Publish date:




Photograph by Robert Beck

THROUGH THE QUACKS Rare was the defensive player who found his way into the picture of Monday's Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Oregon and Wisconsin combined for 1,129 yards and broke the record for scoring. Badgers QB Russell Wilson hit pay dirt in the first quarter on a four-yard run, but the Ducks rallied to win 45--38 for their first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years.


Photograph by Fred Vuich

ALL-AROUND SPECTACLE With downtown Philadelphia as a backdrop, 46,967 fans piled into Citizens Bank Park for Monday's Winter Classic between the Flyers and the Rangers, who won 3--2. For a GigaPan version of this photograph that allows fans in attendance to locate and zoom in on themselves, go to or any of SI's tablet editions, free to all subscribers (


Photograph by Andrew Hancock

SHADOW BOXING OUT Those shady figures angling for position in the paint last Saturday in Bloomington were Indiana and Ohio State players. The No. 12 Hoosiers, unranked in preseason polls, continued their revival with a 74--70 defeat of the then second-ranked Buckeyes, which came three weeks after IU's buzzer-beating upset of then No. 1 Kentucky.