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August 18, 2008 | Volume 109, Issue 6

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Michael Phelps Cover - Sports Illustrated August 18, 2008

August 18, 2008 | Terry McDonell

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August 18, 2008 | John Carlin

August 18, 2008
WHO'S Hot

August 18, 2008
Who is the best all-around catcher in baseball?

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August 18, 2008
Second in his first bike race since winning the Tour de France in 2005, . The seven-time Tour winner competed in the Leadville Trail 100, a grueling 100-mile mountain-bike race through the...

August 18, 2008
GAIL EMMS British badminton player, on how her Chinese opponents reacted to having to face her and partner Nathan Robertson: "They probably looked at the draw and said, 'S---.' Well, maybe 'S---'...

August 18, 2008
The city of Kannapolis, N.C., took down flags honoring native son Dale Earnhardt because Martha Stewart was coming to town.

August 18, 2008
GAIL EMMS British badminton player, on how her Chinese opponents reacted to having to face her and partner Nathan Robertson:

August 18, 2008
The city of Kannapolis, N.C., took down flags honoring native son Dale Earnhardt because Martha Stewart was coming to town.

August 18, 2008 | Rebecca Shore

August 18, 2008 | Arash Markazi
BRETT FAVRE is now an A-lister in New York (), but a party in L.A. last Thursday to celebrate the release of EA Sports's —with Favre on the cover—drew a decidedly B-list crowd. Tom Arnold, Verne...

August 18, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre

August 18, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
$138 Average price on the resale website StubHub of a ticket to a Jets 2008 home game on Aug. 6.

August 18, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
Average price on the resale website StubHub of a ticket to a Jets 2008 home game on Aug. 6.

August 18, 2008 | Sarah Kwak

August 18, 2008
Hall, a Marist-bound graduate of Cathedral High, is the first woman born in Indiana to sign a Division I lacrosse scholarship. A midfielder, she is a two-time all-state and All-America...

August 18, 2008
brawl in a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoff game in March, Quebec Remparts goaltender Jonathan Roy skated the length of the ice—apparently at the urging of his coach and father, former...

August 18, 2008 | Dan Patrick
RANGERS PRESIDENT

August 18, 2008 | Susan Casey

August 18, 2008 | Brian Cazeneuve

August 18, 2008 | Kelli Anderson

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August 18, 2008 | Alexander Wolff

August 18, 2008 | Brian Cazeneuve

August 18, 2008 | Tim Layden

August 18, 2008
With a judge closely watching her departure time, five-time Olympian Dara Torres—at 41 the oldest swimmer in U.S. history—dived in to anchor the women's 4 × 100 freestyle relay on Sunday. While...

August 18, 2008 | Michael Farber

August 18, 2008 | David Epstein

August 18, 2008 | S.L. Price

August 18, 2008 | David Epstein

August 18, 2008 | ALAN SHIPNUCK

August 18, 2008 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 18, 2008 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 18, 2008 | PAUL ZIMMERMAN

August 18, 2008 | PAUL ZIMMERMAN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 18, 2008 | PAUL ZIMMERMAN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

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Matt Wieters might not only be the Orioles' top rookie next season—he could also be the AL's best catcher • Take heart, Pittsburgh, your losing Bucs may have a Sizemore in the making

August 18, 2008 | Joe Sheehan

August 18, 2008 | Joe Sheehan
While we're at it, here are three more reasons for this year's bottom-feeders to look forward to 2009:

August 18, 2008 | Joe Sheehan
While we're at it, here are three more reasons for this year's bottom-feeders to look forward to 2009:

August 18, 2008 | Mark Beech

August 18, 2008 | Mark Beech
An insider on a top Cup team dishes on the hottest topics in NASCAR.

August 18, 2008 | Mark Beech
An insider on a top Cup team dishes on the hottest topics in NASCAR.

August 18, 2008 | David Sabino

August 18, 2008 | David Sabino
If you need a kicker late, consider these three not-so-obvious choices who should score more in '08.

August 18, 2008 | David Sabino
If you need a kicker late, consider these three not-so-obvious choices who should score more in '08.

August 18, 2008 | Selena Roberts
TO REMINISCE about the ole gymnastics factories with legendary coach Bela Karolyi is to look into his tank-gray eyes and see an Iron Curtain embroidered with roses. The Soviet bloc wasn't all bomb...

August 18, 2008 | JACK MCCALLUM

August 18, 2008 | JACK MCCALLUM
John Daly hooks up with Phil Mickelson's former coach Rick Smith

August 18, 2008 | JACK MCCALLUM
John Daly hooks up with Phil Mickelson's former coach Rick Smith

August 18, 2008 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER

August 18, 2008
The PGA marked the end of qualifying for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. (European qualifying ends on Aug. 31.) The top eight on the points list are automatically in, but because Tiger Woods is injured...

August 18, 2008 | JIM GORANT

August 18, 2008 | DOM DIJULIA
Padraig Harrington

August 18, 2008 | DOM DIJULIA
"I don't like the U.S.'s chances at the Ryder Cup. Having Kenny Perry as the team's headliner isn't exactly fear-inducing."

August 18, 2008 | DOM DIJULIA
What do you think of the USGA's decision to limit the size and shape of grooves on irons?

August 18, 2008 | JIM MCGOVERN
locker room chatter? The pinched fairways altered the approach-shot values and created or eliminated angles in ways designer never intended. That, coupled with dry greens and inaccessible pin...

August 18, 2008 | DOM DIJULIA
"I don't like the U.S.'s chances at the Ryder Cup. Having Kenny Perry as the team's headliner isn't exactly fear-inducing."

August 18, 2008 | DOM DIJULIA
What do you think of the USGA's decision to limit the size and shape of grooves on irons?

August 18, 2008
: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967