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November 08, 2010 | Volume 113, Issue 17

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Brian Wilson Cover - Sports Illustrated November 08, 2010

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Josh Luchs isn't an agent. He's merely a fan who used whatever connections he could find and his own money to get close to the college athletes he looked up to. His "confessions" reek of hypocrisy...

November 08, 2010 | JACK MCCALLUM
Why can't players and officials just get along?

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Who's Hot

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November 08, 2010 | Lars Anderson
The revered Jim Hunter ushered NASCAR into the modern era

November 08, 2010 | Lars Anderson
Tennis star Lleyton Hewitt publicly revealed the name of his newborn daughter (Ava Sydney) last week only to those people who signed up for a premium service called Text A Star, which charges $2...

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Mike Tyson

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7.43 million

November 08, 2010 | Mark Bechtel
A new almanac puts a light spin on professional roundball history

November 08, 2010 | Chris Mannix
For Allen Iverson, playing in Europe may be the path back to the NBA

November 08, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

November 08, 2010 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK

November 08, 2010 | CHRIS MANNIX
Carmelo Anthony isn't the only big-name player who could have a new address by trade deadline

November 08, 2010 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
NCAA sanctions were supposed to keep USC down for years, but the Trojans may not follow the script

November 08, 2010 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
To watch an interview with Washington quarterback Jake Locker, go to For highlights of the interview, snap a photo of this JAGTAG with your phone. Verizon and AT&T...

November 08, 2010 | STEWART MANDEL
Following his team's third straight loss, Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez is entering treacherous territory. If the Wolverines (5--3) don't beat Illinois and Purdue the next two weeks, they're...

November 08, 2010 | DAVID SABINO
When a player's team is struggling, it doesn't necessarily reduce his value. In fact, sometimes it can help

November 08, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
As he chases his first Cup, Denny Hamlin's blueprint to beat Jimmie Johnson is working to near perfection

November 08, 2010 | Tom Verducci
Thanks to four homegrown, absurdly young starting pitchers and a lineup full of spirited castoffs, the Giants defeated Texas in the World Series to end 56 years of heartbreak and bring San...

November 08, 2010 | Peter King
Some talented teams are struggling while longtime bottom-dwellers are making surprising runs. What's the secret to this crazy season? Special teams

November 08, 2010 | PETER KING
Halfway through a topsy-turvy 2010 season, a surprising number of new names are vying with old standbys for all-star recognition

November 08, 2010 | PETER KING
Most Valuable Player

November 08, 2010 | JIM TROTTER

November 08, 2010 | Tim Layden
Its elements are simple—grip, drop, setup, throw—but how they blend together into a signature technique is what separates a merely good quarterback from an alltime master

November 08, 2010 | Austin Murphy
Six years ago Kyle Whittingham was faced with a life-altering decision. His choice helped awaken a sleeping giant and change the college football landscape out West

November 08, 2010 | Austin Murphy
Here's what the five remaining unbeaten teams need to do in order to reach the BCS championship game in Glendale, Ariz. (Teams are sorted by BCS standings.)

November 08, 2010 | LEE JENKINS
Bulls center Joakim Noah doesn't have the incandescent talent of his NBA brethren. But he brings to the game an equally powerful gift

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

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The stars. The triumphs. The controversies. And yes, the jinxes. For a complete collection of SI's covers check out this handsome anthology, available at or wherever books are...

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Breaking News | Real-time Scores | Daily Analysis

November 08, 2010 | SELENA ROBERTS
The first link you see on the Silsbee (Texas) High School web page, right under a photo of its main building with a proud S on the facade and a sign that proclaims TIGER COUNTRY, sends you to the...