All Damon Hack Stories
Losses on the Giants' defensive line mean heavy duty for Justin Tuck in his first season as a full-time starter
Red Storm Rising
Behind the phenomenal Larry Fitzgerald and the ageless Kurt Warner, the Arizona Cardinals (!!!) are NFC champions. Next up for the NFL's new juggernaut: a Super Bowl XLIII date with the Pittsburgh Steelers—the model on which these Cardinals were built
With another tackle-breaking, ankle-snapping performance—180 yards, three TDs and a big W for the Vikings—Adrian Peterson simply confirmed that he's the most formidable force in football
Bang, Bang, Bang
With three four-win teams and the league's best 2--3 club, the NFC East is dominant once more. Does the division's brutal competitiveness take too much out of a team—or does it forge champions?
LEARNING TO PLAY NICE
To curb concussions, the NFL must get through to its players
His six-month suspension over, a seemingly focused John Daly returns to the PGA Tour next week
ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANNINGKIND
Pitted once more against the favored and flashy Patriots, Eli Manning and Big Blue proved superior on the biggest stage with a pulse-pounding victory in Super Bowl XLVI that will echo all the way to Canton
4 Cleveland BROWNS
The Holmgren era begins with some housecleaning and a healthy dose of hope
The Chill Is Gone
Will Leslie Frazier's calm coaching presence lead to long-term climate change in Minnesota?
A medical scare behind him, and inspired by a phone call from countryman Gary Player, South Africa's Trevor Immelman won the Masters with a brilliant display of ball striking
Joe Cool and the Gang
The Ravens advanced to Tennessee on the wings of a poised rookie quarterback and their ever-dominant D
A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE
Hey, the unbeaten Packers have worries too: Should they push for perfection, or rest up for the playoffs—and risk losing their edge?
3 New Orleans SAINTS
Don't expect much? Fine—this bunch is glad to sneak up on teams with their dynamic offense and a rejuvenated D