LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Bear Essentials
The Grizzlies didn't need much to become competitive: just a refocused big man and an attitude adjustment
NFL PLAYOFF PREVIEW
The Game Changers
Forget grinding it out. Postseason football is now dominated by playmaking young wideouts with fleet feet, sure hands and a flair for the spectacular. Who'll be this year's Santonio Holmes?
Instant Replay
That's what the Cowboys need this week—a repeat of their crushing effort against the Eagles
Caught Short
The Patriots are vulnerable after an injury to their star receiver. Can Baltimore take advantage?
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
HOCKEY
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
He's The Shizz
Overflowing with talent, Kentucky freshman guard John Wall is dominating college hoops as few others have ever done
Fantastic Five
Three months into the season, the number of freshmen playing beyond their years in college basketball is far from one-and-done. Besides Wall, here are five players who have excelled during their first—and potentially penultimate—semester
Point After
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