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July 31, 2006
July 31, 2006

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July 31, 2006

2006 British Open
GOLF
  • 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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How do sports stars fit in?People say I look like …Superman power I'd most like to haveBest place to get barbecue?Song of summer so far?In a Speedo, I look …Strangest thing an ump or ref has said to me
AARON HARANG - Reds PBen RoethlisbergerStrengthThe Barbecue Pit (San Diego)Dani California (Red Hot Chili Peppers)HorribleI don't talk to umps
BOBBY ABREU - Phillies RFSammy Sosa. But I'm better lookingGood eyesNot sureHips Don't Lie (Shakira, above)Ugghh, not sureThey're all nice to me. Nothing weird
JAIME MORENO - United FJaime MorenoI'd love to be able to flyMy house. No need to go out for itHips Don't LieTremendousYou're an idiot!'
MARCUS THAMES - Tigers RFCraig MonroeVisionGates (Kansas City, Mo.)It's Going Down (Yung Joc)... like Marcus ThamesI missed it, so what do you want me to do aboutit?'


TWELVE PHOTOSSTUART RAMSON/AP (SHAKIRA); AL BERHMAN/AP (HARANG); BOB ROSATO (ABREU); JOSE L. ARGUETA/INTERNATIONALSPORTSIMAGES.COM (MORENO, LEFT); JONATHAN DANIEL/GETTY IMAGES (THAMES); JOHN IACONO (ROETHLISBERGER); AL TIELEMANS (SOSA); TONY QUINN/WIREIMAGE.COM (MORENO, RIGHT); TED S. WARREN/AP (MONROE); WARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (SUPERMAN); MARY GODLESKI/AP (SPEEDO); EVAN SIEGLE/BELOIT DAILY NEWS/AP (UMPIRE)