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Marathon Man The guy with the bum hip, Peter Jacobsen, was the last man standing after a grueling 36-hole finish at the U.S. Senior Open

By Gary Van Sickle

Dire Straits You thought Shinnecock Hills was over the top? Wait until you get a look at Whistling Straits, a train wreck in the making

By Chris Lewis

Have You Ever Noticed How Much The PGA Tour Is Like High School? Both are insular, cliquish communities with well-established hierarchies and timeless archetypes. Though all Tour players might seem alike to the uninitiated, they really fall into distinct

By Alan Shipnuck

Belly Buster Vijay Singh's win at the Buick Open was about more than a new putter

By Jim Gorant

Big Play With Nancy Quarcelino

By Nancy Quarcelino

Heard on the Range

By Jim Gorant; Farrell Evans

Golf Plus/Si.com Poll VOTING HOURS AT SI.COM: 7 P.M. EST SUNDAY TO 3 P.M. EST MONDAY

By Jim Gorant

Sal Stats

By Sal Johnson

Mr. Fixit

By Steve Rushin

Castle Pines

By Gorjus George Lucas*

2¢ With Shaun Micheel

By Shaun Micheel

Two-Sport Stars?

By Jim Gorant

Catching Up With...

Bob Friend, Pitcher JULY 9, 1956 A three-time All-Star with the Pirates, Friend became a county comptroller and sold insurance, but golf is his passion.

By Bill Syken

Baseball

HEADY stuff As remarkable as it is to win 300 games, Greg Maddux's real feat has been to thrive as a finesse pitcher in a power era

By Tom Verducci

The 300 Club WITH GREG MADDUX POISED TO JOIN THEIR EXCLUSIVE RANKS, WE CAUGHT UP WITH BASEBALL'S SEVEN LIVING 300-GAME WINNERS

By Bill Syken

Boxing

Bottomed Out Mike Tyson's latest comeback--and most likely his career--ended in a stunning knockout by a handpicked opponent

By Richard Hoffer

Motor Sports

Weekend Wrecker Tony Stewart's temper may still spin out of control, but his season hasn't, despite a rash of crashes that have left foes fuming

By Lars Anderson

Pro Football

Master and Commander

With football principles learned under his dad, a coach at Navy, brainy Bill Belichick has turned New England into the NFL's mightiest vessel

By Peter King

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Baseball

Tick-Tock A last-minute flurry of deals at the trade deadline caused some intrigue

By Albert Chen

Tom Verducci's View

Inside Soccer

Further Adu Is MLS phenom Freddy Adu ready to live up to his hype? He says he is

By Grant Wahl

The GOP's King Maker

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

Letters

A New Witness Prosecutors plan to subpoena a woman who could alter the course of the Kobe Bryant case

By Jeff Benedict Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Standing By Their Man Two coaches in 35 years: Are the Steelers too loyal for their own good?

By Peter King Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Go Figure

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

For The Record

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Lance's World WE'RE JUST CYCLING THROUGH IT

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Smarty's Over

By Mark Beech Edited by Kostya Kennedy

The Show

By Bill Scheft

Q+A Viggo Mortensen The 45-year-old Lord of the Rings hero and impassioned Mets fan stars in Hidalgo, just out on DVD.

By Viggo Mortensen; Richard Deitsch

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy

The Week Ahead WHAT TO WATCH AND WATCH FOR

By Julia Morrill Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Under Review

By Adam Duerson Edited by Kostya Kennedy

The Poll Position Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Faces in the Crowd

Trivial Matters

By David Sabino