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April 13, 2009 | Volume 110, Issue 15

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Tyler Hansbrough Cover - Sports Illustrated April 13, 2009

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April 13, 2009 | Mark Hyman
They're getting hurt more than ever, often because parents push them too hard

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At age 76, the only American woman to win two skiing gold medals at one Olympics. After competing at the 1948 Games in St. Moritz as a pigtailed 15-year-old, Lawrence won the giant slalom four...

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Explaining to of London why he turned to boxing as a youngster:

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A team in Brazil's top soccer league is giving its players Viagra when they play at altitude to improve their circulation.

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Test your knowledge of Chicago's ongoing QB quest

April 13, 2009 | Peter King
by the 24/7 coverage of the Jay Cutler saga is an interesting trend at the NFL's diva position, wide receiver: Teams have stopped sucking up to them, making excuses for them, treating them like...

April 13, 2009 | Richard O'Brien
A documentary examines an epic bout's legacy

April 13, 2009 | Richard O'Brien
Number of 60-win teams the NBA could have this year: The Cavaliers (62 wins), Lakers (61), Celtics (58) and Magic (57).

April 13, 2009 | Joe Lemire
golf is banking on Asia to be its next frontier. Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, clad in his Masters green jacket, joined Peter Dawson, CEO of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St....

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What smart fans should do this week

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Loney says O'Reilly should stop criticizing Barack Obama, but the National Leaguer wasn't the week's most strident defender of the President. Citing the former VP's recent comments that Obama has...

April 13, 2009 | As told to Sarah Kwak
The star of out April 24, has an R&B CD, in stores

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Carlos, a freshman at Moreau Catholic High, became the youngest winner, at 14, of the San Francisco City Golf Championship, the nation's oldest continuous amateur tournament (92 years). Down by...

April 13, 2009 | Dan Patrick

April 13, 2009 | TIM LAYDEN
Ascension accomplished: In routing the home-state favorite, North Carolina netted its fifth national title and fulfilled its prodigious preseason promise

April 13, 2009 | TIM LAYDEN
The women's NCAA championship game between Louisville and Connecticut was played after this issue went to press. Find complete postgame analysis from St. Louis and predictions for next season by...

April 13, 2009 | Luke Winn
Here's our early projection of the teams who are the front-runners in the race to reach next year's Final Four in Indy

April 13, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
Upstart won the first edition of what ESPN hopes will be a national high school championship, but with its victory comes questions about the entire enterprise

April 13, 2009 | PHIL TAYLOR
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

April 13, 2009 | Michael Bamberger
A new season is all about possibilities, and nothing says quite like a 46-year-old pitcher with an 82-mph fastball in a major league rotation. For the Phillies, there's no doubt is a deserving...

April 13, 2009 | Michael Bamberger
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

April 13, 2009 | MICHAEL FARBER
Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin may be the MVP favorites this season, but countryman of the Red Wings is the best all-around forward in the NHL

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April 13, 2009 | IAN THOMSEN
And that's just fine with the Rockets. As his abundant personality quirks have grown more amusing than alarming, has become—of all things—a stabilizing force

April 13, 2009 | IAN THOMSEN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

April 13, 2009 | JOHN GARRITY
At 54, and make each other feel like high school sweethearts, but can wedded bliss rejuvenate him enough to conquer Augusta National, the course that has haunted him?

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April 13, 2009 | L. Jon Wertheim
If Sony Ericsson champ Andy Murray stays hot, Britain may get its first homegrown Wimbledon king since '36

April 13, 2009 | L. Jon Wertheim
At the Australian Open, of Belarus won the first set against but then grew dizzy in the heat and retired. Williams went on to win the tournament. Instant karma: Last Saturday, Azarenka, 19,...

April 13, 2009 | Chris Mannix
SI's season-ending award picks include the first of what is likely to be many MVPs for the ever-improving James

April 13, 2009 | Elizabeth McGarr
I Want Revenge stumbled out of the gate at the Wood, but a winning stretch run was a good tune-up for the Derby

April 13, 2009 | Elizabeth McGarr
The last two major prep races for the May 2 Kentucky Derby are set for this Saturday in Hot Springs and Lexington.

April 13, 2009 | Lars Anderson
Overshadowed of late by little brother Kyle, former champ Kurt Busch is reasserting himself as a title contender

April 13, 2009 | Lars Anderson
Before Sunday, Texas Motor Speedway was one of two current tracks—Homestead-Miami being the other—at which had never won a Cup race. Gordon, who was stuck in the longest winless streak of his...

April 13, 2009 | Chris Ballard
WHEN THE Masters begins this week, we know what to expect from Tiger Woods—the person, that is, not the golfer. He will be polite but not forthcoming, pleasant but elusive. Tiger does not Twitter...

April 13, 2009 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
With a stunning eagle, closed out an all-American final to win the LPGA's first major by a shot

April 13, 2009 | JIM GORANT
How Houston fared as Augusta Lite

April 13, 2009 | JIM GORANT
Snap up the pride of Augusta, or at least of North Augusta

April 13, 2009 | STEVE BOSDOSH
Brittany Lincicome

April 13, 2009 | STEVE BOSDOSH
"Sergio García's crushing losses at the 2007 British and '08 PGA planted doubts that might prevent him from ever winning a major."

April 13, 2009 | STEVE BOSDOSH
Is Phil Mickelson overcoached?

April 13, 2009 | DOTTIE PEPPER
in Houston, the Tour put mikes on certain caddies, and there's been talk about doing it every week. It's not the first time such eavesdropping has been considered. Golf Channel and ESPN miked...

April 13, 2009 | JARIAH BEARD
At Fuzzy's final Masters, his caddie remembers

April 13, 2009 | JARIAH BEARD
Wind wipes out a PGA Tour round for only the third time in a decade