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June 30, 2008 | Volume 108, Issue 26

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Kevin Garnett Cover - Sports Illustrated June 30, 2008

June 30, 2008
Nation Divided

June 30, 2008 | Alan Shipnuck
Imagining the 2009 Masters preview, and Tour life without Woods

June 30, 2008
WHO'S Hot

June 30, 2008
Who is the most underrated player in baseball?

June 30, 2008
Died In a fiery crash last Saturday at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J., Funny Car driver Scott Kalitta (above). The 46-year-old Kalitta, who won the 1994 and '95 Top Fuel...

June 30, 2008
MICHAEL BEASLEY Former Kansas State forward and expected lottery pick in the NBA draft, on being measured 6'8" at the predraft camp after being listed as 6'10" in college: "I'm a little...

June 30, 2008
A 28-year-old Delaware man was arrested for allegedly biting the chin of a referee who had thrown him out of a rec-league soccer game.

June 30, 2008 | Michael Farber
NHL draftee Viktor Tikhonov has a taskmaster's pedigree

June 30, 2008 | Michael Farber
8 Extra-base hits by the Mariners in a win over the Marlins last Friday, their first game under new manager Jim Riggleman.

June 30, 2008 | Mark Bechtel
Hey, Boston, we've already heard about it

June 30, 2008 | As told to Lisa Altobelli
RAYS DESIGNATED HITTER

June 30, 2008 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

June 30, 2008
Daniel Kinney SALEM, N.H. > Basketball and Volleyball Daniel, a senior at Salem High, went a combined 121--3 in the two sports. An All-America outside hitter, he led the volleyball team to four...

June 30, 2008 | Dan Patrick
The Interview Rocco Mediate WEEKEND GOLFER

June 30, 2008 | JACK McCALLUM

June 30, 2008 | JACK McCALLUM
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

June 30, 2008 | MICHAEL FARBER
There's nothing cerebral about the approach of the Marlins' throwback strongman: It's see ball, swing from the heels, hit ball (a country mile). And it's a thing of primal beauty

June 30, 2008 | MICHAEL FARBER
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

June 30, 2008 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
In yet another NFL off-season for the police blotter, Vikings defensive end Jared Allen offers a ray of hope: A onetime wild man whose excesses threatened to derail his career, he's attacking his...

June 30, 2008 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
Diagnosed with leukemia in February, Kenechi Udeze has been fighting the illness with a defensive end's tenacity

June 30, 2008 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

June 30, 2008 | TIM LAYDEN

June 30, 2008 | TIM LAYDEN
With trips to Beijing at stake, a beleaguered sport comes home this week to Eugene, a.k.a. Track Town, U.S.A., where adoring fans will be wrapped up in these and other events

June 30, 2008 | TIM LAYDEN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

June 30, 2008
Breaking News • Real-time Scores • Daily Analysis

June 30, 2008 | GRANT WAHL

June 30, 2008 | GRANT WAHL
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

June 30, 2008 | GEORGE DOHRMANN

June 30, 2008 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
Terrance Kelly did everything he could to sidestep gangs and danger. But then a 15-year-old gunned him down, leaving other athletes wondering how they could avoid the same fate

June 30, 2008
Nothing but Nyet Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev saved a shot by forward Henrik Larsson of Sweden (17) during their final group-play match of the European Championships on June 18 in Innsbruck,...

June 30, 2008
Olympic Sports Gold medal favorites Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin finished one-two at the gymnastics trials and earned tickets to Beijing • Reports from the U.S. diving and triathlon Olympic trials

June 30, 2008 | E.M. Swift
Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin finished 1--2 at the gymnastics trials and set the U.S. up for a gold run in Beijing

June 30, 2008 | Brian Cazeneuve
1. LAURA WILKINSON, U.S. The 2000 platform gold medalist nailed the first perfect dive of her career and won the Olympic trials in Indianapolis. Wilkinson (right), 30, executed a reverse 3...

June 30, 2008 | Ben Reiter
Front office execs expect the Yankees to make a play for C.C. Sabathia, but they also see an intriguing sleeper in the mix

June 30, 2008 | Ben Reiter
Some other intriguing suitors for Sabathia:

June 30, 2008 | Michael Farber
After 14 years as the face of the Maple Leafs, Mats Sundin could, and should, play next season for rival Montreal

June 30, 2008 | Pierre McGuire
The Kings did a great job stocking their defense at the draft. With the No. 2 pick, L.A. took potential franchise blueliner Drew Doughty (right), who's mobile and physical, and starred for the...

June 30, 2008 | Lars Anderson
The season's revelation, Kasey Kahne and the Gillett Evernham team have found the secret to winning again

June 30, 2008 | Lars Anderson
In 23 seasons of Cup racing Mark Martin (right) has finished second in the driver standings four times but has never won a title. Next year Martin, who turns 50 in January, will have his last shot...

June 30, 2008 | Chris Ballard
Texas Rangers outfielder Milton Bradley said Thursday he wanted to "introduce" himself to Kansas City Royals television announcer Ryan Lefebvre after some negative comments made on the air....

June 30, 2008 | JIM GORANT
Merrins comes to Stewart Cink's aid

June 30, 2008 | JIM GORANT
Tiger's fellow Americans assess his Ryder Cup absence

June 30, 2008 | JOHN ELLIOTT
WHO Stewart Cink

June 30, 2008 | JOHN ELLIOTT
"Tiger missing the Ryder Cup is a dream for the U.S. Our guys will feel liberated, and I think they'll now have a fighting chance."

June 30, 2008 | JOHN ELLIOTT
Should Tiger Woods change his swing again to relieve the pressure on his left knee?

June 30, 2008 | JIM MCGOVERN
NO DOUBT the Buick Open will miss Tiger Woods this week, but most of my contact with him during the seven years I worked on the Buick events entailed not golf but which courtesy car he wanted. He...

June 30, 2008 | MARK WOODWARD
Torrey's top man fires back at the doubters and thanks the rest

June 30, 2008 | MARK WOODWARD
Quietly, with a smart, deliberate plan, Michelle Wie is on her way back.

June 30, 2008 | MARK WOODWARD
NBC's Johnny Miller apologizes for making fun of Rocco Mediate

June 30, 2008 | GARY VAN SICKLE
What Will the Tour Do Without Tiger? Answers to 14 Key Questions