FOR OCT. 7, 2013
This is an article from the Oct. 7, 2013 issue
Four games down, 12 to go. A fourth of the NFL schedule is already in the books—that's good news for the Broncos, who look as if they can't wait for January (or February), and bad news for the Steelers and the Giants, who must already feel as if this season will never end. Who are the first-quarter award winners, biggest surprises and disappointments? Giants QB Eli Manning (above) has a lock on that last category. For the rest check out SI.com's quarter poll report at SI.com/nfl
SI.com celebrates Ron Howard's latest film, Rush, starring Chris Hemsworth as British driver and 1976 F1 champion James Hunt, with a gallery of photos of sports figures depicted in movies. One of the most spot-on portrayals? Kurt Russell(above, left) as Herb Brooks, coach of the 1980 gold-medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team in Lake Placid, in the 2004 film Miracle. Go to SI.com/photo to match other Hollywood stars with the athletes and coaches they played on film.
SI TABLET EXTRA
By the end of this month, baseball's postseason will have produced its share of memorable moments. Until then, savor the best of the regular season—like the inside-the-park walk-off home run by the Giants' Angel Pagan in May. Relive the season with a photo gallery on SI's tablet edition, available free to subscribers.