All of Andrew Friedman's moves add up to executive of the year • Four more notable execs • Why Andre Ethier has been more valuable than Manny
This is an article from the Sept. 22, 2008 issue
A trusted scout is the man behind Matt Cassel's unlikely path to NFL starter • Dr. Z's pick: The Packers get payback against Dallas
Julius Jones's prospects are suddenly perking up • Time to give Carson Palmer, a Pro Bowl player only two years ago, a seat on the fantasy bench
Can Kyle Busch bounce back after a rocky run knocked him out of the Chase lead? • Teenager Joey Logano's Cup debut: Mission accomplished
This could be the season—really!—that Vanderbilt ends 25 years of losing • Michigan State's Javon Ringer is the hardest-working back
Angels catcher Mike Napoli and Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki turned to home plate umpire Angel Hernandez for his first-inning ruling last Friday in Anaheim—and it wasn't safe. Los Angeles won, 5--3.