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Inside: The Week In Sports

Jan. 28, 2008
Jan. 28, 2008

Table of Contents
Jan. 28, 2008

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
NFL PLAYOFFS
PRO BASKETBALL
HOCKEY
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
PIGEON RACING
Point After
Departments

Inside: The Week In Sports

College Basketball
Freshman point guard Chris Warren has Ole Miss off to its best start in 82 years • North Carolina's biggest weakness: defense • Keep an eye on Kansas State's Bill Walker

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Tennis
Veterans dominated the first week of the Australian Open, proving that teenage phenoms are no longer all the rage • Is 22-year-old Jo-Wilfried Tsonga the next Champ?

The NBA
Hawks forward Josh Smith is having his best season, but his reputation may cost him in free agency • Why the Bobcats' Gerald Wallace and Jason Richardson have flourished

TOUGH LOVE UCLA center Kevin Love sent USC forward Taj Gibson flying while going up for a basket last Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. Love finished with 18 points and 12 boards—his ninth double double this season—but the Trojans pulled off the upset, beating the fourth-ranked Bruins 72--63.

PHOTOPhotograph by John W. McDonough