34 Anatomy of LeBron
Oh, no: He's getting bigger and stronger
By Chris Ballard
40 Super Bowl Preview
It's the Pittsburgh D vs. Larry Fitzgerald
By Peter King
• Steelers have an entire city behind them
• Can Cards banish six decades of woe?
52 Prized Fighter
Karate black belt James Johnson has helped make Wake Forest a contender
By Luke Winn
56 Coming of Age
Twentysomethings Alissa Czisny and Jeremy Abbott won their first U.S. titles
By E.M. Swift
So, Do You Want Me to Manage?
In a revealing excerpt from his new book, Joe Torre recounts his bitter final day with the Yankees and the silence of a onetime ally
BY JOE TORRE AND TOM VERDUCCI
6 Leading Off
• The mystery of momentum
• Down goes Margarito!
• Soccer's Sidd Finch
28 Faces in the Crowd
30 Just My Type by Dan Patrick
• Strahan's Super Bowl lowdown
76 Point After by Selena Roberts
Notah Begay spreads hope on New Mexico reservations
70 The NHL
• Bruins' Wheeler: top rookie?
• Comebacks galore in Melbourne
72 College Basketball
• Scoring pair propels Kentucky
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48 PAST MASTERS The Cardinals last won an NFL championship in 1947, with (from left) Vic Schwall, Bill Campbell, Charley Trippi and Vince Banonis.
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COURTESY OF RANDOM HOUSE (COVER)