GOLF PLUS
Confidence Game
A win at the 2008 Players was supposed to propel Sergio García to major achievements. Instead it was followed by a period of heartbreak on and off the course that has altered his outlook on golf
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Cadre of Padres
Sorry, trade-deadline vultures—after a hot start, San Diego might not be dealing their stars this year after all
The Heal Deal
Antwan Odom was on a league-leading roll when he got hurt. Now he's one of many key players on the mend
Growth Spurt
Always a prodigious talent, a newly patient and mature Kyle Busch may finally be on the right track to a title
LACROSSE TRAGEDY
Did Yeardley Love Have to Die?
The killing of one lacrosse player by another shocked the University of Virginia, threw a spotlight on domestic violence on campus and raised the possibility that warning signs were ignored
BASEBALL
Happy Mother's Day
What would be the perfect Mother's Day story? How about a soft-tossing, off-the-radar lefty who lost his mom to cancer throwing the 19th perfect game in baseball history
NHL PLAYOFFS
NBA PLAYOFFS
SPECIAL REPORT
SPORTS GENES
WHO HAS THE SPEED GENE, AND WHO DOESN'T? HOW MUCH OF PERFORMANCE IS GENETIC? HOW DID EARLY HUMANS BECOME ATHLETES? AND CAN THE PERFECT ATHLETE BE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED?
Point After
Departments