30 Sins of a Father
He was a champion in-line skater at 13. Then his dad gave him steroids and HgH
By Luis F. Llosa and L. Jon Wertheim
January 21, 2008
36 Winter Wonderland
The Packers prevailed at frosty Lambeau
By Peter King
39 Big Blue Brotherhood
The Giants punched out a familiar foe
By Damon Hack
The Chargers squelched their skeptics
By Jim Trotter
43 Two Wins Away
The Pats had an answer for everything
By Tim Layden
• AFC, NFC predictions
By Paul Zimmerman
46 Early to Rise
Even without the No. 1 pick, the NBA's youngest team—Portland—is on a tear
By L. Jon Wertheim
50 Reef Madness
What you get when a violent storm meets a massive underwater mountain range
By Susan Casey
The Wizard of Odd
He's funny, charming and loved by many of his former players, but something about the game he adores brings out the worst in the new Saint Louis coach
By S.L. Price Page 54
8 Leading Off
• The tabloidization of Tony Romo
• Farewell to Johnny Podres
• Sir Edmund: the last conqueror
• The best sports years for one city
• First Person: Giants' Justin Tuck
• Jackie Stewart's autobiography
28 Faces in the Crowd
70 Point After
Can a church-affiliated school chase Division I glory without losing its soul?
by Selena Roberts
66 The NHL
• A rare split for the Sedin twins
• The Bruins' second-round steal
68 College Basketball
• A big Badger finally rises
• The McDonald's class of 2003
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