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August 14, 2006 | Volume 105, Issue 6

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Jamaal Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated August 14, 2006

August 14, 2006
To Be Real

August 14, 2006
In its 2006 Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Issue, Sports Illustrated Presents mistakenly illustrated a story about Hall of Fame inductee Rayfield Wright of the Dallas Cowboys with a...

August 14, 2006 | Steve Rushin
When he was a pitcher for the Pirates, Jerry Reuss examined the media pass pinned to my chest and said, "Working Press? That's kinda like jumbo shrimp." He was right. Sportswriters get paid to sit...

August 14, 2006 | Stephen Cannella
One thing to remember if you're planning to cheat in college sports: Be a coach. Otherwise you'll have to pay the price

August 14, 2006 | Mark Bechtel
Susan Butcher was once asked how she could keep the names of all 150 of her sled dogs straight. "It's easy when you know them," she said. "Like having 150 kids." Butcher--who died last week of...

August 14, 2006
Won By Glidemaster, the $1.5 million Hambletonian for 3-year-old trotters, in a stakes-record time of 1:51.1. The colt, driven by John Campbell, went off at 7--1 odds less than two weeks after...

August 14, 2006
1 Native Indonesians who have played in the majors--Indians reliever Tom Mastny, who was born in Borneo and made his big league debut on July 30.

August 14, 2006
Cyclist Floyd Landis and Justin Gatlin's coach attempt damage control

August 14, 2006 | Richard Deitsch
The NBC and TNT NASCAR analyst, 65, won 21 races in his career as a driver, including the 1975 Daytona 500

August 14, 2006 | Adam Duerson
On a list of body parts Jenna Jameson is known for, her arm wouldn't rank near the top. But the adult film veteran and best-selling author (How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale)...

August 14, 2006 | Adam Duerson
A parade of 17 show-jumping motorcyclists--now that would be a trick. But motocross rider Travis Pastrana, 22, pulled off something equally impressive at X Games 12 in Los Angeles, where he nailed...

August 14, 2006 | Adam Duerson
Steelers fans gave linebacker Clark Haggans an ovation when he exited a port-a-potty at training camp.

August 14, 2006 | Chris Mannix
What to watch and watch for

August 14, 2006 | Edited by Mark Bechtel and Stephen Cannella
Diego Mercado

August 14, 2006 | As told to Lisa Altobelli
PRO GOLFER

August 14, 2006 | Edited by Kostya Kennedy
Who's Hot Rockies pitching

August 14, 2006 | Edited by Kostya Kennedy
Tigers 1B

August 14, 2006 | Andrew Lawrence
You already knew that Tony Stewart, the feudin', cussin' two-time Nextel Cup champ, had an animal side--he recently flipped the bird at a fellow driver while travelling 200 miles an hour--but he...

August 14, 2006 | Edited by Kostya Kennedy
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August 14, 2006 | Jeffri Chadiha
Jumping routines. Resistance bands. Yoga. In an ongoing workout series that begins with this week's look at 49ers safety Tony Parrish, SI will show how NFL players toughen their cores. It's not...

August 14, 2006 | Jeffri Chadiha
For expanded versions of NFL core workouts, as well as photo galleries and an archive of SI Players stories and features, go to SI.com/players.

August 14, 2006 | Lisa Altobelli
Tony Parrish

August 14, 2006 | Lisa Altobelli
Parrish doesn't stick to a strict schedule, but he does eat every three to four hours--and he has a definite sweet tooth. Here's a sample of his typical meals.

August 14, 2006 | Michael Farber
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has put up some filthy numbers in 2006, proving he's more than just another pretty face in an ugly uniform. In fact, he's SI's choice as the dirtiest player in...

August 14, 2006 | Michael Farber
For a photo gallery of the 10 biggest dirt dogs in baseball, go to SI.com/baseball.

August 14, 2006 | Michael Farber
These dirt dogs have some valuable tangibles to go along with their intangibles

August 14, 2006 | Kelli Anderson
Record-setting 17-year-old Katie Hoff led a new wave of Americans who made a splash at the nationals and are ready to reestablish the U.S. as the world's No. 1 women's team

August 14, 2006 | Kelli Anderson
Find more images from the national swimming championships at SI.com/more.

August 14, 2006 | Alan Shipnuck
Led by longtime pals Boris Diaw and Tony Parker, a young and colorful French team could deliver a surprise at next week's world championships

August 14, 2006 | Alan Shipnuck
For more on Team USA's run to the world championships in Japan, go to SI.com/nba.

August 14, 2006 | Ian Thomsen
Rededicated after a sixth-place finish at the last FIBA World Championship, the U.S. will be a heavy favorite in Japan, with any of seven other teams in contention for a medal. Here's SI's...

August 14, 2006 | PETER KING
Tom Brady is secure; so is Reggie Bush. But in 32 camps across the country, hundreds of lesser-known players are fighting for their football lives. Over the next three weeks jobs will be won or...

August 14, 2006 | PETER KING
For training camp postcards from SI writers, plus extensive photo galleries, go to SI.com/nfl.

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August 14, 2006 | Gene Menez
Veterans pitted against rookies, incumbents battling up-and-comers: Here are 32 other sizzling training-camp competitions that will have to be settled before the season begins

August 14, 2006 | Jeffri Chadiha
A surprise rookie makes a run past Tatum Bell and Ron Dayne for the Broncos' tailback job

August 14, 2006 | Nunyo Demasio
Texans Jason Babin and Antwan Peek hunger for a move from linebacker to Mario Williams's linemate

August 14, 2006 | Michael Silver
In the battle for the Giants' No. 3 wideout spot, Tim Carter feels the heat from Smurflike draft pick Sinorice Moss

August 14, 2006 | Paul Zimmerman
A banged-up vet and a strong-legged rookie line up to succeed New England's most famous foot

August 14, 2006 | Bill Syken
Opportunity knocks for two recent second-round draft picks in the Browns' defensive backfield

August 14, 2006 | Bob Whitfield
Enduring his 15th NFL summer, Giants tackle Bob Whitfield dishes on the sights, the sounds and the smells of pro football's dog days

August 14, 2006
Motor Sports

August 14, 2006 | Lars Anderson
Overcoming a flat tire, Jimmie Johnson charged back to claim victory at the Brickyard and extend his points lead

August 14, 2006 | Albert Chen
SoCal, So Cool

August 14, 2006 | Albert Chen
The Red Sox moved quickly to replace catcher Jason Varitek, who is out until at least early September with a partially torn ligament in his left knee, making a waiver deal with Baltimore to get...

August 14, 2006 | Albert Chen
A BRAVE MOVE BY ATLANTA

August 14, 2006 | Albert Chen
CAN THE YANKEES COUNT ON CHIEN-MING WANG DOWN THE STRETCH? One reason New York had surged into first place in the AL East was the pitching of Wang, a 26-year-old righthander who at week's end had...

August 14, 2006 | Rick Reilly
This actually happened. Your job is to decide whether it should have.

August 14, 2006 | Rick Reilly
To register your opinion, go to SI.com/reillyvote (no signup necessary). Would you: * Walk the slugger. * Pitch to the slugger.

August 14, 2006 | Rick Reilly
Exclusively on Verizon Wireless V CAST and SI.com.

August 14, 2006 | JIM GORANT
And why it won't take him long to hit 51

August 14, 2006 | JIM GORANT
Grab some Gore-Tex and this nine-holer in a Belizean rain forest

August 14, 2006 | Mike Lopuszynski
WHO: Tiger Woods

August 14, 2006 | MACKINZIE KLINE
Thank you, USGA, for helping me find a way to play in the Amateur

August 14, 2006 | MACKINZIE KLINE
Forget the old warhorses; the U.S. Ryder Cup team needs some fresh blood.

August 14, 2006 | E.M. SWIFT
This year was supposed to be all about the kids, but in the final major it was Sherri Steinhauer, another veteran, making all the right moves

August 14, 2006 | COMPILED BY GEOFF SHACKELFORD
When it comes to the largest concentration of classic courses in America, the Second City is second to none. Here are the best of the best in Golftown U.S.A.

August 14, 2006 | John Schulian
His death in 2002 did not completely silence the unique voice of Million Dollar Baby author F.X. Toole

August 14, 2006 | George Dohrmann
Doug Brocail has had two angioplasties in '06--and he's back pitching in the bigs

August 14, 2006 | Franz Lidz
Fourteen-year-old Chloe Sutton is making waves in the newest Olympic sport, open-water swimming

August 14, 2006 | L. Jon Wertheim
In a sport dominated by divas, unassuming Amy Frazier has made her mark at a record 68 majors

August 14, 2006 | L. Jon Wertheim
In addition to Frazier, here are five other players unlikely to act their advanced age at the U.S. Open, which begins on Aug. 28.