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Inside: The Week In Sports

July 30, 2007
July 30, 2007

Table of Contents
July 30, 2007

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
SPORTS IN CRISIS
GOLF
Baseball
  • Relax! It's not a prediction but rather the latest slogan adopted by baseball's most Series-starved franchise. For these Cubs, however, there is a creeping feeling that it may be more than that

TOUR DE FRANCE
Tough Stuff
  • Players live for it, fans love it, media celebrate it--and all bemoan its devastating consequences. The brutal collision of bodies is football's lifeblood, and the NFL's biggest concern

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Inside: The Week In Sports

Baseball
A-Rod positions himself for another jaw-dropping deal • Is the Rangers' Mark Teixeira headed to Baltimore? • David Ortiz loses his clutch touch

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NASCAR
It's summer, so Tony Stewart must be heating up • Carl Edwards's Busch Series runaway continues • Busch-only drivers wage their own points battle

WALK THIS WAY Three home runs shy of breaking Hank Aaron's career record, slugger Barry Bonds was intentionally walked in the eighth inning of last Saturday's game in Milwaukee. Bonds went 0 for 2, but the Giants didn't need his help in blanking the Brewers, 8--0.

PHOTOPhotograph by Al Tielemans