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All-American
After a pair of heartbreaking playoff losses in majors on the PGA Tour, Kenny Perry picked up his first national championship in record-setting fashion
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MLB SECOND HALF PREVIEW '13
Love Is in the Air
AFTER TWO DECADES AS BASEBALL CHUM, THESE PIRATES AND THEIR SHARK TANK (THAT'S THE LIGHTS-OUT BULLPEN) HAVE SOME REAL TEETH—AND THEY'VE RE-STIRRED A ROMANCE WITH THEIR CITY
Second Impressions
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SEASON'S BACK END: MANNY MACHADO'S CHASE FOR AN ANCIENT RECORD (AND MAYBE AN MVP), TRADE- DEADLINE MOVERS, THE VANISHING STEAL, PUIGMANIA AND, OF COURSE, OUR WORLD SERIES REFORECAST (STILL STICKING BY OUR PICK THAT THE NATS WILL REACH ... THE POSTSEASON)
Country and Western
DEEP IN THE HEART OF SAN FRANCISCO BEATS THE SOUL OF THE GIANTS: FAME-PHOBIC BUSTER POSEY OF TURKEY FARM ROAD, THE GAME'S MOST INDISPENSABLE PLAYER
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Up to Speed?
Danica Patrick reacts to her critics and talks about searching for the groove at NASCAR's top level
Eat, Play, Dunk
Hoops-obsessed Aaron Gordon, a 6'8" freshman-to-be at Arizona, is about to unleash his rim-rattling jams on the nation—at least for one year
Ten to Die (or Lose) For
"Tanking [in order to draft higher] happens every year," says one Eastern Conference executive, noting that, "this year it's going to start earlier." Here's the cream of a tantalizing crop