SI Bonus Section: SI Fantasy Plus
Halfway Home
Presenting the heroes and zeros of the 2006 season so far--and five of the major issues facing fantasy owners the rest of the way
SI Players: Life on and Off the Field
Middle Man
Falcons cornerback DeAngelo Hall uses an extensive training regimen that adheres to some core truths
Caught Yapping
Even your momma knows you can't take it personally when players run their mouths
Air and Space
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
Touching 'Em All
The auto industry has taken a beating and, for the better part of the last two decades, so too has Detroit's baseball team, but Jim Leyland's Tigers have lit up the Motor City with their overpowering run to the World Series
The Party's in New Orleans
Led by first-year coach Sean Payton and a host of new players--from a no-name linebacking trio to flashy rookie Reggie Bush-- the Saints are 5--1 and sitting pretty in the Crescent City
Hands Down
The nation's best receiver, without question, is Georgia Tech's Calvin Johnson, a remarkable blend of size, speed and athleticism who has everything but an outrageous TD celebration
NBA PREVIEW 2006 - 2007
Generation Now
Having raised their profiles in the playoffs and world championships, three members of the draft class of 2003--Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James--are ready to lead the league into a new golden age
Selling the NBA
Riding the shirttails of the world's tallest pitchmen, a once staid league became a marketing force andgrew the pro game worldwide
Bob Cousy and his speedyCeltics would love these guys--a wave of young quicksilver guardswho are changing the game by letting it fly
5 Minute Guide
Who will have huge years, who will need a new job and which team might land the biggest prize in June (besides the title)
Life of Reilly
Miami Vice
Will the Hurricanes' coach take the fall for a football program that's become an embarrassment--again?