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June 04, 2012 | Volume 116, Issue 23

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Ken Caminiti Cover - Sports Illustrated June 04, 2012

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It seems we are forever fighting for something, working and pushing to be the best, as if our lives depended on it. Competition and struggle give us all a sense of purpose. Perhaps Junior Seau...

June 04, 2012 | TIM LAYDEN
In galloping toward a possible Triple Crown, I'll Have Another shouldn't be expected to carry all the burdens of a troubled sport

June 04, 2012 | TIM LAYDEN
To honor 12 of his favorite Olympians, Thomas Manly, 28, of Birmingham, England, officially changed his name to Thomas Steve Redgrave Matthew Pinsent Linford Christie Ian Thorpe Daley Thompson...

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HOT: HOT IN CLEVELAND

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Who is the most underrated pitcher in the game?

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Lance Armstrong's all-business return to the triathlon could shake up the sport

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Has any QB ever before faced such coverage?

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Filming began last week on the Jackie Robinson biopic 42. The film, set for release next April, stars Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey and, as Robinson, Chadwick Boseman (above), who played running...

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"I feel like I'm about to tear up."

June 04, 2012 | Adam Duerson
Game of Thrones novelist is a (real-life) fan

June 04, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
MAN IN BLACK 3

June 04, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
NBA TV's Brent Barry doesn't agree with analysts who think the Lakers should trade Pau Gasol. "Gasol is the most complete player who's still on that team," Barry told me. "They need to address...

June 04, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
MEGAN PINSON

June 04, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
From Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to Downton Abbey, British stuntman Gary Connery, 42, has taken his share of falls but nothing like the plunge he took on May 23. On a clear afternoon...

June 04, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
Dario Franchitti shot to the lead on the next-to-last lap to win his third 500 and enter the pantheon of IndyCar legends

June 04, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
Formula 1 is the world's richest, most glamorous and most popular racing series, but it has long been criticized for its lack of competition. Last year, for example, Germany's Sebastian Vettel won...

June 04, 2012 | BEN REITER
The Big Donkey is again at his three-true-outcome best

June 04, 2012 | BEN REITER
MOST FREQUENT THREE-TRUE-OUTCOME

June 04, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
While only three teams—the Nets, Mavs and Lakers—appear in the running for the top prize, point guard Deron Williams, these free agents will drum up interest this summer

June 04, 2012 | TOM VERDUCCI
A DECADE AFTER KEN CAMINITI HELPED PULL BASEBALL'S STEROID PROBLEM OUT OF THE SHADOWS, THOSE WHO CHASED THE BIG LEAGUE DREAM IN A DIRTY ERA STILL WRESTLE WITH HOW THEY DEALT WITH THE DILEMMA OF A...

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June 04, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
The hapless Kings have rarely risen above second-banana status in L.A., but closing in on their first title, they have a chance to rewrite history

June 04, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
AN EASTERN CONFERENCE SCOUT SIZES UP

June 04, 2012 | IAN THOMSEN
Despite injuries and old age, the Celtics' Big Three have reached another conference finals. How much longer they play could now depend on the kid they molded

June 04, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
The savagery and spectacle of prize-fighting a century ago are at the heart of an exhibit of works by American realist master George Bellows

June 04, 2012 | PHIL TAYLOR
An important member of the California softball team was absent when the Golden Bears faced Washington for a berth in the College World Series last weekend in Berkeley. Barbara Wiggs, better known...

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FOR THE MEMORIAL

June 04, 2012 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Golf and politics converged at Benton Shores, where the Senior PGA spawned a virtually unknown winner, Roger Chapman, and a bit of controversy

June 04, 2012 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Roger Chapman won $378,000 at the Senior PGA. In 41 starts over three years on the European Senior tour he has earned $484,111.

June 04, 2012 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Last week the European tour played the BMW PGA Championship (won by Luke Donald) at the Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, England. The tournament is Europe's version of the Players, yet only three...

June 04, 2012 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Rory McIlroy shot a 79 in the second round of the BMW PGA Championship and missed a second straight cut. After his MC at the Players, McIlroy flew to Rome to be with his girlfriend, pro tennis...

June 04, 2012 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
Since the last time the U.S. Open went to Olympic, in 1998, Tour pros have lost control, literally. That year 90 players hit at least 70% of the fairways in PGA Tour events, but since '99 there...

June 04, 2012 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Fifteen years after his death, Ben Hogan seems like every boy's favorite Brady sister

June 04, 2012 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
Is Jason Dufner the real deal, or is he simply in the zone?