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February 05, 2007

FEATURES

SUPER BOWL XLIPREVIEW

42 | The outcomein Miami will hinge on a line-of-scrimmage mind game. Can Brian Urlacheroutsmart Peyton Manning?
by Tim Layden

IT'S ABOUTTIME
by Jeffri Chadiha

SHOWDOWNSHOWCASE
by Peter King

SUPER STATS
by David Sabino

TENNIS

50 Slam-Bang
Roger Federer's Australian Open win came as no surprise. Serena Williams'stitle march was shocking
by L. Jon Wertheim

HOCKEY

54 Going South
Home of many top scorers and an up-tempo style, the once lowly Southeast is nowthe NHL's best division
by Michael Farber

PROBASKETBALL

60 Trade Time?
As the NBA trade deadline nears, G.M.'s are working the phones but seemreluctant to make a move. Why?
by Ian Thomsen

PRO FOOTBALL

64 The Ritual
It was always a big game, but in its early days it was still just a game. Thenthe Super Bowl became a national holiday
by David Halberstam

Departments

6 Leading Off

14 Letters

17 Air andSpace
Move over, Miami. The ideal Super site is a part-Indy, part-Windy city that's amix of Colts and Bears fans
by Steve Rushin

18 Scorecard
Who's the greatest—Woods or Federer?
Remembering Barbaro
A history of bird-flipping

28 Faces in theCrowd

32 Players
First Person: Colts LB Cato June
Emeril teaches a saint to cook

80 Life ofReilly
Five young athletes from across the U.S. who play different sports—so what dothey have in common?
by Rick Reilly

Inside...

78 CollegeBasketball
Questions for the season's second half

79 OlympicSports
‚ñ∏ The fresh face of U.S. skating

Cover
PHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY
INSET PHOTOS: Chris Livingston/EPA (Dungy); Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(Smith)

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PHOTODALE ZANINE/US PRESSWIRE (HOCKEY)54 SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT In a tough intradivision clash, Thrashers center Bobby Holik leveled Vaclav Prospal of the Lightning. PHOTODAVID BERGMAN (MANNING) PHOTOBOB ROSATO (URLACHER) PHOTO1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)