October 17, 2012

On SI.comThe stories from Sports Illustrated's Oct. 22, 2012 issue

More from last week's SI issue.

Tyrann Mathieu: The Honey Badger, a breakout star and Heisman finalist a season ago, is now exiled from the LSU program and is at a crossroads his family knows well. Read the cover story by Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel.

Photo Gallery: Ex-LSU star Tyrann Mathieu on and off the field

SI senior writer Pete Thamel discusses his cover story (co-authored with senior writer Thayer Evans) on former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu's exile from college football.

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We opened the voting on five of the polls featured in SI's new book Football's Greatest and fielded input on Facebook, Google+, Instagram (@sportsillustrated), and Twitter (@SInow)

See the results and cast your voteFootball's Greatest: The fans' votes

More NFL content from SI.com

Peter King:Eagles' firing won't solve their most pressing problemsDon Banks:Pressure shifts to Ravens' offense after key injuries on defenseChris Burke:Redskins turn RGIII loose: Rewatching Week 6's gamesKerry J. Byrne:Inside the Numbers: A historic performance by Aaron RodgersJim Trotter:Breaking down the NFL's major award races after Week 6NFL players' poll: Who is the league's most underrated player?

With seven weeks of college football already in the books, some key questions have emerged for fans. Can Manti Te'o and Notre Dame maintain the winning luck of the Irish? Will Alabama roll to its fourth national championship in four years? Is West Virginia's Geno Smith sill the front-runner to win the Heisman? In our annual Midseason Report, our experts analyze the season's first half, highlight the biggest surprises and flips, select the SI All-America first and second teams and tell what to expect in the coming weeks as we begin the countdown to the BCS Championship in Miami on Jan. 7.

More College Football content from SI.com

Cory McCartney:Who leads the pack at the season's midway point?Andy Staples:Power Rankings: Schools that still control their own BCS destinyStewart Mandel:A pseudo-controversy in the season's first BCS standings

Get complete coverage of the MLB postseason, including previews and analysis of every game -- plus postgame video reports from Tom Verducci.

SI.com's MLB Playoff Coverage | Full Postseason Schedule

A look back at memorable moments in MLB's League Championship Series historyOctober surprises: A look back at memorable out-of-nowhere playoff heroesInfamous blown calls in baseball's postseason history

A collection of the galleries you'll find this week on SI.com

Leading Off: The best sports photos of the weekChildhood photos of famous pro athletes, coachesClassic photos of ... Manute Bol | Alex Karras | Dwight HowardTennis players smashing racketsSuperfans of the week in college football

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