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February 06, 2012

DEPARTMENTS

2 Leading Off

8 Letters

11 Scorecard

Until the kickoff, Peyton—not Eli—is the Manning of the moment in Indy

19 Faces in the Crowd

20 Just My Type

The 49ers' Kyle Williams on life after his gaffes

BY DAN PATRICK

24 Inside ...

NBA

A not-so-fab five

Baseball

Time for the DH in the NL

College basketball

The best in the West

Olympics

Lolo Jones clears a hurdle

68 Point After

The need for a separation between sports and state

BY PHIL TAYLOR

FEATURES

54 TENNIS

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in a final that stretched each to his limit

By L. Jon Wertheim

60 BASEBALL

KIDNAPPED

Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is lucky to be alive

By Thomas Lake and Melissa Segura

SUPER BOWL XLVI PREVIEW

34 HERE WE GO AGAIN

History is on the line as the Pats and the Giants renew their championship rivalry

By Jim Trotter

• FOUR POTENTIAL PIVOT POINTS

39 LESSONS OF XLII

The Giants' title win in '08 is a valuable teaching tool

By Tim Layden

• THE SCOOP ON BILL BELICHICK

43 ROBERT KRAFT

Three moves by the owner transformed a franchise

By Peter King

46 THE FIRST SUPER BOWL

A century ago, Canton and Massillon battled for pro football supremacy

By Richard Hoffer

ON THE COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL O'NEILL

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"This was product placement for endurance, strength, power, accuracy and will, a six-hour infomercial selling the notion that tennis players—yes, tennis players—might be the finest athletes on the planet.

—L. Jon Wertheim, on Sunday's Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

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PHOTOGEOFF BOLTE/SOUTHCREEK/ZUMAPRESS.COM (BRADY)RING LEADER Tom Brady (12), who threw two picks in New England's November loss to New York, has a chance to become the third QB to win four Super Bowls. PHOTOVICTOR BALDIZON (RAMOS) PHOTO

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