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FEATURES

WORLD SERIES

28 Astros vs. Dodgers

A new brand of baseball marks a chaotic clash of superteams

By Tom Verducci

NFL

36 Iron Man Down

The league won't mourn the end of my career-starts streak

By Joe Thomas

2017--18 COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

40 Miles Bridges

Why did the Spartans star come back to MSU?

By Michael Rosenberg

50 Inside the Rankings

The methodology behind SI's projection system

By Dan Hanner

54 Scouting Reports

Taking a closer look at the top 10 for 2017--18, starting with No. 1 Arizona

64 Morgan William

Her giant-killing shot last March still looms large

By Dan Greene

70 Hidden World

A shadowy bookie and the 1951 point-shaving scandal

By William F. Reed

DEPARTMENTS

6 SI Digital

8 Leading Off

14 Inbox

16 Scorecard

26 Faces in The Crowd

76 Point After

L. Jon Wertheim: The UFC's Georges St-Pierre fights on