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GOLF PLUS

BLOND AMBITION

WITH A DOMINANT VICTORY AT PEBBLE, BRANDT SNEDEKER MADE A CASE TO CLAIM THE TITLE OF SECOND-BEST AMERICAN (BEHIND YOU KNOW WHO), BUT HE HAS HIS SIGHTS SET ON AN EVEN LOFTIER GOAL. WATCH YOUR BACK, RORY

By Alan Shipnuck

Money Machine

Since the start of the FedEx playoffs last August, Snedeker has banked nearly $16 million

By Sal Johnson

PUBLIC OPINION

WITH ITS STEEP PRICE TAG, STREAMSONG WON'T APPEAL TO EVERYONE, BUT THE ESSENCE OF THE BREATHTAKING, 36-HOLE FACILITY IN THE FLORIDA WILDERNESS IS THAT IT OFFERS UP GOLF IN ITS PUREST FORM

By Michael Bamberger

MY BAG: Kyle Stanley

By Rob Sauerhaft

LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

THE MAIL

THE MAIL

INSIDE: THE WEEK IN SPORTS

The Case for ... One Hundred Losses

By Joe Sheehan

MICHAEL JORDAN AT 50

Michael Jordan at 50 (It's Complicated)

AS HE REACHES A MILESTONE BIRTHDAY—AND STRUGGLES TO FIND THE WINNING TOUCH AS AN NBA EXECUTIVE THAT HE ENJOYED AS A PLAYER—HIS AIRNESS IS AS POPULAR, NOT TO MENTION AS INSCRUTABLE, AS EVER

By Phil Taylor

MJ Memories

By S.L. Price

MJ Memories

By Alexander Wolff

MJ Memories

By Jack McCallum

50 REASONS WE'LL NEVER FORGET MJ

By Ben Golliver

Reason No. 1: This Dunk

Half a lifetime ago, a young Michael Jordan took the All-Star slam dunk title with a performance that finally won over his rivals. Here is the story of that memorable day

By Lee Jenkins

Through the Lens

By Ben Reiter

2014 WINTER OLYMPICS

THE PUTIN OLYMPICS HIGH HOPES

IN LESS THAN A YEAR, THE WINTER GAMES WILL OPEN IN THE SUBTROPICAL RESORT OF SOCHI. EVERY VENUE WAS BUILT FROM SCRATCH. WILL IT ALL WORK? WILL THERE BE SNOW? RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN GUARANTEES IT—AND HE'S USED TO GETTING HIS WAY

By Alexander Wolff

POINT AFTER

A Snowbound Fan's Notes

By Steve Rushin

Departments

The NBA's Union Blues

The inquiry into executive director Billy Hunter's dealings makes clear that the NBAPA needs new leadership to maintain its effectiveness

By L. Jon Wertheim

HOT | NOT

Turrrribly Good

At 50, the irrepressible, unparsable Charles Barkley remains a vital and popular voice

By Jack McCallum

Broken Play?

An iconoclastic writer's essays examine the ways in which modern sports and politics interweave

By Ben Reiter

Storm Surges

In a wild season without a dominant team, fans have taken to the court at every opportunity

By Kelli Anderson

Breaking the Hex

Losers at Honduras, the U.S. must adapt fast in order to move past the final round of six to World Cup 2014

By Grant Wahl

Alternate Reality

Joe Paterno's family fires back against allegations that he was complicit in a cover-up at Penn State

By Michael McCann

The 8 Debate

Highest Impact Freshmen

By Stewart Mandel

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

Skating Through Hoops

Unlike his father, an NBA role player, Seth Jones has all the talent in the world

By Brian Cazeneuve