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August 06, 2012 | Volume 117, Issue 5

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Ryan  Lochte Cover - Sports Illustrated August 06, 2012

August 06, 2012
BANGERS AND MASH: While television audiences have been fixated on the Aquatic Centre water during the Olympics' first week, the best party in London is on the sand. Even British prime minister...

August 06, 2012
THEY ARE...

August 06, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
The IOC doesn't like it, but London bookmakers are taking wagers on the Games

August 06, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
Uchenna Nwabuike, a sophomore linebacker at SMU, told Dallas police that he believes the person who stole $3,000 worth of electronics from his off-campus home in April is a prostitute whom he had...

August 06, 2012
HOT: TALE OF THE TAPE

August 06, 2012 | Tim Newcomb
MLS debuts a high-tech wireless system that measures player effort and fitness in real time

August 06, 2012 | Tim Newcomb
"O.K., don't move so much, behave yourself ... help Mommy to shoot."

August 06, 2012
| DIED |

August 06, 2012
Who is the most eccentric player in baseball?

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August 06, 2012 | Dick Friedman
David Hill built an empire at Fox Sports and changed how we watch games on TV

August 06, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
LATANNA STONE

August 06, 2012 | Dan Greene
An übercompetitive Wall Street decathlon raises cash for a worthy cause

August 06, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
TROJAN HORSE

August 06, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
Say What?

August 06, 2012 | JIM TROTTER
The losingest five-year stretch in NFL history can't dissuade Jeff Fisher that the Rams don't belong in the title debate

August 06, 2012 | JIM TROTTER
BUCS: Greg Schiano (replaces Raheem Morris)

August 06, 2012 | JIM TROTTER
From quarterback controversies to replacement officials, five story lines to watch as preseason games begin

August 06, 2012 | PABLO S. TORRE
The financial ramifications of Penn State's failure to take action in the Sandusky scandal could haunt the school for years

August 06, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
With a dominant win at Indy, Jimmie Johnson served notice that he'll be tough to beat as he chases his sixth Sprint Cup title

August 06, 2012 | LARS ANDERSON
A NASCAR driver's performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been an accurate gauge of his Sprint Cup title chances. Why? Because teams always bring their best equipment—featuring the most...

August 06, 2012
Draft and develop—that's the best way to put together a contender, right? Someone forgot to tell White Sox G.M. Kenny Williams: His team had a 2½-game lead in the AL Central after 100 games with...

August 06, 2012 | ALBERT CHEN
The statue is still there, standing on a patch of yellowing grass outside the St. Louis restaurant formerly known as Pujols 5. But there's no plaque or sign identifying the bronze ballplayer...

August 06, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
The soul of the Olympics lies in a uniquely British paradox: The hosts desperately want medals, yet greet failures with a stiff upper lip, a smile even. What matters most is that their guests feel...

August 06, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
How's Team USA faring? And every other nation? Get up-to-the-minute medal standings at si.com/olympics.

August 06, 2012 | KELLI ANDERSON
Even as familiar stars such as Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps piled up medals, Team USA faced new challengers from all corners of the globe

August 06, 2012 | KELLI ANDERSON
HOSTED BY RICHARD DEITSCH THIS WEEK'S GUEST TIM LAYDEN Senior Writer

August 06, 2012 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
The new-look U.S. squad stumbled in the men's team final, but the best is yet to come for a program with a young, diverse core

August 06, 2012 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
For continuing coverage of gymnastics go to SI.com or download SI's Live from London app from iTunes.

August 06, 2012 | S.L. PRICE
For Kim Rhode, the result—a fifth straight Games with a medal—was routine. Her path to London was anything but

August 06, 2012 | GRANT WAHL
It's no secret: Megan Rapinoe's skills and honesty about her personal life are unusual. But she has Team USA on track for a familiar result—Olympic gold

August 06, 2012 | GRANT WAHL
Grant Wahl covers every U.S. women's match, including Friday's quarterfinal, in his Planet Fútbol blog at SI.com/olympics

August 06, 2012 | DAVID EPSTEIN
A double amputee sprinter sounds like the definition of an underdog, but Oscar Pistorius's prostheses allow him to do things that other humans cannot

August 06, 2012 | DAVID EPSTEIN
In 2008, Pistorius underwent detailed testing, the results of which were compared with those of elite able-bodied sprinters who had similar performance. Here's how they matched up.

August 06, 2012 | DAVID EPSTEIN
Daily, exclusive photo galleries of all track and field events throughout the rest of the Games at SI.com/olympics

August 06, 2012 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Four decades after the massacre by Black September, Israel's Olympians are competing passionately despite their continuing isolation on the athletic stage and the IOC's reluctance to acknowledge...

August 06, 2012 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Open-water swimmer Alex Meyer's quest to win a medal in memory of his late best friend at SI.com/olympics

August 06, 2012 | PHIL TAYLOR
It was an Olympic awards ceremony in a way, not the one they had dreamed of but one that members of Team Japan will not soon forget. They were in a Tokyo auditorium a week before the Games began,...

August 06, 2012 | Michael Bamberger
What have we learned this year? Is the Kiawah Island Ocean course a quality venue? What's your strongest memory of the War by the Shore? Are Tiger and Phil up to the task? And who will win the PGA...

August 06, 2012
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