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GOLF PLUS

SWEET SUCCESS

A win at the PGA Championship puts Rory McIlroy right where Tiger Woods was at the same age, but with a swing like Snead's and a temperament like Nelson's, the joyful Ulsterman is taking an entirely different tack in his pursuit of golfing greatness

By Alan Shipnuck

GROWING PAINS

By Brandel Chamblee

CAUGHT IN THE ACT

When you're Tiger Woods and keep coming up short in the only championships that matter, you have to get creative when explaining why

By Michael Bamberger

MY BAG: Sean O'Hair

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LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

THE MAIL

THE MAIL

THE LONDON GAMES

Voices Carry

By Alexander Wolff

Glory Days

By Ian Thomsen

What's Next?

By Grant Wahl

Show Saver

By Tim Layden

TRAINING CAMPS

THIS ONE TIME, AT TRAINING CAMP

The road from late July to early September is long and winding, and it bypasses Chicago and New Orleans for Bourbonnais and Metairie. Let SI's football guru be your NFL training camp guide

TAYLOR AND CONE

Why Ask Why?

TO ZACH CONE AND JOHNATHAN TAYLOR—BEST FRIENDS, GEORGIA TEAMMATES AND BASEBALL BROTHERS—THERE IS NO TIME TO DWELL ON THE MOMENT THAT LEFT ONE OF THEM PARALYZED AND CHANGED BOTH THEIR LIVES FOREVER. DESPITE THEIR DIVERGENT PATHS, THEY ARE STILL FELLOW TRAVELERS

By L. Jon Wertheim

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW

THE SABANIZATION OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Alabama's Nick Saban has established a total-control, detail-oriented, evaluation-to-graduation system, and now that the Tide has won its second national title in three years, the imitators have arrived

By Andy Staples

CAMPAIGN 2012

By Cory McCartney

TROPHY LIFE

By Lee Jenkins

UNCLE SI'S FEEDLOT

Your 2012 College Football Menu. Tangy, spicy, sweet-all you can eat. Check out our new drink specials

SCOUTING REPORTS

1 Alabama

By Lars Anderson

2 USC

By Austin Murphy

3 LSU

By Lars Anderson

4 Oregon

By Mark Beech

5 Oklahoma

By Stewart Mandel

6 Wisconsin

By Albert Chen

7 South Carolina

By Andy Staples

8 Michigan State

By Mallory Rubin

9 Georgia

By Cory McCartney

SI's 2012 PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM

By Stewart Mandel

10 West Virginia

By Pablo S. Torre

11 Florida State

By Cory McCartney

12 Arkansas

By Matt Gagne

13 Michigan

By Dan Greene

14 Clemson

By Austin Murphy

15 Texas

By Pablo S. Torre

16 Kansas State

By Gary Gramling

17 Stanford

By Stewart Mandel

18 Virginia Tech

By Dan Greene

19 Nebraska

By Lars Anderson

20 Georgia Tech

By Cory McCartney

21 TCU

By Pablo S. Torre

22 Ohio State

By Albert Chen

23 Boise State

By Dan Greene

24 Auburn

By Lars Anderson

25 NC State

By Dan Greene

POINT AFTER

The Descent From Mount Olympus

By Phil Taylor

Departments

Superman's Next Caper

After much drama, Dwight Howard is taking his act to the only big tent in the NBA that's spacious enough to contain him

By Lee Jenkins

HOT | NOT

FOR THE RECORD

By Coleman McDowell

Officially a Mess

Fill-in NFL referees are making a mockery of the preseason. This has to end soon—right?

By Ben Reiter

Rings Bearer

The IOC will miss the sober leadership of Jacques Rogge

By Alexander Wolff

FACES IN THE CROWD

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

In Need of A Reprieve

A detention camp's famous football team could be playing its final season

By Alexandra Fenwick

JUST MY TYPE

By Dan Patrick