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