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June 24, 2013
June 24, 2013

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June 24, 2013

GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
STANLEY CUP FINALS
Alex Morgan
  • GOAL-SCORING MACHINE, SOCIAL MEDIA PHENOM, ROLE MODEL AND THE HOTTEST STAR IN U.S. SOCCER: ALEX MORGAN IS ALL OF THOSE THINGS AND MORE. NOW ALL SHE HAS TO DO IS HELP A NEW PRO WOMEN'S LEAGUE SUCCEED WHERE TWO OTHERS HAVE FAILED. NO PRESSURE...

BASEBALL
FRANK HALL
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GOLF

36 U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson's run of heartbreak continued at Merion, where a Brit showed his true grit down the stretch

BY ALAN SHIPNUCK

STANLEY CUP FINALS

42 Original Six

The Bruins and the Blackhawks hooked up for a series that—with realignment—might be the last chance for heritage franchises to meet for the title

BY MICHAEL FARBER

SOCCER

50 Alex Morgan

As the hottest American star, she's trying to help a new pro women's league succeed where two others have failed

BY GRANT WAHL

BASEBALL

58 History of the DH

Forty years ago the American League instituted a rule that increased scoring, pissed off purists and created generations of well-rested sluggers

BY STEVE RUSHIN

70 Frank Hall

The football assistant faced every educator's nightmare: What to do when a student pulls out a gun and starts shooting?

BY GARY SMITH

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 The Mail

14 Scorecard

To plunk or not to plunk: a guide to retribution

21 Faces in the Crowd

22 Just My Type

Jason Kidd on how he'll coach (hint: no yelling)

BY DAN PATRICK

80 Point After

A draft prospect reveals the draft process

BY C.J. MCCOLLUM

ON THE COVER: Photograph by Simon Bruty/Sports Illustrated

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THREE PHOTOSSIMON BRUTY/SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDMIGHTY MERION The deep rough and tricky pin placements—such as at numbers 5 (bottom) and 9—prevented any of the 156 golfers at the 113th U.S. Open from breaking par.