The Lineup

October 17, 2004

Departments

4 Leading Off

11 Letters

12 Catching Up With...

15 Air and Space

Manute Bol is in dire straits, but he has only thanks for God and the U.S. by Steve Rushin

18 Scorecard

• Phil puts Kobe, Shaq on couch

• Caminiti dies suddenly at 41

• Pippen hangs up sneakers

27 Faces in the Crowd

33 Players

88 The Life of Reilly

Lots of jokes at the Cotton Bowl, but only Sooners laughed by Rick Reilly

Inside ...

82 College Football

• Cowboys' galloping back

• Wisconsin's Badgering defense

84 The NFL

• Warner stands tall with Giants

• Stokley gives Colts third threat

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

46 They're at It Again

The Red Sox and Yankees began yet another epic confrontation

by Tom Verducci

52 Power Play

The Cardinals slugged their way into a matchup with the Astros

by Daniel G. Habib

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

58 Nothing Comes Easy

The No. 1 Trojans got past Cal, but how long can they keep it up?

by Austin Murphy

PRO FOOTBALL

66 A League of Their Own

The Patriots marched to an NFL-record 19th straight victory

by Peter King

72 Three Days, One Life

A weekend of games tells a lot about New England's Richard Seymour

by Charles P. Pierce

Cover

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAMIAN STROHMEYER

INSET PHOTO: ROBERT BECK

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COLOR PHOTOCHUCK SOLOMON HOME STAND Outfielders (from left) Hideki Matsui, Bernie Williams and Gary Sheffield wait out a pitching change in Yankee Stadium during the ALDS (page 46).

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