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January 18, 2010 | Volume 112, Issue 2

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Mark Ingram Cover - Sports Illustrated January 18, 2010

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John Ed Bradley's article on punters was a welcome surprise. I realize the macho part of us does not want to glorify some long, lanky 180-pounder who wears small shoulder pads, but as Bradley put...

January 18, 2010 | JOE POSNANSKI
Mark McGwire is here to talk about the past. Is it too late?

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Who's Hot

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Sean Avery

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10 million

January 18, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
It's no tall tale: The Big Unit was the greatest lefthander of them all

January 18, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
A Cleveland pizza proprietor petitioned the Browns to restructure the contract of All-Pro kick returner Josh Cribbs by scrawling, "Pay the man" inside of pizza boxes delivered to the team's complex.

January 18, 2010 | George Dohrmann
For the Arkansas--Pine Bluff hoops team, it's already a long, strange season

January 18, 2010 | Chris Mannix
Why, even with all that cash at hand, boxing's poster boys aren't going to rumble

January 18, 2010 | Edited by ELIZABETH MCGARR
Mick White

January 18, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

January 18, 2010 | CHRIS MANNIX
The beleaguered Wizards, whose problems run deeper than guns in the locker room, are pondering an overhaul

January 18, 2010 | MICHAEL FARBER
Playing without his brother for the first time, Vancouver's Henrik Sedin turned himself into a scorer

January 18, 2010 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
When the Bruins lost Patrice Bergeron for at least two weeks to a broken thumb on Jan. 4, it was a tough blow for forward Mark Recchi (below), 41, who plays with the 24-year-old...

January 18, 2010 | BEN REITER
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum could set a new standard for the arbitration process

January 18, 2010 | SETH DAVIS
No team is going undefeated. After former No. 1 Kansas and Sherron Collins (below) fell to shorthanded Tennessee, only Kentucky and Texas had spotless records through Sunday, but...

January 18, 2010 | GRANT WAHL
Expanding the NCAA tournament field to 96 teams would take much of the Madness out of March

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Bird's-Eye View

January 18, 2010 | AUSTIN MURPHY
With an earnest coach, a wealth of returning talent, unparalleled recruiting and its chief rival in flux, national champion Alabama is just starting to roll

January 18, 2010 | ANDY STAPLES
One step left for Broncos: a berth in the national title game, and 2010 may be the year

January 18, 2010 | JIM TROTTER
After an epic playoff throwdown, Kurt Warner and crew look ahead to the Saints. But can Arizona stop the pass?

January 18, 2010 | DAMON HACK
Brett Favre's Vikes will be tested by a red-hot Dallas D led by pass-rush terror DeMarcus Ware

January 18, 2010 | TIM LAYDEN
A bruising defense and a battering ground game have the Ravens looking very familiar—and very dangerous. Hear that, Indy?

January 18, 2010 | LEE JENKINS
For the Chargers to advance, they have to get past the Jets' Darrelle Revis, the game's best corner

January 18, 2010 | PETER KING
He's been the NFL's most prolific quarterback over the past four years, but to the city that has adopted him, Drew Brees is much more—a driving force in the ongoing effort to rebuild and renew

January 18, 2010 | Lee Jenkins
For San Diego, the kicking, coverage and return units are vital ingredients

January 18, 2010 | KELLI ANDERSON
Don't whistle them for traveling. These peripatetic players are having an outsized impact on their respective teams this season, and their new coaches couldn't be happier

January 18, 2010 | KELLI ANDERSON
Here are 11 other transfers who have found a better fit for their skills

January 18, 2010 | MICHAEL ROSENBERG
Running Detroit isn't a job, it's a sentence. That's no retirement gig for a 66-year-old NBA Hall of Fame guard turned millionaire entrepreneur, is it? Dave Bing thinks differently (though he...

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

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Title Trails

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Ron Artest NBA Suspensions

January 18, 2010 | 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.

January 18, 2010 | PHIL TAYLOR
Imet Gilbert Arenas in the fall of 2001, early in his rookie season with the Warriors. We were in the team's offices when a staff member told him that a tailor would be by shortly to measure him...

January 18, 2010 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Geoff Ogilvy won the season-opening SBS Championship for a second straight year, but that belied what promises to be the real theme of 2010: Ready or not, change has come to the PGA Tour

January 18, 2010 | DICK FRIEDMAN
President Obama should ignore the fun police and keep his eye on the ball

January 18, 2010 | DICK FRIEDMAN
Sexy Seniors

January 18, 2010 | DICK FRIEDMAN