2006 British Open
Brown Beauty
The critics had carped that Hoylake was too homely to hold a successful Open Championship. They learned that looks can be deceiving
Heavy Heart
His mind was elsewhere, but Darren Clarke was simply doing his job by playing this season. Now he'll take time off to tend to more critical matters
A Sidecar Nap
SI Players: Life On And Off The Field
GOLF
A New Man Was His Old Self
At 30 and no longer able to turn to his father for advice, Tiger Woods is a man in transition on and off the course. In winning his 11th major, at the British Open, he recaptured his magic touch and provided a glimpse into what's still to come--even as he dedicated his play to Pops
Baseball
Bang for the Bucs
An unusual sequence of deadline deals in 2003 landed the Pirates infield prospect Freddy Sanchez, who is now the National League's leading hitter and least likely All-Star
Art
Features
The Amazing Race
Written off after a meltdown in the mountains, Floyd Landis executed a bold and spectacular turnaround a day later and then cruised to victory
It's Great To Be Average
FAMOUS? NOT SO MUCH. THEY MAY NEVER MAKE AN ALL-STAR TEAM OR WIN A MAJOR, BUT BY MAKING IT TO THE BIG TIME AND STAYING THERE, TODAY'S JOURNEYMAN JOCKS ARE DOING JUST FINE, THANKS. THESE EIGHT ATHLETES SIT RIGHT SMACK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SALARY SCALE FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS. FOR THEM ...
Inside
Inside The NFL
Pass or Fail?
As NFL training camps get into full swing, pressing questions surround a half-dozen high-profile quarterbacks
Life of Reilly
Departments
Extreme Makeover
A year out from World Cup 2007, the U.S. women's team is younger, more creative--and as brash as ever
For Pete's Sake
Bored and restless in retirement, Pete Sampras is playing World Team Tennis, but it's not a comeback