Lineup

February 01, 2010

NFL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

30 | New Orleans

The inspired Saints protected the ball and capitalized on Vikings mistakes to reach their first Super Bowl and set off a wild party in the French Quarter

By Peter King

36 | Indianapolis

No matter what the Jets' defense threw at him, Peyton Manning refused to lose, and the Colts rallied to win their second AFC title in four years

By Lee Jenkins

• Super Bowl Preview: It comes down to how Indy's young receivers handle the big stage

By Jim Trotter

40 | BASEBALL

Ross Ohlendorf

The Pirates pitcher raises longhorns and graduated with honors from Princeton, so why shouldn't he be able to help Pittsburgh become a winner?

By Mark Bechtel

44 | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Jeremy Lin

He may become the NBA's first Asian-American draft pick, but for now Lin and coach Tommy Amaker want to get Harvard into the NCAA tournament

By Pablo S. Torre

48 | OLYMPIC SNOWBOARDING

Shaun White

The redheaded halfpiper, a favorite to repeat as a gold medalist in Vancouver, knows all the tricks—including his scary new double McTwist 1260

By Kelli Anderson

Departments

6 Letters

8 Leading Off

14 Scorecard

Reliable Tim Duncan

20 Just My Type

John Calipari on his numbered days

by Dan Patrick

23 Faces in the Crowd

24 Inside ...

The NBA

Ageless Jason Kidd

Tennis

Players keep growing

Soccer

U.S.'s creative winger

64 The Vault

The Big E, 1968

68 Point After

UConn's women: too good for the game

by Phil Taylor

House of Hockey

Pierre and Linda Lamoureux of Grand Forks, N.D., bred a full hockey team: six college players, including two Vancouver-bound Olympians

By Gary Smith

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