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August 20, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 8

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Emmanuel Moody Cover - Sports Illustrated August 20, 2007

August 20, 2007
Not Having a Ball After Jaguars defensive end James Wyche (90) got a grip on Trent Green last Saturday, the Dolphins quarterback lost his. It was a rough start for the newly acquired Green, who...

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
A grizzled O-line looks for redemption after the BCS blowout

August 20, 2007 | Stewart Mandel
Last year was special, but even better days could be ahead

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
The Hogs will make a run if their quarterback passes the test

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
All around Happy Valley, there are smiles about the defense

August 20, 2007 | Luke Winn
A ball-hawking safety thrives on pickoffs and prayers

August 20, 2007 | Lars Anderson
A pass-rushing star with one tough critic leads a stellar D

August 20, 2007 | Lars Anderson
An old hand has given the Vols a new offense to play with

August 20, 2007 | Ted Keith
A transfer QB is ready to restore the Huskers' past glory

August 20, 2007 | Ted Keith
A young quarterback has learned the hard way how to lead

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
The Bears are counting on their money player to deliver

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] HOW THEY'LL FINISH

August 20, 2007 | Stewart Mandel
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] HOW THEY'LL FINISH

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] HOW THEY'LL FINISH

August 20, 2007 | Ted Keith
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] HOW THEY'LL FINISH

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] How They'll Finish

August 20, 2007 | Lars Anderson
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.] HOW THEY'LL FINISH

August 20, 2007 | Luke Winn
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

August 20, 2007 | COMPILED BY STEWART MANDEL AND AUSTIN MURPHY

August 20, 2007 | COMPILED BY STEWART MANDEL AND AUSTIN MURPHY
Crystal Ball

August 20, 2007
Baseball After a disastrous stint as a closer, the Indians' Fausto Carmona is now a dominant starter • Jermaine Dye gives the White Sox good reason to keep him

August 20, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Starting Point

August 20, 2007 | Jon Heyman
With David Ortiz struggling at the plate because of a bad left shoulder, the Red Sox must regret not getting Jermaine Dye from the White Sox at the trade deadline. Headed for free agency after the...

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
Running Hot

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
A Cup team insider dishes on the hottest topics in NASCAR.

August 20, 2007 | Rick Reilly
HEY, JOHN MADDEN, if I were you, I'd nail the doors of the Maddencruiser shut. You've got some NFL players who'd like to put your head in a vise until it goes Boom!

August 20, 2007
Grand Slams

August 20, 2007 | Richard Hoffer
A pitcher turned slugger is summer's happiest story

August 20, 2007 | Reported by Ben Reiter
HE'LL BE a free agent this fall, and so, the conventional (and cynical) wisdom went, this was to be the year that Andruw Jones's statistics soared. Instead, the 30-year-old Braves centerfielder...

August 20, 2007
WHO'S Hot

August 20, 2007
Which is the best big league park to hit in?

August 20, 2007
In many ways the Discovery Channel team has been cycling's model franchise since its inception, in 1989. Its riders—Lance Armstrong, mostly—have won eight of the last nine Tours de France and, at...

August 20, 2007
Wooed By the Celtics, 41-year-old former Pacers guard Reggie Miller, who may end his two-year retirement to join Boston this season. Miller, who has worked as a TNT analyst for the last two...

August 20, 2007
2 Tigers who have homered twice in the same inning: Hall of Famer Al Kaline in 1955 and Magglio Ordoñez on Sunday against the A's.

August 20, 2007
A youth football tournament in Cincinnati called the Peace Bowl was halted when a man was fatally shot near the field.

August 20, 2007
TOM WOLFE Detroit-area physician and one of 113 Michigan fans who paid $2,500 for a two-day Wolverines fantasy camp: "I would have paid more if I had to. There is nothing like getting yelled at by...

August 20, 2007
Jocks with downtime have often dabbled in pro wrestling

August 20, 2007
Linebacker Scott Fujita missed the Saints' preseason opener after bruising his foot on a team field trip to a water park. Coach Sean Payton held a competition to see who could go the farthest on a...

August 20, 2007
Some may think that housebreaking wee-wee pads with the quarterback's picture would be more appropriate, but a website is selling chew toys in Michael Vick's likeness. The site...

August 20, 2007 | David Epstein
Two LSU Tigers are turning DPs for the Cubs

August 20, 2007
LIONS WR

August 20, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
How NHL All-Star Martin St. Louis builds leg strength and stays fast

August 20, 2007 | Adam Duerson
After two years on the sidelines, a Madden alternative is back

August 20, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
The former heavyweight champ, 47, is launching a career as an actor

August 20, 2007 | Adam Duerson
HOW IS THE top pick in the NBA draft spending his summer? Hanging out at his mom's house in Indiana, eating Double Chocolate Cookie Crisp and working his way through a giant piece of watermelon...

August 20, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
Watch to watch and watch for

August 20, 2007
Shauneen Garrahan FAIRFAX STATION, VA. > Track and Field Garrahan, a recent graduate of Amherst College, was named most outstanding athlete at the NCAA Division III meet after winning the 5,000-...

August 20, 2007 | David Epstein
Top Sports Mustaches

August 20, 2007 | TOM VERDUCCI

August 20, 2007 | TOM VERDUCCI
Playoff Push

August 20, 2007 | PETER KING

August 20, 2007 | PETER KING
A Cut Above

August 20, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK

August 20, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Unbeatable

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
BOISE STATE JUNIOR

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
Fab Freshmen

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
WEST VIRGINIA JUNIOR

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
MICHIGAN SENIOR

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
Survey Says . . .

August 20, 2007

August 20, 2007 | GENE MENEZ

August 20, 2007 | GENE MENEZ
Team by Team

August 20, 2007
SI's TOP 20

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
A singular group of linebackers leads the stacked Trojans

August 20, 2007 | Lars Anderson
A top defender puts off the NFL for a shot at a title

August 20, 2007 | Lars Anderson
A budding legend is set to lead the defending champions

August 20, 2007 | Stewart Mandel
Look out, America. Pat White is ready to show off his arm

August 20, 2007 | Luke Winn
A new coach figures to keep the Cardinals' offense flying

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
The Wolverines have unfinished business to take care of

August 20, 2007 | Phil Taylor
Set for a title run, the Hokies will lift spirits in Blacksburg

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
Wanted: a running game to aid one of the nation's top QBs

August 20, 2007 | Austin Murphy
Untested players in key roles will define Sooners' season

August 20, 2007 | Mark Beech
A seasoned defense will keep the Badgers in the Big Ten hunt

August 20, 2007 | Peter King
I THINK . . . By Peter King

August 20, 2007 | Adam Duerson