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Inside: The Week In Sports

July 31, 2006
July 31, 2006

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July 31, 2006

2006 British Open
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  • At 30 and no longer able to turn to his father for advice, Tiger Woods is a man in transition on and off the course. In winning his 11th major, at the British Open, he recaptured his magic touch and provided a glimpse into what's still to come--even as he dedicated his play to Pops

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  • Written off after a meltdown in the mountains, Floyd Landis executed a bold and spectacular turnaround a day later and then cruised to victory

  • FAMOUS? NOT SO MUCH. THEY MAY NEVER MAKE AN ALL-STAR TEAM OR WIN A MAJOR, BUT BY MAKING IT TO THE BIG TIME AND STAYING THERE, TODAY'S JOURNEYMAN JOCKS ARE DOING JUST FINE, THANKS. THESE EIGHT ATHLETES SIT RIGHT SMACK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SALARY SCALE FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS. FOR THEM ...

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First signs after Reds' risky trade are positive • Closer Bob Wickman not the answer in Atlanta • Shea Hillenbrand out of Blue Jays' hair

The NFL

How well-healed is the Saints' Drew Brees? • Jets like rookie QB Kellen Clemens • Sleeper of the preseason: Vikings running back Chester Taylor

PHOTOPhotograph by Al TielemansANKLES AWAY When Marcus Thames took out White Sox second baseman Tadahito Iguchi, he not only broke up a double play but also kept the seventh inning going for the Tigers last Thursday. The next batter, first baseman Chris Shelton, doubled to score leftfielder Craig Monroe from first for the decisive run in Detroit's 2--1 victory at Comerica Park.