Made in Texas
With a homegrown roster studded with stellar pitchers, the Longhorns made amends for last year's collapse by winning the College World Series for a sixth time
Movin' On Up
Here are five college stars who are on the fast track to the big leagues.
SI's Fortune 50
The Fortunate 50
SI's second annual ranking of the highest-paid U.S. athletes
Floyd Mayweather Jr. talked the talk (and then some), but he walked the walk by pulverizing Arturo Gatti
The U.S. always had future women Grand Slam winners in the juniors--until now. Why is the pipeline dry?
Braveheart on Centre Court
The Last Days of the Serve-and-Volleyer
ET TU, WIMBLEDON?
At nationals, Jeremy Wariner &amp; Co. showed how strong the U.S. is in the men's and women's quarter mile
Let's Have a Ball!
Colorful new MetroStars G.M. Alexi Lalas looks to bring some personality--and success--to a vital MLS market
From Roundball to Squared Circle
After 15 seasons spent boxing out in the NBA, Kendall Gill has donned boxing gloves to take a swing in the ring
How Do You Like Me Now?
A new look at Lance Armstrong portrays a relentless winner who lets nothing--not even friendship--get in his way
The Power of Unorthodoxy
The Newhans have seen baseball from both sides: son David as a scrappy player who fought his way to the big leagues, and dad Ross as a Hall of Fame sportswriter
Waking up echoes of a bygone era, China and Russia have made a pact to ensure that the U.S. doesn't win the most medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Where the Girls Are
At the U.S. Women's Open they were easy to find--if you just followed the crowds
For the Record
Can You Tell the Difference?
Against her will, an Olympic soccer hero loses her spot on Team USA
Liberia's premiere athlete sets his sights on the presidency of his chaotic nation
Q+A Martin Lawrence
The 40-year-old actor-comedian stars as a basketball coach in Rebound, which opens on July 1
The Week Ahead
What to watch and watch for
Faces in the Crowd