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April 16, 2007 | Volume 106, Issue 16

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated April 16, 2007

April 16, 2007
Where's Barry? What a sad commentary on the state of baseball when the cover of the SI preview issue (March 26) ignores the near certainty that Hank Aaron's career home run record will be broken...

April 16, 2007
NO PLAYER personifies American soccer better than Claudio Reyna, a son of Springfield, N.J., who wore the captain's armband for the U.S. at the last two World Cups. But ironically, until last...

April 16, 2007
WHO'S Hot

April 16, 2007
Which team will win the Stanley Cup?

April 16, 2007 | Phil Taylor
There will never be another AD like Arkansas's embattled Frank Broyles

April 16, 2007 | Phil Taylor
AFTER HITTING her drive on the 100-yard 4th hole at Bidwell Park in Chico, Calif., Elsie McLean asked, "Where's my ball?" It was in the cup, making the 102-year-old the oldest person to make a...

April 16, 2007 | Phil Taylor
OKLAHOMA LINEMAN J.D. Quinn, who was tossed off the team for accepting money for work he didn't complete, pointed out that things could have been worse: "All I did was take cash. There's people on...

April 16, 2007
DARRYL STINGLEY was lying in a Chicago hospital one afternoon in 1978 when a doctor led a group of people into his room. A few weeks earlier, during an exhibition game against the Raiders, the...

April 16, 2007
Announced That he will remain at Florida, basketball coach Billy Donovan, three days after the Gators won their second straight national championship. Donovan was rumored to be considering the...

April 16, 2007
TODD JONES, Tigers reliever, on receiving his 2006 AL championship ring: "When I go to eat with my wife, it'll be dinner for three. I'm going to name it and give it its own plate."

April 16, 2007
3 Walk-off grand slams the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez has hit in his career, tying Cy Williams (who played from 1912 to '30) and Vern Stephens (1941--55) for the most in major league history.

April 16, 2007
An incarcerated Thai drug dealer won the women's WBC light flyweight title in a fight at a Bangkok prison.

April 16, 2007 | Richard Hoffer
IT'S ALWAYS a surprise to find that our biggest agents of change are actually such examples of constancy. Eddie Robinson, who died last week at age 88, was of a regularity that is not much...

April 16, 2007 | Kelli Anderson
With their stars returning, Coach Summitt's Lady Vols should repeat as national champs

April 16, 2007
... the safe, efficient way to give money to owners and players

April 16, 2007 | Ben Reiter
A reliever's body is his bio

April 16, 2007 | Adam Duerson
THE FOLKS at PBS may not return their calls, but Eddie October and Al Berman, the producers who gave us Tommy Lee Goes to College, think they have a sure TV winner with the Pillow Fight League, a...

April 16, 2007 | Farrell Evans
Jackie Robinson's temper emerges in a new bio

April 16, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
The American Idol champ is a NASCAR spokesperson

April 16, 2007 | Farrell Evans
FEW THINGS are cooler than bowling trick shots. O.K. Pretty much everything is cooler than bowling trick shots—except when Norm Duke does them. YouTube's "Awesome Bowling Trick Shot" features...

April 16, 2007 | Farrell Evans
IF YOU read just one hypothetical tell-all by an accused killer this year ... find something better than If I Did It. Still, you may have a chance to see O.J. Simpson's scribblings. In an auction...

April 16, 2007 | Chris Mannix
What to watch and watch for

April 16, 2007
Corey Crispell HORSHAM, PA. > Baseball Corey, a senior righthanded pitcher at Hatboro-Horsham, pitched a complete-game, nine-inning shutout against William Tennent, striking out 22...

April 16, 2007 | Arash Markazi
Teen surfing champion Courtney Conlogue doesn't practice on school days

April 16, 2007
STATE DENIAL

April 16, 2007 | Albert Chen
A coach's fireballing son is the nation's top draft prospect

April 16, 2007 | Albert Chen
MATT HARVEY'S chief competition to be the top high school player taken in baseball's amateur draft is someone he has much in common with: righthander Rick Porcello (right) of Seton Hall Prep (West...

April 16, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Overcoming brutal course conditions, harsh weather and the game's preeminent player, Zach Johnson emerged as the unlikely winner of the Masters with a magnificent final round

April 16, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Above Par

April 16, 2007 | MICHAEL FARBER
A perfectionist, a prankster and the best pitcher in the AL not named Johan Santana: That's Roy Halladay, whose recent success makes it easy to forget how far he once fell

April 16, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
No longer a novelty, Yao Ming has arrived as the first dominating supersized player in NBA history--picking up a driver's license, some U2 CDs and a dry sense of humor along the way

April 16, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
Fab Five

April 16, 2007 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
Behind the sparkling play and moxie of diminutive goaltender Jeff Lerg, Michigan State capped an unlikely tournament run with a comeback victory over Boston College for its third title

April 16, 2007 | S.L. PRICE
Two decades after his immortal Little League victory, CHRIS DRURY has become one of sports' greatest clutch players. Can he deliver a title to the losingest city in sports?

April 16, 2007
Snow Game Today Indians righty Paul Byrd started the home opener at Jacobs Field last Friday, but the game against the Mariners was called in the top of the fifth. The entire four-game series with...

April 16, 2007
Baseball The Twins make an insufficient pitch to extend Johan Santana • The scouting report on rookie Elijah Dukes • Killing the buzz about Ichiro joining the Red Sox

April 16, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Here Today ...

April 16, 2007 | Jon Heyman
There has been talk about Ichiro (right) going to Boston next season as a free agent, but a league source says that his name never came up in trade talks between the Mariners and the Red Sox this...

April 16, 2007 | L. Jon Wertheim
Who Knew?

April 16, 2007 | L. Jon Wertheim
Only a year ago Andy Roddick joked that one benefit of anchoring the U.S. Davis Cup team was the right to haze Sam Querrey (right), the squad's new hitting partner. A pledge no more, the 6'6"...

April 16, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Future Stock

April 16, 2007 | Lars Anderson
1 The Busch Series points race is as good as over. After seven of 35 races this season, Carl Edwards (right) owns a 321-point lead over Dave Blaney in the standings. Edwards took the checkered...

April 16, 2007 | Tim Layden
All Bizness

April 16, 2007 | Tim Layden
The final two major Kentucky Derby prep races—the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland and the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park—will be run this Saturday. Here are the top contenders in each.

April 16, 2007 | Rick Reilly
LIFE PROMISES you a few things. Cary Grant's fly won't ever be unzipped. Dobermans won't ever go vegetarian. And Tiger Woods won't ever cough up the lead on a major Sunday.

April 16, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Phil Mickelson, the defending champion, failed to contend at Augusta, but only a fool would write off a guy with his talent and resilience

April 16, 2007 | SETH DAVIS
For only the fourth time in 16 years, John Daly failed to qualify for the Masters, but he didn't let that bump in the road keep him from his people during tournament week in Augusta

April 16, 2007 | PAUL GOYDOS
The author first played in the Masters in 1996. When he finally returned to Augusta, many things seemed the same, including his score

April 16, 2007 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Twenty miles from bruising Augusta National, timeless Palmetto Golf Club stands as a genteel alternative version of what a great golf course should be

April 16, 2007 | Jim Gorant
The winners and losers from last week's melee at the Masters

April 16, 2007 | T.J Tomasi
WHO: Zach Johnson

April 16, 2007 | FARRELL EVANS
Is it possible that after 10 years on top, Tiger is a disappointment?

April 16, 2007 | JOHN GARRITY
At the start of the week, unassuming Vaughn Taylor was ranked No. 2 on the list of Augustans most likely to win the Masters. By Sunday he had established himself as a bona fide contender as well...

April 16, 2007 | Bill Syken
Meet a man who chucked it all to cross the Atlantic on a jerry-built raft