September 11, 2005

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: SI Adventure
Fast Track
David Horton beats birds and blisters to set a speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail
THE 411
The drowning deaths of four adventure seekers in a Utah cave illustrate the dangers awaiting the unprepared who venture underground
Still Riding
Facing the toughest climb of his life, Davis Phinney, the winningest U.S. cyclist, wages a brave battle against Parkinson's disease
CATCHING UP WITH
LETTERS
Letter from the Editor
AIR AND SPACE
Call to Action
The Falcons' running back, who has lived through his own triumphs and tragedy in Louisiana, asks NFL players to help rebuild a region that has touched them all
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
SI Players
College Football
COLUMBUS DAY
With No. 2 Texas coming to town, Ohio State stands fast and fires up Ted Ginn Jr.'s engine for a battle that has national title implications
Baseball
Ready for Anything
No other playoff contender has a strategic weapon like the Angels' Chone Figgins, who can switch-hit, steal a base and--best of all--play solid defense at six positions
Special Report: Hurricane Katrina
Dark Days
Nothing will ever be the same—New Orleans, the Superdome, how we think about sports. And there are no small stories
IMPACT ON SPORTS
Cutting a swath 250 miles wide, the hurricane wiped out games, seasons, facilities and future revenue. Never before has a storm so dramatically reshaped the athletic landscape
A NEW HOME
A displaced high school football player gets to have his senior season after all
Inside
Inside Soccer
No Problem
The U.S. beat Mexico and, thanks to the leadership of Landon Donovan, qualified for the World Cup with ease
Inside Baseball
Vintage Junior
Healthy again and happy to be playing in September, Ken Griffey Jr. is putting up numbers like it's 1999
Inside The NFL
Heavy Duty
With Ricky Williams suspended, Miami's untested Ronnie Brown has to show he can be a full-time back
Inside Volleyball
Hello, Chicago
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh continued to dominate the AVP with a series-winning title in the Windy City
Inside Tennis
A New Man
After a year of physical and emotional tribulations, James Blake returned to the U.S. Open playing better than ever
LIFE OF REILLY
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