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April 17, 2006 | Volume 104, Issue 16

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Phil Mickelson Cover - Sports Illustrated April 17, 2006

April 17, 2006
Curing the Madness

April 17, 2006 | Steve Rushin
If you riffle past the Alous and just beyond the Boyers in The Baseball Encyclopedia, pausing before the Conigliaros and the DiMaggios, you'll find a major league baseball family almost as big as...

April 17, 2006 | Mark Bechtel
Injured while sleeping? Why so many athletes climb in the sack, turn out the light--and wake up on the DL

April 17, 2006 | Farrell Evans
Lawyers for Duke's lacrosse team build a case that the players aren't guilty of rape

April 17, 2006
Won By former Denver defenseman Matt Carle (above left), the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey's best player. To pick up his hardware at the Frozen Four in Milwaukee last Friday, he needed...

April 17, 2006 | Kelli Anderson
Gutsy NCAA women's champ Maryland will be even stronger next year

April 17, 2006 | Richard Deitsch
The seven-time Olympic medalist, 29, is a second-year law student at Boston College and the host of Gymnastics USA with Shannon Miller on the CN8 network

April 17, 2006 | Adam Duerson
What? USC golden-boy quarterback Matt Leinart arrested for soliciting a prostitute? Can it be true? Actually, no. Leinart's run-in with police was a prank orchestrated by Punk'd host Ashton...

April 17, 2006 | Chris Mannix
What to watch and watch for

April 17, 2006
Dorran Coley KINGSTON, JAMAICA > Track and Field Coley, a freshman at Thiel College, won the 110-meter high hurdles and 400-meter intermediate hurdles and was part of the Tomcats' victorious...

April 17, 2006 | As told to Ben Reiter

April 17, 2006
Who's Hot

April 17, 2006
Hornets Forward

April 17, 2006 | Ben Reiter
Their dolls are shakin', but some ballplayers aren't stirred

April 17, 2006
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

April 17, 2006 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
With skillful and disciplined play, Phil Mickelson dominated the field at Augusta, winning his second straight major and suggesting that the best may be yet to come

April 17, 2006 | Michael Farber
Behind the play of its dominating goalie--and in front of a raucous Milwaukee crowd--Wisconsin edged Boston College for the NCAA championship

April 17, 2006 | Jack McCallum and L. Jon Wertheim
Ten seasons into a certain Hall of Fame career, Kobe Bryant remains, to teammates and opponents, admirers and haters, as big a mystery as ever

April 17, 2006 | Tim Layden
By romping at Santa Anita, Brother Derek became the Kentucky Derby favorite--and continued to inspire his paraplegic trainer

April 17, 2006 | Gary Smith
<b>Sportswriter Sam Kellerman might have gone even further than his older brother, HBO analyst Max Kellerman, if his generosity to an old boxing friend hadn't led to murder.</b>

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April 17, 2006 | Albert Chen
Lucky and Good

April 17, 2006 | Albert Chen
With a 5-1 record at week's end, the Brewers were off to their best start since 1987 and were the early surprise of the National League. Milwaukee fans were so giddy, they were cheering even the...

April 17, 2006 | Tom Verducci

April 17, 2006 | Tom Verducci
IS THE TIGERS' POWERFUL START A SIGN OF BIG THINGS TO COME? Detroit's 15 home runs in its first three games was not only unexpected but also unmatched in recent history. Since 1960 only one other...

April 17, 2006 | Michael Farber
SI's End of Season Awards

April 17, 2006 | Michael Farber
The Coach of the Year award--make that Coaches of the Year--goes to the Rangers' staff. For keeping Jagr happy, Tom Renney (right) could be Psychology Today's top coach as well. He also used...

April 17, 2006 | Ian Thomsen
SI's End of Season Awards

April 17, 2006 | Ian Thomsen

April 17, 2006 | Ian Thomsen

April 17, 2006 | Richard Hoffer
Above the Fray

April 17, 2006 | Richard Hoffer
Hurt in recent years by poor draws for bouts featuring African-American fighters, Bob Arum, 74, decided to pitch those fighters as he has his Latin moneymakers--targeting their fans as a niche...

April 17, 2006 | Rick Reilly
Get the scissors, cut this out and stick it in your wallet. Seriously. This is going to come in handy. Next time your wife yells, "You're playing golf, AGAIN?" you just hand her this.

April 17, 2006 | Rick Reilly
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April 17, 2006
Getting Their Phil

April 17, 2006 | GARY VAN SICKLE
By ignoring the critics and turning a beauty into a beast, Hootie Johnson succeeded in putting the fear factor back into Augusta National

April 17, 2006 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Playing in what could be his final Masters, David Duval displayed the form that signaled either his imminent demise or the next step in what would be a remarkable comeback

April 17, 2006 | JOHN GARRITY
Before saying hello and goodbye to Augusta, U.S. Amateur champion Edoardo Molinari feasted on his first Masters experience

April 17, 2006 | JIM GORANT
It was a good week to be Phil, over 40 or from Texas

April 17, 2006 | with T.J. Tomasi
WHO: Phil Mickelson

April 17, 2006 | JIM GORANT
One (Player) plus two (Nicklaus and Palmer) still equals Big Three

April 17, 2006 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
If Phil Mickelson had picked his partner for the final round of the Masters, he couldn't have made a better choice than friendly Fred Couples, the ultimate pro's pro

April 17, 2006 | Charles Hirshberg
The author of an American turf classic delivers another winner with a paean to Irish horse racing