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July 23, 2007 | Volume 107, Issue 3

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Hank Aaron Cover - Sports Illustrated July 23, 2007

July 23, 2007
Walking Tall

July 23, 2007
Desmond Howard (below, in 1991 and today) was misidentified in a LEADING OFF photo of 16 Heisman winners in the July 16 issue. Also, the last names of Johnny Rodgers and George Rogers were...

July 23, 2007 | As told to Ben Reiter
IF THE PHILLIES are going to make a run at the postseason—they were five games back in the NL East through Sunday—they'll likely be led by All-Star lefty Cole Hamels, he of the slugger-freezing...

July 23, 2007
WHO'S Hot

July 23, 2007
Who is the best owner in baseball?

July 23, 2007 | Charlie Leerhsen
An open letter to a network going places no one has gone before, thank goodness

July 23, 2007 | Charlie Leerhsen
AT HIS FIRST All-Star game, Los Angeles catcher Russell Martin sent every Dodgers employee an e-mail that read, "I'm here in San Francisco and wanted to take a minute to thank all of you for...

July 23, 2007 | Charlie Leerhsen
ROYALS MANAGER Buddy Bell enjoyed a heated argument with ump Chad Fairchild after the top of the seventh of Sunday's loss in Cleveland ... until God Bless America began playing on the P.A. The men...

July 23, 2007
Applied To buy the Cubs, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Potential buyers must submit an application to Major League Baseball before they can examine the team's finances; Cuban said he put his...

July 23, 2007
IT DIDN'T TAKE long for Shag Crawford, who died last week at age 90, to impress baseball observers as a hustling, authoritative umpire. In September 1956, near the end of his first year on the...

July 23, 2007
BILL BAVASI Mariners' G.M., after Marlins president David Samson criticized the $90 million extension Seattle gave Ichiro Suzuki: "My mother always taught me that if the only thing you have to say...

July 23, 2007
5 Times Se Ri Pak has won the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic, tying the LPGA record for most wins at one event.

July 23, 2007
Researchers at UCLA spent four years on a study that concluded that women prefer muscular men to flabby ones.

July 23, 2007
A Rookie for the Ages Astros centerfielder Hunter Pence leads all rookies who qualify for the batting title in average, slugging, doubles and triples, but it's not just among his contemporaries...

July 23, 2007
True tales of the similarly named

July 23, 2007
Domonique Foxworth/Broncos DB

July 23, 2007 | Lisa Altobelli
The NFL's first family shoots a new commercial

July 23, 2007 | Melissa Segura
An ex-Yankee still creates drama in the Bronx

July 23, 2007 | Richard Deitsch
Anna Kournikova's boyfriend has a new album, Insomniac

July 23, 2007 | Melissa Segura
THE DOCUMENTARY Impossible to Forget—about Carl Yastrzemski (right) and the 1967 Red Sox, who resurrected baseball in Boston—is an entertaining enough video, and Sox fans should enjoy it. But what...

July 23, 2007 | Melissa Segura
CERTAIN ATHLETES just don't seem all there with a clean upper lip. The biggest story at the 1999 Brickyard 400 was Dale Earnhardt, who showed up without his mustache, which he had shaved because...

July 23, 2007 | Sarah Kwak
What to watch and watch for

July 23, 2007
Matt Allare MAINEVILLE, OHIO > Tennis Matt, a graduate of Kings High, is the National High School Coaches Association player of the year. He won state singles titles as a junior and a senior, and...

July 23, 2007 | Kate Macmillan
Toledo Point Shaving

July 23, 2007 | TOM VERDUCCI

July 23, 2007 | TOM VERDUCCI
Going Deep

July 23, 2007 | TOM VERDUCCI
An anthology of Henry Aaron stories from the pages of SI is on sale exclusively at Borders.

July 23, 2007 | Michael Silver

July 23, 2007 | Michael Silver
Bring on the Weekend Get an exclusive NFL column from Michael Silver every Thursday. ONLY AT SI.COM

July 23, 2007 | KELLI ANDERSON
After an injury-plagued 2006 WNBA season, Lauren Jackson traveled the world playing and falling in love with the game again. Now she's having the best year of her career

July 23, 2007 | MICHAEL FARBER

July 23, 2007 | NEAL THOMPSON

July 23, 2007
Olympic Sports Rio uses Pan Ams to make its pitch for the 2016 Games • Mom of three comes off back surgery to earn bronze medal

July 23, 2007 | Brian Cazeneuve
Showing Off

July 23, 2007 | Brian Cazeneuve
Few Pan Am medalists were as grateful for their prize as U.S. weightlifter Melanie Roach (right), who won a bronze in the 53-kg class on Sunday. She hoisted 182 kg in the two lifts combined,...

July 23, 2007 | Ian Thomsen
Here, Yi

July 23, 2007 | Ian Thomsen
On Grant Hill's signing a two-year, $3.8 million free-agent deal with the Suns:

July 23, 2007 | Lars Anderson
Wanted Man

July 23, 2007 | Lars Anderson
1 On Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, Tony Stewart (right) ended a 20-race winless streak by taking the checkered flag in the USG Sheetrock 400. Stewart, a two-time Cup champ with a history of...

July 23, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Bargain Deals

July 23, 2007 | Jon Heyman
Mark Cuban is a viable candidate to buy the Cubs, but John Canning, the head of a private-equity firm in Chicago and a Brewers limited partner, is probably the early favorite.... So far the White...

July 23, 2007 | George Dohrmann
Circuit Breaker

July 23, 2007 | George Dohrmann
Based on verbal commitments, these schools have the best '08 recruiting classes lined up.

July 23, 2007 | Rick Reilly
NEVER SEEN anything like this Fake Break, this Barry Bonds home run record hype. It's like a man robbing a bank and then having a giant party to watch him count the money.

July 23, 2007
Kilt Bill During a competition at the 52nd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games last Friday, Bill Gray of Coolidge, Ga., heaved the 22-pound Scottish hammer. The four-day festival in Linville,...

July 23, 2007 | Dom DiJulia
Who: Tim Clark

July 23, 2007 | Dom DiJulia
Will Phil Mickelson's second at the Scottish Open help or hurt him at Carnoustie?

July 23, 2007 | Dick Friedman
MY SHOT King Rut

July 23, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK

July 23, 2007 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
It's Time for Sergio to Deliver page G12

July 23, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Phil's wrist is Open-ready

July 23, 2007 | Jim Gorant
Hoist your own claret jug at this English countryside club

July 23, 2007 | Jim Gorant
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