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2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

12 Scorecard

18 Faces in The Crowd

64 Point After

Not sure whom to root for in the NFL playoffs? Consult this handy flowchart

By Jack Dickey

Features

NFL

20 Ben Roethlisberger

The Steelers' QB has evolved as a player. Has he changed as a person?

By S.L. Price

• Playoff Preview: 12 teams, 12 paths to victory

• SI's predictions

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW

34 Bama vs. Clemson

A year later, it's the same two teams. And it should be awesome

By Andy Staples

• Tigers' D-line

NBA

40 Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Bucks' point guard is the tallest—and most intriguing—in history

By Lee Jenkins

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

48 Kansas's Backcourt

With two stellar playmakers, the Jayhawks have the ingredients for a championship

By Luke Winn

TRUE CRIME

54 Joseph Randle

How the Cowboys running back took a quick, strange tumble out of football and into jail

By Dan Greene

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK:

George Gojkovich/Getty Images (Roethlisberger); Leon Halip/USA Today Sports (Antetokounmpo)