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Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
PREVIEW 2.0
As the All-Star break approaches, SI's NBA guru takes stock of his preseason picks
DEAL-MAKERS
With the NHL trade deadline coming up on Feb. 27, here's a rundown of the league's most coveted available players.
THREE'S COMPANY
Suffocating on D—and finally potent on offense—Florida State is challenging traditional powers Duke and UNC for the ACC title
JEREMY LIN
A RUN LIKE NO OTHER
In his second week as a starter, Jeremy Lin dazzled more fans in both hemispheres, flummoxed the world champs, drove a mini-economy and raised one crucial question: Just how much bigger can he get?
HOCKEY
THE WAY WE PLAY THE GAME
After the hit that left Jack Jablonski paralyzed, the state of Minnesota rewrote its high school rules, but one hockey mom still agonizes over the choices she—and every parent in her position—has to make
TRACK AND FIELD
A BOND BORN AT SPEED
Distance runners Mo Farah and Galen Rupp come from different worlds, but their lives are in step as each carries his nation's hopes toward London
2012 | NASCAR PREVIEW
COMING FOR THE CUP
Jimmie and Tony have swept the last seven season titles, but their era can't last forever—not with a trio of hungry stars, led by a resurgent KASEY KAHNE, poised for career runs
Baylor Rising
A Heisman Trophy? Two nationally ranked basketball teams? A 40–0 streak across three major sports? Oft-bedeviled Baylor is on a quest to become the preeminent Baptist university, and winning (the right way) is essential
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