SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Yani's Greatest Hits
When talented 19-year-old rookie Yani Tseng finally relaxed and got into the flow, she shot past the biggest names in women's golf and pulled off a major upset at the LPGA Championship
The Legacy
Nathaniel Crosby, the son of one of the game's most famous ambassadors, parlayed two special weeks into a lifetime exemption
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NBA FINALS
Road to Redemption
In a championship series in which many have much to prove, long-suffering Celtics star Paul Pierce did the most to rehab his image, leading his team to a pair of home wins over the favored Lakers
BASEBALL
A Jones For Hitting
Old of head, fast of twitch and occasionally achy of muscle, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, the baddest switch-hitter since Mickey Mantle, is batting over .400—still!—thanks in part to an old pro's secrets that will help pave his road to Cooperstown
STANLEY CUP FINALS
Fantastic Finish
The dynamic Red Wings held off the Penguins in a taut, six-game series that reminded the nation just how compelling the NHL can be
HORSE RACING
Brown Bagged
Another Triple Crown dream ended at the Belmont, as undertrained favorite Big Brown labored to a last-place finish behind long shot winner Da' Tara and left behind a trail of questions
SOCCER
TENNIS
BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
Opening Volley
Ping-Pong Diplomacy made the Beijing Games possible—but without two unlikely heroes, the great table tennis summit might never have occurred
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Pirate Booty
Will Al Davis's $300 million outlay pay off with a team turnaround—or is it just more Raider recklessness?
Case Closed
Brad Lidge's dominant start has put to rest any questions about whether he can survive in his demanding new city
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