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March 12, 2007 | Volume 106, Issue 11

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Dontrelle Willis Cover - Sports Illustrated March 12, 2007

March 12, 2007
Frosh Princes With all due respect to Kevin Durant (Phenomenal Freshmen, Feb. 19), Greg Oden deserved the SI cover. Ohio State is near the top of the rankings, and Oden's dominating defense is the...

March 12, 2007 | As told to Chris Mannix
WITH MUCH of boxing moribund and title bouts unfolding in half-filled arenas, one boy is still golden. The already much-anticipated May 5 fight between junior middleweights Oscar De La Hoya...

March 12, 2007
WHO'S Hot

March 12, 2007
Which team has the best uniforms in the NHL?

March 12, 2007
An obscure pitcher became a rock star, and so-so football players struck gold

March 12, 2007
CLEM LABINE 1926--2007 CLEM LABINE HAD, in the words of his former Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Ralph Branca, "the right equipment to be a reliever." His sinker induced many a double play,...

March 12, 2007
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, Heat center, on being voted into the All-Star Game despite missing 39 games: "I'm like President Bush. You may not like me, you may not respect me, but you voted me in."

March 12, 2007
FEB. 27 Colin Montgomerie at the Johnnie Walker Classic in Phuket, Thailand

March 12, 2007
19, 207 Age, in years and days, of the Penguins' Sidney Crosby, who became the youngest NHL player to reach 200 career points last Friday.

March 12, 2007
The NFL is attempting to trademark the phrase "The Big Game" in order to control its use.

March 12, 2007
Charting the value of the Mona Lisa of baseball cards

March 12, 2007 | Peter King
With wads of money to spend on salaries, NFL teams made a few players happy, others jealous

March 12, 2007
MVP candidate Steve Nash reflects on a sporting life

March 12, 2007
METS PITCHER

March 12, 2007
In the NHL, almost every sweater has a story

March 12, 2007 | Phil Taylor
Jesse Owens fares well in this unvarnished bio

March 12, 2007 | Adam Duerson
THE NFL is already trying to fill Prince's purple shoes—it's looking for a performer for the Super Bowl XLII halftime show on Feb. 3, 2008. Among the candidates on a list that NFL VP of...

March 12, 2007 | Phil Taylor
READERS WHO don't want to lose their idealized views of certain baseball legends (not to mention their lunch) would do well to avoid a pair of forthcoming works. Peter Golenbock's 7, what the...

March 12, 2007 | Chris Mannix
What to watch and watch for

March 12, 2007
Brittany Riley FLOSSMOOR, ILL. > Track and Field Riley, a junior at Southern Illinois, broke the world indoor record in the 20-pound-weight throw with a toss of 80'7 1/2" at the Gladstein...

March 12, 2007
Tyreke Evans keeps suitors at bay

March 12, 2007 | Joe Lemire
The scoop on the most promising players in next year's class

March 12, 2007 | Brian Cazeneuve
Health problems can't slow this national-record holder

March 12, 2007
Some outstanding performers from this year's championship swim season:

March 12, 2007
NO. 3 IS NO. 1 Two of the top five teams in the nation met in the Texas girls' 5A basketball final on Saturday, and third-ranked Rockwall broke through for its first championship, with a 59--54...

March 12, 2007 | ALEXAN DER WOLFF
As global warming changes the planet, it is changing the sports world. To counter the looming environmental crisis, surprising and in novative ideas are already helping sports adapt

March 12, 2007
The next generation of sports facilities will be powered by alternative energy, incorporate parks into the designs, rely on mass transit, conserve water and be built with reusable materials--but...

March 12, 2007 | KELLI ANDERSON
Coach Billy Gillispie and point guard Acie Law IV--Lone Star State natives both--have transformed former hoops doormat Texas A&M into a rugged, clutch-shooting outfit that's never out of any...

March 12, 2007 | KELLI ANDERSON
Dance Cards

March 12, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
The Giants will be the first to admit that they overpaid for Barry Zito, but nobody--especially that other Barry--is complaining about the new vibe he's brought to the clubhouse

March 12, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
Spring Fling

March 12, 2007 | Jon Heyman
In a market gone mad, the White Sox G.M. won't be signing off on any Zito-like deals, even if it means remaking his club

March 12, 2007 | RICHARD HOFFER
The passion for wrestling still runs deep throughout the state, where legends have returned to two storied college programs to restore their faded luster

March 12, 2007 | RICHARD HOFFER
Takedown

March 12, 2007
River of Humanity As more than 40,000 runners sped past the starting line of the Standard Charter Bank's Greatest Race in Hong Kong on Sunday, a slow shutter speed captured the initial flow. The...

March 12, 2007 | Fernando Llosa
SI's Luis Fernando Llosa and L. Jon Wertheim, on the scene for the Florida raids, continue to report on the ongoing investigation that promises to rock sports

March 12, 2007 | Fernando Llosa
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March 12, 2007 | Fernando Llosa
Clomiphene Citrate: A prescription drug typically used for the treatment of female infertility, it is taken by male athletes to negate the effects of increased estrogen, a result of anabolic...

March 12, 2007 | MICHAEL SILVER
If to ask What might have been is the price of genius, Bill Walsh has paid his dues. But as he battles leukemia, the greatest football mind of his era is coming to terms with his considerable legacy

March 12, 2007
The NHL A big trade at the deadline was the latest move by a rookie G.M. who has revived the Islanders • How the Penguins convinced Gary Roberts to waive his no-trade clause

March 12, 2007 | Michael Farber
Snow Storm

March 12, 2007 | Michael Farber
The Red Wings potentially made the steal of the trade deadline in landing winger Todd Bertuzzi. He's thrilled to be in Detroit, and his new teammates are just as excited to have his forechecking...

March 12, 2007 | Ian Thomsen
Shaq is Baq

March 12, 2007 | Ian Thomsen
On second-year point guards Deron Williams of the Jazz (17.3 points and 9.2 assists at week's end) and Chris Paul of the Hornets (17.3 and 8.7):

March 12, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Busch League

March 12, 2007 | Lars Anderson
An insider on one of Cup racing's top teams dishes on the hottest topics in the NASCAR garage.

March 12, 2007 | Rick Reilly
THE TEXAS TITANS sixth-grade basketball team is on its way to a tournament, so the kids do what they usually do. They board Kenny Troutt's chartered 737 jet (except for the times when they rent...

March 12, 2007 | John Garrity
Except for Americans, South Koreans comprise the largest single group on the LPGA tour, yet their views are largely unknown. Here's what they think

March 12, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Ping: Oh, no--not this old argument

March 12, 2007 | Steve Bosdosh
WHO: Boo Weekley

March 12, 2007 | CHRIS RODELL
No, thanks: I prefer to remain unplugged while playing golf

March 12, 2007 | CHRIS RODELL
by JIM GORANT

March 12, 2007 | CHRIS RODELL
Tiger Woods and Tim Finchem lead the Tour back to Washington, D.C.

March 12, 2007 | Michael Bamberger
Most of the headliners took a pass on the Honda Classic, but their understudies and a tough new venue combined for the show of the season