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Inside: The Week In Sports

March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009

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March 16, 2009

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SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
BASEBALL
GOLF
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • Why isn't the best player on the team with the best record in the best conference better known? Maybe it's because Louisville's Terrence Williams plays the most underappreciated position in the game

HOCKEY
PRO BASKETBALL
  • For years Nate Robinson was seen as little more than the Knicks' 5'9" slam-dunk novelty act. But after his recent string of 30-point games, height is no longer his defining measure

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Inside: The Week In Sports

The NBA
Russell Westbrook is the Thunder's point guard of the future—if he can learn to control his turnovers • Which title contender made the best free-agent pickup?

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The NFL
Some intriguing scenarios in SI's mid-March mock draft—including the Lions' passing on a quarterback with the first choice in order to beef up their offensive line

NASCAR
A rejuvenated Jeff Gordon races back to the top of the Cup point standings • The key to Kurt Busch's win in Atlanta • Sign of the hard times: Bristol's not sold out yet

Olympic Sports
Shani Davis keeps breaking records, but can he and the speedskating community repair their fractured relationship? • Freestyle magic for the U.S.

FLOORING IT
This moment aside, Kobe Bryant was anything but flat in the Lakers' March 3 game against the Grizzlies in Los Angeles. He scored 31 points in L.A.'s 99--89 win.

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