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April 21, 1997 Table Of Contents

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Baseball

THE KING OF K'S NOBODY KNOWS TOM CHENEY STRUCK OUT A MAJOR LEAGUE RECORD 21 HITTERS IN ONE GAME IN '62

By Brad Herzog

Health

HE'S SPITTING MAD JOE GARAGIOLA IS ON A CRUSADE TO GET MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYERS TO STOP USING SMOKELESS TOBACCO

By LEO W. BANKS

Catching Up With...

MASTERS CHAMPION GAY BREWER AUGUST 7, 1967

By Walter Bingham

Golf Plus

SECOND THOUGHTS TOM KITE WON THE MASTERS THAT WAS PLAYED BY ALL BUT ONE MEMBER OF THE FIELD

By Jaime Diaz

A WIDE-EYED LOOK A PANORAMIC VIEW OF AUGUSTA NATIONAL'S BEGUILING BEAUTY COMES SHINING THROUGH THE LENS OF A FUJI G6X17 CAMERA

FIT FOR A KING? ARNOLD PALMER HAD TO PLAY WITH HOI POLLOI, BUT HE STILL GOT THE ROYAL TREATMENT

By Michael Bamberger

THE MAN BEHIND THE MEN THE TOP PLAYERS IN THE GAME PUT THEIR TRUST IN DAVID LEADBETTER

By Jaime Diaz

GOING BACK FOR 50 YEARS, HERMAN KEISER HAS MADE A JOURNEY TO AUGUSTA THAT'S PARTLY A PILGRIMAGE, PARTLY A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE

By John Garrity

CRASH LANDING ONCE AGAIN, PAUL AZINGER'S COMEBACK TOOK WING BUT DIDN'T MAKE IT MUCH PAST TAKEOFF

By Gary Van Sickle

SAVING GRACE LARRY MIZE IS CONTENT WITH A LIFE BUILT ON FAITH, FAMILY AND A MAJOR MOMENT

By Michael Bamberger

NEWS AND NOTES

BACKSPIN ANOTHER TAKE ON THE HEADLINES

By Gary B. Smith

NO MORE EXCUSES

By Eddie Payton

THE TIGER TRAP TIGER WOODS IS ASSURED OF FAME, BUT WILL HE BE ABLE TO COPE WITH LIFE IN A FISHBOWL?

By John Garrity

NBA Extra

FRIENDLY TAKEOVER TOM GUGLIOTTA, HANDED THE JOB OF TEAM LEADER, HAS HELPED TURN AROUND THE TIMBERWOLVES

By Leigh Montville

HOOP SCOOP

By Marty Burns

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By Grant Wahl

Golf

Strokes Of Genius

Overpowering a storied course and a stellar field, Tiger Woods heralded a new era in golf with an awesome 12-shot victory in the Masters

By Rick Reilly

ALL IS CHANGED WITH THE POWERFUL SWEEP OF HIS SWING, TIGER WOODS ALTERED THE FUTURE OF THE MASTERS--AND MAYBE OF GOLF

By Michael Bamberger

BLACK AND WHITE AS THEY WATCHED TIGER WOODS MAKE HISTORY, SOME AUGUSTANS WERE REMINDED OF PROGRESS YET TO BE MADE

By Steve Rushin

Pro Football

OUT OF THE BLUE READY OR NOT, CAL QUARTERBACK PAT BARNES WILL LIKELY RISE TO SUDDEN PROMINENCE IN THE NFL DRAFT

By Michael Silver

DR. Z'S DRAFT FORECAST

By Paul Zimmerman

College Football

SPRING LOADED THE VERNAL SKIRMISHES IN THE QUARTERBACK BATTLES AT FLORIDA AND FLORIDA STATE WERE WON BY THE SLINGER AND OLE BUZZ

By Tim Layden

Boxing

OSCAR TIME IT WASN'T AN AWARD-WINNING PERFORMANCE, BUT OSCAR DE LA HOYA TOOK PERNELL WHITAKER'S WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

By Richard Hoffer

Horse Racing

SPLISH SPLASH CAPTAIN BODGIT REIGNED IN THE RAIN AT THE WOOD MEMORIAL, THEN HEADED FOR THE DERBY--AND A REMATCH WITH ARCHRIVAL PULPIT

By William Nack

Inside Baseball

OAKLAND'S AGING CLOSER IS TAYLOR-MADE FOR THE ROLE BLAUSER IS HOT, BUT TURNER FIELD IS NOT AN ARM WORTH PAMPERING

By Tim Crothers

Pro Basketball [bonus Piece]

SHAQ'S WORLD SINCE SHAQUILLE O'NEAL LEFT ORLANDO AND MOVED TO LOS ANGELES TO PLAY FOR THE LAKERS, HE AND HIS POSSE HAVE BEEN LIVIN' LARGE--AND UNBELIEVABLY LOUD

By Rick Reilly

Inside The NBA

INSIDE THE NBA HOT ROD AND HURLEY FINISH STRONG JOE SMITH'S WEAK SECOND-YEAR EFFORT A TRADE THAT HELPED NEITHER TEAM

By Phil Taylor

AGATE ADDICTION NO MATTER HOW THEY'VE CHANGED, BASEBALL BOX SCORES REMAIN A TOUGH HABIT TO KICK

By Steve Lopez

Departments

LETTERS

NHL PLAYOFF PREVIEW...DEATH AT THE MASTERS...THE TWO TIM BELCHERS...THE INDIANA COMPROMISE...REMEMBERING A PITCHER ...NORTH KOREA'S BIGGEST EXPORT?

EDITED BY Richard O'Brien AND Hank Hersch SCORECARD STAFF WRITER Kostya Kennedy

JUST GIVE US A BREAK

By Jeff Pearlman