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GOLF PLUS

OLD-SCHOOL CHAMPION

Justin Rose displayed remarkable grit in surviving golf's ultimate test, but the other winner at the U.S. Open was historic Merion, which showed it still has the teeth to take a bite out of the world's best

By Michael Bamberger

SAL'S CORNER

So how did Merion hold up against the world's best players? Consider:

By Sal Johnson

Racing the Clock

After falling short in his bid to pick up an elusive major, Steve Stricker, at 46, left Merion wondering how many more chances he'll have

By Gary Van Sickle

MY BAG: Matteo Manassero

By Rob Sauerhaft

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LEADING OFF

LEADING OFF

By Lee Jenkins

THE MAIL

THE MAIL

U.S. OPEN

"This one's probably the toughest for me, because at 43 and coming so close five times, it would have changed the way I look at this tournament altogether and the way I would have looked at my record. EXCEPT I JUST KEEP FEELING HEARTBREAK."

By Alan Shipnuck

STANLEY CUP FINALS

LAST CALL FOR THE ORIGINAL 6

THE BRUINS AND THE BLACKHAWKS, TWO OF THE NHL'S HERITAGE FRANCHISES, HOOKED UP IN A COMPELLING SERIES THAT—WITH REALIGNMENT COMING—MIGHT BE THE LAST OF ITS KIND

By Michael Farber

Alex Morgan

Alex in Wonderland

GOAL-SCORING MACHINE, SOCIAL MEDIA PHENOM, ROLE MODEL AND THE HOTTEST STAR IN U.S. SOCCER: ALEX MORGAN IS ALL OF THOSE THINGS AND MORE. NOW ALL SHE HAS TO DO IS HELP A NEW PRO WOMEN'S LEAGUE SUCCEED WHERE TWO OTHERS HAVE FAILED. NO PRESSURE...

By Grant Wahl

BASEBALL

In Praise [Ducking] of the DH

FORTY YEARS AGO THE AMERICAN LEAGUE INSTITUTED A RULE THAT INCREASED SCORING, PROLONGED CAREERS, PISSED OFF PURISTS—AND CREATED GENERATIONS OF WELL-RESTED (AND OFTEN WELL-FED) SLUGGERS

By Steve Rushin

FRANK HALL

Frank Hall, American Hero

In February 2012 a beloved football assistant faced down a killer in the midst of a school shooting. His courage that day saved lives and earned him the undying gratitude of his community. But while he and the town were changed forever, the culture of gun violence was not. Do you remember Chardon, Ohio?

By Gary Smith

POINT AFTER

Poked, Prodded ... Then Picked

By C.J. McCollum

Departments

Politics of Plunking

A handy guide to when, where and why it's O.K. to go inside, for pitchers intent on delivering retribution

By Al Leiter

A Whole New Ball Game

Adidas's innovative Smart Ball can give teams hard data in real time on what players do on the pitch

By Tim Newcomb

HOT | NOT

Thanks for The Calls

As Jack Ramsay hangs up his mike, the NBA loses an admired and instructive voice

By Richard Deitsch

War of the Ring

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

Still in Pain—And in Need

By Dan Greene

Just My Type

By Dan Patrick

The Great Divide

Controversy has dogged Shabazz Muhammad, so it's no surprise that the UCLA swingman, who scores but does little else, is the most polarizing prospect

By Chris Mannix

School Ties

Which colleges turn out the pros

Powerballers

How the lottery will shake out in next Thursday's draft

The Case for ... The Red Sox

By Joe Sheehan