Sports Illustrated

August 20, 2012

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW

MONDAY

AUG. 20

BIG TEN CONFERENCE REPORT

TUESDAY

AUG. 21

BIG 12 CONFERENCE REPORT

WEDNESDAY

AUG. 22

PAC-12 CONFERENCE REPORT

THURSDAY

AUG. 23

SEC CONFERENCE REPORT

MONDAY

AUG. 27

PRESEASON BOWL PROJECTIONS

TUESDAY

AUG. 28

PRESEASON HEISMAN WATCH

WEDNESDAY

AUG. 29

CRYSTAL BALL PROJECTIONS

Are you ready for some (college) football? A Saturday-afternoon party? SI.com previews each of the major conferences, with senior writers Andy Staples and Stewart Mandel providing video commentary of your favorite players and teams. Plus ...

Campus Union: Holly Anderson blogs her countdown to the kickoff of the new season and lets you in on the favor last year's Arizona coaching staff did newcomer Rich Rodriguez by redshirting quarterback Matt Scott.

The Mandel Initiative: Stewart Mandel and Mallory Rubin host a weekly podcast that offers their take on the latest buzz, issues and trends in the sport. Surprise teams? Stew's got it. Likely flops? Mallory knows. Breakout players? Stew ... you get the idea.

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PETER KING

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Can't believe how many people are asking, "Who takes a shot on Chad next?" I mean, who exactly other than Miami had been lining up?

DAVID EPSTEIN

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Is USC athletics counting "PROFESSIONAL SINCE HIGH SCHOOL" Allyson Felix in their medal count? Hmm ... college counting paid athletes....

COMMENTARY

MICHAEL ROSENBERG ON ...

Gambling and Sports

The NCAA and America's four major sports leagues are suing the state of New Jersey to block legalized sports wagering in that state. They're all asserting that the state's decision to allow sports betting violates federal law. When it comes to gambling, our sports leagues act like you can stop the rain by closing your eyes and thinking really hard about sunshine....

Read more of Rosenberg's take on why the leagues should simply butt out atSI.com

PHOTOREY DEL RIO PHOTOJOHN GREEN PHOTOPETER READ MILLER PHOTOGREG NELSON PHOTODOUGLAS JONES/US PRESSWIRE PHOTOAP/DAVE MARTIN PHOTOMICHAEL PIMENTEL/ISIPHOTOS PHOTOMEL LEVINE (KING) PHOTOMEL LEVINE (EPSTEIN) PHOTOERIN ROSENBERG (ROSENBERG) PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY HEINZ KLUETMEIERHEINZ KLUETMEIER (PHELPS) ILLUSTRATION

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)