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SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus

In His Element

Years ago, Tom Watson came to the conclusion that instead of fighting the wind and the vagaries of links golf, he should go with the flow--a precept that again proved its worth during his victory at the Senior British Open

By John Garrity

PGA Championship Confidential

On the condition of anonymity, a PGA Tour pro riffs on Tiger's troubles, the wisdom of playing a major in Tulsa during the dog days of summer, who's hot and who's not, and who will walk away a winner next week at Southern Hills

French Toast

Gulbis sizzles at the Evian Masters

By Jim Gorant

Big Play

By Mitchell Spearman

Golden Oldies

Want to get more from the game? Take a lesson from experienced hands

By Kevin O'Neill

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

What a Ball Can Do

A soccer team briefly unites war-ravaged Iraq

By Grant Wahl

Jon Lester ... back to work

As told to Joe Lemire

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

For the Record

Skip Prosser 1950--2007

By Seth Davis

To Fight a Champ

An SI writer steps into the ring

By Chris Mannix

In Development

A Jets safety acts like a winner

By David Epstein

Me and My Number ... Justin Verlander

Tigers Pitcher

Are You Talkin' to Me?

True tales of the similarly named

THE QUESTIONS WITH Alex Smith

49ERS QB

Candid Camera

Home Run Derby mixed big hits with small talk

By Mark Bechtel

Q&A Dan Patrick

The broadcaster is leaving ESPN after 18 years on Aug. 17

By Richard Deitsch

Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

Ernie's Song

Hollywood tackles a tragic Heisman winner

By Adam Duerson

LUMBERJACKING

Sports In Crisis

Fed Up Yet?

A Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes to . . . Who?

By Jack McCallum

TOUR DE FRANCE

False Positive

In the scandal-ridden Tour, talk that the drug busts were good news was overshadowed by a sense that the sport might never recover

By Austin Murphy

Baseball

The Legend Of Jack Cust

The tape-measure homers, like the tales they spawned, came in bushels--until he reached the bigs. After a decade of unmet expectations, the A's slugger, it appears, has turned the myths into reality

By Albert Chen

PRO FOOTBALL

Bill Walsh: 1931-2007

A brilliant innovator, he also opened doors for a new generation of NFL coaches

By Peter King

Game On!

As NFL camps cranked up and the heat bore down, the pressure was on the newcomers to show they're ready to make a difference

By Peter King

PREVIEW: Fantasy 2007

Fantasy Football Preview 2007

By Adam Duerson

THE GREAT DEBATES

AS FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFTS APPROACH, ARGUMENTS ERUPT AND FRIENDS BECOME FOES

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Quarterbacks

Tight Ends

Kickers

Defenses

Inside

Inside: The Week In Sports

Arena Football

By Mark Beech

NASCAR

By Lars Anderson

Baseball

By Jon Heyman

Life of Reilly

One Hell of A Day

By Rick Reilly

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