Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
A Legend's Fond Farewell
At the birthplace of golf Jack Nicklaus the competitor finally let go of the game, and in response the fans at St. Andrews embraced him closer than ever
Nothing but Trouble
From tee to green and everywhere in between, disaster lurks at the Old Course's notorious Road Hole, the nastiest bit of real estate in championship golf
My Shot
The British Open is always a tough telecast, but ABC has shown improvement
Motor Sports
The Off-Road Warrior
Driving on twisty, unpaved roads at breakneck speeds, dodging boulders and cliffs--now that's what top rally racer Jamie Thomas calls fun
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
SI Players
All-Stars of Style
Baseball's best swingers (and pitchers) strutted for the cameras, then cruised the red carpet before the All-Star Game in Detroit By Lisa Altobelli
Uphill Racer
Grinding down his rivals in the Alps and Pyrenees, Lance Armstrong closed in on his seventh straight win
A Turn for the Worse
Even interim closer Curt Schilling could not cure Boston's sickly bullpen as the Red Sox lost three of four to the Yankees, who overcame pitching woes of their own
NFL Fantasy Football Preview 2005
Dream World
Having covered the NFL for 25 years, the author--and fantasy player--relishes the phenomenon of the imaginary game
Movers And Shakers
Lost track of who landed where during the off-season? Forget how the draft played out? Here's a team-by-team rundown of the most significant acquisitions among offensive skill-position players and kickers.
Inside Baseball
Power Play
Searching for offense, the first-place Nationals acquired Preston Wilson, and now they're looking for pitching
Inside The NBA
Playing It Cool
In a summer-league return from his long suspension, the Pacers' volatile Ron Artest was solid, on court and off
Inside Boxing
Rally Capped
Jermain Taylor weathered a ferocious finish by Bernard Hopkins and took away his middleweight championship
Ice Circus
Ending the lockout? That was easy. Now the NHL must master a massive new CBA, sign legions of free agents and learn some new playing rules--all in two months
End of the Reign
The once-dominant U.S. softball team comes up short at the World Cup
Faces in the Crowd
In the tradition of SI's Sportsman of the Year, we periodically pay tribute in this space to men and women who embody the ideals of sportsmanship