LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
IMBALANCE OF POWER
The DH has enabled AL teams to overspend on free-agent sluggers. Now it's time to let the senior circuit play the same game
JONESING FOR GOLD
Recovered from a debilitating spinal disorder, hurdler Lolo Jones took a giant leap toward restoring her former luster
SUPER BOWL XLVI PREVIEW
HERE WE GO AGAIN
A fourth Lombardi Trophy for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick? A place in the pantheon for Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin? History is on the line in Indy as the Patriots and Giants renew their championship rivalry
17-14 HINDSIGHT
The Giants' epic upset of the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII offers valuable lessons—for both teams—this time around
KRAFTWORK
Three bold decisions by Robert Kraft transformed the Patriots from league laughingstock into the NFL's model franchise
THE FIRST SUPER BOWL
A century ago two Ohio powers, Canton and Massillon, battled for supremacy of professional football. Back then the game was a cross between a three-ring circus and trench warfare, and the players were team-switching mercenaries. The championship series might even have been fixed
TENNIS
GAME, SET, MATCHLESS
In an epic final, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal to win an Australian Open tournament that stretched the top two players to their limits and reinforced the glorious supremacy of the sport's Fab Four
WILSON RAMOS
POINT AFTER
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