Lineup

July 28, 2014

Features

GOLF

28 British Open

At 25, Rory McIlroy ushers in a new era with his third major title

By Michael Bamberger

EDGE

34 Drew Brees

An exclusive look at the QB's off-season training regimen

By Austin Murphy

THE MMQB

40 NFL Training Camp Tour

Peter King & Co. explore the preseason plotlines, team by team

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

42 Charlie Strong

Everything is big in Texas, including the task of reviving the Longhorns. The job is all that a coach could want—especially one who had to wait so long for his chance

By Pete Thamel

SOCCER

48 The Qatar World Cup

As concerns continue to build, it's time to ask, Will it happen?

By Grant Wahl

LONGFORM

56 Fall to Earth

What happens when something goes very wrong at 5,000 feet

By Chris Ballard

Departments

2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

13 Scorecard

22 Faces in the Crowd

23 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Dennis Eckersley can't get away from 1988

64 Point After

Phil Taylor: Let legends go out on their own terms

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: THOMAS LOVELOCK FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MCILROY); ROBERT BECK/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BREES)

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY DARREN CARROLL FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

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)