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July 26, 2010 | Volume 113, Issue 3

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Miles Austin Cover - Sports Illustrated July 26, 2010

July 26, 2010
All the attention paid to the shake-up in the Big 12 and LeBron's free agency will fade with time, but the fiasco that is the Gulf oil spill will no doubt continue to affect us for generations....

July 26, 2010 | RICHARD HOFFER
George Steinbrenner was a polarizing figure, but no owner understood his audience better

July 26, 2010
Who's Hot

July 26, 2010
WHICH PITCHER HAS THE BEST FASTBALL?

July 26, 2010
Returned

July 26, 2010
A Dutch priest was suspended by his bishop last week for dedicating a Mass—at which he wore an orange frock—to his country's national soccer team on July 11, the day of the World Cup final.

July 26, 2010
109,901

July 26, 2010
John Daly

July 26, 2010
The octopus has its tentacles all over the history of sports

July 26, 2010 | Grant Wahl
Another MLS team takes a shot at a big-name Euro star

July 26, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

July 26, 2010 | Edited by ELIZABETH MCGARR
Matt Elliott

July 26, 2010 | S.L. Price
On paper the affair ended as another Native American loss: The Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team, ranked fourth in the world (SI, July 19), never made it to England for the 2010 World Lacrosse...

July 26, 2010 | JOE SHEEHAN
To make the playoffs, several contenders need untested young pitchers to finish as strongly as they started

July 26, 2010 | ANDY STAPLES
Vandy's Bobby Johnson did what few others in his pressure-packed profession can do: retire on his own terms

July 26, 2010 | KELLI ANDERSON
The strain of playing both overseas and in the U.S. is costing the league some of its best players

July 26, 2010 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
In a summer to remember for South Africa, a white golfer (Louis Oosthuizen) and a black caddie (Zack Rasego) teamed to blow away the field in the game's biggest event, the British Open, on its...

July 26, 2010 | PABLO S. TORRE
As NFL camps start to open—finally!—over the next week, the story lines of 2010 will take shape. Can the Saints repeat? Are the Jets for real? And will Miles Austin, last year's breakout star in...

July 26, 2010 | JIM TROTTER
1. ARE THE SAINTS IN FOR A LETDOWN?

July 26, 2010
Bat Stabber

July 26, 2010 | THOMAS LAKE
Retirement is calling, and Bobby Cox has the Braves in first place (again). How has he managed to win so many games? Maybe by getting ejected so often

July 26, 2010 | GARY SMITH
FORMER BRONCOS BACK FLOYD LITTLE AND ARDENT FAN TOM MACKIE EACH HELPED THE OTHER FULFILL HIS LIFELONG DREAM

July 26, 2010
Every SI Story ... Every SI Photo ... Ever SI.COM/VAULT

July 26, 2010 | TOM VERDUCCI
SI's senior baseball writer takes you further inside the game. This is just a taste of what you'll get online.

July 26, 2010 | SELENA ROBERTS
At the old Yankee Stadium a gentleman often boarded the elevator before games holding a book tight to an angular frame that, together with his long, thin nose, gave him the appearance of a...

July 26, 2010
MY BAG

July 26, 2010 | MIKE CLAYTON
Of all the dumb rules, the one about wind moving balls on the green is the worst

July 26, 2010 | DOTTIE PEPPER
If commissioner Mike Whan got an early Christmas present with Michelle Wie's first LPGA win late last year, then he got and even better Independence Day gift when Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer ...

July 26, 2010 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Auld Grey Toon? Not hardly when those who play and love golf convene at the Old Course for a storied championship, an unmatched communal experience and a ton of fun

July 26, 2010 | Joe Posnanski
He's a 44-year-old train wreck in clown pants, yet we still yearn to cheer for John Daly