[The following text appears on the cover. This is 1 of 2 covers.]

U.S. WORLD CUP DREAMS P. 46 | BLACKHAWK REDEMPTION P. 54 | MICKELSON'S BEST SHOT P. 66

What Just Happened to College Football

By AUSTIN MURPHY P. 16

TWO GAMES

TWO WINS

22 STRIKEOUTS

STEPHEN STRASBURG

(and his 100-mph fastball)

NATIONAL TREASURE

by Albert Chen

P. 38

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by Chuck Solomon (Strasburg)