LEADING OFF
GOLF PLUS
FOR BETTER OR WORSE
In the never-ending quest to improve, Stewart Cink decided to add a draw to his repertoire of shots. Now the 2009 British Open winner is paying the price
PRO MOVE
U.S. Amateur champ Kelly Kraft had a blast at the Masters, but he gave up exemptions to the U.S. and British Opens to make a run at a Tour card, a tactic that could become common
Shake Down
Congrats on your win, but in the name of Bobby Jones, how about some love for the loser?
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THE MAIL
EDITOR'S LETTER
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Abolishing Savery
The save started out innocently enough, but the obsession with racking up the stat has thrown bullpen usage, roster management and the pitching salary structure out of whack. Here's the fix: Get rid of it
Bad to the Bones
Jon (Bones) Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champ, isn't a football star like his brothers; he's something even bigger
NFL DRAFT PREVIEW
THE 1-2 PUNCH
ECHOES OF '98 ABOUND AS THE FOOTBALL WORLD WEIGHS THE MERITS OF THE QUARTERBACK PAIR CERTAIN TO BE TAKEN AT THE TOP ON APRIL 26. Like PEYTON MANNING AND RYAN LEAF 14 YEARS AGO, ANDREW LUCK AND ROBERT GRIFFIN III WILL BE FOREVER LINKED AS COSTARS IN A DRAFT THAT WILL SHAPE THE FATES OF TWO FRANCHISES
SEARCHING FOR MEGATRON
In drafting wide receivers, Calvin Johnson—towering, muscular and superbly athletic—is the new model. But where are the corners who can neutralize such a weapon?
BASEBALL
A Lyric To The Little Bandbox
From the moment it opened in April 1912, Fenway Park has been a muse for poets and a monster for pitchers and modernists. What, you never thought it would see its 100th birthday? It might have 100 more
SPRING FOOTBALL
ANOTHER URBAN RENEWAL
New Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has brought his cutthroat SEC mentality to the Big Ten while also achieving a better work-life balance—for now
SOCCER
I AM IRON MAN
He's spent 15 years at the top of the game and is set to play in his record 300th straight Premier League match. Yes, Brad Friedel is the Cal Ripken of English football, and he's 100% American—except for that accent
WHEN THE NBA WAS YOUNG
POINT AFTER
Departments
Up in Smoke?
Bobby Petrino's reckless rule got him canned—and potentially caused a world of trouble for women working in sports