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August 11, 2008 | Volume 109, Issue 5

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Brandon Spikes Cover - Sports Illustrated August 11, 2008

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples

August 11, 2008 | Austin Murphy

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech

August 11, 2008 | Stewart Mandel

August 11, 2008 | Kevin Armstrong

August 11, 2008 | COMPILED BY Stewart Mandel
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August 11, 2008 | COMPILED BY Stewart Mandel
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008 | COMPILED BY Stewart Mandel
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

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Teixeira and Ramirez are reasonable bets to stay where they are in '09, but where will Sabathia land? • And where are Sheets, K-Rod and Dunn headed?

August 11, 2008 | Jon Heyman

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
When rain interrupted the Nationwide race after only eight laps at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal last Saturday, series director Joe Balash gave the order for all of the race cars to be...

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
When rain interrupted the Nationwide race after only eight laps at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal last Saturday, series director gave the order for all of the race cars to be fitted with...

August 11, 2008 | David Sabino

August 11, 2008 | David Sabino
These under-the-radar training camp battles bear watching by fantasy players.

August 11, 2008 | David Sabino
These under-the-radar training camp battles bear watching by fantasy players.

August 11, 2008 | Alan Shipnuck

August 11, 2008 | Alan Shipnuck
After the U.S. lost five of the last six Ryder Cups, captain Paul Azinger concocted a new selection system, but will it come back to bite him? Azinger's system is pegged to money earned, a more...

August 11, 2008 | Alan Shipnuck
After the U.S. lost five of the last six Ryder Cups, captain concocted a new selection system, but will it come back to bite him? Azinger's system is pegged to money earned, a more...

August 11, 2008
: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

August 11, 2008 | Chris Ballard
I DON'T KNOW about you, but some unshaven, thick-jawed guy resembling Brett Favre keeps butting in on my summer. I know it can't be him, though, because he's been doing stuff Brett would never do....

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August 11, 2008 | Kostya Kennedy

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Who is the most dangerous clutch hitter in baseball?

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Of their gold medals by the IOC, the members of the 2000 U.S. 4 × 400 meter relay team. In May team member admitted he had been doping at the time; last Saturday the IOC disqualified the entire...

August 11, 2008
NICK SWISHER White Sox outfielder, on teammate Carlos Quentin, who had a homer and four RBIs against the Twins on July 30: "He's hotter than doughnut grease."

August 11, 2008
A motorized wheelchair was stolen and driven out of the Metrodome as its 17-year-old owner watched a Twins game with his parents.

August 11, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre

August 11, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
20 Age of Ji-Yai Shin of South Korea, who on Sunday became the youngest winner of the Women's British Open.

August 11, 2008 | Pablo S. Torre
Age of Ji-Yai Shin of South Korea, who on Sunday became the youngest winner of the Women's British Open.

August 11, 2008 | As told to Connie Aitcheson

August 11, 2008 | Rich O'Brien

August 11, 2008 | Rich O'Brien
IN THE 100 years since Take Me Out to the Ball Game was written, its status as the ultimate baseball song has never been seriously challenged. Which is sad but understandable: It must have become...

August 11, 2008 | Arash Markazi
and Cowboys coach , 70, is staying busy in retirement. Switzer, who has had small roles in the movies and , as well as in a couple of TV shows, will guest star as himself in the TNT series on...

August 11, 2008 | Rich O'Brien
IN THE 100 years since was written, its status as the ultimate baseball song has never been seriously challenged. Which is sad but understandable: It must have become increasingly difficult to...

August 11, 2008 | Sarah Kwak

August 11, 2008
Hutten, a two-meter player and recent graduate of UC Irvine, won the Peter J. Cutino Award, given to the top college player in the country. He led the nation with 3.75 goals per game (75 total),...

August 11, 2008 | Dan Patrick

August 11, 2008 | ALBERT CHEN

August 11, 2008 | ALBERT CHEN
SI MOBILE

August 11, 2008 | ALBERT CHEN

August 11, 2008 | Joe Sheehan, Baseball Prospectus

August 11, 2008 | JIM TROTTER

August 11, 2008 | JIM TROTTER
Five quarterback competitions that are heating up NFL training camps

August 11, 2008 | JIM TROTTER

August 11, 2008 | LUKE WINN

August 11, 2008 | LUKE WINN
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008 | LUKE WINN

August 11, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY

August 11, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY

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August 11, 2008 | AUSTIN MURPHY

August 11, 2008
Series driver Chrissy Wallace's Toyota Camry burst into flames after hitting the wall during the Pennsylvania 200 last Saturday at Pocono Raceway. The fire quickly went out on its own, and...

August 11, 2008 | PHIL TAYLOR

August 11, 2008 | PHIL TAYLOR
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008 | PHIL TAYLOR

August 11, 2008 | Peter King

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BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008
BREAKING NEWS, REAL-TIME SCORES AND DAILY ANALYSIS.

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
The team to beat only needs one of its young, talented blockers to take charge

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
With a deep and experienced roster, the Buckeyes bid for a third straight trip to the BCS title game

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor
Punishing Rey Maualuga drives a defense that, for a change, is the team's strong suit

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor
CONFERENCE: Pac-10

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor
Pac-10

August 11, 2008 | Austin Murphy
The Tigers have their sights set on their first Big 12 title—and the biggest prize of all

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
Scoring points won't be a problem, but the Gators will go places only if their defense returns to its '06 form

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
CONFERENCE: SEC

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
SEC

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
A stinging defeat in the Fiesta Bowl is motivating a Sooners defense that is eager to make amends

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
New coordinator Tony Franklin opens up an offense that had become too predictable

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
CONFERENCE: SEC

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
SEC

August 11, 2008 | Austin Murphy
The Red Raiders finally have a defense that takes some pressure off the offense

August 11, 2008 | Stewart Mandel
Spectacular late last season, Ricky Jean-Francois takes over the role played by Glenn Dorsey

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
Converted tight end Travis Beckum has the Badgers eyeing their first Rose Bowl berth in nine seasons

August 11, 2008 | Stewart Mandel
Loaded with skill players, the Tigers have the efficient Cullen Harper to drive them

August 11, 2008 | Andy Staples
The Volunteers will play to their strengths behind an experienced line of blockers

August 11, 2008 | Luke Winn
A new coordinator—the fourth in four years—remodels the defense so it will stand up against the pass

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
The Mountaineers begin a new era amid concerns about their ability to shut down opponents

August 11, 2008 | Luke Winn
Breakout star Todd Reesing is a master at running the Jayhawks' spread offense

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor
Tailback Keegan Herring puts the Sun Devils on track to better their surprise '07 season

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
A third consecutive Mountain West title won't be enough to satisfy the Cougars

August 11, 2008 | Stewart Mandel
With a play that springs a little man for big gains, the Beavers aim for their first Rose Bowl in 44 years

August 11, 2008 | Mark Beech
When they stunned their archrival last December, the Panthers turned a corner

August 11, 2008 | Phil Taylor
Rover Patrick Chung delivers the big hits for a defense that will have to carry the Ducks early on