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May 11, 2009 | Volume 110, Issue 19

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Mine That Bird Cover - Sports Illustrated May 11, 2009

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Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

May 11, 2009 | MICHAEL FARBER
It's star vs. star in the NHL playoffs. Is this hockey or the NBA?

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At age 85 after suffering a stroke, former infielder Jack (Lucky) Lohrke . A .242 hitter over seven big league seasons, Lohrke was better known for the tragic circumstances that led to his...

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On why he'd like to see the Lions make No. 1 pick Matthew Stafford their opening-day quarterback:

May 11, 2009 | MARK BECHTEL
Before going into politics, the clean-cut kid was the top gunslinger in the AFL

May 11, 2009 | Joe Lemire
Homeless in college, Brennan Marion tries to catch on in Miami

May 11, 2009 | Joe Lemire
Consecutive home wins to open the season for the Dodgers, the first NL team to start 10--0 at home since the 1983 Braves.

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What smart fans should do this week

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Morgan's breakfast is a daily ritual. "Baseball people are superstitious," he says. "This is always my first meal." The 6'2" Laird weighs 195 pounds, but his sweet tooth could earn him the...

May 11, 2009 | Dan Patrick

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Sammy, a junior righthander at the Castilleja School, threw six no-hitters among 10 shutouts in the first 12 games she pitched this season; four of the no-hitters were perfect games. Through...

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A Dallas staffer's life changes in an instant

May 11, 2009 | CHRIS MANNIX
Manny Pacquiao cemented his claim to being the world's best pound-for-pound fighter by knocking out Ricky Hatton

May 11, 2009 | DAMON HACK
With Tiger Woods still looking for answers off the tee, steady Sean O'Hair got some payback at Quail Hollow

May 11, 2009 | JIM TROTTER
New coach Josh McDaniels has reshuffled the Broncos and shaken up the league. He's just doing it his way

May 11, 2009 | JON HEYMAN
The 2005 draft has already been labeled as historically good, but who knew the talent ran deep?

May 11, 2009 | Joe Sheehan
Adding , and was supposed to punch up an Oakland offense that was last in the AL in 2008 in runs, batting average and slugging percentage. A month in, though, the A's once again find themselves...

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May 11, 2009 | The Editors
It's a cliché that every picture tells a story, but the forensic details that mark the slide mounts of classic SI photos take the narratives in new directions

May 11, 2009 | The Editors
This indicates that a photograph has been used in either an SI book or in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS.

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ON DISPLAY, a few of the world's sweetest lefty swings: Carl Yastrzemski in the World Series and Rod Carew getting his 3,000th hit. And when Ted Williams took a break from a crab dinner to...

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RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME. Any sports photographer will tell you that's half the battle. Carl Iwasaki's picture of Joe Montana's game-winning throw didn't even merit inclusion in the game story. (It...

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MOST OFTEN, a cover-worthy photo is the result of positioning: a sideline angle for Garo Yepremian's game-winning kick, a courtside spot for Boris Becker's triumph at the U.S. Open. But a little...

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SOME TELLTALE SIGNS that these photos are from another era: The Philadelphia Warriors' home floor looks like it belongs in the gym of some underfunded middle school, and Wilt Chamberlain looks...

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ROBERT BECK spent the first half of the U.S.--China World Cup final penned up by President Clinton's security detail and the rest shooting from high in the stadium. But when the game went to...

May 11, 2009 | TIM LAYDEN
Daringly making his patented inside move, Calvin Borel rallied 50--1 shot from 30 lengths back to a Kentucky Derby win that was shocking on all levels

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May 11, 2009 | LEE JENKINS
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then you are like Denver's , the most serene performer at the toughest times

May 11, 2009 | SELENA ROBERTS
During his three years with the Rangers, was synonymous with his $252 million contract, and the pressure brought out the best and the worst in him

May 11, 2009 | Ian Thomsen

May 11, 2009 | Peter King
SI's fearless NFL expert opines on all the latest news, buzz and inside information surrounding players and teams from around the league. This is just a taste

May 11, 2009 | SELENA ROBERTS
standard-issue orange apron, Debbie McCormick works the paint department at The Home Depot in Madison, Wis. She roams the concrete-floor aisles, armed with what has become an emotionally loaded...

May 11, 2009 | CODY BARDEN
By hanging in there, Jeff Klauk gets to play where he once mowed the grass

May 11, 2009 | CODY BARDEN

May 11, 2009 | Dottie Pepper
There are times when life gives us a speed bump, but slowing down for that moment allows us to jump into the fast lane once we get going again. I believe that's what's going to happen for , who...

May 11, 2009 | CURT SAMPSON
Environmentalists and golfers square off over the future of a pedigreed San Francisco course

May 11, 2009 | Edited by JIM GORANT

May 11, 2009 | Edited by JIM GORANT