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Lineup

4 | SI Digital

6 | Leading Off

12 | The Mail

15 | Scorecard

22 | Faces in The Crowd

25 | Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Dirk Nowitzki is still having fun

74 | Point After

Lee Jenkins: The first family of shortstops

30 | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Doug McDermott

The Creighton senior is the top scorer of the '00s. Each of his baskets tells a story

By Luke Winn

38 | PRO BASKETBALL

DeAndre Jordan

Once one of the NBA's moodiest players, he's now among the most improved

By Chris Ballard

44 | BASEBALL

Jason Kipnis

He was hardly a surefire big league star in college. But the Indians saw something

By Albert Chen

48 | FISHING

Bassmaster Classic

It's the Holy Grail of the outdoors, in the heart of Dixie

By Steve Rushin

56 | Longform

Almost, Princeton

The Tigers made a name for Cinderella in their near upset of Georgetown 25 years ago

By Sean Gregory and Alexander Wolff

ON THE COVER: AL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

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LANE STEWART/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BIRD)

THAT '70S COVER This week's cover was inspired by our 1977 College Basketball Preview, which featured Indiana State's Larry Bird.

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AL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MCDERMOTT)