The big surprise in the wild-card round was the emphatic statements made by the four victorious teams, the Eagles, Packers, Raiders and Ravens
Five years after he says he last smoked heroin, Jere Karalahti, a defenseman for the Kings, looks back on his days on drugs with dreamy fondness
By Kostya Kennedy
THE SI JINX|
Old Black Magic
Millions of readers -- and many athletes -- believe that an appearance on SI's cover is the kiss of death. But is there really such a thing as the SI Jinx?
By Alexander Wolff
Following several frustrating seasons in the league, savvy veteran Jermaine O'Neal has become a force for the Pacers. So what if he's only 23?
By Chris Ballard