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Out of the Picture

What Will the Tour Do Without Tiger? Answers to 14 Key Questions

By Gary Van Sickle

Little Pro Big Help

Merrins comes to Stewart Cink's aid

By Jim Gorant

Big Play

By John ElliotT

Detroit Jimmy Says ...

By Jim McGovern

Super Job

Torrey's top man fires back at the doubters and thanks the rest

By Mark WoodWARD

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SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

The Year of Living Tiger-free

Imagining the 2009 Masters preview, and Tour life without Woods

By Alan Shipnuck

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

For the Record

Grandpa was a Soviet

NHL draftee Viktor Tikhonov has a taskmaster's pedigree

By Michael Farber

Pipe Down, Beantown

Hey, Boston, we've already heard about it

By Mark Bechtel

Cliff Floyd

As told to Lisa Altobelli

Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Sarah Kwak

Faces in the Crowd

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

NBA FINALS

Seems Like Old Times

Twenty-two years after their last NBA title the Celtics earned their 17th, as G.M. Danny Ainge reconnected the franchise (and this author) to a storied past of retired numbers, Hall of Famers and one-namers

By Jack McCallum

BASEBALL

Don't Ever Change, Dan Uggla

There's nothing cerebral about the approach of the Marlins' throwback strongman: It's see ball, swing from the heels, hit ball (a country mile). And it's a thing of primal beauty

By Michael Farber

PRO FOOTBALL

A Whole New Rush

In yet another NFL off-season for the police blotter, Vikings defensive end Jared Allen offers a ray of hope: A onetime wild man whose excesses threatened to derail his career, he's attacking his second chance with a fresh—read sober—outlook

By Andrew Lawrence

TRACK AND FIELD

Divide and Conquer

Denied the chance to go head-to-head at the Olympics, sprint stars Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards will drive each other at this week's U.S. trials—and aim for gold in separate events

By Tim Layden

SOCCER

Hard Return

Her World Cup outburst violated the team-first ethos of women's sports and made her an outcast. Now Hope Solo is the U.S. goalie once again, bound for Beijing—and still trying to figure it all out

By Grant Wahl

SPECIAL REPORT

HOW DREAMS DIE

TO ESCAPE GANGS AND VIOLENCE, KIDS OFTEN TURN TO SPORTS. MANY IN OAKLAND NO LONGER SEE THEM AS THE WAY OUT

By George Dohrmann

Inside

Inside: The Week In Sports

Flippin' Good

Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin finished 1--2 at the gymnastics trials and set the U.S. up for a gold run in Beijing

By E.M. Swift

Brian Cazeneuve's Medal Stand

By Brian Cazeneuve

O.K., Who's In?

Front office execs expect the Yankees to make a play for C.C. Sabathia, but they also see an intriguing sleeper in the mix

By Ben Reiter

On Enemy Ice?

After 14 years as the face of the Maple Leafs, Mats Sundin could, and should, play next season for rival Montreal

By Michael Farber

Pierre McGuire's In the Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Fast Tracking

The season's revelation, Kasey Kahne and the Gillett Evernham team have found the secret to winning again

By Lars Anderson

Point After

Let's Play Milton Bradley!

By Chris Ballard

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