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GOLF PLUS

ALL MINE

CONTINUING TO MAKE THE PLACE THAT ARNIE BUILT HIS PERSONAL PLAYGROUND, TIGER WOODS WON AT BAY HILL FOR A RECORD-TYING EIGHTH TIME. SO HOW EXACTLY DOES A PLAYER COME TO FLAT-OUT OWN A GOLF COURSE?

By John Garrity

MY BAG: Keegan Bradley

By Rob Sauerhaft

LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

Baseball Preview 2013

13 FOR '13

SI'S PRESEASON ALL-STAR TEAM FEATURES A (RATHER YOUNG) BAKER'S DOZEN OF BRAWN

By Joe Sheehan

GENERATION K

By Tom Verducci

THE RAYS WAY

Innovation, (Tampa) Bay Area--style: Welcome to the Silicon Valley of pitching, where baseball's most perplexing puzzle is solved on a shoestring

By Tom Verducci

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS

Where have we seen a team like the Nationals? They look a lot like the 1986 Mets—and the similarities will extend through October

By Tom Verducci

HERE THEY COME

Prospects to look for, trends to be wary of, the interleague influx and other stuff you need to know for the season

Scouting Reports

American League

THE CONTENDERS ARE MANY, AND TIGHTLY BUNCHED. THE RAYS WILL EMERGE, BUT THIS YEAR EVERYONE WILL GET A TASTE OF MUST-WIN PRESSURE. WOULD YOU WANT TO LOSE TO THE AL'S NEWEST—AND WEAKEST—TEAM?

By Ben Reiter

1 Tampa Bay Rays

2 Toronto Blue Jays

3 New York Yankees

4 Baltimore Orioles

5 Boston Red Sox

1 Detroit Tigers

2 Kansas City Royals

3 Chicago White Sox

4 Cleveland Indians

5 Minnesota Twins

1 Los Angeles Angels

2 Texas Rangers

3 Oakland Athletics

4 Seattle Mariners

5 Houston Astros

National League

STILL THINK THE AL IS THE BETTER LEAGUE? TAKE OFF THAT SNUGGIE AND STOP LIVING IN 2009. BY THE TIME THEY CONQUER THEIR NL RIVALS THIS YEAR, THE NATIONALS WILL BE MORE THAN READY FOR THE FALL CLASSIC

By Albert Chen

1 Washington Nationals

2 Atlanta Braves

3 Philadelphia Phillies

4 New York Mets

5 Miami Marlins

1 Cincinnati Reds

2 St. Louis Cardinals

3 Milwaukee Brewers

4 Pittsburgh Pirates

5 Chicago Cubs

1 San Francisco Giants

2 Los Angeles Dodgers

3 Arizona Diamondbacks

4 San Diego Padres

5 Colorado Rockies

The Best Player You Never Saw

In clubhouses from Class A to the majors, even superstars such as Albert Pujols still speak in awe of the promise of Brian Cole

By Michael McKnight

THE MAIL

THE MAIL

MARCH MADNESS

BACKSTAGE AT THE DANCE

SI HAD EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR FAVORITE TREY BURKE AND THE PRECOCIOUS WOLVERINES AS THEY PREPARED FOR—AND THEN ROLLED THROUGH—THE NCAA TOURNAMENT'S FIRST TWO ROUNDS

By Michael Rosenberg

A SLAMMING SUCCESS

FLORIDA GULF COAST MADE HISTORY WITH TWO WINS—AND SHOWED CINDERELLA CAN HAVE SERIOUS UPS

By Tim Layden

VEGAS DIARY BOOK IT, DUDE

ON THE STRIP FOR THE OPENING WEEK OF MARCH MADNESS, IT'S ONE FOR THE MONEY, TWO FOR THE BRO

By Richard Hoffer

POINT AFTER

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Booyah

By Steve Rushin

Departments

Mess With Texas

Two Longhorns coaches slept with students. One was forced from her job. One was promoted. Is there a double standard at UT?

By Austin Murphy

HOT | NOT

Who Were Those Guys, Anyway?

The men behind the schools that make March the maddest month

By Robert Morris

The Godfather of Physique

Squeeze Play

Baseball escalated its war on PEDs by suing the Biogenesis clinic but risks opening itself to scrutiny

By Michael McCann

Running Hot

An unusually aggressive Joey Logano is making enemies fast on the Cup circuit

By Lars Anderson

No Saving the Sabres

Ryan Miller is a good goalie on a bad team—but will reeling Buffalo really trade him to a contender?

By Sarah Kwak

Icicle Kicks

The U.S. won a snowy qualifier—the latest instance of home field gamesmanship

By Grant Wahl

The 8 Debate

By Mark Bechtel

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

The Case for ... Streakbusting

By Phil Taylor