GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
No Offense ...
But a wave of pitching talent is dominating hitters in both leagues. Another perfect game? It's no fluke
Back In Style
Venus Williams is No. 2 in the world again, and her game is drawing as much attention as her on-court fashions
NBA FINALS
Kobe's Final Challenge
Is he the Greatest Laker Ever? Not until he beats Boston in the Finals. Now—armed with an improved shot and fueled by a thirst for revenge—Kobe Bryant has one more chance to take down the hated Celtics
THE WNBA
MOTOR SPORTS
STANLEY CUP FINALS
MLB DRAFT PREVIEW
The Sixth Tool
Teams have learned not to rate prospects merely on their physical attributes. A player's character can make or break him as a draft pick
2010 WORLD CUP
Good isn't Good Enough
American soccer's most accomplished and enigmatic star, Landon Donovan embarks on the defining tournament of his career with a knowledge that has long eluded him: what it takes to play like a champion
GROUP A
Spain Will Reign
SI senior writer Grant Wahl predicts the order of finish for each group and the winners in the knockout rounds. Final forecast: La Furia Roja will hoist its first World Cup
Point After
Departments
A Children's Crusade
Pioneering sports surgeon James Andrews is again on the cutting edge—against overuse injuries in young athletes