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Apr 23, 2012

ANOTHER URBAN RENEWAL

New Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has brought his cutthroat SEC mentality to the Big Ten while also achieving a better work-life balance—for now

Feb 04, 2013

THE MADDEST 2 MINUTES IN SPORTS

FOUR OF THE LAST FIVE SUPER BOWLS HAVE BEEN DECIDED ON THE FINAL DRIVE. IF THE PAST IS PROLOGUE, THIS YEAR'S CHAMPIONSHIP COULD WELL COME DOWN TO A TWO-MINUTE DRILL—AND TO HOW WELL JOE FLACCO OR COLIN KAEPERNICK HANDLES THE PRESSURE WHEN THE CLOCK IS TICK ... TICK ... TICKING

Sep 06, 2010

Last Stand?

Under fire for reasons on and off the field, Rich Rodriguez enters Week 1 with much already at stake

Sep 02, 2013

6 Houston TEXANS

Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt can't do everything for a D that under-achieved last year. A rehabbed Brian Cushing will bolster an otherwise sad-sack pass rush

Jan 17, 2011

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AUBURN 22, OREGON 19

Austin Murphy reports as the game of the year goes down to the last play ... ... after a medley of stout defense, missed opportunities and strange plays

Jul 28, 2014

PAIN STAKING

THE SAINTS' SUPER BOWL HOPES, WHICH ARE OH-SO-VERY-REAL, ARE HITCHED TO THEIR 35-YEAR-OLD QUARTERBACK, WHO GAVE SI AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT HIS OFF-SEASON TRAINING REGIMEN. THE LESSON: DREW BREES IS NOT LIKE YOU AND ME, BUT IT DOESN'T MEAN YOU HAVE TO BE AN ALL-PRO TO REAP THE BENEFITS OF FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

Oct 27, 2008

5 NEW ORLEANS Hornets

This on-the-cusp team raided the world champs for a veteran with a winning touch

Sep 12, 2011

The Start of Something Big

Too early to play everybody's favorite parlor game, BCS 2012? Never. LSU has the eye of a January tiger. Oregon, good-bye. And Boise State? Fixing to make yet another mess of the championship calculus

Aug 17, 2009

18 OREGON STATE

Defensive pride drives the Beavers' run at their first Rose Bowl bid in 44 years

Sep 03, 2012

FINISHED

Lance Armstrong's decision not to contest the doping charges leveled against him ends a career and an era

Mar 22, 2010

Clipped Wings

With the season suspension of quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, the Pac-10 champ Ducks drop back to the pack

Jun 03, 2013

Geathers Family Values

FROM DOWN ALONG THE BLACK RIVER IN SOUTH CAROLINA, FOOTBALL'S FIRST FAMILY OF D-LINEMEN JUST KEEPS SENDING ITS SONS TO THE PROS. THE BLOODLINES ARE STRONG—AND SO ARE THE LESSONS PASSED FROM ONE GENERATION TO THE NEXT

Dec 30, 2013

I Am (More Than) Robot Megatron

In the debate over whether the latest, greatest wide receiving machine is, in fact, an upgrade over the older model, judgment may very well come down to this question: what can Calvin Johnson do for Detroit in January—and when will he get the chance?

Aug 11, 2008

Dissecting the Spread

Architect of Texas Tech's high-octane offense, coach Mike Leach reveals QB Graham Harrell's progressions in DOUBLE SLOT RIP Y-CROSS