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January 12, 2009 | Volume 110, Issue 1

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DeSean Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated January 12, 2009

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January 12, 2009 | Peter King
So-called legends are overrated. NFL teams should look into the unknowns

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Nearly a month after he disappeared as he was to begin serving a prison sentence, The former NFL receiver pleaded guilty to money laundering and was to surrender to authorities on Dec. 5 to...

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San Diego basketball coach, on why Academy of Art University lost a game 74--23 before facing his Toreros:

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An English soccer match was abandoned after a player who was ejected returned to the field brandishing a sword.

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The strange, twisted world of contract incentives

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NBA coaches with 900 career wins after the Nuggets' George Karl reached the milestone with a 114-107 victory over the Raptors on New Year's Eve.

January 12, 2009 | Rebecca Shore
AL PEARCE covers NASCAR for so when he set out to collect the signatures of every living Formula One champ on the same helmet, he didn't know what to expect. Says Pearce, "I was told they were...

January 12, 2009 | Rebecca Shore
Three NFL stars bust moves for a Super Bowl ad

January 12, 2009 | Arash Markazi
sister, reality-TV star has apparently found her own man in uniform—she's dating Timberwolves guard The two met through Saints running back who's seeing .... CBS Interactive will debut an...

January 12, 2009 | Joe Lemire
Jan. 1 debut was the largest launch in cable history, reaching 50 million households—eight million more than the five-year-old NFL Network—and continues the league's push for greater control of...

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What smart fans should do this week

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Wozniacki made her choice just after Lohan created her headlines for reportedly fighting with girlfriend Samantha Ronson at a Miami club. Beason's pick, of course, is off the scene these days,...

January 12, 2009 | As told to Sarah Kwak
The New Orleans native plays Tupac Shakur in out Jan. 16

January 12, 2009
Floeck, a senior forward at Trinity University, scored four goals in a span of 5:26 in a 7--0 win over Birmingham-Southern, which is believed to be the fastest four goals in NCAA history. His 32...

January 12, 2009 | Dan Patrick
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January 12, 2009 | LEE JENKINS
All but out of it a month ago, the Chargers forged past the Colts and on to a divisional-round matchup with mighty Pittsburgh

January 12, 2009 | Damon Hack
The Ravens advanced to Tennessee on the wings of a poised rookie quarterback and their ever-dominant D

January 12, 2009 | Damon Hack

January 12, 2009 | TIM LAYDEN
The struggles of and their star quarterback seem a million miles distant after their professional dismantling of the Vikings

January 12, 2009 | TIM LAYDEN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

January 12, 2009 | Jim Trotter
Arizona has found a running game at just the right time—and it's all-but-forgotten Edgerrin James carrying the load

January 12, 2009 | Jim Trotter

January 12, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
One-loss and undefeated both made their case to be included in the national-title talk, and proved beyond a doubt that a playoff is more needed than ever

January 12, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

January 12, 2009
Who was hot and who wasn't in the busiest postseason ever, along with a sneak peek at who will be on the riseé and on the declineí in 2009

January 12, 2009 | MICHAEL FARBER
The crude dissing of his former girlfriends was merely the last straw. Self-absorbed and a loudmouth throughout his career, the Stars' agitator has been cast out because

January 12, 2009 | MICHAEL FARBER
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

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January 12, 2009 | LUKE WINN
Chance encounters brought together two players and a coach at Artesia High. They followed one another to Arizona State, where star guard once again is vital to their title hopes

January 12, 2009 | LUKE WINN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

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A B-2 stealth bomber did a flyover as the Trojan Marching Band played the national anthem before the Rose Bowl last Thursday in Pasadena. (This shot was taken from a single-engine Cessna T206 at...

January 12, 2009
Mike Bibby's veteran leadership has turned the young Hawks into contenders in the East • Making himself at home in Charlotte, Boris Diaw is taking advantage of mismatches at the four spot

January 12, 2009 | Peter King
Andre Johnson (above) is one of several picks who bring youthful vitality to this All-Pro list. Ol' Ray Lewis makes it too

January 12, 2009 | Peter King
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

January 12, 2009 | Chris Mannix
The young Hawks have finally become an Eastern Conference force by trusting someone (almost) over 30

January 12, 2009 | Chris Mannix
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January 12, 2009 | Selena Roberts
IT'S CLOCK mismanagement. There are sunset times listed for each day of the calendar, and yet Brett Favre played past the flicker of streetlights one year ago, well into darkness by the end of the...