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Game On

Neither Phil Mickelson nor Tiger Woods won the Masters, but next time they meet both will remember their epic final-round match

By Michael Bamberger

Just Like Hogan?

Ever since he hit the Tour, Chad Campbell's classic swing has been compared to the timeless technique of the game's greatest ball striker

By Curt Sampson

Grand Master

Still feisty at 86, Jack Burke Jr. says he doesn't need anyone to remind him of what he did way back in 1956. After all, how could he forget?

By John Garrity

Up & Down

Star wars, stealth winner and fond farewells

By Jim Gorant

Big Play

By T.J. Tomasi

ROCKY STARTS

By Jim Gorant

So Long, T+L Golf

A magazine's demise means the loss of more than pretty pictures

By Paul Rogers

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

A Labor of Love

Good news for pro football fans: The new NFLPA boss is one of you

By Peter King

WHO'S Hot WHO'S Not

For the Record

Breeding Neglect

A prominent owner is charged with animal cruelty

By Mark Beech

Payroll Call

By Joe Lemire

Nick Adenhart 1986--2009

Hours after a personal peak, the life of a promising rookie ends in tragedy

By Lee Jenkins

Game Plan

What smart fans should do this week

Donald Faison

The Scrubs star, a native New Yorker, has advice for his favorite NBA team

As told to Sarah Kwak

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

Faces in the Crowd

GOLF

Last Man Standing

Angel Cabrera, who knows a thing or two about surviving tough circumstances, emerged from a drama-filled final round at the Masters with his second major title

By Alan Shipnuck

PRO BASKETBALL

The Happy Dunker

Great centers don't come any more easygoing than Orlando's Dwight Howard. But can he take the Magic to the Finals—and get one big, bad dude off his back—while keeping his smile intact?

By Chris Ballard

ON THE SPOT

By Chris Mannix

HOCKEY

Back Line Drivers

In the fast and furious postseason, highly mobile defensemen—and none is more thrilling than the Capitals' wide-ranging Mike Green—will try to power their teams to the Stanley Cup

By Michael Farber

A Surging Shark

In his first season in San Jose, puck-moving defenseman Dan Boyle has redefined the team's attack

By Austin Murphy

Western Conference

A pair of dangerous upstarts will fall short in a first round that a Red Wings fan has got to love

By Pierre McGuire

Eastern Conference

An inside look at the rock 'em, sock 'em matchups in what shapes up to be a tightly contested first round

By Pierre McGuire

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Inside: The Week In Sports

Top Dogs

UConn proved that perfectionism has its benefits as the Huskies rolled to their third unbeaten season and sixth title

By Kelli Anderson

BU-tee-ful!

Even more unlikely than the Terriers' last-minute title comeback was the rise of a walk-on to the nation's top player

By Brian Cazeneuve

Coming Soon

Pedro Martinez is still unsigned, but the most intriguing in-season additions will arrive from the farm

By Jon Heyman

Generally Electric

Unlikely Kentucky Derby qualifier General Quarters could provide the stirring story this sullied sport needs

By Tim Layden

Point After

One Heartbeat At a Time

By Selena Roberts

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