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October 11, 2010 | Volume 113, Issue 13

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David Price Cover - Sports Illustrated October 11, 2010

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Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

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The subject addressed in Worlds Collide (Sept. 20) by Tim Layden is very timely: quiet versus loud in the NFL. Loud seems to be celebrated more today than ever, but you should have to do something...

October 11, 2010 | TIM LAYDEN
A reporter's press-conference cameo in Secretariat jumps the rail

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Who's Hot

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October 11, 2010 | Austin Murphy
The Alberto Contador drug case raises questions about cycling's control

October 11, 2010 | Austin Murphy
The town of Foxborough, Mass., has rescheduled trick or treating to the day before Halloween this year because the holiday falls on the same day as a Patriots home game.

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Charles Barkley

October 11, 2010 | L. Jon Wertheim
A status update on The Social Network's real-life rowing twins

October 11, 2010 | Kostya Kennedy
A collection of Gay Talese's sports stories offers an all-star lineup

October 11, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

October 11, 2010 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Nicole Buzo

October 11, 2010 | Richard Deitsch
A new documentary lauds a friendship lost

October 11, 2010 | JIM TROTTER
San Diego's Antonio Gates has had plenty of room to work this year—and opponents are paying the price

October 11, 2010 | Peter King
If the Jets scout the Vikings right, they'll see in Week 3 a perfect example of how Minnesota wants to play. In a 24--10 victory over Detroit on Sept. 26 the Vikings ran for 183 yards (Adrian...

October 11, 2010 | DAVID SABINO
Owners shouldn't lose any sleep over idle starters. There's a chance for improvement in those off weeks

October 11, 2010 | MATT GAGNE
In danger of being leapfrogged in its efforts to keep its automatic BCS bid, the Big East may turn to the Horned Frogs

October 11, 2010 | MATT GAGNE
To watch an interview with Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly in advance of Saturday's game between Notre Dame and Pitt, go to For highlights of the interview, snap a photo of this...

October 11, 2010 | STEWART MANDEL
USC (4--1) will have a hard time finishing in the upper half of the Pac-10. Washington quarterback Jake Locker, who threw for 310 yards in a 32--31 upset, is just the first of several elite...

October 11, 2010 | Gene Menez
The rumbles continue about Georgia's head man

October 11, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
A wiser Denny Hamlin has yet to slip up in the Chase and is now in perfect position to win his first Cup

October 11, 2010 | Alan Shipnuck
In a match that featured miserable weather, a wardrobe malfunction and an unprecedented Monday conclusion, the U.S. staged a stirring comeback, only to fall a half-point short

October 11, 2010 | Tom Verducci
OCTOBER baseball is simple. If you want to win, you better bring a staff full of power arms—guys like Rays ace David Price (the game's hardest-throwing lefty starter). And ...

October 11, 2010 | Albert Chen
That's what the postseason might feel like for hitters who face flame-throwing Aroldis Chapman. Bullpens are key in October, so the Reds can breathe a sigh of relief

October 11, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
Minnesota and Texas are strong, but the beasts of the East will rule in the first round

October 11, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
Their stellar rotations have Philadelphia and San Francisco headed for an NLCS showdown

October 11, 2010 | Damon Hack
Once the kingdom of Favre, Green Bay now is ruled by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who has the Packers feeling fine and looking like Super Bowl contenders

October 11, 2010 | Ben Reiter
The most anticipated game of the early season—McNabb's return to Philly—left plenty still up in the air

October 11, 2010 | Austin Murphy
Behind its hyperfast, high-scoring zone-read offense, Oregon steamrolled Stanford and entered the discussion of national title contenders

October 11, 2010 | ALBERT CHEN
Its Heisman winner gone, Florida has failed to find an offensive identity

October 11, 2010 | Jane Leavy
He was the most famous face of America's most famous franchise, his mythology burnished by adoring fans, writers, teammates and opponents. And then, as detailed in his forthcoming biography, there...

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

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Breaking News | Real-time Scores | Daily Analysis

October 11, 2010 | PHIL TAYLOR
Isn't he just like his mama? That's what folks in Knoxville used to say about Tyler Summitt when he was a little boy, tagging along with his mother like a tiny assistant. Maybe they sensed...

October 11, 2010 | TIM FINCHEM
Next up, the Presidents Cup, a key slice of the Tour's growing international pie

October 11, 2010 | TIM FINCHEM

October 11, 2010 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
Spanish flair (Seve Ballesteros and José María Olazábal) and continental determination brought the Ryder Cup to a fever pitch on Friday afternoon of the 1987 event at Muirfield Villange, when the...

October 11, 2010 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
The two captains at Celtic Manor, wildly expressive Colin Montgomerie for Europe and calm and collected Corey Pavin for the U.S., couldn't have been more different. Did that factor into the...

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