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September 10, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 10

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Dexter Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated September 10, 2007

September 10, 2007
Clay's pigeons

September 10, 2007
Easy Does It

September 10, 2007 | S.L. Price
Betting on tennis is now a big business—just ask the fixers

September 10, 2007 | As told to Joe Lemire
HE'S A third-team All-America safety and an electrifying punt returner, and he certainly puts some fight into the Irish. Notre Dame senior Tom Zbikowski was once a fearsome Golden Gloves boxer,...

September 10, 2007
WHO'S Hot

September 10, 2007
What is your favorite tournament?

September 10, 2007 | Chris Mannix
AFTER THE U.S. romped to a gold medal—and an Olympic berth—at the FIBA Americas tournament in Las Vegas, USA basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo was thinking about bigger things than...

September 10, 2007
Died Of lung cancer at age 75, 1967 Masters champion Gay Brewer. The victory at Augusta was a redeeming moment for Brewer (below), who lost the '66 Masters to Jack Nicklaus in a playoff after...

September 10, 2007
1--12 Baltimore's record since the team made Dave Trembley its permanent manager on Aug. 22.

September 10, 2007
A Florida man pleaded guilty to giving steroids to his 13-year-old son, who was training for a roller skating competition.

September 10, 2007
RON ARTEST Kings forward, on Michael Vick: "[He] lied and then came back and apologized to everybody. I felt that was classy."

September 10, 2007
Whenever there's a chance to mention the beverage, Andy Roddick hops to it

September 10, 2007
Indians ace C.C. Sabathia hasn't allowed more than two earned runs in any of his last nine starts. But he won just three of those games, a reminder of why—regardless of how well a pitcher...

September 10, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
The inspiration for 49er Vernon Davis

September 10, 2007
BRAVES THIRD BASEMAN

September 10, 2007
Before they were major leaguers, they were kids in the hall

September 10, 2007
One year in the life of college football

September 10, 2007
WHO DOESN'T love a little football trickeration? Answer: the young players who were duped in the clip at SI.com/clickthis. In this game—the time, locale and level are unclear—a conniving...

September 10, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
Russell Crowe

September 10, 2007
Lexi Zimmerman BARRINGTON, ILL. > Volleyball Zimmerman, a freshman setter at No. 20 Michigan, made her college debut with 64 assists and 13 digs in a five-game win over No. 10 Hawaii in the finals...

September 10, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

September 10, 2007 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Using its speed and spread-option attack to run circles around the bewildered defense of No. 5 Michigan, Division I-AA Appalachian State kicked off an otherwise uneventful opening week with one of...

September 10, 2007 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Good Read Check out an exclusive excerpt from Austin Murphy's new book, Saturday Rules.

September 10, 2007 | PETER KING
No one is saying that Jay Cutler has to play like John Elway, but it would sure help the Broncos—0 for 2 in finding Elway's successor—if the second-year passer could come close

September 10, 2007 | PETER KING
Answer Man Peter King tackles your questions in his online column every Tuesday.

September 10, 2007 | PETER KING
Meaty matchups mean a whole lot of hurtin' in Week 1

September 10, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
In the waning days of a typically erratic Phillies summer, their catalyst and rock, Jimmy Rollins, continued to build a compelling case for National League MVP

September 10, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Inside Pitch The arms race is on in the AL East; Tom Verducci looks at Boston's Clay Buchholz.

September 10, 2007 | TIM LAYDEN
Led by sprinters Tyson Gay and Allyson Felix, the U.S. dominated the world championships and set the stage for a potentially golden Olympics

September 10, 2007 | TIM LAYDEN
Out in Front A gallery of the best of the World Track and Field Championships.

September 10, 2007 | MARK BECHTEL
Long overshadowed, 36-year-old Kristine Lilly is now the high-scoring captain of a U.S. team out to win its—and her—third World Cup title

September 10, 2007 | MARK BECHTEL
Heads Up More on the Women's World Cup, including postgame analysis from Mark Bechtel.

September 10, 2007 | MARK BECHTEL
Which games and players to watch, and which team will win

September 10, 2007 | GARY SMITH
<b>Miami's exhaustive search for a football coach ended with a man who'd been there all along: assistant Randy Shannon, a loner with a mysterious, tragic past.</b>

September 10, 2007 | GARY SMITH
Hurricane Season The latest customized news, statistics and photographs for Miami football.

September 10, 2007
College Football Virginia Tech stumbled to a victory in an emotional opener • TCU could pull off an upset of Texas • Notre Dame's quarterback controversy will continue

September 10, 2007 | Mark Beech
A Small Step An unconvincing victory didn't give Virginia Tech the sort of lift it had hoped for—especially with LSU up next

September 10, 2007 | Mark Beech
1 Looking for a potential upset next week? No. 22 TCU, whose 27--0 rout of Baylor last Saturday was its fifth straight win over a Big 12 opponent, visits No. 4 Texas, which lost wideout Billy...

September 10, 2007 | S.L. Price
Backsliding Is the Russian revolution over? At the U.S. Open, that country's most gifted players continued to disappoint

September 10, 2007 | Peter King
Late Correction Jack Del Rio had second thoughts about his QB and made a decision that could save the Jags' season or cost him his job

September 10, 2007 | Peter King
Everybody doing a preseason forecast seems to have the same script on San Diego: All the pieces are in place except one—the coach. Norv Turner carries the reputation of an underachiever into what...

September 10, 2007 | Joe Lemire
Quick Hitters Stressing speed and athleticism over power, a new breed of linebackers is changing the way teams play defense

September 10, 2007 | Joe Lemire
JENKS (Okla.) at UNION (Tulsa), Sept. 7 Some 30,000 fans are expected at the University of Tulsa's Chapman Stadium for the 40th edition of this rivalry, dubbed the Backyard Bowl because the two...

September 10, 2007 | Joe Lemire
END OF THE LINE

September 10, 2007 | Joe Lemire
l CARROLL (Southlake, Texas) 0--0 Should kick off season with easy win over Lake Highlands

September 10, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Twilight Zone Dale Earnhardt Jr. is caught between the sad end to this season and the excitement of starting anew in 2008

September 10, 2007 | Lars Anderson
1 This week Joe Gibbs Racing will make it official: The organization will jump from Chevrolet to Toyota in 2008. The move will bring a huge infusion of cash to Gibbs and raise Toyota's profile in...

September 10, 2007 | Rick Reilly
YOU SAY YOU'RE 41 years old and your fastball is slower than gums receding and your pitches are so wild people get hurt catching you?

September 10, 2007 | Adam Duerson
A fast start is a must if these players are to retain their fantasy value

September 10, 2007 | Adam Duerson
Get other fantasy owners' input on your pending trades and roster moves at SI.com/fantasy.

September 10, 2007 | David Sabino
QUARTERBACK

September 10, 2007 | David Sabino
QUARTERBACK

September 10, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Annika's hoping for a late surge

September 10, 2007 | Jim Gorant
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September 10, 2007 | DOTTIE PEPPER
I FIND IT ANNOYING WHEN LPGA PLAYERS HAVE THEIR CADDIES ASSIST IN LINING UP THE SHOT. IS THERE ANY CHANCE THIS PRACTICE WILL BE DISALLOWED TO SPEED UP PLAY? --Mike Angolia, via e-mail

September 10, 2007 | John Elliott
Who: Sherri Steinhauer

September 10, 2007 | Deane Beman
The best way to view the FedEx Cup is as a work in progress

September 10, 2007 | Deane Beman
by JIM GORANT

September 10, 2007 | GARY VAN SICKLE
The FedEx Cup Lifts off with a Phil Mickelson Win in Round 2