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Dec. 07, 2015
Dec. 07, 2015

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Dec. 7, 2015

SI NOW
INBOX
LEBRON JAMES
  • The shorthanded Cavaliers have the best record in the East, but that hasn't impressed their best player. No, King James won't be satisfied until he's won what the Warriors took from him in June. The clock is ticking, and the kid gloves are off

BACKUP QBS
HOCKEY +
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
POINT AFTER
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PRO BASKETBALL

28 LeBron James

The King won't be satisfied until he has won what the Warriors took from him

By Lee Jenkins

PRO FOOTBALL

36 BACKUP QBS

Every coach worries whether his is ready, eyeing the inevitable day when the starting quarterback goes down

By Austin Murphy

• RANKING THE BACKUPS

HOCKEY

44 3-on-3

What's not to love about the NHL's mesmerizing new overtime format?

By Alex Prewitt

• FIXES FOR OTHER SPORTS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

52 Keenan Reynolds

Running the triple option with aplomb, the Navy QB is a touchdown maker for the ages

By Ben Reiter

PRO FOOTBALL

58 Jason Witten

No amount of pain can keep the Cowboys' tight end from taking the field

By S.L. Price

Departments

2 SI Now

4 Inbox

6 Leading Off

15 Scorecard

22 Faces in the Crowd

24 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Bill Simmons defers to Ben Simmons

68 Point After

Lee Jenkins: Kobe Bryant knows his time has come

WELCOME MATT

In games that starter Andrew Luck (right) has missed, the Colts are 4--0 with Matt Hasselbeck.

SI has regional covers this week: Todd Rosenberg for Sports Illustrated (James); Jamie Schwaberow for Sports Illustrated (Brock Osweiler)

PHOTOPhotograph by Patric Schneider/AP