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SI NOW

SI NOW

By WITH HOST Maggie Gray

GOLF PLUS

THESE KIDS ARE GOOD

THE HEADLINER IS SOME GUY NAMED SPIETH, AND WITH YOUNG GUNS SUCH AS JUSTIN THOMAS, THE CLASS OF 2011 MIGHT GIVE THE PGA TOUR ITS MOST CELEBRATED CAST IN DECADES

By Gary Van Sickle

INBOX

INBOX

U.S. OPEN

It's Hers To Lose

By L. Jon Wertheim

Who CAN Beat Serena?

For Serena Williams to lose her bid for the calendar-year Grand Slam, another player would have to step up and beat her, something that hasn't happened at a major in more than 14 months. While there will be 127 potential candidates for the role of vanquisher, there are few obvious choices. Serena has no rival—no Nadal to her Federer—nor has any one colleague played the burr in her saddle and vexed her. Still, before the making of the U.S. Open draw, here are five potential spoilers.

By L. Jon Wertheim

PRO FOOTBALL

Here Are the Keys, Kid

It's going to be one wild ride for Jimmy Garoppolo. He isn't the first quarterback from Eastern Illinois playing for big stakes (Tony Romo), but there's a reason—a bunch of them—that Bill Belichick drafted him higher than he has any other QB since he came to New England

By Greg A. Bedard

BASEBALL

WRIGLEY HEALED

By Rich Cohen

KIDDIE POOL

By Joe Sheehan

PRO BASKETBALL

The Incredible Journey of SETH CURRY

By Lee Jenkins

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Yippee Ki-yazy

By Albert Chen

KATRINA: 10 YEARS AFTER

BATTERED. NOT BEATEN

By Tim Layden

Answering the Bell

By Richard O'Brien

Playground Legend

By Dan Greene

Honor Students

By Joan Niesen

POINT AFTER

Remember Their Names

By Michael Rosenberg

Departments

Leading Off

Hot and Bothered

A Pro Bowl tight end reveals what causes the training camp skirmishes that have been so common this summer

By GREG OLSEN

Wrong Approach

A case of jumbled priorities at Baylor

By Emma Span

TWEETABLE REVIEWS

The Race Goes On

Usain Bolt outsprinted Justin Gatlin in Beijing, but the sport still has a crisis to run down

By Tim Layden

HOT | NOT

FACES IN THE CROWD

Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

JUST MY TYPE

By Interview by Dan Patrick

The Case for ... Chase in Cooperstown

By Jay Jaffe