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EXCLUSIVE: INSIDE URBAN MEYER'S HEADSET

BY PETE THAMEL

P. 38

Fear the Beards

BY STEVE RUSHIN | P. 44

NHL PREVIEW

FREE

THE KID!

Hockey's Push to Put the Game Back In the Hands of SIDNEY CROSBY And The Goal Scorers

BY MICHAEL FARBER

P. 54

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THE CUP PREDICTION

PITTSBURGH VS. CHICAGO

P. 66

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SI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: PATRICK MCDERMOTT/NHLI/GETTY IMAGES (SIDNEY CROSBY); MICHAEL J. LEBRECHT II FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (RED SOX)