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THE MAIL

THE MAIL

LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

NFL MIDSEASON REPORT

DON'T MESS WITH THE TEXANS

PERENNIALLY LOADED ON OFFENSE, HOUSTON FINALLY HAS A DOMINANT DEFENSE TO MATCH, A MANIC SWAT PATROL THAT MAKES LIFE HELL ON QUARTERBACKS. THE BEST TEAM IN FOOTBALL? NO DOUBT ABOUT IT

By Austin Murphy

Still Starry-Eyed

Though their fortunes are fading as their in-state rivals rise, the Cowboys maintain a weird hold on football nation

By Michael Rosenberg

Gonzo Keeps Going

AT AN AGE WHEN MOST PLAYERS ARE BEING PUT OUT TO PASTURE, TONY GONZALEZ IS A FORCE ON THE UNBEATEN FALCONS AND THE FACE OF THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH GENERATION

By Peter King

Stretching The Field

A bit of investment advice—double down on physical therapy—has added years (and millions) to Peyton Manning's portfolio

By Peter King

Calling the Second Half

Indianapolis in the playoffs, the Broncos in unbeatable sync and MJD in a new home. An SI expert peers into the NFL's near future

By Jim Trotter

Repicking the Playoffs

SI's new field, drawing from eight weeks of games

By Jim Trotter

Peter King's All-Pro Team

This year's midseason squad includes a third receiver because today's game is wide open. And the D is 3--4, with an invasive three-technique tackle rather than a beefier nose. That's where we're headed

By Peter King

WORLD SERIES

Upon the Shoulders Of Giants (And Lilliputians)

LUCKY BOUNCES AND REDEMPTION TALES MADE SAN FRANCISCO'S SECOND TITLE IN THREE YEARS FEEL LIKE SOME COSMIC HOT STREAK. BUT THE OCTOBER MAGIC WAS BIRTHED FROM A MORE PROSAIC, EVEN NOSTALGIC, FORMULA

By Tom Verducci

Moving Men

When the World Series ended, the free agent derby began. Here's a sneak peak at the players most likely to shape the market

By Ben Reiter

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

We Are Still ... Penn State

A YEAR AFTER THE JERRY SANDUSKY REVELATIONS ROCKED THE UNIVERSITY AND PUT THE FOOTBALL CULTURE ON TRIAL, PEOPLE IN HAPPY VALLEY REMAIN DIVIDED ABOUT WHERE THE RESPONSIBILITY LIES—BUT NOT ABOUT THEIR SURPRISINGLY RESILIENT NITTANY LIONS

By S.L. Price

MMA

Ronda Rousey Lays The Smack Down

THE WORLD'S TOP FEMALE FIGHTER WANTS TO TEAR YOUR ARM OFF AND TELL YOU ABOUT IT—IN THE MOST POINTED WAY POSSIBLE

By Melissa Segura

RORY MCILROY

Expand The Brand

NOW THAT HE HAS ASCENDED TO THE TOP OF THE GOLF WORLD—IN THE RANKINGS AND OUTSIDE THE ROPES—GLOBE-TROTTING RORY MCILROY IS QUICKLY LEARNING WHAT LIFE'S LIKE AS THE GAME'S MOST MARKETABLE PLAYER

By Alan Shipnuck

POINT AFTER

Wit, Wisdom And a Stern Warning

By Phil Taylor

Departments

It's Super Poll Tuesday!

Call it a horse race, a showdown or a quadrennial clash, Election Night is the biggest sports show of them all

By Steve Rushin

HOT | NOT

The Game's Afoot

The league went London calling again and the show had Old Blighty abuzz

By L. Jon Wertheim

Emanuel Steward 1944--2012

By Richard O'Brien

Booth Serum

By Richard Deitsch

Armed, Not That Dangerous

Why will Alabama beat LSU? Because, once again, the Tide will keep the Tigers from throwing the football

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

A Runner for The Ages

By David Epstein

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

The Case for ... Wingspan

By David Epstein