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November 19, 2012

FEATURES

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

38 Collin Klein

The 27 things you need to know about the best player on Kansas State—the new best team in the country

BY THOMAS LAKE

The growing legend of Johnny Football

46 Ohio State

The surprising success of the unbeaten Buckeyes could be a catalyst for the revival of a storied conference

BY PETE THAMEL

52 BCS Flow Chart

Alabama's loss to Texas A&M has reshuffled the championship deck. How the contenders must play their hands

BY ANDY STAPLES

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

54 NBA Sons

They're not spitting images of their famous dads, but Michigan's Glenn Robinson III and Tim Hardaway Jr. are big dogs in their own right

BY MICHAEL ROSENBERG

PRO FOOTBALL

62 Michael Vick

The battering the Eagles' QB has taken from pass rushers—and the changes in his game—cast doubt on his future

BY MATT GAGNE

BUSINESS

68 Stan Kroenke

The most powerful man in sports is a real estate tycoon from Missouri whose six franchises are worth some $4 billion

BY L. JON WERTHEIM

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

14 The Mail

17 Scorecard

Learning with sports

25 Just My Type

Mark McGwire opens up

BY DAN PATRICK

27 Faces in the Crowd

28 Inside ...

NBA | NASCAR SOCCER | NFL

78 Point After

Embracing Big Data

BY PHIL TAYLOR

ON THE COVER: Photograph by Shane Keyser/MCT/ZUMAPRESS.com

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PHOTOBILL FRAKESHEEERE'S JOHNNY! Johnny Manziel announced himself as a Heisman contender against No. 1 Alabama, passing for 253 yards in Texas A&M's epic upset. ILLUSTRATION

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