After leading the Colts to a 7-4 record so far, rookie quarterback Andrew Luck makes his second appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Peter King describes the rise of the Colts -- a team with a rookie quarterback, a no-name roster and a cancer-stricken coach. It is a story that interim Indianapolis coach Bruce Arians says "is [meant] for Steven Spielberg."
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In this week's "Just My Type," Dan Patrick talks to Torii Hunter about choosing the Tigers, watching his son's football games and losing to his son in a 40-yard dash.
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Grant Wahl analyzes the key matchups between the Galaxy and the Dynamo in the upcoming MLS Cup.
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Since 1999 the Cleveland Browns have had 16 different starting quarterbacks and just two winning seasons. Mark Bechtel examines the Browns' search for stability and whether Brandon Weeden is the answer.
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Jeff Benedict profiles Ezekiel Ansah, a BYU senior from Ghana who two years ago played football for the first time and now is about to be near the top of every NFL team's draft board.
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Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is the nerdiest GM in the NBA. He also has possibly more on the line this season than anyone else, writes Chris Ballard.
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Tim Layden explores his relation to Hall of Famer Johnny Evers of Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance fame. Getting past the myth, Layden conducts a moving search into his family history and along the way comes face-to-face with one of the game's most historic baseballs.
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Arguing that the record books have become far too inclusive, Phil Taylor explains why Drew Brees' 5,476 passing yards and Jack Taylor's 138 points would have no place in his record books.
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