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MLB

20 The Astros

In its rapid ascent, Houston has played the percentages

By Ben Reiter

FOOTBALL

26 The Bosas

The brothers, Joey and Nick, live life on the edge

By Michael Rosenberg

TENNIS

32 Battle of the Sexes

A new film re-creates the circus that was Riggs vs. King

By L. Jon Wertheim

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

36 Mike Leach

How the Washington State coach almost altered history

By Andy Staples

IN SHAPE

40 Fittest 50

SI ranks the best-conditioned athletes on the planet

By Jamie Lisanti

NBA

46 Dwight Howard

From star to afterthought, the Hornets vet looks to make a buzz again

By Lee Jenkins

Departments

2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

12 Scorecard

18 Faces in the Crowd

56 Point After

Michael Rosenberg: The inexplicable magic of the streak