SCORECARD
Chow Time
Unable to land a college head coaching job, USC's offensive guru goes to the NFL
TIME Bonus Section: Golf Plus
My Shot
Can a 14-handicap Latino comedian find success--and laughs--at Pebble Beach?
LETTERS
AIR AND SPACE
SI Players
One Super Week
After the big game we asked Patriots TE Christian Fauria to share his personal snapshots
Baseball
Reason To Believe
Spring training is the season of optimism, so what better time to suggest that the Steroid Era is drawing to a close and a fresh and better day is about to bloom?
2005 NASCAR PREVIEW
The View From The Driver's Seat
With the Nextel Cup roaring to life this eek at Daytona, SI gets some answers from the men behind the wheel, including defending champ Kurt Busch (above), profiles last year's top rookie and predicts that a wily veteran will win hsi fifth title
MOTOR SPORTS
WATCH OUT FOR THE KID
The freshest face in Nextel Cup belongs to 2004 Rookie of the Year Kasey Kahne, but don't let those apple cheeks fool you--the 24-year-old driver has everything it takes to win
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
The Aussie Rules
Though he hails from a country not known for producing basketball prodigies, Utah sophomore Andrew Bogut has become the best big man in this nation
HOCKEY
NBA MIDSEASON REPORT
The Future Is Now
When you consider the dazzling arc of his career, it's no surprise that LeBron James, at the tender age of 20, is being measured against the greatest players in the NBA
THE ODD SQUADS
SI's Ian Thomsen presents a medley of select midseason lineups, some of which players and coaches would strongly prefer not to crack
Inside
Gene Therapy
Georgetown has made a quick return to national prominence thanks to a new coach with a very familiar name
Inside The NFL
On the Money
The Patriots' Tom Brady is SI's Player of the Year for the way he performed when the stakes were highest
Inside
Saving Grace
Bowling Green goalie Jordan Sigalet hasn't let multiple sclerosis slow his run for the Hobey Baker Award
LIFE OF REILLY
Departments
Striking Presence
Pro bowling pioneer Dick Weber became his sport's first superstar
Easy Does It?
The unspoken rule is, Don't knock the jocks. But should TV analysts pull their punches when criticizing the performance of big-time college athletes?
Parting Shots
In their long and brilliant NBA careers, Karl Malone and Reggie Miller did everything but win a ring