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April 05, 2009

FEATURES

2009 BASEBALL PREVIEW

52 Big Love
Everything in CC Sabathia's new life comes in extra large—his salary, a city's expectations, his pinstripes—but his heart is even larger
By S.L. Price

62 Next Top Models
Run prevention is the new rage as teams invest not only in slick fielders but also in advanced systems for analyzing defensive play
By Albert Chen

68 Scouting Reports
Besides analyzing each team's strengths and weaknesses, SI predicts the final division standings and the results of each playoff series and the Fall Classic

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

30 Only the Strong
Four powerful teams survived the hyperphysical NCAA tournament
By Tim Layden
• Spartans' home court advantage
• Scouts' takes on the Final Four

GOLF

40 Don't Doubt Him
After a scintillating win at Bay Hill, Tiger Woods is primed for Augusta
By Damon Hack
• Gatefold: Tiger's evolving swing

Departments

6 Leading Off

14 Letters

16 Players
• Indiana State's coach, 30 years on
• Skater Evan Lysacek wins worlds
• Latino baseball movie scores

26 Faces in the Crowd

28 Just My Type by Dan Patrick
• Lane Kiffin talks (no, really?)
• Brooklyn Decker seeds models

134 Point After by Phil Taylor
The high school hoops coach who won 100--0 may not be 100% bad

PHOTOBRAD MANGIN (BRADLEY)110 HITMAKER With the addition of Milton Bradley to the lineup, the Cubs have the bats to match their powerful pitching. PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER (REYNOLDS)SUPER 'NOVA Scottie Reynolds's jumper beat Pitt.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)