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November 12, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 19

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Adalius Thomas Cover - Sports Illustrated November 12, 2007

November 12, 2007
Feasting on The Opposition

November 12, 2007 | As told to Adam Duerson
HE HAS toiled in NFL Europe, spent nearly two years on the Bengals' bench and last season went three-up, 13-down in Detroit. But take a look at 6'2", 220-pound quarterback Jon Kitna now. At 35 he...

November 12, 2007
WHO'S Hot

November 12, 2007
Who is the friendliest player in the NFL?

November 12, 2007
THE 1936 OLYMPICS provided one of the most dramatic performances in the history of the Games: Jesse Owens's four-gold-medal haul in Adolf Hitler's Berlin. But it also featured what New York Times...

November 12, 2007
Retired After testing positive for cocaine, Martina Hingis (below). The 27-year-old failed a drug test administered at Wimbledon, where she lost in the third round. Hingis vehemently denied using...

November 12, 2007
8:23:52 Time it took Perry Romanowski, 38, to run a 50-mile ultramarathon in Chicago while juggling three balls, a world record for "joggling."

November 12, 2007
Three Maryland high school football players received minor cuts from an opposing player who allegedly carried a concealed blade during postgame handshakes.

November 12, 2007
REGGIE BUSH Saints running back, on what coach Sean Payton means when he tells players to "not eat the cheese" served by the media when the team does especially well: "It's just staying focused...

November 12, 2007 | S.L. Price
Bidding farewell to the Orange Bowl

November 12, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
Dennis Miller on his new sports show

November 12, 2007 | Adam Duerson
THE WOMAN who came in first in Sunday's New York Marathon, Paula Radcliffe, got $170,000. The woman who came in 34,193rd got a kiss from Tom Cruise. O.K., so it was Katie Holmes (below). Cruise...

November 12, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
A mentor, a mentee and their rented ferns

November 12, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

November 12, 2007
Evan Munsing WYOMISSING, PA. > Field Hockey Munsing, a second-year center midfielder at the London School of Economics, is one of the first Americans to be elected captain of an English field...

November 12, 2007 | LEE JENKINS
The Patriots marked the season's halfway point by blowing past the Colts late in their showdown to remain perfect. Now it looks as if the Pats have a clear run at history—until the decade's most...

November 12, 2007 | LEE JENKINS
Pursuing Perfection

November 12, 2007 | Peter King
Personnel chiefs Scott Pioli and Bill Polian are behind the success in New England and Indy

November 12, 2007 | Damon Hack
Who's going to Glendale? How senior writer Damon Hack sees the race to face the AFC's best

November 12, 2007 | Jim Trotter
Senior writer Jim Trotter lays out the playoff picture—with one sure thing in the bunch

November 12, 2007 | TIM LAYDEN

November 12, 2007 | TIM LAYDEN
Dream Team

November 12, 2007 | Paul Zimmerman
Phenomenal Vikings rookie Adrian Peterson leads the way as Dr. Z's first-string takes shape

November 12, 2007 | JACK MCCALLUM

November 12, 2007 | JACK MCCALLUM
Round(ball) Table

November 12, 2007 | JACK MCCALLUM
SI's Chris Mannix solicited nominations for the biggest surprises of the season's first week—and chipped in with a pick of his own

November 12, 2007 | PHIL TAYLOR

November 12, 2007 | PHIL TAYLOR
Grudge Matches

November 12, 2007 | PHIL TAYLOR
If undefeated Ohio State or Kansas stumbles, it will fall into the cluster of one-loss teams fighting for a berth in the BCS title game. (The only other unbeaten, Hawaii, has virtually no chance...

November 12, 2007 | MICHAEL FARBER
In a year's time a new management trio has transformed a rock-bottom team into a winner—and a hot ticket—in St. Louis

November 12, 2007 | MICHAEL FARBER
Power Play Find out where the Blues stand in this week's NHL power rankings.

November 12, 2007
Olympic Sports An exhilarating win at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials is overshadowed by a shocking death • Paula Radcliffe makes a resounding comeback • U.S. boxers end world championship drought

November 12, 2007 | Tim Layden
Bitter Victory

November 12, 2007 | Tim Layden
Between the birth of her daughter, Isla, in January and a stress fracture in her lower back in May, Paula Radcliffe had not raced a marathon in over two years. It took the British world-record...

November 12, 2007 | Brian Cazeneuve
U.S. fighters end title drought

November 12, 2007 | Joe Lemire
Late Bloomers

November 12, 2007 | Joe Lemire
1 Arkansas's Darren McFadden could break the recent trend of Heisman winners coming from BCS teams. The Hogs may be just 6--3, but McFadden wowed voters with his SEC-record 323-yard rushing...

November 12, 2007
Boston - Illustrated We know, we know—four weeks in a row. Thanks to world titles, megadeals and unbeaten seasons, teams from Boston have taken over SI's last four covers (inset), and in yet...

November 12, 2007 | Mark Beech
Shifting Gears

November 12, 2007 | Mark Beech
1 Jimmie Johnson (right) continued his rootin'-tootin' Chase run on Sunday with his third straight win and now leads teammate Jeff Gordon in the standings by 30 points. If there's hope for...

November 12, 2007 | Jim Trotter
Flameproof

November 12, 2007 | Jim Trotter
BUFFALO (Wyo.) at JACKSON HOLE (Wyo.), Nov. 10

November 12, 2007 | Jim Trotter
REDMEN ROLL Smith Center (Kans.) opened the Class 2-1A playoffs on Oct. 30 by scoring a national high school record 72 first-quarter points in an 83--0 win over Plainville. Four days later the...

November 12, 2007 | Jim Trotter
1 NORTHWESTERN (Miami) 9--0 Will cruise to regular season finish vs. 1--8 Jackson (Miami)

November 12, 2007 | Rick Reilly
It Isn't Just A Game

November 12, 2007 | David Sabino
WE DON'T LIKE THE MATCHUP

November 12, 2007 | David Epstein
Derek Anderson heads the list of '07's top surprises—nasty or nice

November 12, 2007 | David Epstein
Get feedback from other owners on your proposed deals at SI.com/fantasy.

November 12, 2007 | David Epstein
If we knew then: Two SI experts construct the best and worst possible 2007 drafts

November 12, 2007 | Adam Duerson
Bold, yes, but our second-half outlook may not be fantastical

November 12, 2007 | David Sabino
WE LIKE THE MATCHUP

November 12, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Ill will and sour stomachs in Asia

November 12, 2007 | Jim Gorant
$785,180

November 12, 2007 | Jim Gorant
A rolling layout with great pedigree on the banks of Lake Erie

November 12, 2007 | Eric Johnson
WHO: Stephen Ames

November 12, 2007 | Geoff Shackelford
In case you missed it, a leadership change is coming to the USGA

November 12, 2007 | Geoff Shackelford
by JAMES P. HERRE

November 12, 2007 | Geoff Shackelford
Calendar girl Natalie Gulbis is rebranding herself as a competitor

November 12, 2007 | Gary Van Sickle
The 2007 PGA Tour Season Wraps Up With a Stephen Ames Victory—and a Final Litany of Winners and Losers

November 12, 2007
Nine weeks after the Tour Championship and the conclusion of the FedEx Cup playoffs, the Children's Miracle Network Classic in Orlando officially brought to an end a season of unprecedented change...

November 12, 2007 | MICHAEL FARBER