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April 26, 2010 | Volume 112, Issue 18

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Sam Bradford Cover - Sports Illustrated April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010
I think I speak for all Blue Jays fans in wishing Roy Halladay good luck in Philadelphia. A little piece of us is glad that he is gone because he'll finally have a chance to win. Not only is he a...

April 26, 2010
Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

April 26, 2010 | DAVID EPSTEIN
Have the NHL and the Capitals given short shrift to an investigation related to steroids?

April 26, 2010
Who's Hot

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18 1/3

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Dave Clemmens

April 26, 2010 | Tim Layden
A slippery slope, counselor! Skiing's golden girl acts her showbiz dream

April 26, 2010 | Tim Layden
A 45-year-old Texas man pleaded guilty to attempted felony theft and was sentenced to 15 days in jail for stuffing a one-pound lead weight down the mouth of a bass in order to win a $55,000...

April 26, 2010 | Melissa Segura
A trio of Yanks have a revolutionary vision for Dominican baseball

April 26, 2010 | Dan Patrick
The Interview

April 26, 2010 | ELIZABETH MCGARR
An amputee bravely returns to the mound

April 26, 2010 | Edited by ELIZABETH MCGARR
Jonathan Hall

April 26, 2010 | CHRIS MANNIX
Unheralded Sergio Martínez put on a terrific show against favored Kelly Pavlik to take the 160-pound title

April 26, 2010 | CHRIS MANNIX
Video Vitriol

April 26, 2010 | Joe Sheehan
The Orioles' 2010 season is about building and development, laying the base for a team that could contend in 2012. But that doesn't make a 2--11 start feel any better. Through Sunday the Orioles...

April 26, 2010 | BEN REITER
He wants to play. Several teams need a bat. So why can't an aging but still productive slugger find a job?

April 26, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
The rich get richer as Hendrick Motorsports lands top free-agent-to-be and fan favorite Kasey Kahne for 2012

April 26, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
Dale to 'Dega

April 26, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
With seven starting quarterbacks returning in the Pac-10, the conference title race is truly up in the air

April 26, 2010 | LARS ANDERSON
Fully Loaded

April 26, 2010 | DAMON HACK
After surgery and a long football layoff, Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford has had plenty to prove—to scouts, to himself—in the run-up to April 22. Now he's ready to show he has what it takes to...

April 26, 2010
Tools Shed

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In some draft years the quarterback pool is weak; in others it's a bonanza of future Hall of Famers and franchise passers. How will 2010 measure up to these five great quarterback hauls?

April 26, 2010 | Peter King
SI senior writer Peter King breaks down this year's quartet of potential first-round quarterbacks

April 26, 2010 | PETER KING
Strap in for an extra-long show this year—and for plenty of first-round surprises

April 26, 2010 | ALBERT CHEN
It's the toughest decision in baseball: When is a starter ready for the Show? While Stephen Strasburg toils in Double A, minors-skipping Mike Leake delivers for the Reds

April 26, 2010 | ALBERT CHEN
Since the amateur draft began in 1965, 10 pitchers have debuted as starters in the majors without appearing in the minors. Here's how Mike Leake's precocious predecessors panned out:

April 26, 2010 | AUSTIN MURPHY
After a string of spectacular playoff flameouts, the Sharks are back for another go—retooled and rededicated. But this postseason already feels awfully familiar

April 26, 2010 | SARAH KWAK
By keying an epic comeback, Alex Ovechkin put an end to his post-Olympic fade

April 26, 2010 | LEE JENKINS
Get a TO, baby! But then you better know what to do with it. Because in the NBA postseason, what happens during a timeout can decide which team wins a series

April 26, 2010 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Even as they turn 32 and bear down on the Open Era record for men's doubles championships, there's practically nothing that identical twins Bob and Mike Bryan do apart

April 26, 2010
Every SI Story ... Every SI Photo ... Ever SI.COM/VAULT

April 26, 2010 | TOM VERDUCCI
SI's lead baseball writer takes you deeper inside the game. This is just a taste of what you'll get online.

April 26, 2010 | PHIL TAYLOR
The year is 2210. A museum guide leads a group of visitors to a glass-encased exhibit with a placard that reads STUDENT-ATHLETE.

April 26, 2010 | ALAN SHIPNUCK
Jim Mackay, the caddie for Phil Mickelson, dissects the remarkable shots that fueled his boss's third Masters win

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April 26, 2010 | FARRELL EVANS
Dan Jenkins isn't really a racist, he simply refuses to deal with change

April 26, 2010 | FARRELL EVANS

April 26, 2010 | DOTTIE PEPPER
Under new commissioner Mike Whan (below) the LPGA continues to evolve at the pace of a laboratory virus. Beginning at last month's Kia Classic, each player now receives a two-page...

April 26, 2010 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
How Do You Cure a Masters Hangover? In Jim Furyk's Case By Winning the Heritage