All Alan Shipnuck Stories
Phil Mickelson, winless since the '10 Masters, returns to Augusta riding the momentum of a victory in Houston
The Gravity Golf guru takes wing with a new teaching center amidthe bustle of Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport SI: So what's going on next to gate ...
Unheralded Angel Cabrera won the U.S. Open with a rock-solid final round, but only after Tiger Woods made some puzzling miscues and let a second straight major slip away
Kemper Insurance Open winner Bob Estes joins Tiger Woods as theonly players with three PGA Tour W's in the last calendaryear.... Annika ...
The Year After
March Madness rekindles plenty of fond memories for these four ex-North Carolina stars, who have gone from national champs and first-round picks to the depths of the NBA standings
Last Man Standing
Angel Cabrera, who knows a thing or two about surviving tough circumstances, emerged from a drama-filled final round at the Masters with his second major title
RINGING 'EM UP
Staff writer Alan Shipnuck reports from the NCAA men'svolleyball championship. Last Saturday evening, after coaching UCLA to the NCAA crown onthe Bruins' ...
Fit for a King
Serious about finding the clubs and balls that are perfectly calibrated to your swing? Welcome to Hot Stix Golf, the custom-fitting specialist that in six years has gone from cult secret to industry phenomenon
His Old Kentucky Home
In Kenny Perry's case it's not only that you can't take the Franklin out of the boy, it's also that you can't take the boy out of Franklin—and that is why he's made it so far
3 ST. LOUIS RAMS
"Can we be a playoff team this year?" St. Louis Rams quarterbackTony Banks asks rhetorically. "We were a playoff team last year." Well ...
It's All About the Journey
The American players, particularly Stewart Cink and Tom Watson, had a big week at Turnberry, which is not surprising considering that their annual voyage to the home of golf and the British Open was, as usual, part fun, part frustration and totally different
The Case for ... Rory McIlroy
ON THE OCCASION of Tiger Woods being named SI's Sportsman of the Year in 1996, the great Gary Smith posed this incisive question: "Who ...
PGA Tour Announces Stringent Drug-Testing Policy
SI recently drafted a press release trumpeting the PGA Tour's plans to penalize players who are caught usingperformance-enhancing drugs
Plain And Simply Good Vanilla Chad Campbell starred at a tasty Tour Championship
According to his old UNLV roommate, Chad Campbell always orders his burgers without any fixings. "He's just a plain guy," says Chris Riley, ...
Forty with a Bullet Vijay Singh, a winner in Phoenix, is getting better, not older
Vijay Singh is the Diane Lane of the PGA Tour--the older he gets, the better he looks. Singh turns 40 in a couple of weeks, and when he says, ...
Big Play Scott McCarron lost the Nissan Open when he fell victim to Riviera's curse of the kikuyu
Having played in the 1981 and '82 L.A. Opens, I've seen enoughof the Riv to know the course's cardinal rule: chip over, notthrough, the kikuyu ...
Eye Opener David Duval, a special player, got what could be a special season off to a spectacular start
In the end, he allowed himself only the faintest of grins, andit betrayed none of the self-satisfaction you would expect fromsomeone who had ...
Q+A Michael MurphyThe celebrated author of Golf in the Kingdom waxes philosophic on the 30th anniversary of his mystical--and occasionally mystifying--novel about the game
SI: Did you know that last year Sports Illustrated named Golf in the Kingdom the most overrated golf book of all time? MM: Yes. To paraphrase ...