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August 13, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 6

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Barry Bonds Cover - Sports Illustrated August 13, 2007

August 13, 2007
755 Within a span of 34 hours three major league superstars reached milestones that put them in the company of baseball's immortals. A celebration of the celebrations, beginning with Barry Bonds's...

August 13, 2007
A Clean Hit

August 13, 2007 | Ken Tremendous
An open letter to Boston's newest stars

August 13, 2007 | As told to Ben Reiter
BEFORE HE got sacked in Houston, David Carr got sacked in Houston. The kid with the golden arm was taken down 249 times in five seasons with the Texans, and even upright he flailed: When Houston...

August 13, 2007
WHO'S Hot

August 13, 2007
Who is the most intimidating starting pitcher in baseball?

August 13, 2007
Sold By MLS to Portuguese team Benfica, the rights to Freddy Adu. The transfer price for the 18-year-old was $2 million. Adu has been inconsistent in his 3 1/2-year MLS career; this season he had...

August 13, 2007
DARA TORRES REMEMBERS that after she won five swimming medals at the 2000 Olympics, her coach told her, "It's a shame. You're not even at your peak yet." At the time, Torres was 33 years old and...

August 13, 2007
"There was no pressure in my at bats. Everybody was in the bathroom." HIDEKI MATSUI Yankees leftfielder, after hitting two homers in a game last week while batting behind Alex Rodriguez

August 13, 2007
0--3 Johan Santana's record this year against the Indians, the first team to beat the Twins' ace three times in a season in his eight-year career.

August 13, 2007
Titans cornerback Pacman Jones signed a contract to appear at pro wrestling events while he serves his seasonlong suspension.

August 13, 2007 | David Sabino
A quick recap of Julio Franco's marathon run through the majors

August 13, 2007 | David Sabino
Between the time he hit his 499th and 500th home runs, Alex Rodriguez endured an 0-for-21 slump, went to the plate 37 times and had only three hits. That's the second-highest number of plate...

August 13, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
How Seahawk Matt Hasselbeck lost 17 pounds

August 13, 2007
ROCKIES LEFTFIELDER

August 13, 2007 | Joe Lemire
With two no-nos tossed this year, four active pitchers recall their own zero hours

August 13, 2007 | Adam Duerson
A lovable antihero carries Hot Rod

August 13, 2007 | Adam Duerson
The Hell's Kitchen chef opened Gordon Ramsay at The London in New York

August 13, 2007 | Adam Duerson
The news that Manchester United signed nine-year-old Rhain Davis wasn't, in itself, huge. English teams routinely snap up kids for their youth academies. What's unusual is how they found the...

August 13, 2007 | Adam Duerson
YOU CAN LEARN a lot about a person by the music they listen to—unless that person is Daisuke Matsuzaka. A peek at the mysterious righthander's playlist makes him even more of an enigma. After all,...

August 13, 2007
Michael Ayers BRENTWOOD, TENN. > Track and Field Ayers, a graduate of Ravenwood High, won his third Class AAA decathlon championship with a state-record 7,377 points. He finished second at last...

August 13, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

August 13, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD

August 13, 2007 | CHRIS BALLARD
Blast Off

August 13, 2007 | JOE LEMIRE
Longest home run distances courtesy of Bill Jenkinson, baseball historian and author of The Year Babe Ruth Hit 104 Home Runs. 1986

August 13, 2007 | L. Jon Wertheim

August 13, 2007 | L. Jon Wertheim
Ready for Battle

August 13, 2007 | Peter King
IT'S ALWAYS dangerous in midsummer--when legs are still fresh and dreams haven't yet been dashed by three-game losing streaks--to predict the stars of late autumn. But during a training-camp tour,...

August 13, 2007 | George Dohrmann

August 13, 2007 | George Dohrmann
Extreme Measures

August 13, 2007 | JACK MCCALLUM

August 13, 2007 | David Sabino
Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett of the new-look Celtics each has a career scoring average of more than 20 points. In NBA history 16 teams have had three players average more than 20...

August 13, 2007 | S.L. Price

August 13, 2007 | S.L. Price
America's Best

August 13, 2007
NASCAR A sold-out Busch Series race in Canada reinforces NASCAR expansion plans—is China down the road? • Robby Gordon's Montreal meltdown

August 13, 2007 | Lars Anderson
World View

August 13, 2007 | Lars Anderson
One driver who won't have fond memories of Canada is Robby Gordon. With two laps left on Saturday, Gordon was black-flagged for not lining up in his assigned place on a restart. When the caution...

August 13, 2007 | Joe Sheehan
Many people think Tom Glavine might be the last pitcher to reach 300 career wins. After all, there are no active hurlers who seem to be headed for 300—Randy Johnson, 43, the most likely candidate...

August 13, 2007 | Albert Chen
Change Up

August 13, 2007 | Rick Reilly
CARLOS BARRAGAN and his son Carlos Jr. don't torture dogs, don't inject 'roids and don't bet on sporting events they ref. They've never run from the law or the tax man or a grand jury.

August 13, 2007 | GARY VAN SICKLE
At the Bridgestone Invitational, Tiger Woods finally found his A game, meaning that another first-time major winner is unlikely this week in Tulsa

August 13, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Steve Flesch slips into the PGA

August 13, 2007 | Jim Gorant
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August 13, 2007 | Jim Gorant
A short course in Wisconsin that beckons to long hitters

August 13, 2007 | Dottie Pepper
Home Girls St. Andrews finally opened its arms to the greatest female players in the world last week, and the Women's British Open at the Home of Golf was a raging success, although two blips kept...

August 13, 2007 | Mark Wood
Who Tiger Woods

August 13, 2007 | Mark Wood
Will Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship?

August 13, 2007 | CHRIS LEWIS
Taking the Tiger-Phil dichotomy down to a whole new level

August 13, 2007 | CHRIS LEWIS
by JAMES P. HERRE

August 13, 2007 | CHRIS LEWIS
AmEx dumps Tiger Woods and signs on with the PGA of America

August 13, 2007 | KELLI ANDERSON
It took forever for the British Women's Open to make it to the Old Course--almost the eternity it seemed to take Lorena Ochoa to win her first major