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College Football Championship / Clemson vs. Alabama: How Each Can Win

P. 44

Peterson is the league rushing champ again, but in his first season back from suspension, on-field dominance is just part of his story.

EXCLUSIVE

ADRIAN PETERSON

ON FOOTBALL, FATHERHOOD AND EXILE

THE NFL'S MOST POLARIZING FIGURE OPENS UP, AND IT'S ... COMPLICATED

BY GREG BISHOP

P. 24

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SI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: BECK DIEFENBACH/AP (PETERSON)