SI Vault
 
Gameplan
November 02, 2009
What smart fans should do this week
Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
November 02, 2009

Gameplan

What smart fans should do this week

View CoverRead All Articles
Athletes in the mix My advice to the Balloon Family Favorite Halloween candy Movie that scares me senseless Our locker room smells like ... Best Halloween costume I ever had
ARTHUR ABRAHAM Boxer Keep your feet on the ground Chocolate I don't watch horror movies It does not smell at all King Arthur
BRANDON MERIWEATHER Patriots SS Stay creative Red Hots or Lemonheads Friday the 13th Paradise Superman
MARK STUART Bruins D Fool me twice, shame on you Heath bar Deliverance A wet dog Hans and Franz
ROBBIE ROGERS Crew M Nothing. They know exactly what they're doing Kit Kat Paranormal Activity Teammate Guillermo Schelotto's perfume Dressing up as a girl

WATCH

Texas vs. Oklahoma State

The Cowboys fell out of the national title conversation after a shocking loss to Houston. They'll feel a whole lot more relevant if they upset the No. 3 Longhorns at home on Halloween (check listings). Good news for the hosts: Star running back Kendall Hunter may return from an ankle injury for this one.

WATCH

Falcons vs. Saints

New Orleans is undefeated, and on a Monday night the Superdome will be deafening. Don't expect Atlanta QB Matt Ryan to be rattled, though. He's again among the league's top passers, plus he has been sacked only six times, tied for second-fewest among QBs who have started all their teams' games.

READ

When the Game Was Ours

You can't get more opposite than Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: black-white, L.A.-Boston, Showtime-scrappy. But the stars became friends as well as rivals, and they sat with former SI writer Jackie MacMullan to tell war stories and discuss the NBA. The result: a behind-the-scenes look at a bygone era, and a terrific read.

WATCH

Continue Story
1 2