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September 28, 2009 | Volume 111, Issue 12

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Comerica Park Cover - Sports Illustrated September 28, 2009

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Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

September 28, 2009 | TERRY McDONELL
the news division at Time Inc. bought a house in Detroit. Why? Following the lead of editor-in-chief John Huey, the editors agreed that even Detroit's unequaled influence on the economic and...

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Isn't it curious that Tom Brady, the most successful quarterback of the last decade, wasn't worthy of one of your four covers? You do know, don't you, that you have only added fuel to the...

September 28, 2009 | CHRIS BALLARD
Stadium, revenue, ambition—everything is bigger in Texas now

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September 28, 2009 | David Epstein
Can Chicago afford the Olympics?

September 28, 2009 | David Epstein
A former Kentucky state lawmaker who is in jail on murder charges asked to be moved out of protective custody and into the general population so he could watch

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September 28, 2009 | MARK BECHTEL
A British soccer film that isn't really about British soccer

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The many aches and pains of Mike Hampton

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What smart fans should do this week

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Biermann couldn't resist a jab at the Dolphins' QB, whom he brought down twice in Week 1 to equal his 2008 sack total. Jennings, who led the Packers with 80 catches last year, was concerned after...

September 28, 2009 | As told to Sarah Kwak
The Baltimorean and former star is in on CBS

September 28, 2009 | Dan Patrick

September 28, 2009 | Edited by ELIZABETH McGARR

September 28, 2009 | Puzzle by Mike Baranack
Fill in answers as in a crossword—except the answers are numbers. For rows or columns with multiple clues, enter answers consecutively. The sum will equal the red total at the end of each...

September 28, 2009 | DAMON HACK
The Jets backed up their bravado by shutting down the Patriots and seizing early control of the AFC East

September 28, 2009 | Peter King
will no doubt find motivation in the fact that some are looking at the next two weeks, when Atlanta (2--0) and Baltimore (2--0) visit the suddenly vulnerable 1--1 Patriots, as a possible changing...

September 28, 2009 | RICHARD DEITSCH
Who's up, who's down

September 28, 2009 | LARS ANDERSON
Their offense turbocharged by a change at coordinator, the Auburn Tigers are piling up points and winning games

September 28, 2009 | Pablo S. Torre
At Florida A&M, practice begins with special teams. Coach does that to stress the value of the little things, which is apropos since his return man, 5'8" senior cornerback , is proving so...

September 28, 2009 | JOE SHEEHAN
The free-agent gold mine is in the class of 2010, but if you do insist on entering this year's market ... beware

September 28, 2009 | MARK BEECH
In his Chase debut Juan Pablo Montoya showed he has the speed—and the control—to be a Cup contender

September 28, 2009 | CHRIS MANNIX
Landing seemingly every punch he threw, Floyd Mayweather looked ready to take on the ring's best

September 28, 2009 | LEE JENKINS
No city has been harder hit by the economic downturn than Detroit, and that forced Tigers owner Mike Ilitch to take a most drastic measure: He raised the payroll and reinvested dramatically in his...

September 28, 2009 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Winless a year ago, bought into the message of its new coach, a former USC aide, and stunned the Trojans

September 28, 2009 | ALBERT CHEN
BYU's BCS hopes were crushed as the Cougars were manhandled by Florida State

September 28, 2009 | JIM TROTTER
For years the once great 49ers lacked direction, purpose and commitment. Not anymore. In his first full season as coach, Hall of Fame linebacker has San Francisco playing his way: intense,...

September 28, 2009 | GARY SMITH
At age 17 Bonnie Richardson won the Texas state track team championship all by herself. Then she did it again

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September 28, 2009 | PETER KING
SI's fearless NFL expert comments on all the latest news, buzz and inside information surrounding players. This is just a taste.

September 28, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
is bound to go postal, right? He has to have one of those full-on, spitting mad, temporarily insane YouTube moments we're accustomed to seeing from frustrated athletes. Sooner or later he will...