Air and Space
SI Players: Life On And Off The Field
College Football
Urban Renewal
With Chris Leak running the spread-option offense to perfection, Florida blewby Ohio State and won the BCS title in coach Urban Meyer's second season
Pro Football
Rare Birds
Behind a castoff quarterback and an underappreciated star running back, the Eagles have turned around a seemingly lost season with an inspiring display of perseverance
Guess Again
Using a baffling array of looks, the Patriots outfoxed the Jets and served notice that they're still a conference powerhouse
Pro Basketball
Forecast: Sunny and Hot
His knees healthy and his attitude adjusted, Phoenix's Amaré Stoudemire is brilliantly blending his explosive skills into a well-stocked team that may finally be poised to win a title
College Basketball
Leader of The Pack
Rather than join the NBA, Nevada forward Nick Fazekas rolled the dice and returned to Reno for his senior year. Now the Wolf Pack is off to its best start in 55 years and laughing all the way, thanks to its star's impeccable timing
The New Rules Of Golf
The Mercedes-Benz Championship marked the start of the PGA Tour's novel (and complex) FedEx Cup race. After a week awash in talk of points and resets and playoff scenarios, here's how it will work
The Late Bloomer
After years of steady improvement as a player and a competitor, James Blake is suddenly, at age 27, the face of American tennis--and a threat to go deep in Melbourne
Life of Reilly
Memorable Knight
In his first talk with SI in 10 years, college basketball's winningest coach reflects on his style, his regrets and his favorite burger joint