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Inside: The Week In Sports

April 16, 2007
April 16, 2007

Table of Contents
April 16, 2007

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
THE MASTERS
Baseball
PRO BASKETBALL
College Hockey
2007 NHL Playoff Preview

Inside: The Week In Sports

Baseball
The Twins make an insufficient pitch to extend Johan Santana • The scouting report on rookie Elijah Dukes • Killing the buzz about Ichiro joining the Red Sox

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Tennis
With the Davis Cup drifting toward irrelevance, critics within the sport are calling for major changes • A towering U.S. teen takes a giant leap

NASCAR
Is IndyCar champ Sam Hornish eyeing a full-time NASCAR ride? • Carl Edwards is putting a lock on the Busch Series title • Signs of life for Toyota?

Horse Racing
Kentucky Derby contender Nobiz Like Shobiz was all business in the Wood Memorial • Handicapping the final two major Derby prep races

PHOTOPhotograph by Brad ManginWHAT A WRECK The Giants' Todd Linden pulled in this drive off the bat of the Dodgers' Mike Lieberthal last Saturday, but the rest of the week was a car crash for San Francisco, which got off to a 1--5 start.