SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Dream Match
A local's knowledge and a cool commute helped Phil Mickelson earn bragging rights at Riviera
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
Dumb and Dumber
In voting for Best Picture or MVP, awards experts often make the same mistakes
The List
More sports issues on which Congress should hold hearings paid for by taxpayers
BASEBALL
The Savior of Port St. Lucie
Johan Santana has yet to throw a pitch for the Mets, but his arrival in camp has lifted the gloom from last season's historic collapse and given New York a reason to believe again
Spring Forecasts
Baseball Prospectus analyzes some of the big off-season moves and how they'll give a boost to the teams that made them
Believe Him Or Not
Long before testimony at a congressional hearing cast doubt on his claim that he has never used steroids or HGH, Roger Clemens convinced himself that he has done no wrong
MOTOR SPORTS
Taking the High Road
When the 50th Great American Race came down to a final-lap dash, Ryan Newman used a teammate's bump to roar by on the outside and give owner Roger Penske his first Daytona 500 win
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Twins Peaking
Brothers Brook and Robin Lopez, a pair of 7-footers consumed by all things Disney, are proving that Stanford's latest story line—from unranked to the top of the Pac-10—is no fairy tale
HOCKEY
Mother Russia
A former star athlete herself, Tatiana Ovechkina made sure her boy Alexander, the high-scoring Capitals winger, got what he deserved—a record NHL deal, that's what
BET YOU WISH YOU COULD DUNK
Bet You Wish You Could DUNK
Though it may be reaching the end of its evolution, the jam—or stuff, windmill, skywalk, throwdown, 360, boomshakalaka—is still the most admired and, for many of us, elusive shot in hoops
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