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April 25, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 17

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Cam  Newton Cover - Sports Illustrated April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011
Although I'm a die-hard Dodgers fan, I'm not afraid to admit that the numbers put up by the Phillies' starting pitching rotation are scary enough to make the best hitters in the majors cringe. But...

April 25, 2011 | STEVE RUSHIN
Athletes should watch what they say—everyone else does

April 25, 2011
Who's Hot

April 25, 2011
WHO DO YOU WANT SHOOTING WITH THE GAME ON THE LINE?

April 25, 2011 | STEPHEN CANNELLA
Some imagined legal advice from Barry Bonds to whoever's up next

April 25, 2011 | Dan Greene
Who cares who invented "Charge!"? He does, for one

April 25, 2011 | Brian Hendrickson
A government crackdown has muddied the online poker picture

April 25, 2011 | Brian Hendrickson
Wooden Award--winning BYU senior Jimmer Fredette is said to have been asked by school officials to finish his degree online because his presence in classes had become too distracting.

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Died

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Danny Granger

April 25, 2011 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
John Galloway

April 25, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Bob Costas

April 25, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
St. Louis made an $8 million bet that Lance Berkman could play the outfield. So far it's paying off

April 25, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
The Lakers and the Spurs aside, the home teams got an early boost from the zebras. No surprise there

April 25, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Bear Force

April 25, 2011 | LARS ANDERSON
With a new crew and an improved outlook, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is now one of the hottest drivers in Cup racing

April 25, 2011 | LARS ANDERSON
Losing Bites

April 25, 2011 | STEWART MANDEL
After an imperfect '10, Miami's Jacory Harris is getting a fresh start. The early returns: still incomplete

April 25, 2011 | STEWART MANDEL
Alabama running back Trent Richardson will be one of the top Heisman contenders this fall. Finally the Tide's feature back after two years as Mark Ingram's backup, Richardson racked up 134 yards...

April 25, 2011 | GRANT WAHL
In short order, coach Jason Kreis has turned Real Salt Lake into a continental powerhouse

April 25, 2011 | GRANT WAHL
Grudge Match

April 25, 2011 | Peter King
Despite an explosion in information available to teams over the past two decades—scouting, video, workouts, tests, interviews—picking a franchise quarterback out of the pack remains pro football's...

April 25, 2011 | Jim Trotter
The Washington QB passed up a potential windfall when he declined to enter the '10 draft. Now, after a spotty senior season, he's trying to claw his way back up the board

April 25, 2011 | Damon Hack
Having worked out of the spread in college, the Missouri star took a 10-week crash course on to hone his drop-back and delivery, hoping to show NFL scouts that he can run a pro-style attack

April 25, 2011 | PETER KING
Owners and players are at loggerheads and the 2011 season is in peril—but the draft lives! And with the labor dispute putting free agency on hold, teams are looking more than ever to college...

April 25, 2011 | Andrew Perloff
The TCU quarterback is a proven winner—13--0 in '10—but has limited experience against topflight competition

April 25, 2011 | Albert Chen
Go ahead: Name five true five-tool players in the game today. The least likely of that group? That's easy

April 25, 2011 | Brian Cazeneuve
After yet another humiliating playoff flameout, the go-go Capitals committed themselves to playing gritty, defense-first hockey; more important, the best team in the East got their franchise...

April 25, 2011 | Lee Jenkins
CENTER ANDREW BYNUM IS ALWAYS TINKERING, WHETHER IT'S BUILDING A COMPUTER, FIXING A CAR OR REINVENTING HIS ROLE WITH THE LAKERS—WHOSE THREE-PEAT HOPES REST LARGELY ON HIS SHOULDERS

April 25, 2011 | Phil Taylor
In the unlikely event that you run into a member of the A's, and in the almost equally unlikely event that you actually recognize him, be sure to throw a compliment or two his way. Tell him you...

April 25, 2011
MY BAG

April 25, 2011 | Jim Thorpe
After almost a year in prison for tax evasion, I'm beyond thrilled to be playing pro golf again

April 25, 2011 | Jim Thorpe
RORY MCILROY'S POST-MASTERS THIRD IN THE MALAYSIAN OPEN IS:

April 25, 2011 | DOTTIE PEPPER
As Adam Scott proved by almost winning the Masters, the long putter is a great tool for regaining your confidence on the greens. It has helped Scott and a bunch of guys on the Champions tour,...

April 25, 2011 | John Garrity
Finally, work begins on Askernish Old, Tom Morris's long lost links. The question is, can modern builders actually reconstruct a course that has no irrigation, no pesticides, no drainage and...

April 25, 2011 | John Garrity
1891 Old Tom Morris, the world's most famous golfer, lays out an 18-hole links course on the Hebridean isle of South Uist, Scotland.

April 25, 2011 | John Garrity
Meet Ralph Thompson, the big man who does a little bit of everything at Askernish