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March 20, 2011

NCAA TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

This week each of SI's five regional covers shows 78 players, plus various coaches, cheerleaders, mascots and fans.

SI's BRACKET PREDICTIONS

Page 54

36 ADAPTATIONS

Title-contending teams change for the better, as these four did

By Luke Winn

49 THE INSIDER

Everything you need to know about the tournament, including how and where to watch

60 SIBLING REVELRY

The Ogwumike sisters make Stanford a favorite to win it all

By Kelli Anderson

66 THE LAST SHOT

Revisiting the 2010 title game and the buzzer beater that wasn't

By Tim Layden

80 | PRO BASKETBALL

MIAMI HEAT

A recent losing streak lit a fire under the laid-back and frequently maligned Chris Bosh

By Ian Thomsen

84 | BASEBALL

THE ROYALS

Did you know that Kansas City is now an organization to be envied?

By Joe Posnanski

90 | GOLF

BUBBA WATSON

Unorthodox and goofy, Bubba from Bagdad is a world-class, wildly entertaining player

By Austin Murphy

PEACE, LOVE AND HOCKEY IN BELFAST

In a city thoroughly divided by religion and politics, a fledgling hockey team called the Giants is attempting to redefine the parameters of sports

By Michael Farber

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Departments

4 Leading Off

12 Letters

13 Editor's Letter

14 Scorecard

Avoiding scores in the age of Twitter

22 Just My Type

Blake Griffin on dunking and Duncan

By Dan Patrick

24 Faces in the Crowd

28 Inside ...

The NFL

The lockout begins

The NHL

A dangerous decision

106 Point After

Rulon Gardner is winning at losing

By Joe Posnanski

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ON THE COVER

Photographs of Jimmer Fredette, David Lighty and Marcus Morris by Peter Read Miller. Photographs of Nolan Smith and Kemba Walker by Bob Rosato. Greg Nelson (14); David E. Klutho (8); Lou Capozzola (7); John W. McDonough (7); Al Tielemans (6); Fred Vuich (4); Bill Frakes (3); Garrett W. Ellwood (2); Andrew Hancock (2); Bob Rosato (2); Winslow Townson (2); Robert Beck; David Bergman; John Biever; Gary Bogdon; Simon Bruty; Darren Carroll; Jed Jacobsohn; Robert Seale; Damian Strohmeyer; US Presswire (10); Icon SMI (9); AP (6); Mitchell Layton (5); Porter Binks (3); Schwartzman Sports (3); Southcreek Global/ZUMAPRESS.COM (3); Cal Sport Media (2); David Stluka; Getty Images

PHOTOMICHAEL COOPER (BELFAST HOCKEY) SIX PHOTOS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)