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WORLD CUP PREVIEW 2014
MEET THE 23
YES, THE U.S. WAS DROPPED INTO THE DEADLIEST OF GROUPS IN BRAZIL, BUT COACH J√úRGEN KLINSMANN HAS A PLAN FOR SURVIVAL. THESE ARE THE PLAYERS WHO WILL HAVE TO EXECUTE IT
NBA FINALS
1999 U.S. OPEN
THE GREATEST U.S. OPEN EVER
The 1999 national championship is remembered for its star-studded leader board, Father's Day drama and a caddie with a pager. Payne Stewart held off young Phil Mickelson, but the significance of the event wasn't truly realized until tragedy struck four months later
POINT AFTER
Departments
Unguarded Optimism
NHL coaches, based on advanced analytics and one gambling ex-goalie, are emptying their nets earlier and more often than ever before. The result: The craziest minutes in sports are even crazier
DOWN BY 2? WHEN TO PULL
When trailing, coaches shouldn't wait to get an extra skater on the ice. An aggressive approach to pulling the goalie, such as the one below, could be the difference between hoisting the Cup, or not

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