About This Week's Cover
What could deer antler spray, holographic stickers and negatively charged water offer to professional athletes? David Epstein and George Dohrmann explore S.W.A.T.S -- Sports with Alternatives to Steroids -- a two-man company run out of the back of a gym near Birmingham, Alabama and how it suddenly gained access to Ray Lewis, Vijay Singh, Johnny Damon and the Alabama football team.
Who ya got? In the main event, we have Niners' golden boy Colin Kaepernick versus the Ravens' polarizing quarterback Joe Flacco. Two QBs, two contrasting passing attacks. SI.com has complete coverage of their upcoming battle at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, including game predictions, matchups you shouldn't miss, players to watch, a live game blog and the losing team report.
Rob Mahoney on Rajon Rondo: "With Rondo out for the season, the Celtics will struggle to stay afloat. Nothing in Boston could possibly be the same, as the absence of so talented a distributor will create an undue burden on rest of the team
Click through SI.com's gallery of the top 100 Super Bowl pictures shot by SI photographers, which features at least one photo from every game.
Complete Super Bowl XLVII Coverage
Check into SI.com to get all the in-depth and up-to-the minute coverage of Super Bowl XLVII including daily video updates, analysis and postgame reaction from Peter King, Jim Trotter, Don Banks and the rest of the SI team at SI.com/nfl/super-bowl.
Jim Trotter: Getting inside the innovative offensive mind of the Niners' Greg Roman
Don Banks: Once again, Super Bowl Media Day lived up to expectations
Ben Reiter: Niners' offensive success can be attributed to their offensive line
Video: Peter King separates fact from fiction
Video: Storylines to watch in Super Bowl XLVII
Gallery: Top Super Bowl offensive performers
Gallery: Super Bowl's best defensive games
March is Almost Near
The Atlantic 10 is showing that even a lesser known conference can feature some of the nation's best basketball. Between VCU's stifling defense and La Salle's penchant to upset the bigger names, the A-10 is helping create the tremendous parity that is widespread in college basketball this season. Luke Winn, Seth Davis and Andy Glockner cover all the necessary bases at SI.com/cbb.
Luke Winn: Michigan tops this week's College Basketball Power Rankings
Andy Glockner: Chaos hits the Bubble Watch after another weekend of big upsets
Seth Davis: Fast Break brings you the best and worst of the week in college hoops.
Kelli Anderson: Butler's Rotnei Clarke is learning from his injury.
Wahl to Wahl
Read Grant Wahl's reaction to the U.S.'s listless 0-0 draw against Canada and his upcoming thoughts about the Feb. 6 World Cup qualifier against Honduras.
Avi Creditor: USA-Canada player ratings
Tom Dart: U.S. shows little promise in draw with Canada
Ben Lyttleton: Mario Balotelli's departure from City may cost other jobs
Signing Day Central
Get the latest Signing Day coverage, including the latest news and trends, from Andy Staples, Stewart Mandel and Ben Glicksman as well as the latest rankings from Rivals.com.
Stewart Mandel: Brady Hoke is holding his own with Michigan's recruiting class
Stewart Mandel: Recruiting rule changes will allow kids no freedom and make life harder for coaches
Ben Glicksman: These quarterback recruits could make an instant impact in 2013.