Lineup

April 24, 2011

NFL DRAFT PREVIEW

38 QB QUANDARY

Despite all the data, teams still struggle to choose their most important player

By Peter King

42 JAKE LOCKER

He might have been a top 10 pick in 2010. Now, he has to claw his way up the board

By Jim Trotter

PETER KING'S MOCK DRAFT

EXCLUSIVE BOOK EXCERPT

56 REX ON REX

When Darrelle Revis held out, I stayed away—until I had to make some noise

By Rex Ryan

62 BASEBALL

SHIN-SOO CHOO

Go ahead: Name five true five-tool players in the game today. The least likely of that group? That's easy

By Albert Chen

66 NHL PLAYOFFS

THE CAPITALS

Washington committed to playing a gritty, defense-first style; more important, so did its franchise player

By Brian Cazeneuve

WORK IN PROGRESS

CENTER ANDREW BYNUM LIKES TO TINKER—EVEN WITH HIS ROLE ON THE DEFENDING NBA CHAMPS

By Lee Jenkins

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Departments

4 Leading Off

10 Letters

14 Scorecard

Kobe Bryant and high-def scrutiny

23 Faces in the Crowd

24 Just My Type

Bob Costas sounds off on Barry Bonds

By Dan Patrick

28 Inside ...

Baseball

Cards' risk pays off

The NBA

The star treatment

NASCAR

Dale Jr.'s fast start

College Football

A new chance for QBs

Soccer

Real Salt Lake's rise

76 Point After

The plight of the anonymous A's

By Phil Taylor

ON THE COVER Photographs by Todd Rosenberg Inset: Boston Globe/Bill Greene/Landov

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