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February 3, 1997 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

NEWS AND NOTES

BACKSPIN ANOTHER TAKE ON THE HEADLINES

By Gary B. Smith

HOLD IT, TIGER

By Ken Bowden

FOR THE RECORD STEVE JONES HAD THE PHOENIX OPEN IN THE BAG AND A VENERABLE NUMBER IN HIS SIGHTS

By Gary Van Sickle

ACE!

By Rick Reilly

HOLE HOG FANS MAKE THE 16TH AT PHOENIX THE MOST EXCITING SPOT ON TOUR

By Gary Van Sickle

Catching Up With...

GREEN BAY PACKERS WIDE RECEIVER MAX MCGEE JANUARY 23, 1967

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

NBA Extra

A FITTING TRIBUTE ATLANTA GUARD STEVE SMITH HONORED HIS MOTHER BY DOING WHAT SHE TAUGHT HIM: SHARING

By William F. Reed

MOST RELIABLE REF?

By David Fleming

VALUE JUDGMENT

By William F. Reed

HOOP SCOOP

By Marty Burns

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

Pro Football

Return To Glory

After suffering through a week of Patriots blather, the Packers got on with the business of winning their first NFL title in 29 years.

By Michael Silver

ANATOMY OF A RETURN ALL DESMOND HOWARD NEEDED WAS A SEAM AND THE PATRIOTS' HOPE OF A RALLY AGAINST THE PACK WAS THWARTED

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside The NFL

RE-SIGNING BROWN A GREEN BAY PRIORITY DRUG-RELATED COURT JUDGMENT OPENS EYES CARROLL'S MISCALCULATION

By Peter King

Pro Basketball

TWO FOR THE AGES WITH A COMBINED 49 YEARS OF NBA COACHING EXPERIENCE, DICK MOTTA AND BILL FITCH HAVE SEEN IT ALL

By Leigh Montville

Australian Open

STAR TURNS MARTINA HINGIS WAS VERY HOT AND PETE SAMPRAS WAS WAY COOL IN THE FIRST SLAM OF '97

By Alexander Wolff

WOODIES' WORLD AGAIN LAST WEEK MARK WOODFORDE AND TODD WOODBRIDGE WERE A SINGULAR FORCE IN DOUBLES

By Franz Lidz

College Basketball

FRESH FACES WITH A LOT OF TRADITIONAL POWERS IN DECLINE, A PASSEL OF STRANGERS HAS BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE RANKINGS

By Tim Crothers

Inside College Basketball

LOUISVILLE HAS LESS TALENT THAN USUAL--AND A BETTER MARK TROUBLESOME TIGER MICHAEL JORDAN REDUX

By Kelli Anderson; JON WERTHEIM

Adventure [bonus Piece]

YOU LOOKING FOR ME? WHEN THE AUTHOR WENT TO THE AMAZON JUNGLE TO CONFIRM THAT RAREST OF DISCOVERIES, A NEW PRIMATE SPECIES, IT WAS VERY SERIOUS MONKEY BUSINESS

By David Quammen

Inside The NBA

TRAGEDY REVEALS THE GOOD IN CARLOS ROGERS RUDE AWAKENING FOR TEEN SENSATIONS KJ TURNS IT UP A NOTCH

By Jackie MacMullan

LEAD HIM NOT INTO TEMPTATION NEW ORLEANS IS A DRINKER'S PARADISE, BUT IT MUST HAVE BEEN HELL FOR BRETT FAVRE

By Gerry Callahan

Departments

LETTERS

AWAITING THE KICKOFF IN TITLETOWN...A TOUCH OF HONG KONG IN JERSEY...PLAY THE LOGO GAME...TWINS' RADICAL PROPOSAL ...RIGHT DECISION AT IDAHO STATE... NCAA BAT BATTLE

By Kostya Kennedy; Tom Nawrocki EDITED BY Jack McCallum AND Richard O'Brien

OREGON CITY, OREGON JANUARY 24, 1997 OH, PIONEERS! THESE GIRLS NEXT DOOR ARE THE ULTIMATE HIGH SCHOOL HEROES

By Jack McCallum