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Golf Plus

WHO CAN TAME TIGER? THAT REMAINED AN OPEN QUESTION, ESPECIALLY AFTER A VIJAY SINGH WIN ENDED A LONG WEEK AT THE MEMORIAL

By John Garrity

HOLD ON, JACK A GUY NAMED ARNIE MADE JACK NICKLAUS'S RISE TO THE TOP UNLIKE ANYTHING TIGER WOODS WILL EVER ENCOUNTER

By Walter Bingham

LET'S PLAY TOO INSIDE THE BELTWAY, GOLF HAS ALWAYS BEEN A CAPITAL IDEA

By Alan Shipnuck

WIDE OPEN IN BIG SKY COUNTRY, 14 QUALIFIERS TOOK THEIR BEST SHOT AT MAKING THE OPEN

By John Garrity

PROUD WORDS KEN VENTURI, THE 1964 OPEN CHAMPION, HAS FACED LIFE'S UPS AND DOWNS BY FOLLOWING HIS FATHER'S COMMANDMENTS

By Michael Bamberger

SHOCK WAVE TINY PEPPERDINE PROVED IT COULD PLAY WITH THE BIG BOYS AT THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

By William F. Reed

NEWS AND NOTES

BOTTOM LINES

COMPILED BY Gary B. Smith

YIKES! JUST BECAUSE THE U.S. OPEN FINISHES ON A PAR-3 DOESN'T MEAN THAT IT WILL COME TO A BAD END

By Jaime Diaz

Catching Up With...

WASHINGTON BULLETS FORWARD ELVIN HAYES MAY 8, 1978

By Seth Davis

Faces In The Crowd

FACES IN THE CROWD

Television

SI VIEW THE WEEK IN TV SPORTS

By John Walters

NBA Finals

CLOSE CALL IN BEATING THE JAZZ ON A LAST-SECOND SHOT IN GAME 1 OF THE FINALS, THE BULLS SHOWED AGAIN THAT THEY DON'T HAVE TO BE AT THEIR BEST TO BE GREAT

By Phil Taylor

EXTENDING HIMSELF NOT EVEN YOU KNOW WHO HAS BEEN MORE VALUABLE THAN SCOTTIE PIPPEN IN THE BULLS' POSTSEASON RUN

By Marty Burns

NHL Playoffs

THE RED SHARK NASTY VLADIMIR KONSTANTINOV PUTS BITE IN THE RED WINGS AS THEY BATTLE THE FLYERS FOR THE STANLEY CUP

By David Fleming

Track And Field

PULLING A FAST ONE THE LONG-AWAITED MATCH RACE BETWEEN MICHAEL JOHNSON AND DONOVAN BAILEY TURNED INTO A TRAVESTY, FURTHER WOUNDING AN AILING SPORT

By Tim Layden

Baseball

TEEING OFF WORKAHOLIC YANKEES FIRST BASEMAN TINO MARTINEZ IS CRUSHING THE BALL AS HE NEVER HAS BEFORE

By Tom Verducci

Tennis

DEJA VU PETE SAMPRAS LEFT THE FRENCH OPEN IN FAMILIAR FASHION--AS AN UPSET VICTIM THINKING OF A FRIEND IN TROUBLE

By S.L. Price

Soccer

ARTIST AT WORK THE METROSTARS' MASTERLY ROBERTO DONADONI IS TRYING TO RAISE THE MLS GAME TO HIS LEVEL

By Johnette Howard

Golf

FOUR! TIGER WOODS'S CHANCES OF WINNING THE GRAND SLAM ARE SEEMINGLY BETTER THAN ANY OTHER GOLFER'S IN HISTORY

By Rick Reilly

Inside Baseball

COMMUTER OLERUD REDISCOVERS HIS SWING ROMP IN THE PARK CORA'S HIT PARADE ERICKSON SINKS TO NEW HIGH

By Tim Crothers

Inside The NFL

CUT LOOSE THE AX FELL ON SOME HIGH-PRICED VETS AS CLUBS TRIMMED THEIR PAYROLLS TO BEAT THE CAP

By Michael Silver

Circus [bonus Piece]

A Delicate Balance

High above the big top floor, the Amazing Guerreros harness all their strength and fear to cross the thin cable that binds together their family and their fate

By Gary Smith

POINT AFTER THE BEST-LAID PLANS...A COCKEYED LOOK AT WHAT'S ON TIGER WOODS'S PERSONAL CALENDAR THIS MONTH

Departments

LETTERS

IRABU ARRIVES...BETTING ON BAILEY...WILL THE BILLS LEAVE BUFFALO?...SORRY STATE OF INDY...NBA ASSISTANT COACHES GET RICH...A SPLENDID START FOR WOMEN'S PRO SOFTBALL

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

DURHAM, N.C., MAY 30, 1997 ON AN IDYLLIC OPENING NIGHT, A WOMEN'S PRO SOFTBALL LEAGUE MADE A HISTORIC PITCH

By Kostya Kennedy