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January 17, 2005 | Volume 102, Issue 2

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Reggie Wayne Cover - Sports Illustrated January 17, 2005

January 17, 2005 | Steve Rushin
Playing football in frigid Foxborough, Philadelphia or Pittsburgh this week won't be quite as miserable as playing in the Ice Bowl 37 years ago in Green Bay, where a desperate Frank Gifford asked...

January 17, 2005 | Charles Leerhsen
The men who run NFL teams often work to the point of exhaustion and illness. But that's fine with fans, who like their coaches deeply fried

January 17, 2005 | Paradorn Srichaphan
Writing from Chennai, India, Thailand's most popular athlete says he is eager to return to his tsunami-ravaged homeland

January 17, 2005
Crowned as minor league hockey's top career goal scorer, Kevin Kerr, a right wing for the Flint Generals of the United Hockey League. Kerr, 37, scored the 664th goal of his 18year career in a win...

January 17, 2005
$30,200 Winning bid for a private dugout meeting with Barry Bonds in an auction held by the Giants to benefit Asian tsunami relief.

January 17, 2005
Unwanted major league vets are finding lucrative lifelines in Japan

January 17, 2005
The Red Sox and their first baseman squabble over a World Series keepsake

January 17, 2005 | Bill Scheft
So, Jennifer Aniston may have dumped Brad Pitt over his alleged affair with Angelina Jolie. Nice to know they're still running the triangle in L.A.

January 17, 2005 | Richard Deitsch
The singer, 24, makes her acting debut opposite Samuel L. Jackson in Coach Carter, opening nationwide on Jan. 14

January 17, 2005 | Lisa Altobelli
Is it true that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger likes to go long on the field and long-distance off it? Rumors are swirling that he is "dating" the LPGA's Natalie Gulbis by telephone--even though...

January 17, 2005 | Lisa Altobelli
A defense lawyer in the Abu Ghraib abuse trial compared piles of naked prisoners to cheerleader pyramids.

January 17, 2005 | Lisa Altobelli
Coach of MLS expansion team Real Salt Lake, when asked if new striker Clint Mathis (right) is a down-to-earth guy: "It depends which earth you're talking about."

January 17, 2005 | Julia Morrill
What to watch and watch for

January 17, 2005 | Mark Bechtel
Early in the first episode of Tilt, ESPN's stylish new original drama series (Thursdays, 9 p.m.), a pit boss tells a wannabe high roller looking for a no-limit poker game, "It's all anybody wants...

January 17, 2005
Luke Winn's Power Rankings

January 17, 2005 | Mark Bechtel
What did you think of Randy Moss's end zone celebration?

January 17, 2005
Tiffany Weimer

January 17, 2005 | As told to Amanda Cherrin
Patriots Kicker

January 17, 2005
WHO'S Hot

January 17, 2005
Based on a survey of 354 players

January 17, 2005 | Devin Harris
Like all NBA rookies, Mavericks 21-year-old point guard Devin Harris, the fifth pick in the 2004 draft, who left Wisconsin before his senior season, is getting a crash course in the pro life. Over...

January 17, 2005 | Andrea Woo
Darren McCarty, Red Wings Forward

January 17, 2005 | Michael Grant Jaffe
Is holding for a field goal as easy as it looks? A writer tries to find out

January 17, 2005 | Santana Moss
Jets Receiver

January 17, 2005 | Adam Duerson
When the dust settles, will Vick or Bulger be gone with the wind?

January 17, 2005 | Adam Duerson
"The great thing about Atlanta is there's always something to do. Everybody knows about the nightlife and the clubs. I'm not a big club guy. But I like to go to Dave & Buster's [cavernous...

January 17, 2005 | PAUL ZIMMERMAN
The wild-card round had its moments, but a Colts-Patriots rematch highlights the NFL's best weekend

January 17, 2005 | Michael Silver
Chad Pennington showed he can still go deep in leading the Jets to an upset of the Chargers

January 17, 2005 | Michael Silver
THE MOST UNDERRATED unit on the Jets is the front seven, who hung in against the Chargers. They were on the field for 77 plays, but they should be O.K. because they're young. I like what New York...

January 17, 2005 | Josh Elliott
After last year's playoff debacle, Marc Bulger rewarded the Rams' trust in him with his first postseason win

January 17, 2005 | Josh Elliott
I'M NOT SOLD on the Rams' offensive line. If Marc Bulger has time, St. Louis can beat anybody, but I think the Falcons' rush will be too quick. That means the Rams will probably have to hold six...

January 17, 2005 | Peter King
The Vikings finally beat the Packers for coach Mike Tice, who again had to deal with Randy Moss's antics

January 17, 2005 | Peter King
I'M NOT SURE Randy Moss's ankle will be right. Even if it is, I still like the Eagles. I think the Philadelphia secondary will control things against Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper, who has...

January 17, 2005 | Jeffri Chadiha
Clicking with Peyton Manning, Colts wideout Reggie Wayne ran wild through Denver's defense

January 17, 2005 | Jeffri Chadiha
UPSET PICK, and it's a mild one: Indianapolis wins it. If I'm wrong, and I probably will be for underestimating the resilience and resourcefulness of the Pats, I won't be surprised. New England...

January 17, 2005 | GRANT WAHL
More returning stars. Sharper play. Juicier matchups. Packed arenas. And umpteen title contenders. It all adds up to the best college basketball in years

January 17, 2005 | GRANT WAHL
In a season of parity, these five teams are the class of the field--but it's a long way till March

January 17, 2005 | Kelli Anderson
The women's balance of power has shifted as teams like Baylor and Rutgers rock the elite

January 17, 2005 | JACK MCCALLUM
In just his second season, versatile guard Dwyane Wade (a.k.a. Flash) has turned Miami into the team to beat in the East, while helping Shaq to forget you-know-who

January 17, 2005 | S.L. PRICE
It's not surprising that Roger Federer's fans put him on a pedestal. What is shocking is how many of those fans are his fellow competitors, who feel that Federer has taken his game--and their...

January 17, 2005
The Week in Sports

January 17, 2005 | Ian Thomsen
A hot property as the trade deadline approaches, Baron Davis says he won't bail out on the woeful Hornets

January 17, 2005 | Ian Thomsen
At the Reebok camp last summer in Treviso, Italy, Serb forward Nemanja Aleksandrov wowed a gymful of NBA scouts. A smooth, versatile scorer with excellent instincts, the 6'11", 230-pound...

January 17, 2005 | Ian Thomsen
TROY MURPHY

January 17, 2005 | Ian Thomsen
GOT TO BE THE SHOES

January 17, 2005 | Ian Thomsen
AROUND THE RIM

January 17, 2005 | Albert Chen
In hopes of reversing their fortunes, the Mets, Diamondbacks and Mariners are spending a fortune

January 17, 2005 | Albert Chen
Through Monday, the biggest spenders in the free-agent market this off-season were three 90-loss teams and a pair of playoff clubs. (Chart ...

January 17, 2005 | Rick Reilly
The mouth spits and spews like a sprinkler. The eyes get as big as trash-can lids. The jaw extends farther than many industrial forklifts. The face turns hunter-orange, stoplight-red and then...

January 17, 2005
• For daily Web-only Leading Off galleries, go to SI.com/scorecard.

January 17, 2005
Super Manning

January 17, 2005
LETTERS

January 17, 2005
NFL PLAYOFFS -- FOOTBALL'S BEST WEEKEND -- HERE WE GO ...

January 17, 2005 | Alan Shipnuck
PGA Tour rookie Paul Casey hopes U.S. fans can forgive his jingoistic remarks at the World Cup

January 17, 2005 | Stuart Appleby
Injured and sweating out the birth of his first child, Stuart Appleby wasn't given much of a chance to defend his title at the Mercedes

January 17, 2005 | Farrell Evans
Florida A&M paid a heavy price for its disastrous, short-lived attempt to become a Division I-A program

January 17, 2005 | Farrell Evans
The Florida A&M football team has to make a lot of big plays to outshine the halftime show by the Marching 100, the school band famed for its musicianship and dance moves. Hoping to spur...

January 17, 2005 | Richard Hoffer
Once casino owners saw how many high rollers a fight brought in, Las Vegas became home to the big bouts

January 17, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
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