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GOLF PLUS

Old Buddies

After 30 years, FOT (Friends of Tiger) John Cook and Mark O'Meara were in a time warp as they returned to the scene of their first duel

By Gary Van Sickle

Teeing Off

Corning Glory

A former champ says goodbye to the Corning Classic and the old LPGA

By Beth Daniel

What Phil Knows

By Dottie Pepper

LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Home Run

With a roster perfectly suited for their cozy park, the Yankees have become late-inning terrors—and are having a ball

By Jon Heyman

Inside

Tiger's Tale

By Joe Sheehan

The New Boss

Famously combustible Tony Stewart is succeeding with an easygoing attitude in his first year as an owner

By Mark Beech

In Transition

The Colts have undergone their biggest coaching overhaul in years—but don't expect a new look in Indy

By Jim Trotter

NBA CONFERENCE FINALS

Kobe! LeBron! Melo! Dwight! Trevor! (Trevor?)

By Lee Jenkins

PRO FOOTBALL

"I've done everything I could to push myself, sometimes too hard. Right now, I'm doing everything. THERE'S NOTHING I CAN'T DO."

Exuding confidence in his surgically rebuilt left knee, the Patriots' Tom Brady is so anxious to play again that he looks forward to the grind of two-a-days

By Peter King

INDIANAPOLIS 500

The Best By Far

A masterly third Indy 500 win capped an emotional month for Helio Castroneves and further cemented the dominance of record-setting owner Roger Penske

By Lars Anderson

NBA DRAFT

Spanish Flier

With his boy-band good looks and crowd-pleasing game, point guard prodigy Ricky Rubio could be the No. 2 pick in the draft, but choosing him is not without risk

By Ian Thomsen

NHL PLAYOFFS

Spirit Of '89

On the verge of the Stanley Cup finals the deep Red Wings—the best franchise in pro sports—owe their style and success to a daring draft 20 years ago that brought European hockey to the NHL

By Michael Farber

Harvey Haddix

The Greatest Game Ever Pitched

Fifty years ago Harvey Haddix threw 12 perfect innings—more than any pitcher before or since—and then lost. How the unassuming lefty's brilliant effort turned bittersweet

By Albert Chen

Point After

Break Point in College Tennis

By Selena Roberts

Departments

Letters

Masthead

The Ballad of Russ and Red

Exploring the ties that bound an NBA odd couple

By Jack McCallum

Who's Hot Who's Not

Aces High

Towering Ivo Karlovic has a wicked serve—and not much else

By L. Jon Wertheim

For the Record

The Fight of Their Lives

Lefty puts his career on hold as his wife battles cancer

Banshee Themes

A music firm helps teams sing their own songs

By Joe Lemire

Dinger Damage

Baseball's costliest clouts

Gameplan

What smart fans should do this week

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

Faces in the Crowd

Relative Position

A mother and son bond in the trenches

By Dave Boucher

The Vault

Things I Think I Think

SI's fearless NFL expert opines on all the latest news, buzz and inside information surrounding players and teams from around the league. This is just a taste.

By Peter King