Many football fans consider this 100-yard interception return by James Harrison to be the greatest play in Super Bowl history. The return helped the Steelers defeat the Cardinals, 27-23, to win their sixth Super Bowl. Harrison has been in the news this week, but not for the best of reasons. His  helmet-to-facemask hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last Thursday resulted in a one-game suspension from the league.  Harrison is the first player to miss game time as a penalty under the league’s revamped policy on such collisions. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
KING: Steelers must convince suspended Harrison to change his style

Many football fans consider this 100-yard interception return by James Harrison to be the greatest play in Super Bowl history. The return helped the Steelers defeat the Cardinals, 27-23, to win their sixth Super Bowl. Harrison has been in the news this week, but not for the best of reasons. His helmet-to-facemask hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last Thursday resulted in a one-game suspension from the league. Harrison is the first player to miss game time as a penalty under the league’s revamped policy on such collisions. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)



Life is good for Albert and Deidre Pujols today. The three-time MVP inked a reported 10-year, $250 million contract with Los Angeles. The Angels also signed C.J. Wilson, making them an instant contender, writes SI’s Tom Verducci. (Steve Erle/SI)
VERDUCCI: A change in mindset led to Angels shopping spreeVIDEO: Do these signings make the Angels instant contenders?GALLERY: Rare photos of Albert Pujols

Life is good for Albert and Deidre Pujols today. The three-time MVP inked a reported 10-year, $250 million contract with Los Angeles. The Angels also signed C.J. Wilson, making them an instant contender, writes SI’s Tom Verducci. (Steve Erle/SI)

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VIDEO: Do these signings make the Angels instant contenders?
GALLERY: Rare photos of Albert Pujols

Members of San Francisco’s special teams unit bury Cardinals punt returner Patrick Peterson and cause a fumble during the third quarter of yesterday’s game. The 49ers improved to 9-1 with a 23-7 victory at Candlestick Park. (Tony Medina/Icon SMI)
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Members of San Francisco’s special teams unit bury Cardinals punt returner Patrick Peterson and cause a fumble during the third quarter of yesterday’s game. The 49ers improved to 9-1 with a 23-7 victory at Candlestick Park. (Tony Medina/Icon SMI)

KING MMQB: Week 11 sets up the best Thanksgiving Day games ever
BURKE: With Cutler injured, quarterback options limited for Chicago
BANKS: Lions rediscover their mojo and other thoughts on Week 11
MACK: Game-by-game fantasy observations, analysis from Week 11

Ryne Sandberg stretches during a 1990 photo shoot at the Cubs spring training facility. The Hall of Famer, who has spent the past four seasons managing in the Cubs’ farm system, was told by new team president Theo Epstein that he was not a candidate to manage the team in 2012. The Cardinals, however, have interest in Sandberg and will interview him for their vacant managerial job. (Corbis)
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Ryne Sandberg stretches during a 1990 photo shoot at the Cubs spring training facility. The Hall of Famer, who has spent the past four seasons managing in the Cubs’ farm system, was told by new team president Theo Epstein that he was not a candidate to manage the team in 2012. The Cardinals, however, have interest in Sandberg and will interview him for their vacant managerial job. (Corbis)

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