GOLF PLUS
He's Back!
His six-month suspension over, a seemingly focused John Daly returns to the PGA Tour next week
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
Exit the King
Four-time champion Rafael Nadal tumbled out of the French Open, clearing a path for his archrival, Roger Federer
The Boring 500
The Car of Tomorrow has sapped the speed and daring from racing. Here's how to bring back the excitement
Lapping the Field
Two corner infielders are the franchise cornerstones of choice in SI's annual executive and scout poll
NBA FINALS PREVIEW
MAGIC SHOW
They've reached the Finals by making the defending NBA champs and the team with the league's best record (and MVP) disappear. Now, for the shocking big finish, can Dwight Howard and improbable Orlando vanquish Kobe's Lakers?
The Lakers' Edge
In one expert's view, Los Angeles's deep and rangy frontcourt will prove to be the difference
WNBA PREVIEW
Happy in Her World
Confident and relaxed heading into her second comeback as a pro, Chamique Holdsclaw opens up on her battle with depression and says, at 31, she feels like a rookie again
STANLEY CUP FINALS
Containing Crosby
The Red Wings assigned him a personal escort on the ice and draped him with top defenders. Stopping Sid the Kid was the strategy for bringing the silver chalice back to Detroit
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
I Want My Body Back
What happens to the biggest men on campus when their playing days end? Former Oregon linemen Jeff Kendall and Cole Linehan couldn't stomach being heavy off the field, so they gave up junk food and got serious about getting healthy
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Baseball's LeBron
His name is Bryce Harper. You don't know him, but every big league scouting director does. He hits the ball a desert mile, clocks 96 on the gun, and he's only 16, more advanced than A-Rod and Junior were at the same age. And his ambition is as great as his talent.
Point After
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Gameplan
What smart fans should do this week