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Sep 05, 2011

'CANE-DO KID

Bookended by natural disasters, a shaken and stirred Barclays was saved by the blistering play of Dustin Johnson, who had to go low to win the opening leg of the playoffs

Oct 08, 2012

Swim Clubs

DIFFERENT STROKES? MICHAEL PHELPS SWAPS HIS SPEEDO FOR SLACKS AND DIVES INTO GOLF

Jun 30, 2008

The Year of Living Tiger-free

Imagining the 2009 Masters preview, and Tour life without Woods

Dec 16, 2013

LOVE

Jul 27, 2009

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

Sep 22, 2014

WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, ANTHONY KIM?

A U.S. Ryder Cup star at 23, he enjoyed a lifestyle as flamboyant as his belt buckles. Six years later and 28 months removed from his last PGA Tour event, he has gone into hiding, wrestling with whether to tee it up again or reap an eight-figure disability settlement

Apr 09, 2012

HOW JHONNY MADE GOOD

Fleeing Venezuela for a better life and a chance to pursue his dream, Jhonattan Vegas found happiness in Texas, thanks to a far-reaching support group that has been with him every step of his journey

Mar 18, 2013

LEADING LADY

ONCE SO SHY SHE COULDN'T GET THE WORDS OUT, STACY LEWIS MADE A TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO THE STATE WHERE SHE COMPETED IN COLLEGE, SOUNDING (AND SWINGING) LIKE A PLAYER ON THE VERGE OF BECOMING THE NEW FACE OF THE LPGA

Dec 08, 2008

MICHAEL PHELPS

He turned a pool in Beijing into the center of the universe, captivating millions with his exhilarating achievements. Now he's using his fame to get more kids swimming safely and to promote his sport as more than a once-every-four-years event

Sep 03, 2012

LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III was already losing sleep over his four wild-card selections when Nick Watney entered the discussion with his out-of-nowhere victory at the Barclays

Jun 09, 2008

Simply the Best

Off the golf course she may go unrecognized, but that's just fine with LORENA OCHOA. The world's most dominant female athlete never wanted to be anything more than No. 1 in her sport

Sep 30, 2013

AWARDS SHOW

WITH THE FEDEX CUP PLAYOFFS IN THE BOOKS AND THE 2014 SEASON LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY, NOW'S THE PERFECT TIME TO HAND OUT THE TROPHIES FOR PERFORMANCES BOTH GOOD AND BAD

Apr 20, 2009

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