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GOLF PLUS

PGA TOUR CONFIDENTIAL

Where is the hype for the game's greatest rivalry? Whom are you taking—Tiger or Rory—and would the powers that be dare to arrange a singles showdown? What makes Chicago such a great golf town? And who's going to take home Sam's trophy?

By Michael Bamberger

FAMILY AFFAIR

Antonio and Maria Valente came from Portugal to New England in the 1960s to start a new life. The couple, their children and other relatives found a home at Titleist

By Michael Bamberger

MY BAG: Rickie Fowler

Long Story Short

A rule change on long putters seems inevitable, but I don't expect the club to be banned

By Michael Breed

EURO BASH

By Brandel Chamblee

LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

THE MAIL

THE MAIL

Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Brains of the Bay

Greg Roman, San Francisco's mad-scientist schemer, has reanimated the 49ers' offense with a scary array of bodies

By Jim Trotter

PETER KING'S THINGS I THINK

By Peter King

No Balance

By Ben Reiter

ACTION / REACTION

By David Sabino

Judging Jurgen

World Cup qualifying wasn't supposed to be this hard—or look this ugly. After a Jamaican scare, it's time to evaluate the man in charge

By Grant Wahl

Middle Men

The landscape between 160 and 168 pounds is crowded with hungry, exciting and talented fighters. Here's a look at the roster and some potential matchups

By Chris Mannix

Primed to Plummet

Which unbeaten teams, three weeks into the season, are likeliest to take a tumble? To get an idea, take a deeper look at the most telling number: yards per play

By Ed Feng

THE CASE FOR ... Jim Calhoun

By Alexander Wolff

SPEED

SPEED

By Tim Layden

Revenge of The Base Stealers

By Albert Chen

Can't Touch DAT

By Lee Jenkins

Side by Side

By David Epstein

Conference Timing

By Andy Staples

Chasing Velocity

By Lars Anderson

Calm Amid The Chaos

By Tim Layden

No Time To Talk

By Matt Gagne

Deep Impact

By Peter King

POINT AFTER

Striking a Blow for Slow

By Phil Taylor

Departments

This E is Not for Excellence

Make no mistake, the half-millionth error in major league history is occasion for a meditation on human fallibility

By Steve Rushin

HOT | NOT

FOR THE RECORD

Legacy of Betrayal

Police blamed Liverpool fans for a deadly tragedy, but new findings say otherwise

By Grant Wahl

Hollywood Ending

The tie-dyed saga of the Lithuanian Olympic team is the focus of a compelling documentary

By Luke Winn

GUIDE TO A BROKEN TOUR

Tyler Hamilton shines a revealing light on cycling's drug era

By Austin Murphy

FACES IN THE CROWD

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

He's a Monument To Service

By Mark Beech

JUST MY TYPE

By Dan Patrick