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Monster Mash
On the condition of anonymity, a PGA Tour pro tells us what he really thinks of Oakland Hills, picks a veteran to win and more
Ahoy, Augusta
After an unexpected two weeks on the leader board, Greg Norman has fallen in love again with golf and is making big plans
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
BASEBALL
Young, Gifted AND Black
The Best Story in Baseball gets better: Phenom David Price is closing in on the majors, which will not only give the remarkable Rays a stretch-drive lift but also help a city—and a sport—reconnect with its African-American heritage
OLYMPIC BASKETBALL
Changing of the Guard
Snubbed by Team USA, WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon is putting her all-American reputation at risk for a shot at a medal in Beijing—playing for Russia, a country she once dreaded
SOCCER
Balls and Blood
First played in the 16th century, revived in 1930, an infernal, no-holds-barred version of soccer known as calcio fiorentino keeps the good citizens of Florence, Italy, battling and reveling
NFL: TRAINING CAMP KICKOFF
Remember?
Super Bowl XLII: A Great Escape, a Miracle Catch, an Upset for the Ages. Even the Giants still shake their heads. What better way to gear up for the new season than with fresh insight into one of the greatest plays in NFL history
Name of the Game
David Tyree earned everlasting fame for his Super Bowl catch, but a new season means yet another set of challenges
His Own Manning
He may never completely escape the shadows of Archie and Peyton, but Eli Manning's new stature as a pro—and in the sibling dynamic—was in evidence at the family's annual QB camp
Shocks To the System
With teams suddenly willing to make trades, some big-name players showed up in surprising places, but the most famous of them all—the unretired Brett Favre—was still waiting to see where he would land
Inside
The Real Deals
Forget the fuss over the trade deadline, sometimes the best (and less costly) moves come from within
Loss of Focus
Revved up over his driver-ownership deal for 2009, Tony Stewart just may be letting his current season slip away
Point After
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