September 24, 2006

SI Bonus Section: SI Fantasy Plus
Theory vs. Reality
Every fantasy owner has heard the conventional wisdom--why Peyton Manning will be better, why LaDainian Tomlinson will be worse. But is it true?
Air and Space
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
Baseball
A-Rod Agonistes
His successes are often overshadowed by his failures. Despite his extraordinary accumulated numbers, New York fans are quick to discount his contributions. And when things go wrong for Alex Rodriguez, even his fellow Yankees find him hard to motivate and harder to understand
College Football
Shock Value
By opening up its playbook and turning big-play wide receiver Mario Manningham loose, Michigan stunned Notre Dame with an easy win in South Bend
Pro Football
The Tight End: Version 2.0
Once the domain of sluggish, one-dimensional players, the NFL's latest It Position has been upgraded by a new generation of game-breakers, and the most dangerous of them is Antonio Gates
Double-barreled
The new prototype tight end has become so effective in the passing game that many teams are using two at a time
Inside
Life of Reilly
Departments
Value Judgment
Argentina's economic woes drove Christian Gómez to MLS, and D.C. United has reaped the dividends
Winning Pair
Armed with an old and unloved swing theory, these two instructors are suddenly all the rage on Tour
Jack the Kicker
Considering the rewards of athletic success, is it surprising that a college punter is accused of hacking his way up the depth chart?
Violent Night
A campus shooting rocks the resurgent Duquesne basketball program
Retailing Regret
An auction house plans to peddle Pete Rose's apology for betting on baseball

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)