Lineup

November 16, 2009

NFL MIDSEASON REPORT

36 | Peyton Manning

New coach, new receivers, no running game? No problem for the NFL's most productive quarterback, who has the Colts undefeated

By Peter King

Peter King's Midseason All-Pro team

44 | The Buccaneers

Tampa Bay's youth movement went from woeful to hopeful as rookie QB Josh Freeman led the Bucs to their first victory of 2009

By Damon Hack

Five other bad clubs—and their poor prospects

SI's playoff teams and postseason predictions

50 | BASEBALL

Good, Old Yankees

With a roster heavy on thirtysomethings, the Bombers defied the odds and dominated baseball. How many members of the Old Guard will be back next season?

By Tom Verducci

58 | COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Georgia Tech

Opposing teams can't figure out coach Paul Johnson's triple-option offense, which is why the 9--1 Yellow Jackets are running over them and are ranked No. 7 by the BCS

By Albert Chen

Departments

4 Leading Off

12 Letters

14 Scorecard

• N.Y. courts LeBron

• Zenyatta's Classic win

22 Just My Type

David Stern on NBA growth, contraction

by Dan Patrick

24 Faces in the Crowd

28 Inside ...

MLS Playoffs

Robbie Findley's rise

Fantasy Football

First-half lessons

The NHL

Olympic Dreamer

College Football

Temple's turnaround

76 The Vault

When Bob Cousy first met the Big O, 1960

80 Point After

Elena Delle Donne loves hoops again

by Selena Roberts

BOXING

Freddie Roach

While he prepares Manny Pacquiao for the fight of the year, boxing's best trainer also battles Parkinson's and tries to protect his fighters from suffering permanent damage

By Pablo S. Torre

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