Mark McGwire's home runs are impressive enough individually, but when all 37 hit before the All-Star break—tying Reggie Jackson's major league record—are gathered in one place, it's an awesome collage of power and wonder.
Hitting below the Belt
Croatia's Goran Ivanisevic tried everything, including returning a shot between his legs, in a vain attempt to defeat Pete Sampras in the Wimbledon men's final (page 38).
Fit to Be Thai-ed
Jenny Chuasiriporn, a U.S.-born amateur whose parents are from Thailand, gasped in disbelief after sinking a 45-foot birdie putt at 18 to force a playoff with Si Re Pak in the U.S. Women's Open (page 44).