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LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Rolen in It

A resurgent hitter has the Reds in first. A G.M. with a history of savvy deadline deals could keep them there

By Joe Sheehan

Family Feudin'

This season's latest internecine dustup raises the question, Can't Cup teammates just get along?

By Lars Anderson

Snap Judgment

Jake Delhomme scoffs at the notion that he's taken the Browns' quarterback situation from bad to worse

By Jim Trotter

STEPHEN STRASBURG

National Treasure

Yes, he's that good. But Stephen Strasburg did more in his first week as a major league pitcher than live up to the hype: He became the rare player who fills stadiums. Meet baseball's newest, biggest drawing card

By Albert Chen

2010 WORLD CUP

THE START THEY NEEDED

On a historic night in South Africa, the underdog Americans matched England blow for blow, putting the U.S. team in position for a coveted spot in the knockout rounds

By Grant Wahl

KEEP ON KEEPING ON

How far can the U.S. go? The answer lies in the hands (and health) of Tim Howard

By Peter King

GROUP OF DEARTH

The U.S. and England have little to fear from the punchless pair they'll face

By Mark Bechtel

STANLEY CUP FINALS

Second City Revival

By Michael Farber

NBA FINALS

The Finals Scramble

By Ian Thomsen

GOLF

Lefty's Playground

By Alan Shipnuck

MENTAL HEALTH IN BASEBALL

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

By Pablo S. Torre

Point After

All Hail—and Keep Hailing

By Phil Taylor

Departments

Letters

Masthead

What Just Happened To College Football

The dominoes of conference realignment are falling; remain alert

By Austin Murphy

Troy Burning

Mike Garrett saw no evil. Now USC is paying the price

By George Dohrmann

For the Record

That Old Victory Vibe

The dotty Dodgers are the latest sports entity to rely on weird science

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Elizabeth McGarr

Life Saver

Matt Szczur's biggest play came off the field

By Dan Greene

The Vault

Three Strikes

SI's senior baseball writer takes you deep inside the game. This is just a taste of what you'll get online.

By Tom Verducci