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Inside: The Week In Sports

Aug. 27, 2007
Aug. 27, 2007

Table of Contents
Aug. 27, 2007

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Baseball
U.S. Open Preview
2008 Beijing Olympics
High School Football
NEW ORLEANS

Inside: The Week In Sports

Olympic Sports
Introducing the newest queen of U.S. gymnastics, Shawn Johnson • The Hamm twins begin their bid for a trip to Beijing

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The NFL
Joey Harrington tries to pick up the pieces for the Falcons—and turn around his career • Drew Brees still has that '06 magic

NASCAR
The Hendrick and Gibbs teams cement their superpower status • Toyota might get bigger names, but will it have the horsepower?

X MARKS THE SPOT Reigning Olympic all-around gymnastics champion Paul Hamm won the floor exercise at the U.S. nationals last Friday, his first competition since winning gold in Athens three years ago. Hamm also finished fourth in the pommel horse during the four-day event in San Jose (page 94).

PHOTOPhotograph by Peter Read Miller