Lineup

August 23, 2009

36 | GOLF
The Tiger Tamer
Y.E. Yang became the first Asian man to win a major title when he snatched thePGA Championship from Tiger Woods
By Alan Shipnuck

40 | COLLEGEBASKETBALL
Scandal in Louisville
In hoops-crazed Kentucky, coach Rick Pitino has weathered a sordid affair. TheCardinals, after all, need him
By Tim Layden and Pablo S. Torre

44 | PROFOOTBALL
Chicago's New Hope
Jay Cutler is the darling of the Midway—until he lets down Bears fans, who arenotoriously tough on their quarterbacks
By Albert Chen

48 | BASEBALL
Trumped Cards
The Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card would become one of a kind. It would alsosignal the beginning of the end for a once-thriving industry
By Luke Winn

54 | COVER STORY
Marc Buoniconti
Left a quadriplegic, he has become the force behind a research center that hassaved or bettered the lives of other spinal-cord victims
By S.L Price

Departments

4 Leading Off

12 Letters

14 Scorecard
• Olympic golf can do a world of good

22 Just My Type
T-Wolves' new boss
by Dan Patrick

25 Faces in theCrowd

28 Inside ...
• Soccer
U.S. has work to do
• Baseball
Unlikely contenders

• CollegeFootball
Hoops-happy QB

• Formula One
Jenson Button soars

64 The Vault
• Showdown between rookies in Big D

68 Point After
The day the music stopped at FIU
by Selena Roberts

Fifth-year seniorJarrett Brown takes charge at West Virginia.

ON THE COVERPhotograph by Simon Bruty Insets: John Biever (Yang); Bruce L.Schwartzman/Schwartzman Sports (Pitino)

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