Lineup

December 13, 2010

38 | COLLEGE FOOTBALL

CHAMPIONSHIP SHOOTOUT

Oregon dashed by its Civil War rival while Auburn rolled to the SEC championship, setting up the national title matchup that everyone (including BCS bashers) wanted

By Austin Murphy

44 | PRO FOOTBALL

LAST DAYS OF BRETT FAVRE

He has never known how to let go, and as concerned family members watch from afar, he's paying the price during a brutal final (?) season

By Michael Rosenberg

50 | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

UCONN'S HISTORIC STREAK

Hoops is serious business for Maya Moore and her Connecticut teammates, who need only three victories to surpass UCLA's record of 88 straight wins

By Jack McCallum

56 | BASEBALL

BROTHERS ON THE MOVE?

The Uptons—Justin of the Diamondbacks and B.J. of the Rays—are young, talented and relatively cheap. And yet this might be the perfect time to trade them

By Ben Reiter

BONUS

62 THE MYSTERY OF ERICA BLASBERG

She was a gifted golf pro with Madison Avenue magnetism. Why did she take her own life?

By Alan Shipnuck

Departments

4 Letters

6 Leading Off

14 Scorecard

Cam Newton accepts the Heisman (sort of)

22 Just My Type

Wisdom of Ron Artest

By Dan Patrick

24 Faces in the Crowd

28 Inside ...

The NFL

Indy's missing mojo

College Football

Year-end awards

College Basketball

From USAF to FSU

The NBA

The speedy Spurs

72 Point After

Schmooze control

By Phil Taylor

SPLIT COVERS

For this week's issue, SI has published both an Oregon and an Auburn regional cover.

ON THE COVER Photographs by Jed Jacobsohn (Oregon); Bob Rosato (Auburn)

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