[The following text appears on the cover. This is 1 of 3 covers.]

WALTER PAYTON: THE HERO NO ONE KNEW

BY JEFF PEARLMAN P. 70

SIDNEY CROSBY'S CONCUSSION

BY DAVID EPSTEIN AND MICHAEL FARBER P. 60

BROTHERLY LOVEFEST

BASEBALL HEAVEN IN PHILLY

BY GARY SMITH

P. 46

ACES AND CLOSERS: THE KEYS TO OCTOBER

BY TOM VERDUCCI

P. 42

CLIFF LEE AND CLOSER RYAN MADSON ARE READY TO THROW DOWN IN THE POSTSEASON

PHOTOON THE COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS (PHILLIES)
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)