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Surfing's Sacred Monster: The 100-Foot Wave

BY SUSAN CASEY

P. 60

Wretched Excess of The Dodgers Divorce

BY LEE JENKINS

P. 48

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

OPENING STATEMENTS

BREAKOUT PLAYERS AND PROGRAMS IN WEEK 1

BY AUSTIN MURPHY

P. 38

TRENT RICHARDSON

ROLLS FOR NO. 1 ALABAMA

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by Bob Rosato