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September 17, 2012 | Volume 117, Issue 11

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Peyton  Manning Cover - Sports Illustrated September 17, 2012

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Stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles at this late juncture doesn't seem to accomplish much, except to brand him as a cheat among cheats. With so many cyclists either...

September 17, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
Nate Silver, the mind behind the must-read political blog FiveThirtyEight, honed his forecasting skills in the world of sports

September 17, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
For more from Nate Silver on sports, go to SI.com

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September 17, 2012 | RICHARD DEITSCH
Jon Gruden now owns Monday Night Football, and rightly so. But he could be even better

September 17, 2012 | RICHARD DEITSCH
In order to prevent injuries, the Napoli soccer club, currently in second place in Italy's Serie A, has banned its players from having sex for two days before every match

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HOT: BRUCE ALMIGHTY

September 17, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
DYLAN BEASLEY

September 17, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
After he overheard Bridgette Johnson tell her 12-year-old son, James, that the sneakers he wanted were too expensive, Baylor point guard Pierre Jackson—who happened to be shopping at the same...

September 17, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
Since 2005 no team in college football has endured more stomach-flipping switchbacks and hairpin turns than the Arkansas Razorbacks. If the past is prologue, last week's shocking loss to...

September 17, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
Matt Barkley's 187 passing yards weren't overwhelming, but six TDs keep him in the top spot. At the other end of the race Montee Ball, Marcus Lattimore and Tyler Wilson dropped considerably. Each...

September 17, 2012 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
The wait is over, the verdict is in: Peyton Manning's commanding performance against Pittsburgh put to rest questions as to whether he could regain his old form and turn the Broncos into...

September 17, 2012 | PABLO S. TORRE
After Robert Griffin III's picture-perfect debut, the quarterbacking future in the nation's capital looks promising

September 17, 2012 | MICHAEL ROSENBERG
Andrew Luck's turnover-riddled debut felt eerily familiar—and it did little to shake the faith of his teammates

September 17, 2012 | PETER KING
Not every debut was as smashing as Peyton Manning's or RG3's. Here, some hot-and-cold first impressions of the 2012 season

September 17, 2012 | KELLI ANDERSON
Eleven years after he lost his legs and nearly his life in a gruesome crash, former open-wheel driver Alex Zanardi is still a speed racer—as a decorated Paralympic handcyclist

September 17, 2012 | ANDY STAPLES
Daron Roberts had the desire and credentials to be the President, so how did he end up as the cornerbacks coach at West Virginia?

September 17, 2012 | ANDY STAPLES
Watch a segment about Roberts on Sports Illustrated, on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.

September 17, 2012 | THOMAS LAKE
Thirteen years ago, NFL receiver Rae Carruth conspired to kill his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn son. The child has not only survived but thrived—thanks to the unwavering love of his...