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September 17, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 11

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Randy Moss Cover - Sports Illustrated September 17, 2007

September 17, 2007
Titaned Up

September 17, 2007
Time and Tide

September 17, 2007 | Phil Taylor
"If you saw it, remember it, and tell your grandchildren"

September 17, 2007 | As told to Andrew Lawrence
THE RECEIVER might have been a senior at Ohio State this year, back to avenge that Jan. 8 title game loss to Florida. Instead, Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr., a second-team All-America and a...

September 17, 2007
WHO'S Hot

September 17, 2007
What is your favorite road trip?

September 17, 2007 | Albert Chen
AFTER BEING CALLED UP to the big leagues on Aug. 9, Rick Ankiel became the kind of player that receives standing ovations even on the road. He had pulled off an improbable transformation, from...

September 17, 2007
Lowered By Jamaica's Asafa Powell, his world record in the 100 meters, with a time of 9.74 seconds at the Rieti Grand Prix in Rieti, Italy, on Sunday. Powell (below) set the previous record of...

September 17, 2007
28 Years it had been since Georgia's, Miami's, Michigan's and Notre Dame's football teams lost on the same day before all lost last Saturday.

September 17, 2007
A Brewers runner was thrown out at third base after manager Ned Yost's scratch of a mosaquito bite was misinterpreted as the steal sign.

September 17, 2007
ICHIRO SUZUKI Mariners outfielder, on why he ran out of the baseline to escape a potential rundown: "I hate being touched by other people. I'd rather run away from them."

September 17, 2007 | Tom Verducci
Baltimore has hit rock bottom—or so its fans hope

September 17, 2007 | Tom Verducci
WHO is the greatest team player in NBA history? Bill Russell, with 11 championships in 13 years? Or Michael Jordan, with six rings in the modern era? That debate may never be settled, but there's...

September 17, 2007 | Elizabeth Newman
Fresh face: Roger Federer's looming opponent

September 17, 2007
YANKEES PITCHER

September 17, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
Sixty minutes—no rest—keep the NHL star young

September 17, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
CHELIOS'S TRAINING DAYS don't end when he returns to his beachfront Malibu home. He'll often take 40-mile bike rides along the Pacific Coast Highway, then spend the afternoon paddle-surfing for as...

September 17, 2007 | Bill Syken
A new film celebrates a sports bar where real athletes hung

September 17, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
The actor-comedian fronts MLB's playoffs ad campaign

September 17, 2007 | Bill Syken
MANY FANS envy the life of a sportswriter. Many sportswriters would envy S.L. Price—specifically, the assignment the SI senior writer landed in 2003, reporting for a year from a temporary home in...

September 17, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

September 17, 2007
Spencer Simon SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. > TENNIS Spencer, a freshman at Santa Barbara High, won the singles title at the USTA Boys' 14 National Championships at McFarlin Tennis Center in San Antonio....

September 17, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Week 1 of the NFL season put Super Bowl contenders to the test, and the AFC power with the most to prove answered resoundingly as the Chargers stared down a stiff challenge from the Bears and sent...

September 17, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Pick the Winners

September 17, 2007 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
After a phenomenal Pats debut, the big question now is, Can Randy Moss be stopped?

September 17, 2007 | PETER KING

September 17, 2007 | AUSTIN MURPHY

September 17, 2007 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Who's on Top?

September 17, 2007 | Mark Beech
Kentucky and Louisville have all the makings for a special rivalry, but the two schools can't seem to agree on a date

September 17, 2007 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Not every top team got a scare last week. Here are the three powers that made the most impressive statements in Week 2

September 17, 2007 | S.L. PRICE
In winning his fourth straight U.S. Open crown and 12th Grand Slam title, Roger Federer left little doubt that no one in the world does anything as well as he plays tennis

September 17, 2007 | S.L. PRICE
Serving It Up

September 17, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD

September 17, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
Blog On

September 17, 2007
The 26-race marathon regular season is finally over, and now the grind really starts for these 12 drivers. The qualifiers for the 2007 Chase for the Nextel Cup, they will spend the next 10...

September 17, 2007 | Lars Anderson

September 17, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Setting the Pace

September 17, 2007 | MARK BEECH

September 17, 2007
The NFL The Cowboys' defense still has plenty of work to do • Will the Colts be ready for the Titans' ground attack this time? • Dr. Z: Patriots over Chargers

September 17, 2007 | Ben Reiter
D Lite in Big D Don't celebrate just yet, Cowboys—that supercharged Wade Phillips defense still needs a jolt of energy

September 17, 2007 | Ben Reiter
Lately the Titans have given the Super Bowl-champion Colts a better game than the Patriots have. Indianapolis has beaten fellow conference strong boy New England three straight but only split its...

September 17, 2007 | Ben Reiter
The Patriots are gearing up for their Super Bowl run with the best group of free agents money can buy. They put on a dazzling show against the Jets on Sunday. The Chargers are approaching the 2007...

September 17, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Throwing Deep There's no reason for any pitching and moaning among the Mets, who have a new abundance of capable starters

September 17, 2007 | Jon Heyman
One name that's been linked to the soon-to-be-vacant Royals managing job is Buck Martinez, a longtime K.C. catcher who last managed Team USA in the 2006 WBC.... Although one assistant G.M. said...

September 17, 2007 | E.M. Swift
Golden Girls With a world title and an all-around champ in Shawn Johnson, the U.S. has become the team to beat in Beijing

September 17, 2007 | E.M. Swift
Since winning the silver medal at the 2004 Olympics, the U.S. men's gymnastics team has been in a funk. But now it has reestablished itself as a medal contender for Beijing. Though returning...

September 17, 2007 | Phil Taylor
Time to Shine If UCLA expects to challenge USC and Cal for Pac-10 supremacy, heralded QB Ben Olson has to raise his game

September 17, 2007 | Phil Taylor
1 For Nebraska to upset No. 1 USC this Saturday, quarterback Sam Keller needs to cut down on his mistakes. In a 20--17 win at Wake Forest, the Arizona State transfer had three turnovers and...

September 17, 2007 | Kelli Anderson
Ready or Not After a summer with its program in turmoil, Miami Northwestern gets its shot at top-ranked Southlake Carroll

September 17, 2007 | Kelli Anderson
St. Rita at Mount Carmel, Sept. 14 Defense will decide this matchup of Chicago schools. The St. Rita Mustangs, the defending Illinois 7A champions, feature DE Darius Fleming (right), who had 105...

September 17, 2007 | Kelli Anderson
EVENLY MATCHED Border bragging rights will have to wait till next year: Crosstown—but across the state line—rivals Arkansas High (Texarkana, Ark.) and Texas High (Texarkana, Texas) played to a...

September 17, 2007 | Kelli Anderson
1 CARROLL (Southlake, Texas) 1--0 Dragons favored in showdown of the year vs. Northwestern

September 17, 2007 | Rick Reilly
HEY, DUDE, haven't had a date since the Fig Festival 12 years ago? Are you about as cool as a Bob Dole bumper sticker? Do girls walk by you like you're running a seminar on jock itch?

September 17, 2007 | David Epstein
Indy's defense leads the list of those who proved their worth in Week 1

September 17, 2007 | David Sabino
QUARTERBACK

September 17, 2007
QUARTERBACK

September 17, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
The FedEx Cup is good fun, but it could use a little more focus

September 17, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
by JAMES P. HERRE

September 17, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Tiger Woods reportedly signs a $100 million deal with Gatorade

September 17, 2007 | GARY VAN SICKLE

September 17, 2007 | JIM GORANT
Atwal investigation nears an end

September 17, 2007 | JIM GORANT
$75 million

September 17, 2007 | Don DiJulia
who: Tiger Woods

September 17, 2007 | Don DiJulia
Who will win the FedEx Cup?