COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW
Tuesday, Nov. 6
15 Mid-Major Players to Watch
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Women's Preseason Power Rankings
Thursday, Nov. 8
Crystal Ball Predictions
Friday, Nov. 9
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Pete Thamel in The Paint
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED senior writer Pete Thamel takes a closer look at college basketball's power conferences and breaks down which teams you should watch out for this season.
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Peter King On ...
Let's not forget how far the 49ers' quarterback has come. Has there ever been a young QB in NFL history who, in the first 16 games he played as a pro, lost five games by 39, 35, 38, 41 and 31 points, respectively? A player who, after leading San Francisco to a conference title game, watched the team flirt with another quarterback two months later and, in response, took a forlorn free-agent trip to the last place he'd ever want to be?
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