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SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

It Tastes Like What?

Weird flavors help Jones bust the Coke-Pepsi sports monopoly

By Caitlin Moscatello

A Moving Experience

Fans can work up a sweat at the new college hoops Hall

By John Garrity

ARMY-NAVY

The Man Who Jumped Over Stuff

He didn't have a great track record—but that was part of Evel Knievel's allure

By Richard Hoffer

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

Help Wanted

By Austin Murphy

For the Record

Marcus Camby

As told to Chris Mannix

Blazing Through Barriers

Remembering speedy Bill Willis, who helped integrate the NFL

By Paul Zimmerman

Chilly Philly

The least welcoming town in the NFL

Q&A

Helio Castroneves

By Richard Deitsch

Nudes on Ice

Two bare Bruins are the highlight of a New York City art exhibit

By Mark Beech

Go, Nimrods!

A TV series on small-town hoops love

By Adam Duerson

Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

SI Fantasy Plus

Breaking 'Em Down

Who to start and who to sit in every game this week

By David Sabino

What Went Wrong?

Most of the running backs at the top of this year's fantasy drafts were major letdowns. Here's why, and what you can learn from it

By Jim Trotter

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Tadd Different

When 16-year-old Tadd Fujikawa announced that he was turning pro, he was lumped together with another Hawaiian prodigy--even though they are polar opposites

By Alan Shipnuck

MY FAB FIVE

By Gary Van Sickle

Numbers

compiled by Sal Johnson

MY FAVE PHOTOS

By Robert Beck

Books Of the Year

By Jeff Silverman

Deaths

Compiled by Rick Lipsey

School Daze

By Jim Gorant

The Pepper Mill

By Dottie Pepper

Big Play

By Mike Lopuszynski

Out of Times

For the first year since 1970, Dave Anderson has no Masters plan

By Michael Bamberger

Ed Letter

The Point After

By Terry McDonell

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2007 Review

Sportsman of the Year

Brett Favre: The 2007 Sportsman of the Year

The Packers' iron man is, at 38, enjoying one of his finest NFL seasons in 2007. His passing is more precise, his leadership more evident than ever, but his greatest attribute is the devotion he inspires in those he touches—and his dedication to making their lives better

By Alan Shipnuck

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Can You Say Playoff?

With all due respect to Ohio State and LSU, if ever a season screamed for the BCS to be blown up, it's this one. But that won't happen until the folks at the Rose Bowl come to their senses

By Austin Murphy

PRO FOOTBALL

The Message Of Sean Taylor

By Jim Trotter

HOCKEY

In Search of ... Hockeytown U.S.A.

With Detroit's claim to fame undermined by poor attendance at Red Wings games, SI set out to find the U.S. city that can rightfully call itself the capital of hockey in this country

By Michael Farber

PRO BASKETBALL

Growth Spurt

With his childlike enthusiasm and spectacular athleticism, rebounding and dunking savant Dwight Howard, in only his fourth year, has quickly turned the NBA into his own Magic kingdom

By Jack McCallum

SPORTS MEDICINE

Following the Trail of Broken Hearts

A congenital cardiovascular abnormality has become a leading killer of young athletes in the U.S. So why isn't more being done to save those who have it?

By David Epstein

Sudden Deaths

HCM may be the leading killer of young athletes, but other cardiovascular conditions have also claimed prominent lives

By David Epstein

THE STORY OF THE BEST NAME IN SPORTS

Rolle Call

Members of the Rolle clan, descended from freed slaves in the Bahamas, have left their mark on football, baseball, basketball, track and other college and pro sports in the U.S.

By S.L. Price

Inside

Inside: The Week In Sports

The NFL

By Lee Jenkins

King's Corner

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

High School Football

By Joe Lemire

Tennis

By L. Jon Wertheim

The NBA

By Chris Mannix

College Basketball

By Kelli Anderson

Point After

A Penny's True Value

By Peter King

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