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November 30, 2009 | Volume 111, Issue 21

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Mark Ingram Cover - Sports Illustrated November 30, 2009

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Flying Kight

November 30, 2009 | JOE POSNANSKI
The revolution is over; long live the stathead

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Who's Hot

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November 30, 2009 | David Epstein
A new study says Oscar Pistorius's carbon fiber legs give him an edge

November 30, 2009 | David Epstein
Iraqi detainees at a prison camp in Baghdad have been taunting U.S. soldiers from Wisconsin about Brett Favre's signing with the Vikings.

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DeJuan Blair

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A brief history of sports' most ridiculous remedies

November 30, 2009 | Joe Lemire
The NBA eyes the untapped Indian market

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What smart fans should do this week

November 30, 2009 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

November 30, 2009 | Edited by ELIZABETH MCGARR
Emily Harris

November 30, 2009 | Edited by ELIZABETH MCGARR
In 1998, after she learned she had breast cancer, Stefanie Spielman, the wife of then NFL linebacker Chris, began writing her thoughts in a journal. She showed several entries to SI later that...

November 30, 2009 | JIM TROTTER
Chicago expected Jake Cutler to excel in the clutch, but the brash QB is struggling—and perhaps losing his confidence

November 30, 2009 | Peter King
This will be the biggest threat to 10--0 New Orleans's chances of a perfect season. Before dominating rookie quarterback Josh Freeman in Tampa last week, the Saints' defense had given up 442, 371...

November 30, 2009 | DAVID SABINO
Who's up, who's down

November 30, 2009 | MICHAEL FARBER
Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin? The debate over Pittsburgh's true MVP—Most Valuable Penguin—rages on

November 30, 2009 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
Since being recalled from the AHL on Oct. 24, 20-year-old Hurricanes center Brandon Sutter (below) has shown great consistency, especially in puck possession. He looks like one of...

November 30, 2009 | MARK BEECH
C.J. Spiller has pulled himself into the Heisman race—and Clemson within clawing distance of an ACC title

November 30, 2009 | SELENA ROBERTS
As his troubled father watches from prison, Mark Ingram is carrying the Crimson Tide on a national title run and trying to deliver the first Heisman in the program's proud history

November 30, 2009 | IAN THOMSEN
On draft night Brandon Jennings waited and wondered. Now he's zooming to the top of the rookie class

November 30, 2009 | GRANT WAHL
Star power? Who needs it? After sneaking into the postseason, ragged Real Salt Lake turned into giant killers, completing an improbable playoff run by toppling the mighty Galaxy of Beckham and...

November 30, 2009 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
Ravens rookie Michael Oher only skimmed the book about him and won't see the new Hollywood film—his focus is to build on his awesome NFL potential

November 30, 2009 | LARS ANDERSON
In NASCAR's Chase finale, Jimmie Johnson sewed up an unprecedented fourth straight Sprint Cup and stamped himself as the greatest ever. Now how do you stop him?

November 30, 2009 | MARK BEECH
With the Sprint Cup now seemingly in the permanent possession of one man, here are the other prized performers of the season

November 30, 2009 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Deep in destitute Florida sugarcane country, where only the tough survive, two neighboring high school powerhouses teeming with Division I talent collide every year in a fierce rivalry game called...

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Every SI Story ... Every SI Photo ... Ever SI.COM/VAULT

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This Week in SI

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Muhammad Ali Top Heavyweights

November 30, 2009 | PETER KING
SI's fearless NFL expert opines on all the latest news, buzz and inside information. This is just a taste of what you'll get online.

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I can't agree with your comparison of Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez to John Lennon and Paul McCartney. As my favorite band, the Beatles, said, "Money can't buy me love"—but wow, did these Yankees...

November 30, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
They will usually accept the backhanded compliments without complaint: "Hey, you're pretty fast for a white dude." They will smile when they get tagged with a nickname like Eminem or K-Fed. (Get...