The Lineup

August 07, 2005

AUGUST 8, 2005

VOLUME 103, NO. 5

 

Departments

4 Leading Off

10 Catching Up With ...

13 Letters

15 Air and Space

There are sports heroes and there are just plain heroes. Capt. Dan Rooney is one of the latter by Steve Rushin

16 Scorecard

• Palmeiro suspended for steroids

• T-ball coach to stand trial

• Q&A: Billy Bob Thornton

28 Faces in the Crowd

30 Players

76 The Life of Reilly

Allow me to pay tribute to the long-suffering forecaddie. With cartoons, of course by Rick Reilly

 

Inside ...

73 Swimming

• Katie Hoff, 16, is new IM star

• Hackett has most worlds medals

74 Baseball

• Manny stays in Boston after all

• More second sackers in the Hall?

 

PRO FOOTBALL

38 Bigger Than Ever

As camps open, the NFL's popularity is at an alltime high

by Peter King

• Stronger Than Ever: How five vets got ready for camp

 

BASEBALL

50 Bottom's Up!

The young Oakland A's turned up their intensity, moving from last place to playoff contention

by Albert Chen

 

GOLF

52 Make Way for Morgan

Out of a swarm of U.S. teen sensations comes Morgan Pressel, who is dead set on becoming the top woman pro

by E.M. Swift

 

MOTOR SPORTS

56 Bringing It Home

Returning to live in his native Indiana has calmed NASCAR's Tony Stewart and put him on track for a second Cup title

by Lars Anderson

 

BASEBALL

Rapid Robert

Like his legendary heater, Hall of Famer Bob Feller comes at you hard and fast

by Frank Deford

 

Cover

PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN BIEVER

INSET PHOTOS: Andy Altenburger/Icon SMI (Palmeiro); Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography (Barber)

 

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COLOR PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER BLOCK PARTY The Pats hit the pads (page 38). COLOR PHOTOMICHAEL O'NEILL (INSET)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)