42 "It's Our Time"
With a heart-stopping comeback win for the AFC title, Tony Dungy's Colts finally lived up to their promise
by Michael Silver
46 In Rex He Trusts
Coach Lovie Smith's patience with quarterback Rex Grossman paid off
by Peter King
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50 Sultans of Swat
Part art and part science, NBA shot blocking is in short supply. Why?
by Chris Ballard
56 Pronk of the Plains
With a swing honed in North Dakota, Travis Hafner has made a name (and a nickname) for himself as a top hitter
by Franz Lidz
60 Playing with Pain
Alabama forward Jermareo Davidson, reeling from the deaths of two loved ones, has found solace on the court
by Grant Wahl
How Did They Pull That Off?
An inside look at the three trick plays that the Broncos ran to earn a Fiesta Bowl victory so spectacular that even the losers knew they'd been part of something special
By Austin Murphy
6 Leading Off
15 Air and Space
The ever-more-pointless worlds we're out to conquer
by Steve Rushin
The strange ways of Michael Vick
Did dashed dreams lead to murder?
25 Faces in the Crowd
78 Life of Reilly
The best hoops coach (with the sweetest deal) you've never heard of
by Rick Reilly
74 The NHL
Dressing for success
75 College Basketball
Marquette's precocious point guard
76 The NBA
Chris Webber transforms the Pistons
The heat is on in Australia
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