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THE HOLIDAY HELP LIST

THE HOLIDAY HELP LIST

Not sure what to get your family and friends—or, more important, what to request for yourself? Fear not: This special gift guide has ideas for every sports fan on your shopping list. So read on, then give, receive, or buy for yourself and do both at once

JORDY NELSON

CREAM OF THE CROP

By Tim Layden

DON'T CALL IT A WARMUP

By Andy Benoit

KEEP IT SIMPLE, STEELERS

By Ben Reiter

ALAN WILLIAMS

BEAST of the BEACH

By Luke Winn

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

A Coach Unbalanced

Once the youngest college basketball coach in the country, 33-year-old Chris Craig suffers from a mental illness that has distances him from the family and robbed him of the game he loved.

By George Dohrmann

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

MISSISSIPPI

By S.L. Price

POINT AFTER

Two Minutes for Name Checking

By Steve Rushin

Departments

SI.COM

Leading Off

Demanding Supply

The Red Sox pursued Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval because each does something few hitters still can: rake

By Tom Verducci

Shows on the Road

'Tis the season for college hoops teams to leave their campuses behind, some for exotic locations and others ... not so much. Based on quality of teams and scenery, here is SI's ranking of the key tournaments

Tweetable Reviews

Four new releases in 140 characters or less

Trophy Life

HOT | NOT

Faces in the Crowd

Edited By Alexandra Fenwick

Viktor Tikhonov 1930--2014

By Brian Cazeneuve

Just My Type

By Interview by Dan Patrick

Catching Up

How a clumsy kid from Alabama became a Hall of Famer, tycoon and part Pittsburgh owner

By Mark McCarter

The Case for ... Rory McIlroy

By Alan Shipnuck

Words with ... Jerry Kill

Minnesota's football coach is working his turnaround magic with the Golden Gophers, and doing so while battling epilepsy

By L. Jon Wertheim