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March 12, 2012

FEATURES

34 PRO FOOTBALL

SAINTS' BOUNTY PROGRAM

Expect the NFL's punishment of the team's pay-to-injure bonus plan to be swift and severe

BY PETER KING

42 COLLEGE BASKETBALL

VIRGINIA'S DEFENSE

The system Tony Bennett learned from his dad has the Cavaliers closing in on an NCAA bid

BY LUKE WINN

46 PRO BASKETBALL

INDIANA PACERS

They don't have a LeBron or Kobe, but they do have seven talented players, each with a lot to prove

BY IAN THOMSEN

50 SPECIAL REPORT

LENNY DYKSTRA

The former Mets and Phillies hero turned out to be the centerfielder who couldn't shoot straight

BY DAVID EPSTEIN

Rhiannon Hull

56 The Pacific Ocean put the endurance of a former distance runner to the ultimate test

BY DAVID EPSTEIN AND L. JON WERTHEIM

DEPARTMENTS

4 Leading Off

10 Letters

13 Scorecard

An explosive start has NASCAR all atwitter

21 Faces in the Crowd

22 Just My Type

Kevin Durant opens up his backpack

BY DAN PATRICK

26 Inside ...

College Football

NHL

Olympics

64 Point After

The offensiveness of easily taking offense

BY PHIL TAYLOR

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PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL FRAKES

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PHOTODAVID E. KLUTHO34 SAINTS AND SINNERS? During the 2009 season, when New Orleans won the Super Bowl, its defense operated under an illicit incentive system. PHOTO

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