Inside: The Week In Sports

Jan. 23, 2006
Jan. 23, 2006

Table of Contents
Jan. 23, 2006

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Air and Space
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
NFL Playoffs
Pro Basketball
  • The U.S. nationals were replete with fine skating, but the show was stolen by the absent Michelle Kwan, who won a controversial berth on the Olympic team, despite not being healthy enough to defend her title

College Basketball
The Big Man
Life of Reilly

Inside: The Week In Sports

Mavericks' future is in good hands with young point guard Devin Harris • Trail Blazers' backcourt has a familiar feel • Scout: Bulls' Ben Gordon too foul-prone

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College Basketball
Five productive low-post players fly under the radar • Kentucky has issues on offense and on defense • Arizona's problems start with Mustafa Shakur

Olympic Sports
No driver is tougher than Todd Hays, an ex-linebacker who could win two bobsled medals in Turin • Why Daron Rahlves is the Olympic downhill favorite

Highly touted Phil Kessel struggled at the World Juniors but is determined to prove the hype is deserved • Rookie Antero Niittymaki solidifies Flyers in net

PHOTOPhotograph by Bob MartinWEB GEM Daron Rahlves bolstered his standing as the most successful downhiller in U.S. history by winning his ninth career World Cup race in that event last Saturday in Wengen, Switzerland.