FEATURES

SPRING FOOTBALL PREVIEW

34 Jadeveon Clowney

One massive hit made the South Carolina star a household name

BY TIM LAYDEN

42 Braxton Miller

The Ohio State QB makes another run at perfection

BY THOMAS LAKE

What's Next for Johnny Football?

Early Enrollees With an Edge

Big Shoes that Need Filling

48 Young Coaches

Kliff Kingsbury leads the NCAA's greenhorn revolution

BY ANDY STAPLES

BASEBALL

52 The Indians

No mistake by the lake: With a pedigreed manager and some Yankee-like spending, Cleveland is better—maybe even October material

BY ALBERT CHEN

MAJOR LEAGUE

New skipper Francona is taking over a ragtag bunch that includes aging vets, unproven kids and, yes, a flamethrowing righty with control issues.

PRO BASKETBALL

56 Trail of Cheers

The author and his wingman rode from the Bay Area north to plumb the peculiar depths (and probe the new heights) of Pacific Northwest hoops

BY CHRIS BALLARD

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 The Mail

16 Scorecard

The danger—and appeal—of NASCAR

20 Just My Type

Jimmie Johnson on the Danica effect

BY DAN PATRICK

22 Faces in the Crowd

64 Point After

The Blackhawks' Ice Fan Cometh

BY STEVE RUSHIN

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: Photographs by Simon Bruty (Clowney); Scott Stuart/Zumapress.com (Miller); David E. Klutho (11); John W. McDonough (11); Porter Binks (7); Greg Nelson (7); Bill Frakes (3); John Biever (2); Erick W. Rasco (2); Al Tielemans (2); John Fetcho; Andrew Hancock; Damian Strohmeyer; AP (13); Getty Images (6); USA Today Sports (2); Zumapress.com

PHOTOJED JACOBSOHN TWO PHOTOS

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