It's in the game: CNN ponders the EA Sports cover jinx, a curse that has claimed Michael Vick, Marshall Faulk, Daunte Culpepper, and Eddie George and extends beyond the NFL. As Andrew Tougas writes, "Every year it derails careers, impedes athletes' ascension into superstardom and trounces hopes for playoff contention -- and all one has to do is be featured on the box of an EA Sports video game." Most recent victim: Dany Heatley. Slated for doom: Vince Carter and Carmelo Anthony.

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