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GOLF PLUS

TOUR CONFIDENTIAL

MY BAG: Jimmy Walker

By Rob Sauerhaft

Defenseless

By Sal Johnson

INBOX

INBOX

LEBRON JAMES

Back To The Future

Even after jilting his hometown four years ago, LeBron James hinted at a return. But this early? With this untested team? The King knows he might not don another NBA crown soon, but this much is certain: Cleveland once again has reason to believe

By Lee Jenkins

I'm Coming Home

In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have. I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home.

By LeBron James

MLB

ORIOLES

By David Simon

BREWERS

By Luke Winn

MINNESOTA TWINS

WHEN IS A RHINO SIGHTING NO MATCH FOR A DEBATE ABOUT JOE MAUER? WHEN ONE SPORTS-OBSESSED FAMILY IS ON VACATION IN SOUTH AFRICA

By Steve Rushin

GIANTS

By Chris Ballard

METS

GOING TO CITI FIELD IS SELDOM REWARDING, BUT FOR THESE TWO FANS THERE ARE STILL REASONS TO WATCH THE CLUB. MOSTLY, IT'S MORBID CURIOSITY

By Jack Dickey

SAN DIEGO PADRES

THEY MAY NOT WIN OFTEN OR HOLD MUCH APPEAL TO BUYERS, BUT THEY'VE PROVED THEY HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO CHANGE ... THEIR UNIFORMS

By Lee Jenkins

BRAVES

By Thomas Lake

MARINERS

By Greg Bishop

INDIANS

By Mark Bechtel

THE PASSION OF ROGER ANGELL

FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS THE BEST BASEBALL WRITER IN AMERICA HAS WRITTEN FROM A SINGLE VANTAGE POINT: THAT OF A FAN WHO CARES DEEPLY ABOUT THE GAME

By Tom Verducci

POINT AFTER

Second Honeymoon

By Michael Rosenberg

Departments

SI.COM

Leading Off

And Then There Was Ein

A decade of German engineering paid off in Rio as a deep, youthful squad edged out Lionel Messi and Argentina for the World Cup

By Grant Wahl

Kick Starter

The new KD7s are sweet but not elite on the aftermarket

By Mike Bebernes

HOT | NOT

Shock Stopper

A new membrane that disperses impacts is a hit

By Stephanie Apstein

Euro Stash

For food, Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck goes Old World

By Sarah Toland

Junior's Achievement

A former NBA player is now a restaurant mogul worth nine figures

By Andrew Lawrence

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

Headfirst Last

By Alexandra Fenwick

Just My Type

By Interview by Dan Patrick

The Case for ... Keeping David Price

By Joe Sheehan