Lineup

March 27, 2011

NCAA TOURNAMENT

38 KNOCKOUT TIME

Upsets abounded on opening weekend. Did you expect anything less?

By Tim Layden

54 THREE-FOR-ALL

The teams that make it to Houston will be those who can hit from downtown

By Kelli Anderson

58 TOWERING POWER

Led by 6'8" Brittney Griner, Baylor is poised to win its second women's title

By L. Jon Wertheim

47 SETH DAVIS'S SWEET 16 PREDICTIONS

64 | BASEBALL

BUCK SHOWALTER

After leading a late-season revival with the Orioles, the (slightly) mellowed-out manager is back doing what he loves: teaching at spring training

By Tom Verducci

68 | PRO BASKETBALL

LAMARCUS ALDRIDGE

As his family has long known—and opponents are fast finding out—the Trail Blazers' power forward is as steady as they come

By Chris Mannix

REBUILD, RECHARGE, RENEW

SPRING PRACTICE GIVES COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAMS THE CHANCE TO BURY THE PAST AND LOOK TO THE FUTURE

BY LARS ANDERSON

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Departments

6 Leading Off

12 Letters

16 Scorecard

Is Barry Bonds a victim?

24 Just My Type

Larry Bird shoots the lights out

By Dan Patrick

26 Faces in the Crowd

28 Inside ...

College Wrestling

A Penn State revival

Baseball

Spring stock report

The NBA

Gathering Thunder

College Hockey

The Yalies are No. 1

80 Point After

Making a mockery of the NFL lockout

By Phil Taylor

ON THE COVER Photograph by Robert Beck

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