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Inside: The Week In Sports

Dec. 10, 2007
Dec. 10, 2007

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Dec. 10, 2007

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
SI Fantasy Plus
SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Sportsman of the Year
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
HOCKEY
PRO BASKETBALL
  • With his childlike enthusiasm and spectacular athleticism, rebounding and dunking savant Dwight Howard, in only his fourth year, has quickly turned the NBA into his own Magic kingdom

SPORTS MEDICINE
THE STORY OF THE BEST NAME IN SPORTS
  • Members of the Rolle clan, descended from freed slaves in the Bahamas, have left their mark on football, baseball, basketball, track and other college and pro sports in the U.S.

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Inside: The Week In Sports

The NFL
With Marvin Harrison out, Reggie Wayne has emerged as the Colts' go-to guy • Peter King's early look at the draft's top quarterback prospects • Dr. Z's Forecast: Patriots over Steelers

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High School Football
A look at some of the breakout players of the year and the colleges that want them • Washington lands a pair of top five in-state recruits • De La Salle goes for its 16th straight section title

Tennis
Led by Andy Roddick and James Blake, the U.S. overpowered Russia in the Davis Cup final for its first victory in 12 years and a sweet reminder of the good old days of American domination

The NBA
With Allen Iverson gone, Andre Iguodala is now the face of the Sixers franchise. Is he up to the challenge? • Stephen Jackson's return from a suspension has the Warriors on a tear

College Basketball
A team of Big Easy natives has New Orleans cooking up a surprise for the rest of the Sun Belt Conference • The ACC needs a stiffer test than it's getting in the ACC—Big Ten Challenge

TUCK IT IN Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tried to take off up the middle in the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 24--10 win over the Bengals on Sunday, but Justin Smith (90) and Robert Geathers put that plan on hold.

PHOTOPhotograph by Gene J. Puskar/AP