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COLLEGE FOOTBALL
One Giant Leap
Expectations are so high at Missouri that even scoring 52 points on a Top 25 foe left the Tigers wanting more
Blockbusters
A focus on special teams and ball-stripping drills helped East Carolina and Bowling Green score two for the little guys
BASEBALL
Amazin'
Do you believe in miracles? The '69 Mets certainly do—and when they look at the upstart Rays, they see plenty of parallels with their own remarkable run. Will it happen again?
In Vin Veritas
Dodgers win, Dodgers lose, Dodgers come, Dodgers go, but one truth remains constant: Vin Scully—half a century in the L.A. booth—remains the play-by-play gold standard
ACTIVISM
Choosing Sides
As the 2008 political season heads to its climax—please don't let there be a playoff this year—more players are taking a stand on the issues than this nation has seen in decades
THE NEXT STEP
The Next Step Is the Hardest
The Browns missed out on a playoff berth on the last day of the 2007 season, then spent the next eight months working to ensure it didn't happen in '08. SI got an inside look at how a team tries to make the leap from also-ran to contender
Inside
Let's Play 17
Commissioner Roger Goodell wants better NFL games in August, and that means expanding the regular season
Trumped Ace?
The Brewers have every reason to be ecstatic with CC Sabathia, but the Cubs' Rich Harden has been just as dominant
Point After
Departments

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)