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April 16, 2006

FEATURES

GOLF
34 Master Craftsman
The way Phil Mickelson won his second Masters, his best may be yet tocome
by Alan Shipnuck

COLLEGE HOCKEY
44 Save at Home
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin won the NCAA title with a hot goalie and a partisancrowd
by Michael Farber

PROBASKETBALL
46 The Great Unknown
Ten seasons into a Hall of Fame career, Kobe Bryant is as mysterious asever
by Jack McCallum and L. Jon Wertheim

HORSE RACING
52 The One to Beat
After his runaway win at Santa Anita, Brother Derek is the Derby favorite
by Tim Layden

THEKELLERMANS
Blood Relations
A sportswriter was following in his famous brother's footsteps when hisgenerosity to an old boxing friend led to tragedy
by Gary Smith
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Departments

8 LeadingOff
14 Letters
17 Air and Space
Jimmie Boyle's one inning in the majors provided enough memories for a lifetimeby Steve Rushin

20 Scorecard
• When sleeping can be perilous
• Maryland's poised to repeat

28 Faces in theCrowd

30 Players

76 Life ofReilly
Neither dark nor cold nor lunch kept this retired butcher from his 572 roundsof golf by Rick Reilly

Inside ...

66 Baseball
• Red-hot redhead rallies Tigers

68 The NHL
• Rangers star is landslide MVP

70 The NBA
• Steve Nash: the MVP sequel

75 Boxing
• A new, calm Floyd Mayweather

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En route to the school's sixth hockey championship, the Wisconsin playershuddled before their Frozen Four semifinal. PAGE 44
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