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August 06, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 5

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Dummied Down Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, the 20-year-old first-round pick out of Louisville, blasted through a pair of blocking dummies at the Texans' training facility in Houston on Sunday. His...

August 06, 2007 | Rick Reilly
A WOMAN IN San Francisco e-mails, "Dear moron: Go straight to hell."

August 06, 2007 | Adam Duerson
Hollywood tackles a tragic Heisman winner

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CHOP CHOP At the Olympics, one goes for gold; at the Lumberjack World Championhips, you whack at wood. Sawdust flew in Hayward, Wis., last weekend as 94 jacks and jills competed in 16 events....

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Get Bent

August 06, 2007 | Grant Wahl
A soccer team briefly unites war-ravaged Iraq

August 06, 2007 | As told to Joe Lemire
HE WAS 22 years old, had a 7-2 record in the major leagues and was one of the toasts of Fenway when he got the news. Last summer Jon Lester, the Red Sox' easygoing rookie lefthander, was found to...

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WHO'S Hot

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Which big league coach should be a manager?

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Died At 64, Dodgers minor league hitting coordinator and former major league outfielder Bill Robinson. His 16-season career began with the Braves in 1966. In '67 he was traded to the Yankees; he...

August 06, 2007 | Seth Davis
OF ALL the tributes paid to Wake Forest coach George (Skip) Prosser after his death of an apparent heart attack last Thursday at the age of 56, none was more fitting than the scene that unfurled...

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CARMELLA GARCIA Wife of Buccaneers quarterback Jeff Garcia, on the couple's decision not to go on a honeymoon following their April 21 wedding: "Coach [Jon] Gruden wouldn't let us. But at least he...

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1,220 Career at bats before Minnesota's Jason Tyner hit his first major league homer, off Cleveland's Jake Westbrook last Saturday.

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Two youth baseball teams in Washington were forced to forfeit tournament wins because their American Legion patches were silk-screened instead of sewn on.

August 06, 2007 | Chris Mannix
An SI writer steps into the ring

August 06, 2007 | David Epstein
A Jets safety acts like a winner

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Tigers Pitcher

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True tales of the similarly named

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49ERS QB

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Few have even come close to gaining 1,000 yards in a season for three teams

August 06, 2007 | MARK BECHTEL
Home Run Derby mixed big hits with small talk

August 06, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
The broadcaster is leaving ESPN after 18 years on Aug. 17

August 06, 2007 | MARK BECHTEL
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD'S masterpiece was the tale of an extravagantly rich, mysterious New Yorker whose purported dalliances with a woman other than his wife led to his downfall. Canseco is following...

August 06, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

August 06, 2007
Kristina Jenkins EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. > Bowling Jenkins, who finished her second year at Hudson Valley Community College, won the Betty Jo Graber female student-athlete of the year award, given to...

August 06, 2007 | JACK McCALLUM

August 06, 2007 | JACK McCALLUM
On the News

August 06, 2007 | Austin Murphy
In the scandal-ridden Tour, talk that the drug busts were good news was overshadowed by a sense that the sport might never recover

August 06, 2007 | Albert Chen

August 06, 2007 | Albert Chen
Trade Talk

August 06, 2007 | Peter King
A brilliant innovator, he also opened doors for a new generation of NFL coaches

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
As NFL camps cranked up and the heat bore down, the pressure was on the newcomers to show they're ready to make a difference

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
Hot Stuff

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
TEXANS CAMP, HOUSTON He started a mere two games in his three seasons in Atlanta, but the Texans see quarterback Matt Schaub as a natural leader who can rally a pitiable offense. Schaub broke out...

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
BROWNS CAMP, BEREA, OHIO "A hungry Jamal is a good Jamal," G.M. Phil Savage says of Jamal Lewis, acquired in March after the Baltimore Ravens released him in a cap move. The Browns dangled some...

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
RAVENS CAMP, WESTMINSTER, MD. It's hard to tell who's happier: the Ravens to have Willis McGahee, or McGahee to be anywhere other than Buffalo. The '03 first-rounder rushed for 2,375 yards in his...

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
FALCONS CAMP, FLOWERY BRANCH, GA. First-year coach Bobby Petrino most likely won't have to worry about his new quarterback's off-field conduct--Joey Harrington plays jazz piano in his free time....

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
49ERS CAMP, SANTA CLARA, CALIF. "We didn't think of the money," says coach Mike Nolan. "We just wanted a good football player." That's what a decade of futility in the secondary will...

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
JETS CAMP, HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. In seven NFL seasons Thomas Jones rarely played to expectations. The 2000 first-rounder underperformed in Arizona and didn't break out until his third team, the Bears,...

August 06, 2007 | PETER KING
PATRIOTS CAMP, FOXBOROUGH, MASS. Lost in the excitement about a hyper-upgraded receiving corps --Moss! Stallworth! Welker!--is this: The Patriots' passing game was the AFC's fifth-best last...

August 06, 2007 | Adam Duerson
BIG MOVES

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AS FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFTS APPROACH, ARGUMENTS ERUPT AND FRIENDS BECOME FOES

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Arena Football In a league known for shootouts, San Jose's defense was the difference in Arena Bowl XXI • TV ratings aside, AFL officials have plenty of reasons to smile

August 06, 2007 | Mark Beech
Making a Stand

August 06, 2007 | Mark Beech
The concert was free, but AFL officials were still stunned when more than 10,000 people turned up in New Orleans's Spanish Plaza last Saturday night to see rockers Styx perform hits from the '70s...

August 06, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Dream Team

August 06, 2007 | Lars Anderson
1 Six of the last nine winners at the Brickyard have gone on to win the Cup title—which bodes well for the title hopes of Tony Stewart, who took the checkered flag on Sunday. By winning his last...

August 06, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Youth Movement

August 06, 2007
On the condition of anonymity, a PGA Tour pro riffs on Tiger's troubles, the wisdom of playing a major in Tulsa during the dog days of summer, who's hot and who's not, and who will walk away a...

August 06, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Gulbis sizzles at the Evian Masters

August 06, 2007 | Jim Gorant
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August 06, 2007 | Jim Gorant
A short-season special in the great North

August 06, 2007 | Mitchell Spearman
Who: Tom Watson

August 06, 2007 | Kevin O'Neill
Want to get more from the game? Take a lesson from experienced hands

August 06, 2007 | Kevin O'Neill
by JIM GORANT

August 06, 2007 | Kevin O'Neill
Andrés Romero of Argentina bounces back to win Deutsche Bank

August 06, 2007 | JOHN GARRITY