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THE BUCS START HERE

AFTER TWO DECADES OF UNINTERRUPTED LOSING, THE PIRATES ARE PRINTING PLAYOFF TICKETS AGAIN

BY LEE JENKINS + P. 56

GOLFING WITH STEPH CURRY

HE SHOOTS ... HE BREAKS PAR

CAN ANYONE ROLL THE TIDE?

A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR JOHNNY FOOTBALL & CO.

BY LARS ANDERSON + P. 32

Alabama wide receiver CHRISTION JONES scores one of his three touchdowns to knock off opponent number 1, Virginia Tech

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SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: DAVID E. KLUTHO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (ALABAMA)