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March 13, 2011

WHY JOHN CALIPARI CAN'T CATCH A BREAK

36 | COLLEGE BASKETBALL

No matter what good the Kentucky coach does—visiting the sick, helping at-risk kids— he's assumed to have an ulterior motive

By S.L. Price

46 | PRO BASKETBALL

DENVER NUGGETS

Losing a superstar is normally a disaster in the NBA. But no one told that to the surging post-Carmelo Nuggets, who have finally become a team its coach can love

By Lee Jenkins

52 | PRO HOCKEY

THE NHL'S DIRTIEST PLAYER

There's one thing keeping the Penguins' Matt Cooke from being regarded among the league's handiest third-line wingers

By Michael Farber

56 | SOCCER

2011 MLS PREVIEW

A year and a half after a horrific car accident, Charlie Davies is intent on rediscovering the form that made him one of America's most promising young strikers

By Grant Wahl

THE STREAK

In 1941, a sweltering weekend in Washington, D.C., almost halted Joe DiMaggio's march to history

BY KOSTYA KENNEDY

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Departments

4 Leading Off

12 Editor's Letter

13 Letters

16 Scorecard

The GDP of the NFL

24 Just My Type

Pete Sampras on Andre, Andy, Rafa and Roger

By Dan Patrick

27 Faces in the Crowd

30 Inside ...

College Basketball

Dawn Evans's disease

The NHL

Toronto takes off

NASCAR

Here comes Danica

68 Point After

The New York Debts ... er, Mets

By Phil Taylor

ON THE COVER Photograph by National Baseball Hall of Fame/Reuters

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