Lineup

April 11, 2010

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

THE FINAL TWO

National Champs

Small-conference Butler took on big-conference Duke in Indianapolis, but this was no Cinderella story: The hometown Bulldogs were highly ranked most of the season, though they faced a team just as physical in the No. 1--seeded Blue Devils

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52 | BASEBALL

Wandy Rodriguez

Twelve years after faking his identity to get a shot at the majors, the Astros' lefty is on the verge of stardom

By Albert Chen

56 | PRO BASKETBALL

Steve Nash

Going strong at age 36, the Suns' point man lives for his team, his political causes and his family

By Charles P. Pierce

64 | WORLD CUP 2010

Matthew Booth

The new face of South Africa is a 6'6" white soccer player married to a black former fashion model

By Grant Wahl

Departments

4 Leading Off

11 Letters

14 Scorecard

Athletes, please don't show us your business

24 Just My Type

Evan Longoria on his TV habits and 2010

by Dan Patrick

27 Faces in the Crowd

32 Inside ...

College Football

A new attack at Texas

Golf

Yani Tseng's surge

Tennis

A savvier A-Rod

Horse Racing

Eskendereya's romp

80 The Vault

The '87 Brew Crew

84 Point After

Sports-lingo abusers need a Language Ref

by Phil Taylor

SPECIAL REPORT

TRUTH Or Consequences

Tiger Woods returns at the Masters to test his game and face the lingering questions about his ill-fated car crash and its image-shattering aftermath

BY S.L. PRICE

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PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGH (BULLDOG) PHOTOBOB ROSATO (BLUE DEVIL) ILLUSTRATIONERIC MARQUARD (TIGER) THREE PHOTOS

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