Leading Off
SCORECARD
Catching Up With
AIR AND SPACE
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
SI Players
Pro Football
BIGGER THAN EVER
As TRAINING CAMPS open across the nation, the ever-more-popular NFL is looking at a season like no other
Bottom's Up!
Mired in last place two months ago, the youthful A's have turned up their intensity, gone on a 40-14 tear and moved into the playoff picture
Golf
Make Way for Morgan
Out of a swarm of U.S. teen sensations comes record-breaking amateur Morgan Pressel, who is dead set on becoming the No. 1 women's pro. (Look out, Michelle)
Motor Sports
Bringing It All Back Home
Returning to live in the Indiana town of his boyhood has given Tony Stewart, once NASCAR's stormiest driver, a new calm and put him on track for a second Cup title
Baseball
Inside
Inside Swimming
IM Woman
Individual medley star Katie Hoff, 16, led the way as a new generation of U.S. female talent surfaced at worlds
Inside Baseball
No Big Deal
The Red Sox held on to Manny Ramirez as the trade deadline passed. Now they only hope he's as happy as he says he is
LIFE OF REILLY
Departments
Fingered
After pointedly telling Congress he was clean, and joining the 3,000-hit club, Rafael Palmeiro got busted for steroids. His denials, without details, don't mean much
Bitter Tee
A Pennsylvania Tee-ball coach is charged with conspiring to injure a disabled child