adam Duerson

The Beat

By Adam Duerson

Week Ahead

Watch to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

SI Update

The Cox Countdown

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

In the Nick of Time

Fed up with mediocrity and losing to Auburn, the Alabama faithful welcome Nick Saban as a coach tough enough to bring back the glory of the Bear

By Rick Bragg

Baseball

Blast From the Past

Big Papi has rediscovered his power stroke, and the Red Sox boast baseball's best record. So why is New England dwelling on that familiar, unsettling sight in the rearview mirror?

By Tom Verducci

U.S. Open Preview

Courtly Rivals

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are as different as two fierce foes could be, but in one thing they're identical: Neither man will take a verbal shot at the other

By L. Jon Wertheim

It's Ova-whelming

Can't tell all the Eastern Europeans apart in the women's draw? Here's help

By Richard Deitsch

2008 Beijing Olympics

Just the Beginning

Former high school phenom Alan Webb could cap his best year yet with a gold medal in the 1,500 at the worlds. But the longer road leads to Beijing-and beyond

By Tim Layden

High School Football

The Son Also Shines

Todd Dodge left Southlake Carroll with a 48-game win streak, but his boy Riley, the quarterback who led the team to its third straight Texas 5A title last year, is entrusted with keeping the dynasty alive

By Kelli Anderson

SI's Top 10

By Kevin Armstrong

5 Players to Watch

By Jon Mahoney

NEW ORLEANS

Two Years After Katrina

Sports played a special role in the early stages of the New Orleans recovery, but beyond the Superdome, in battered, depopulated areas such as the Lower Ninth Ward, there is a great need to get the city's at-risk youth back in play

By Alexander Wolff

Inside

Inside: The Week In Sports

Olympic Sports

By Brian Cazeneuve

The NFL

By Peter King

NASCAR

By Lars Anderson

Life of Reilly

On Tiger's Track

By Rick Reilly

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