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LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
BIG PAPI
Boston Strongman
David Ortiz is brute October force, inarguably one of the greatest postseason sluggers ever, but there is a Tao of Papi that goes beyond the raw power and three rings. As a study in resilience and in seizing big moments, his story is the story of Boston itself
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
NFL SECOND HALF PREVIEW
ALL-PRO TEAM
BECAUSE OF THE WAY TODAY'S GAME IS PLAYED, WE'RE GOING WITH A TWO-TIGHT-END, ONE-BACK OFFENSE AND A NICKEL DEFENSE INSTEAD OF A BASE 4--3 OR 3--4
BLUE CHIP
The arrival of Chip Kelly's high-tempo offense of packaged plays was expected to spark an NFL revolution. It hasn't—yet
MIDSEASON FANTASY FIXER
The trade deadline is nigh. Whether you're looking for that last piece of the 2013 title puzzle or bolstering your keeper team for '14, here are some second-half tips
POINT AFTER
Departments
Tiger Rules
His public takedown of TV analyst and Golf.com columnist Brandel Chamblee raises many questions about Tiger Woods—as well as the future of the game
Mascot Math
The Pelicans' frightening new mascot has us once again pondering the provenance of the sports world's furriest performers