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November 29, 2010 | Volume 113, Issue 20

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Michael Vick Cover - Sports Illustrated November 29, 2010

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Thanks for the cover story on the Giants' amazing World Series win. When Brian Wilson blew strike three past Nelson Cruz, tears of joy rolled down my cheeks. I thought about my dad being a...

November 29, 2010 | BILL CLINTON
Why bringing the World Cup to the U.S. is a worthy goal for all

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Who's Hot

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November 29, 2010 | Michael Farber
Pat Burns (1952--2010): Hockey's regular guy and exceptional coach

November 29, 2010 | Michael Farber
The University of Maryland has started a club team whose mission is to "encourage and facilitate the involvement of as many people as possible in competitive eating."

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Rudy Gay

November 29, 2010 | Albert Chen
Is a scuba surge hurting college football? Just ask Oregon

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Royal and Lucic hit the Web after recent movie viewing—Royal after seeing ESPN's The Best That Never Was (about Dupree, a former Oklahoma RB) and Lucic after seeing Casino. "I looked up [the main...

November 29, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

November 29, 2010 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Malcolm Brown

November 29, 2010 | ADAM DUERSON
Charting the life of the ultimate hustler

November 29, 2010 | JIM TROTTER
Thanks to second-year QB Josh Freeman and a raft of talented rookies, no one is laughing at Tampa Bay

November 29, 2010 | Peter King
By Week 12 one or two teams in each conference have usually distanced themselves from the pack. Not so this season, which makes matchups like the one between 7--3 Green Bay and 8--2 Atlanta so...

November 29, 2010 | DAVID SABINO
There's no I in team, but there are players who are thriving—or fading—because of the talent around them

November 29, 2010 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
The Huskies' quarterback admirably wanted to build on a stellar 2009, but his draft stock took a big hit

November 29, 2010 | STEWART MANDEL
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has done a remarkable job turning around the Huskers, but his sideline demeanor is over the top. School chancellor Harvey Perlman expressed dismay to the media after...

November 29, 2010 | S.L. Price
Admit it: You can't turn away. The rebirth of Michael Vick—the most compelling story of the 2010 NFL season—is forcing the league and its millions of fans to confront uneasy questions about crime,...

November 29, 2010 | Lars Anderson
In the greatest performance of his career, Jimmie Johnson ended a Chase to remember by coming from behind in Miami to win a fifth straight championship

November 29, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
The Sprint Cup is staying put for at least another year. Here are the other prized performers of the 2010 season

November 29, 2010 | Michael Farber
The best pure shooter in hockey today is Steven Stamkos, whose scoring prowess is lifting Tampa Bay into the ranks of the contenders in the East

November 29, 2010 | Ian Thomsen
Over the summer Chris Paul said he'd consider leaving New Orleans unless the Hornets made a commitment to get better. The team listened—and now it's riding high

November 29, 2010 | Grant Wahl
Often-ignored Colorado capped off a stunning playoff run by winning the first championship in franchise history

November 29, 2010 | Chris Ballard
After a promising junior season as a coxswain at Cal, she learned she was in the late stages of cancer. The next year was her best

November 29, 2010 | PHIL TAYLOR
Cody Ross had just finished lunch with a friend at a restaurant near his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., last week when the bill came and Ross noticed that they hadn't been charged for their drinks.