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SI Fantasy Plus

Who Saw Him Coming?

Derek Anderson heads the list of '07's top surprises—nasty or nice

By David Epstein

Doubling Back

By David Epstein

Fearless Forecasts

By Adam Duerson

Start 'Em

WE LIKE THE MATCHUP

By David Sabino

Sit 'Em

WE DON'T LIKE THE MATCHUP

By David Sabino

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus

Finishing Kick

The 2007 PGA Tour Season Wraps Up With a Stephen Ames Victory—and a Final Litany of Winners and Losers

By Gary Van Sickle

Winners & Losers

Nine weeks after the Tour Championship and the conclusion of the FedEx Cup playoffs, the Children's Miracle Network Classic in Orlando officially brought to an end a season of unprecedented change on the PGA Tour. Here are the year's most noteworthy...

GARDEN STATE

Returning to his hometown, Bayonne, the author marvels at the incongruity of an ultraexclusive golf club sharing a zip code with a city that's best known as a punch line

By Michael Farber

Singapore Sling

Ill will and sour stomachs in Asia

By Jim Gorant

Big Play

By Eric Johnson

Meet the New Boss

In case you missed it, a leadership change is coming to the USGA

By Geoff Shackelford

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

Not-so-smooth Operator

Illicit dialing has hurt the reputation of Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson

By Grant Wahl

Jon Kitna ... The Lion King

As told to Adam Duerson

WHO'S Hot / WHO'S Not

For the Record

John Woodruff 1915--2007

A Time for Navel Gazing

Bidding farewell to the Orange Bowl

By S.L. Price

Back in the Game

Dennis Miller on his new sports show

By Richard Deitsch

The Beat

By Adam Duerson

Inside the Giants' House

A mentor, a mentee and their rented ferns

By Lisa Altobelli

Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

NFL MIDSEASON REPORT

New England Express

The Patriots marked the season's halfway point by blowing past the Colts late in their showdown to remain perfect. Now it looks as if the Pats have a clear run at history—until the decade's most dominant and evenly matched teams meet again, likely in the AFC title game

By Lee Jenkins

The P's Have It

Personnel chiefs Scott Pioli and Bill Polian are behind the success in New England and Indy

By Peter King

NFC Forecast

Who's going to Glendale? How senior writer Damon Hack sees the race to face the AFC's best

By Damon Hack

AFC Forecast

Senior writer Jim Trotter lays out the playoff picture—with one sure thing in the bunch

By Jim Trotter

Welcome to the 'Backerhood

Five disparate personalities, five enormous talents, one peerless unit: how New England's linebacking corps personifies the Patriot Way

By Tim Layden

All-Pro Notebook

Phenomenal Vikings rookie Adrian Peterson leads the way as Dr. Z's first-string takes shape

By Paul Zimmerman

PRO BASKETBALL

The Kid Enters the Picture

He may be a 19-year-old beanpole who lives with his mom, but Sonics rookie Kevin Durant quickly showed that he could handle the spotlight and score like a vet

By Jack McCallum

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Talk, Talk Jayhawk

The rest of the nation might be at a loss for words to explain Kansas' first 9--0 start in 99 years, but not do-it-all cornerstone Aqib Talib, who'll tell you all day long that he saw a big year coming

By Phil Taylor

HOCKEY

A Blues Revival

In a year's time a new management trio has transformed a rock-bottom team into a winner—and a hot ticket—in St. Louis

By Michael Farber

Inside

Inside: The Week In Sports

Olympic Sports

By Tim Layden

WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Brian Cazeneuve

College Football

By Joe Lemire

NASCAR

By Mark Beech

High School Football

By Jim Trotter

Life of Reilly

Life of Reilly

By Rick Reilly

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