LETTERS
CATCHING UP WITH
AIR AND SPACE
SCORECARD
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
SI Players
Ageless Ray
The NFL’s oldest lineman, Washington’s Ray Brown, uses Pilates to keep his body young
Pro Football
Passing Marks
The Colts' Peyton Manning is on the verge of breaking a hallowed record by throwing for more touchdowns than one of his idols
PRO BASKETBALL
College Basketball
Ready for Takeoff
A high-flying forward and new pilot, Joey Graham is the breakout star for unbeaten Oklahoma State--and twin brother Stephen is his trusty wingman
Baseball
The Pride of Peabody
He was the nation's best high school pitcher, bound for the Florida Marlins and stardom. But Jeff Allison also had a drug addiction, and it nearly killed him
Inside
Inside The NFL
Tough Call
With Charlie Weis on his way to Notre Dame, Bill Belichick may be the guy to take over the Pats’ offense
Inside the NBA
Getting a Grip
In a funk after a series of screwups, Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony has rediscovered his grin and his game
Inside College Football
A Harder Sell
Everyone wanted to play for Steve Spurrier at Florida. Recruiting for South Carolina may not be as easy
Inside College Basketball
Hard Knocks
With no inside game and a brutal nonconference schedule, a young Indiana team is taking its lumps early
LIFE OF REILLY
Departments
Scrooged
While the union and owners grope toward a meaningful dialogue, fans, players and coaches face a holiday season without NHL hockey