Cover Description

December 20, 2010

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YEAR IN SPORTS MEDIA

MOVIES

THE FIGHTER TRIUMPHS • SECRETARIAT GALLOPS • AFTER THE CUP SCORES • 127 HOURS THRILLS ... PLUS

BOOKS

LAURA HILLENBRAND GOES THE DISTANCE • PING-PONG TURNS LITERARY • BASEBALL GETS GLOSSY

TELEVISION

30 FOR 30 INSPIRES • REX ROCKS ON HARD KNOCKSTHE TENTH INNING TURNS A PAGE ... PLUS

DIGITAL

DESKTOPS GO TO THE GAMES • FIFA SOCCER CONQUERS THE WORLD • IVERSON MAKES SWEET MUSIC

HEAVY HITTERS

MARK WAHLBERG CHRISTIAN BALE

OPEN TO SEE THEIR INSPIRATION

THE REAL-LIFE FIGHTERS

MICKY WARD AND DICKY EKLUND

PHOTOON THE COVER Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale photographed by Michael O'Neill at Church Street Boxing Gym in New York City on Dec. 9, 2010. Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund photographed by Michael O'Neill at Gold's Gym in Chelmsford, Mass., on Dec. 10, 2010.

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)