GOLF PLUS
Brilliant Save
Even a week of rain, an uprising by the fans and a Monday finish couldn't disguise one simple fact—the USGA did a masterly job at Bethpage
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Woe Is Us, but ...
With a top-heavy, injury-depleted lineup, the Mets have been struggling—yet October is still within reach
Battle Tested
After a breakout sophomore season, guard Talor (Bubby) Battle aims to prove that Penn State is a hoops school too
Real Deals
The Islanders should draft bedrock prospect John Tavares, but other teams can improve by trading top talent
U.S. OPEN
Cool Hand Lucas
Unruffled by rain delays, a soggy course, weird tee times and a half-dozen late challenges from big names and fellow no-names, soft-spoken Lucas Glover calmly won the U.S. Open
BASEBALL
SOCCER
To Hell And Back
Against first-round competition even stiffer than they'll see at next year's World Cup, the U.S. men showed their worst side, then their best, in South Africa
NASCAR
Point After
Departments
Gameplan
What smart fans should do this week
Things I Think I Think
SI's fearless NFL expert opines on all the latest news, buzz and inside information. This is just a taste of what you'll get in King's Monday Morning Quarterback.