Lineup

April 19, 2009

FEATURES

GOLF

30 Last ManStanding
Angel Cabrera survives Masters thriller
By Alan Shipnuck

PROBASKETBALL

36 The HappyDunker
Can Dwight Howard win an NBA title?
By Chris Ballard

HOCKEY

46 Back LineDrivers
In the fast and furious postseason, highly mobile defensemen such as theCapitals' thrilling Mike Green will try to power their teams to the StanleyCup
By Michael Farber
• Dan Boyle redefines Sharks' attack
• First-round playoff matchups, picks

HIT IN THEHEAD

Though deathsfrom thrown or batted balls are rare, frequent scares—like the one involvingpitcher Joe Martinez last week—keep the issue of ballpark safety in play
BY S.L. PRICE Page 54

Departments

6 Leading Off

12 Letters

14 Players
• New NFLPA boss is a real fan
• Remembering Nick Adenhart

24 Just My Typeby Dan Patrick
• Jim Nantz, voice of the Masters

26 Faces in theCrowd

72 Point After bySelena Roberts
Golfer Erik Compton lives life to the fullest—on his third heart

Inside ...

66 CollegeBasketball
• UConn women: perfect champs

67 CollegeHockey
• BU wins Frozen Four in OT

68 Baseball
• Prospects abound in minors

70 HorseRacing
• Derby needs feel-good stories

PHOTOSIMON BRUTY (WOODS)30 BRANCH OFFICE Tiger Woods hit into a thicket off the first fairway at the Masters on Saturday. He double-bogeyed the hole but rallied on Sunday to finish tied for sixth. PHOTOBRAD MANGIN (MARTINEZ)

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)