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Lost in Translation
Usually, Ryder Cup talk during the PGA Championship is mundane analysis of qualifying points and captains' picks. Not this year. Caught in a media echo chamber, the conversation took on a jarring new tone
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Big and Rich
Several players picked a fine time to have career years. With fewer elite players on the market, it's jackpot season
Over the Top
Fiercely focused Rebecca Bross climbed back from last year's bobble at the worlds to claim the U.S. title
Raising the Bar
Thierry Henry is MLS's biggest name, but midfielder Rafael Màrquez could be its most important player yet
Jack's Back
Having survived his second plane crash, indomitable owner Jack Roush is now watching his team take off
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NFL SPECIAL REPORT
Crash Course
Once the face of the game, the feature back is falling victim to the harsh laws of physics and economics. Brutal hits and a brief shelf life are turning the elite runner into the league's most endangered species
Two to Tango
The decline of the feature back means more teams are turning to tandems, which offer added versatility with less wear and tear
BASEBALL
SWIMMING
Point After
Departments
The Debate: Chip Shot or Long Shot?
On Aug. 10 Chipper Jones, 38, tore his left ACL, an injury that ended his season. The Braves third baseman, a six-time All-Star, says he will try to come back next spring. But if he doesn't play another big league game, is he a lock for the Hall of Fame?