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February 20, 2012 | Volume 116, Issue 8

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Jeremy  Lin Cover - Sports Illustrated February 20, 2012

February 20, 2012 | STEVE RUSHIN
Ten years after his iconic SI cover, LeBron James is still chosen ... for vitriol

February 20, 2012 | STEVE RUSHIN
The Brazilian soccer club Corinthians last week announced that it would confine star striker Adriano to a hotel at the team's headquarters so that it could monitor the player's food intake and...

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Which All-Star-caliber player is the easiest to intimidate?

February 20, 2012 | Edited by RICHARD O'BRIEN
A change in venue and some fresh ideas gave the venerable Millrose Games a welcome kick

February 20, 2012 | Dan Greene
Curt Schilling is playing a new role as fantasy creator

February 20, 2012 | Dan Greene
"You're in New York, the fashion capital.... Put down the nerdy Harvard book glasses. Put on some black shades ... with some leather pants."

February 20, 2012 | Rebecca Shore
An Oscar-nominated high school football doc sheds light on the inner-city game

February 20, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK

February 20, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK

February 20, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
Chris Paul

February 20, 2012 | TOM VERDUCCI
It's that time: Spring camps open this week. Here's what you need to know

February 20, 2012 | TOM VERDUCCI
1986 Cubs

February 20, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
Senior Scott Machado's transformation from so-so scorer to top-flight passer has put him on the NBA's radar—and put Iona on track for an NCAA tournament berth

February 20, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
Here are three more players who have NBA front offices buzzing

February 20, 2012 | JIM TROTTER
The games are done, and now the dealing begins as teams face major personnel choices over the next few weeks

February 20, 2012 | L. Jon Wertheim
The U.S. Davis Cup squad crushed Team Federer—in Switzerland, on clay

February 20, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
How four of the more enigmatic picks from the 2011 draft are faring

February 20, 2012 | Brian Cazeneuve
The seven gold medals for the U.S. at last week's World Archery Indoor Championships in Las Vegas bode well for London, where world No. 1 Brady Ellison, 23, aims to end a 16-year U.S. gold medal...

February 20, 2012 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Tiger Woods is relaxed, more engaging and has put his personal problems behind him, but Phil Mickelson's romp in a head-to-head showdown raised more questions about the new Tiger as he chases Jack...

February 20, 2012 | KELLI ANDERSON
Teamwork, toughness and tumultuous crowds have combined to make the Big Ten the nation's best conference and primed its top two teams—Michigan State and Ohio State—for tournament time

February 20, 2012 | SETH DAVIS
There are still three-plus weeks remaining until Selection Sunday, but many of the races for postseason awards have become clear and they have a distinctive, Wildcat-blue hue

February 20, 2012 | MICHAEL ROSENBERG
Riding a new hero almost every night, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has turned what might have been a team ripped by turmoil into another title contender

February 20, 2012 | PABLO S. TORRE
After being cut twice, Jeremy Lin emerged from the end of the Knicks' bench to inspire victories, debunk stereotypes and dazzle the NBA—while living on his brother's sofa

February 20, 2012 | PABLO S. TORRE

February 20, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
Feisty, ferocious and very denim-collar, Brad Marchand of the Bruins is making enemies fast, but there's a payoff in that for the NHL's best team

February 20, 2012 | THOMAS LAKE
You may have heard about the Michigan high schooler who made a game-winning basket and then died. Here's the rest of the story: a violent car crash, a bone-shaking tackle, a near-perfect season, a...

February 20, 2012 | ROY BLOUNT JR.
I'm in New Orleans! It's Carnival time! And I have a case of the Hornets.

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For those who question what Joe Paterno's legacy will be, all they have to do is watch footage of his memorial service, and the face of every Penn State player and student who came out to pay his...

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Which NBA player is the most clutch in the final seconds of a game?

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"Somewhere Russell Westbrook is jealously watching Jeremy Lin shoot at will. So much for Kevin Durant getting the ball passed to him tonight."

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February 20, 2012 | DAVID HILLARY
My life fell apart after I was wounded in Iraq, but thanks to Birdies for the Brave, I have a future again

February 20, 2012 | DAVID HILLARY
Are Tiger Woods's Sunday struggles mental or physical?

February 20, 2012 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
In 1977 golf had one of its best years, and so did Tom Watson. At that point the hard-swinging kid from Kansas City, Mo., had won one major, a British Open, but no one could have predicted what he...

February 20, 2012 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
The nascent PGA Tour season was jolted alive at Pebble Beach, where a resurgent Phil Mickelson took down archrival Tiger Woods with a final round that neither will soon forget