This is an article from the Feb. 18, 2008 issue
NBA MIDSEASON REPORT
32 Wild West Shootout
The Hornets have created the buzz so far, but there are nine teams in the Western Conference that are good enough to make it to the Finals
By Jack McCallum
40 Homeland Security
There's a star under a steroids-related investigation, and it's not Roger Clemens. It's Miguel Tejada, who remains a hero in his native Dominican Republic
By Melissa Segura
48 Fast and Furious
Unbeaten Memphis has climbed to No. 1 using the Dribble-Drive Motion offense
By Grant Wahl
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
58 All Eyes on Terrelle
Terrelle Pryor, the most coveted recruit in the land, decided not to make a decision
By Jack McCallum
64 A Northern Light
In the Canadian subarctic, former NHL player Joé Juneau is changing the world
By Michael Farber
2008 NASCAR PREVIEW
Driving for a potent team and with a fresh outlook, Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to give his fans a lot more to cheer about
BY LARS ANDERSON
How the top teams stack up
By Lars Anderson and Mark Beech
8 Leading Off
• Jeff Novitzky and the Rocket
• A U.S. skier makes history
• Giving away the Pats' 19--0 gear
• First Person: Osi Umenyiora
• An ex-NFLer turns thespian
26 Faces in the Crowd
29 Just My Type by Dan Patrick
• Tony Stewart goes long
96 Point After
As China breaks its vow to improve its human rights record before the Beijing Games, the IOC says ... nothing by S.L Price
94 College Basketball
• An X-emplary defense
95 The NHL
• Soldiering on without Sid
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