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FOR JAN. 11, 2016

This is an article from the Jan. 25, 2016 issue

At the age of 71, Jim Boeheim ("It's My Team Again") is given a rare opportunity—a month off during the holiday season to be with his wife and three children. He gets to watch his son Jimmy average 35 points over two games in his last season of high school basketball, and Boeheim can't think of any highlights other than a movie he watched? Bah humbug, Coach.

Michael Hairfield, Roanoke, Va.

Adrian Peterson may believe in his heart that there aren't many fathers better than him, but part of being a good father is being around for your kids—day to day, not just visiting on weekends and sending a check. Call me old-fashioned, but I don't see how you can do that by having seven kids with multiple women.

Ken Davenport, San Diego

I forced myself to read the entire Peterson article, hoping maybe there might be a nugget of insight that could explain why he thinks beating a child with a stick until his buttocks and scrotum bleed is not child abuse or something he should be ashamed of and punished for. Sadly, there wasn't.

Russell Wanek, Centreville, Va.

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SCORECARD

After his record-setting Rose Bowl performance (368 all-purpose yards), Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey proved that Derrick Henry's glitzy stats, garnered behind Alabama's pro-caliber O-line, were not nearly as Heisman-worthy as McCaffrey's do-it-all season.

L.T. Andrews

Willoughby Hills, Ohio

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Thanks to Tom Callahan for his poignant article about Jerry Smith ("He Was One of Us"). It's truly a shame that he has not been enshrined in Canton. As if holding the TD record for tight ends for 27 years wasn't reason enough, the laudatory statements made by his teammates, who accepted him for the man he was, make it an even greater injustice.

Paul Jacobs

Jupiter, Fla.

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