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April 07, 2008 | Volume 108, Issue 14

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Tyler Hansbrough Cover - Sports Illustrated April 07, 2008

April 07, 2008
Fantastic 4 Watching his play and his life for 17 years, we just didn't see Brett Favre in that number 4 jersey. We saw our uncle, our brother-in-law or our fishing buddy. No, Brett wasn't the...

April 07, 2008 | Duncan Brantley
Leatherheads, George Clooney's film about the early NFL, was born at SI

April 07, 2008
WHO'S Hot

April 07, 2008
Which NHL coach would you least like to play for?

April 07, 2008
Won By Floyd Mayweather (above), his World Wrestling Entertainment debut. The undefeated WBC welterweight champ KO'd Big Show, a 7-foot, 440-pound wrestler, in front of nearly 75,000 people at the...

April 07, 2008
JOHN CALIPARI Memphis coach, on whether freshman guard Derrick Rose will leave for the NBA: "If he wants to do what's right for him and his family, he'll go pro. If he wants to do what's right for...

April 07, 2008
Tony Stewart raised $125,000 for charity by having his back waxed on his Sirius radio show.

April 07, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
Collectors are drooling over doomed parks

April 07, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
12 Finishing position of Oriol Servia in the season-opening, 25-car IRL Gainsco Indy 300 in Miami; Servia was the highest finisher of the three Champ Car drivers who merged into IRL a month ago.

April 07, 2008 | As told to Ben Reiter
TWINS OUTFIELDER

April 07, 2008
Four teams. One title. A whole lotta little squares

April 07, 2008 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

April 07, 2008
Romero Cotton HUTCHINSON, KANS. > Football and Wrestling Romero, a senior at Hutchinson High, is the first to win four Kansas titles in both football and wrestling. A fullback, he ran for 2,686...

April 07, 2008
SINCE SOFTBALL became an Olympic sport in 1996, the three gold medal games have had two things in common: The U.S. was victorious, and Lisa Fernandez was on the mound. But when the 15-player U.S....

April 07, 2008 | Dan Patrick
The Interview Matt Ryan BOSTON COLLEGE QB

April 07, 2008 | GRANT WAHL

April 07, 2008 | GRANT WAHL
SI asked assistant coaches who had prepared a game plan against one of this year's Final Four teams to share their insights and observations about its offense and defense. They were all guaranteed...

April 07, 2008 | GRANT WAHL
SPORTS IN REAL TIME. ALL THE TIME. ALL FREE.

April 07, 2008 | Kelli Anderson
Finally getting past the Elite Eight, offensive power Stanford shoots for its first title in 16 years

April 07, 2008 | LEE JENKINS

April 07, 2008 | Jon Heyman
Can the following players sustain their extreme March performances? (Barry Zito sure hopes not)

April 07, 2008 | Jon Heyman
SPORTS IN REAL TIME. ALL THE TIME. ALL FREE.

April 07, 2008 | MARK BECHTEL
David Beckham gets the hype, but MLS's most valuable import may be Cuauhtémoc Blanco of Mexico, the fiery forward who's leading a new wave of attacking talent from south of the border

April 07, 2008 | MARK BECHTEL
SPORTS IN REAL TIME. ALL THE TIME. ALL FREE.

April 07, 2008 | MARK BECHTEL
MLS opens a pipeline to the hemisphere's soccer hotbeds

April 07, 2008 | Jonah Freedman
While David Beckham and the Los Angeles Galaxy got the ink last year, their Home Depot Center cotenants quietly turned into contenders. This year forward Maykel Galindo (left) and an even stronger...

April 07, 2008 | DAMON HACK

April 07, 2008 | DAMON HACK
TRAIL BLAZER Relive Lee Elder's qualification for the '75 Masters, plus other classic golf stories.

April 07, 2008 | Data by Sal Johnson
For Tiger Woods, golf is all about the major championships. Winning them, he says, makes people remember you. This year Woods has upped the ante. Besides pursuing his long-stated goal of...

April 07, 2008 | Data by Sal Johnson
Once established as dominant players on the Tour, Nicklaus and Woods tailored their schedules to target the majors. Tiger has accelerated the pace set by Jack.

April 07, 2008 | Data by Sal Johnson
Winner of 13 majors overall, Woods, 32, has won 11 of them in the last eight years, putting him on a pace of roughly three titles every two years. At that rate, here's his projected...

April 07, 2008 | Data by Sal Johnson
In 13 trips to the Masters, Tiger has birdied every hole at Augusta National at least once and has eagled a few too. Here's what his scorecard would look like if he counted his best score on each...

April 07, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY

April 07, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY
SPORTS IN REAL TIME. ALL THE TIME. ALL FREE.

April 07, 2008
The NHL The Flames and the Rangers lurk as dangerous playoff foes for some conference heavyweights • Bad break for a good Canuck • Ottawa's Commodore has been no help at all

April 07, 2008 | Michael Farber
Fair Warning With playoff slots shifting daily, the Flames and the Rangers lurk as teams that no top contender wants to face

April 07, 2008 | Pierre McGuire
Canucks center Brendan Morrison hadn't missed a game in six years before a wrist injury sidelined him for three months this season. Then he tore his right ACL against Colorado last week, ending...

April 07, 2008 | Chris Mannix
Bird's Land The Pacers are now the responsibility of Larry Bird alone. But is raising Indiana too tall an order for him?

April 07, 2008 | Chris Mannix
On the Raptors' upcoming point guard controversy:

April 07, 2008 | Lars Anderson
Catching Up

April 07, 2008 | Lars Anderson
Seconds after Denny Hamlin (right) cruised across the finish line in his number 11 Toyota Camry to win Sunday's Goody's Cool Orange 500 at Martinsville Speedway, he yelled into his radio,...

April 07, 2008 | Peter King
Big D-cisions

April 07, 2008 | Peter King
1 Teams hoping to draft Louisville's Brian Brohm early in the second round should rethink their plans. Two teams with late first-round picks want to make Brohm (right) the second QB taken, after...

April 07, 2008
Out of Leftfield To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, the Dodgers (page 40) played an exhibition game last Saturday at the Coliseum, their home the first...

April 07, 2008 | Chris Ballard
AMERICAN SPORTS fans adore stats, the more the better. We revel in points per game and games per home run and home runs per home stand. Stats provide context; they empower us. You tell me Kobe is...