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Game Plan
What smart fans should do this week
Ashley Judd
Mrs. Dario Franchitti will star in Crossing Over and is a Kentucky superfan
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NASCAR
Jimmie Steps Out
NASCAR's best driver on the track, sports' next celebrity on the street: the two sides of Cup champ Jimmie Johnson
PRO FOOTBALL
A Pair of Aces
The Cards are stacked at wideout, with Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin carrying Arizona toward a rare playoff berth while taking a joint run at history
The Alltime Tandems
Arizona's Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald may one day rank among the great pass-catching duos in NFL history, but for now SI's Jim Trotter is set on this top 10—and who can argue with his No. 1?
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
A Race to the Finish
The Heisman Trophy may be Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell's to lose, but the voters could still be swayed by what happens in a handful of games with national-title implications
PRO BASKETBALL
Early Bloomer
Ten years after the departure of Michael Jordan, the Bulls finally have a player they can build around in No. 1 draft pick Derrick Rose, a native son who quickly has become the face of the franchise
A MORE DANGEROUS GAME
Inside
World of Hurt
Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams finished strong, but a nearly ceaseless schedule took its toll on the top players
Irish Stew
A letdown against Navy raised more questions about Charlie Weis's ability to return Notre Dame to prominence
Flex Offense
The secret to the success of the Giants' attack is an ability to adapt quickly to whatever the opposition is giving them
Point After
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