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Tony the Tiger

Winning for the first time at the tender age of 22, Anthony Kim used a familiar game plan to crush a top-notch field at the Wachovia Championship

By Gary Van Sickle

Streak Stopper

Paula Creamer made up for a missed opportunity by winning in overtime, thus ending Lorena Ochoa's bid to make LPGA history

By John Garrity

Springs Eternal

Two centuries since it first opened on the nation's western frontier, and after two decades of neglect, history-rich Bedford Springs Resort and its pedigreed Old course are once again the jewel of the Alleghenies

By Gary Van Sickle

Game Over

A high-stakes event goes dark

By Jim Gorant

Big Play

By Mark Wood

The Pepper Mill

By Dottie Pepper

Good Start

I may be the first, but won't be the last black coach at a top program

By SAM PURYEAR JR.

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SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

Ain't Nothing Like the Wheel Thing

Hot young drivers—and one smooth dancer—have reinvigorated IndyCar

By Lars Anderson

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

For the Record

Man on a Mission

A controversial Army star enters the NFL

By Clay Travis

Wag the Warrior

David Mamet tackles mixed martial arts

By Mark Bechtel

The Beat

By Arash Markazi

Brad Penny

As told to Albert Chen

Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

SI, March 3, 2008 Update

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

NBA PLAYOFFS

May Madness

With stars young and old excelling, and the top eight seeds still in pursuit of the title, the NBA playoffs are only going to get wilder

By Jack McCallum

HORSE RACING

Big Is Better

In a Kentucky Derby that ended tragically for the one entry to make a run at him, lightly raced favorite Big Brown was way more horse than the weak field could handle

By Tim Layden

BASEBALL

Snakes Alive

A young flamethrower makes a Joba-like debut, another pitcher bangs a pinch-hit homer: It's been a charmed start for the youthful Diamondbacks, who can make a case as baseball's model organization

By Ben Reiter

COLLEGE LACROSSE

Go West, Young Lady

How Kelly Amonte Hiller turned a Northwestern club team into a No. 1 program with staying power, upsetting the Eastern establishment and expanding the sport's reach

By L. Jon Wertheim

Return to Normal

After a stunning fall in '07, the Syracuse men stepped up the intensity, toughened their D and stormed back into contention

By Mark Beech

STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

Teflon Danny

The Flyers stormed into the Eastern Conference finals behind elusive center Daniel Brière, whose game-winning goals silenced a taunting Montreal crowd

By Brian Cazeneuve

Move Over, Mr. Hockey

Suddenly potent scorer Johan Franzen is rewriting the record book of Western finalist Detroit

By Kostya Kennedy

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Inside: The Week In Sports

The NFL

By Jim Trotter

Baseball

By Albert Chen

Point After

Last Round for Johnny Tapia

By S.L. Price

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