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Sept. 28, 2015
Sept. 28, 2015

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Sept. 28, 2015

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NFL WEEK 2: PEYTON MANNING
CAMPUS RUSH
SPECIAL REPORT
  • WHY DO COLLEGE COACHES CONTINUE TO YELL, DEMEAN AND DEMORALIZE? THAT'S YESTERDAY'S TACTIC. TODAY'S ATHLETES CAN'T—AND WON'T—TAKE IT. WHAT'S MORE, IT DOESN'T WORK: STUDY AFTER STUDY SHOWS THE BENEFITS OF A MORE POSITIVE APPROACH

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PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY CARLOS M. SAAVEDRA FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDRide Receiver Patriots wideout Julian Edelman made a looong stretch for the pylon and took Bills strong safety Aaron Williams with him on Sunday during New England's 40--32 win at Buffalo. Edelman did reach pay dirt on this 22-yard catch for one of his two touchdowns, but the landing left Williams with an injured neck, and he was taken off the field on a stretcher. He was released from the hospital on Sunday night with stiffness and soreness. PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY BRETT DUKE NOLA.COM/THE TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOVFournette, For Real LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette—fired up by an Auburn defender's comment that it "shouldn't be difficult" to stop him—pounded for 228 yards and three touchdowns on just 19 carries in a 45--21 thrashing last Saturday at Baton Rouge. The 6'1", 230-pound Fournette raced 71 yards on his first touch and left with 4:14 remaining in the third quarter. It was his fourth game in a row with more than 140 yards, and the second straight time he has surpassed his career high. PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY JEFFERY A. SALTER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDFrom Page to Screen This week, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED launches Sports Illustrated Films, a series of original programming that brings SI's award-winning storytelling to video format. The first batch of mini-documentaries include Brett Favre in Autumn, Heart of the Marleys and Young, Gifted and Homeless. HEART OF THE MARLEYS; BRETT FAVRE IN AUTUMN; YOUNG, GIFTED AND HOMELESS PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY MARK TUCKER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED[See caption above] PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED[See caption above]

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This is an article from the Sept. 28, 2015 issue