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GOLF PLUS

IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT

By Michael Bamberger

Sal's Corner

By Sal Johnson

INBOX

INBOX

THE FALSE FIX

YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP

Snubbed on Facebook by a childhood friend turned Pirates pitcher, a small-time handicapper concocted a game-fixing tale that grabbed the attention of MLB investigators. They were not amused. And then things got scandalously weird

By Lance Williams

2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW

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THIRD MAN IN

By Joan Niesen

JORDAN HICKS LONE STAR REVIVAL

By Pete Thamel

AUSTIN HILL VIDEO REWIND

By Brian Hamilton

LIFE AFTER 4--8

A miserable season in which Florida, one of the top teams of the last 25 years, lost its high-scoring identity has given rise to a change of tactics, a new offensive coordinator and a group of coaches, players and fans who expect the Swamp to once again swallow up SEC opponents—and fast

By Andy Staples

LATHER, RINSE, REPEAT

Having left several jobs abruptly and been driven from another by scandal, Bobby Petrino is back at Louisville. He says he's a changed man, and he talks about the past with reluctance. As for Cardinals fans, they just want to watch Petrino's offense rack up points

By Tim Layden

HEISMAN WATCH

Sixteen players—some considered shoo-ins for a nomination; others, not so much—and just one little bronze statue.... Here's how SI sees the field

By Zac Ellis

THE LONG SHOT

Even though he put up Johnny Football--like numbers last year, most people have never heard of Rakeem Cato—much less put him on any Heisman short lists. That doesn't matter to the Marshall quarterback. He's overcome far greater odds just to get this far

By Martin Rickman

SCOUTING REPORTS 2014

1. FLORIDA STATE

By Andy Staples

2. ALABAMA

By Andy Staples

3. OKLAHOMA

By Ben Glicksman

4. OHIO STATE

By Pete Thamel

5. UCLA

By Lindsay Schnell

6. MICHIGAN STATE

By Pete Thamel

7. AUBURN

By Zac Ellis

8. OREGON

By Lindsay Schnell

9. STANFORD

By Pete Thamel

10. BAYLOR

By Colin Becht

11. SOUTH CAROLINA

By Andy Staples

12. GEORGIA

By Zac Ellis

13. NOTRE DAME

By Brian Hamilton

14. LSU

By Ben Glicksman

15. WISCONSIN

By Brian Hamilton

16. CLEMSON

By Martin Rickman

17. USC

By Lindsay Schnell

18. OLE MISS

By Zac Ellis

19. ARIZONA STATE

By Thayer Evans

20. TEXAS A&M

By Andy Staples

21. KANSAS STATE

By Brian Hamilton

22. MISSOURI

By Martin Rickman

23. OREGON STATE

By Lindsay Schnell

24. NEBRASKA

By Thayer Evans

25. MARSHALL

By Martin Rickman

AFTER THE STORM

In the three years since one of the most devastating tornadoes in Alabama history ravaged Tuscaloosa, the university and the football community have helped the town rebuild and reached out to comfort families who lost loved ones. But the pain lingers

By Lars Anderson

POINT AFTER

Year of Living Jameis-ly

By Michael Rosenberg

Departments

SI.COM

A Summer To Remember

By Alan Shipnuck

Members Only

A pair of landmark decisions will forever change the look of the NCAA, especially its signature event

By Alexander Wolff

Kevin Ward Jr. 1994--2014

By Andrew Lawrence

Bucket List

The man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge lists the five athletes he wants to see get wet

By Stephanie Apstein

HOT | NOT

Hungry Huskers

Nebraska tries eating its way to the top

By Jamie Lisanti

Faces in the Crowd

Edited By Alexandra Fenwick

Victory After Tragedy

By Alexandra Fenwick

Just My Type

By Interview by Dan Patrick