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Golf Plus

U.S. Prime

By John Garrity

What's With The Waggles? The experts are split on the cause--and the effect--of the maddening preshot routine Sergio Garcia has adopted

By John Garrity

Super Killer British Open Quiz Think you know everything there is to know about the British Open and Scotland? You're bloody daft, but give our 29-question brainteaser a try

By Gary Van Sickle and Sal Johnson

Head To Head Is Tiger Woods the greatest player ever? Only the accomplishments of one man, Jack Nicklaus, stand between Woods and the title of a lifetime

By Cameron Morfit

Lost Summer Back when the author played for Texas, a British teammate invited him overseas for the golfing adventure of a lifetime

By Brandel Chamblee, as told to Gary Van Sickle

Member Only Welcome to The Bridge, the posh new club in the Hamptons that's so exclusive only the owner belongs

By Michael Bamberger

The Week

By Gary Van Sickle Edited By Seth Davis

Big Play

By Mike Lopuszynski Edited by Seth Davis

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited by Seth Davis

Peter Jacobsen Plugged In Most shows mixing sports and comedy are duds, but the Golf Channel's new series has the makings of a hit

By Richard Deitsch

Baseball

Farewell, Teddy Ballgame

With the death of Ted Williams, the author reflects on encounters with the Splendid Splinter over half a century

By Leigh Montville

Damn Yankees Already packed with power and loaded with pitching, the first-place Bombers dealt for a slugging outfielder and another club's ace

By Tom Verducci

Tennis

Serves & Follies At the weirdest Wimbledon in ages, form finally held as top-ranked Lleyton Hewitt and Serena Williams cut down the opposition

By L. Jon Wertheim

Where Are They Now?

Nobody's Perfect (Except Us) The '72 Dolphins point to their 17-0 record and say there should be no debate over who's the best team ever

By Michael Silver Compiled by Connie Aitcheson

After the Fall Eighteen years removed from her disastrous collision with Mary Decker, the barefoot Afrikaner has once again found joy in running Zola Budd

By Franz Lidz

King Without a Castle The Royals great who mastered the triple double and pioneered free agency is a man without a team--or a role in the game Oscar Robertson

By Jack McCallum

Playing A New Tune Music is serving as the second verse in the lives of these five former athletes

Compiled by Kristin Green Morse

Whack Daddy

The onetime power potentate has spawned the mighty Prince, a Brewers first-rounder and possible heir apparent to his father's home run crown

By Pete McEntegart

The Biggest Swingers These sluggers went for broke every time they stepped up to the plate, which meant they either knocked the ball out of the park or struck out trying

By Albert Chen

Lost & Found O.K., we'll bite: Who's servin' up hot wings? How's Nolan's steak sauce? And where the heck is Salami?

Compiled by Lars Anderson, Kelvin C. Bias, Trisha Blackmar, Albert Chen, Richard Deitsch, Hali Helfgott, Franz Lidz, Pete McEntegart, Julia Morrill, Kristin Green Morse and John O'Keefe

15 Minutes of Infamy A controversial moment in the spotlight can leave a lasting memory--and change a life

Compiled by Lars Anderson, Kelvin C. Bias, Trisha Blackmar, Albert Chen, Richard Deitsch, Hali Helfgott, Franz Lidz, Pete McEntegart, Julia Morrill, Kristin Green Morse and John O'Keefe

Casting Their Shadow

Compiled by Lars Anderson, Kelvin C. Bias, Trisha Blackmar, Albert Chen, Richard Deitsch, Hali Helfgott, Franz Lidz, Pete McEntegart, Julia Morrill, Kristin Green Morse and John O'Keefe

First and Fearless The 30th anniversary of Title IX is a fitting time to catch up with a foursome who went where no woman had gone before

Compiled by Trisha Blackmar and Mark Bechtel

Still Golden A fabled Heisman winner at Notre Dame and a Hall of Famer with the Packers transferred his Midas touch to his business enterprises Paul Hornung

By Tim Layden

Man of A Century Double Duty Radcliffe Nemesis of Ty Cobb, close friend of Satchel Paige, a Negro leagues legend remains the life of the party as he celebrates his 100th birthday

By Michael Bamberger

What's There Now?

Hallowed Grounds Take a walk on the beach or a trip to the mall, and you might find yourself standing on the site of a storied sports venue

Compiled by David Sabino

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Motor Sports

Inside Motor Sports

By Mark Bechtel

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

Double Whammy You just know Serena and Venus will trade the No. 1 ranking back and forth like a dress that fits both.

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Dollars and Sense In signing Bobby Holik and Darius Kasparaitis to big deals, the Rangers paid dearly for intangibles

By Michael Farber

Leading Off

Letters

Past Masters

The Little Ball Club That Could The Twins keep winning, in the overadrenalized manner of someone fighting off Death.

By Steve Rushin

Scorecard

By P.J. O'Rourke; Mark Beech; Camille Bersamin; Richard Hoffer; John O'Keefe Edited by Richard O'Brien and Richard Deitsch

Q+A Steve Irwin

By Richard Deitsch; Steve Irwin Edited by Richard O'Brien and Richard Deitsch

Sports Beat

Edited by Richard O'Brien and Richard Deitsch

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Richard O'Brien and Richard Deitsch