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November 15, 2010 | Volume 113, Issue 18

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Cam Newton Cover - Sports Illustrated November 15, 2010

November 15, 2010 | JOE POSNANSKI
Baseball's nicest man was also one of its shrewdest managers

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Who's Hot

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

November 15, 2010 | Austin Murphy
With the death of Andy Irons, surfing loses a troubled but brilliant champion

November 15, 2010 | Austin Murphy
The New York Jets have begun fining quarterback Mark Sanchez every time he exhibits poor body language in practice.

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Scott Gordon

November 15, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
Low-profile pickups could pay off big next baseball season

November 15, 2010 | Ben Reiter
A new film puts an adventurer's worst nightmare to celluloid

November 15, 2010 | Dan Patrick
Brian Urlacher

November 15, 2010 | Andrew Lawrence
Irony in a friendly Philly free-for-all

November 15, 2010 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Chance Anthony

November 15, 2010 | TIM LAYDEN
Zenyatta finally lost a race, but not before she made a riveting run in the Breeders' Cup Classic that burnished her legacy

November 15, 2010 | Peter King
"Donovan's our quarterback," Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Sunday night. "One hundred percent." Since Shanahan yanked Donovan McNabb for the final two minutes of Washington's Week 8 loss to...

November 15, 2010 | ANDREW PERLOFF
Seeing wilder and more spectacular catches this season? It's all about the superadhesive gloves

November 15, 2010 | DAVID SABINO
It's time to abandon those preseason preconceptions and pick up the guys who are getting it done

November 15, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
Brandon Weeden's shoulder derailed his baseball career; now his right arm has Oklahoma State flying

November 15, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
To watch an interview with Auburn coach Gene Chizik, go to For highlights of the interview, snap a photo of this JAGTAG with your phone. Verizon and AT&T customers can...

November 15, 2010 | STEWART MANDEL
LSU coach Les Miles can finally put all those hot seat rumors to bed. Not only are his Tigers 8--1 and back in the top five, but by upsetting Alabama last Saturday, he finally endeared himself to...

November 15, 2010 | GARY VAN SICKLE
For better or, more likely, worse, parity has arrived as the game waits for the next big thing to take charge

November 15, 2010 | GRANT WAHL
Chris Wondolowski coaches youth soccer—and moonlights as MLS's top scorer and San Jose's playoff catalyst

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Every basketball fan should take the time to marvel at the Oklahoma City Thunder. It is truly remarkable and commendable that in these Twitter-infused, me-first modern times there is still a group...

November 15, 2010 | Austin Murphy
TCU unleashed its purple power against No. 6 Utah last Saturday, staking its claim to a shot at the national championship. But with college football's power brokers profiting from the status quo...

November 15, 2010 | Austin Murphy
It cannot happen, but what's the harm in dreaming of a playoff for the 2010 season? Sixteen teams (11 conference champs and five at-large teams), 15 games over four weeks and infinite bliss.

November 15, 2010 | ANDY STAPLES
In a not-so-absurdly-early look at a title game between Auburn and Oregon, one thing is certain: They will score and score

November 15, 2010 | Jim Trotter
One of the NFL's most storied rivalries has been reborn, as the long-suffering Raiders and Chiefs, led by a wave of young players, duke it out for a division title

November 15, 2010 | Jim Trotter
Five of the most memorable matchups in a half century of Chiefs versus Raiders

November 15, 2010 | Chris Mannix
Would you entrust your rookie stud to Gilbert Arenas? The Wizards have, and the mercurial guard is settling into the job as a most unlikely mentor to John Wall

November 15, 2010 | Sarah Kwak
New Jersey went out on a limb—and way out of character—to sign scoring sensation Ilya Kovalchuk, betting its season and its future on number 17

November 15, 2010 | MICHAEL FARBER
Pheidippides probably didn't make his heroic run after the Battle of Marathon, but that didn't stop thousands of people from celebrating its anniversary—and the classic test of endurance it...

November 15, 2010 | PHIL TAYLOR
Coach Kurt Keller never has to worry about that dreaded call from the cops informing him that one of his players is in lockup. Everyone on his team is already there. Several boys who try out for...