LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Texas Heat
With new ownership, artful dealing and a deep farm system, the surging Rangers are poised to become a power
Two-Pronged Attack
The Giants have the game's deepest rotation—no surprise. But an unexpectedly potent offense has them in the race
Chastened
A draft disaster who hasn't played since 2007, wideout Mike Williams is looking like a new man in Seattle
Floundering?
Michael Phelps's loss to Ryan Lochte at the nationals should sound a wake-up call for the Olympic champ
STEALING HOME
STEALING HOME
It's baseball's most exciting play and one of its most dangerous weapons. So why has it been more than a year since anyone in the major leagues pulled off the grandest theft?
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW
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Point After
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All-Star of David
As a Jew, Amar'e Stoudemire will have to learn a whole new rule book