SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
War Games
A West Point cadet may fulfill his Army obligations by playing in the NFL
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In the Wings
While most of the world is focused solely on Tiger, a foursome of young pros and a couple of resurgent veterans have quietly emerged as players to be reckoned with as the first major of '08 approaches
Jump Start
It took dunkin' Dustin Johnson, one of the new, athletic breed of pros on the PGA Tour, only two months to make a case for rookie of the year
The Class of '08
First-year man Dustin Johnson has made this year's biggest initial splash on the PGA Tour, but these six fresh faces (presented alphabetically) also have shown they are worth keeping an eye on.
Dan Patrick
2008 NCAA TOURNAMENT PREVIEW
Big Bang Theory
In a field loaded with tall, talented front lines, at least half a dozen top contenders are smaller teams that have offset their lack of stature with speed and versatility—weapons they hope will cut the behemoths down to size
Beware of Tigers
After four straight wrenching losses in the national semis, LSU—led by senior center Sylvia Fowles and a new, veteran coach—is poised to break through
Mad About March
Start Xeroxing those brackets, strike up the Siena fight song, tell the boss you're taking a long lunch: 65 teams and 65 reasons that prove this is the best basketball month of the year
THE BRACKETS
The Bruins win their 12th national championship by imposing a slow half-court tempo, throttling Kansas's perimeter threats and riding the coattails of superlative freshman Kevin Love to victory
Cut from the Same Cloth
Nine years after his father threw in the towel as Georgetown's coach, John Thompson III has assumed his mantle and made the Hoyas once again a threat to win the national championship
HOCKEY
Shooting for 60 Goals
Being the first to hit that scoring milestone since 1996 would place Alexander Ovechkin in the company of greats. Would it also be a sign of an offensive renaissance in the NHL?
PRO BASKETBALL
Good News, Bad News
By embracing a supporting role and livening up the locker room, Shaquille O'Neal has fit right in with the Suns. But so far they don't seem to be a more formidable title contender
MOTOR SPORTS
Control Issues
NASCAR wild child Kyle Busch runs on the edge, and after moving from straitlaced Hendrick Motorsports to the just-win world of Joe Gibbs Racing, he's on top of his game
GOLF
The Roarrr ...
After pouncing on the leaders in the third round, Tiger Woods snatched his sixth win in a row with a brilliant approach and a perfect putt on the 72nd hole
BASEBALL
HOWIE KENDRICK HITS IT BIG
Not long ago, the Angels' second baseman could barely scare up interest from a junior college—then an Angel showed up in his life, and the career of a future batting champ was born
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