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Golf Plus

Comeback Classic Trevor Dodds outlasted two other pros on the rebound to win in Greensboro

By Gary Van Sickle

A Natural's Progression Kelly Robbins, the most gifted American on the LPGA tour, would rather not rush her long climb to the top

By Gary Van Sickle

Life On The Run The author tries the path to the top of golf television that starts at rock bottom

By Cameron Morfit

News & Notes

Edited by Kevin Cook

Bottom Lines

Compiled by Gary B. Smith Edited by Kevin Cook

True Temper

By Tommy Bolt Edited by Kevin Cook

The Super Superintendent Turf Wars

By John Lauerman Edited by Kevin Cook

Ivory Powers School's out on which college yields the most Tour talent

By John O'Keefe

This Week

By Cameron Morfit

Give It A Rest No one in golf could benefit more from a sabbatical than Greg Norman

By John Garrity

Pro Basketball

Points Of View As the NBA playoffs began, four key figures at various stages of their careers offered unique perspectives on the challenges of the postseason

The First Timer Making his long-awaited postseason debut, Vin Baker gave the Sonics a quick lift, then saw how quickly foes can adjust in a short series

By Michael Bamberger

The Coach With a relaxed confidence in himself and his players, Dave Cowens had the Hornets playing as well in the playoffs as they did during the season

By Gerry Callahan

The War Horse Having seen it all in a 13-year career, including 13 trips to the playoffs, the venerable Charles Oakley helped the Knicks hammer out a split in their series with the Heat

By Phil Taylor

The Rookie There are valuable lessons to be learned in defeat, as Keith Van Horn and the Nets found out in two hard-fought battles with the Bulls

By Marty Burns

Hockey

Peter The Great As rumors of dissension and a possible coaching change swirled around the sputtering Avalanche, Colorado star Peter Forsberg seized control of the series against Edmonton

By Michael Farber

Baseball

Enough About Me. What Do You Think Of My Stats? There's no "i" in baseball, though there sure is one in egomania, which is what makes the game--or at least some of its players--great

By Richard Hoffer

Pro Football

Scared Straight Fresh off a sobering 90-day stay in a Texas jail, free-agent halfback Bam Morris is trying to put his life and career back together

By Michael Silver

Special Report [bonus Piece]

Paternity Ward

Fathering out-of-wedlock kids has become commonplace among athletes, many of whom seem oblivious to the legal, financial and emotional consequences

By Grant Wahl and L. Jon Wertheim With special reporting by Lester Munson and Don Yaeger

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside Soccer

Inside Soccer

By Grant Wahl

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; B.J. Schecter

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tim Crothers; E.M. Swift

Getting His Irish Up Leftfielder Chris Stynes has become the Reds' red-hot spark plug

By Mark Bechtel

The Ncaa Has Done A Job On Itself

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Who Is That Smooth Dude? Reggie Theus is turning heads with his commentary during the NBA playoffs

By John Walters

Will He Be A Tyson Chicken? After nailing Virgil Hill, Roy Jones wants a big-bank shot against a heavyweight

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off

Scrum As You Are Eyebrows rarely arch when the world's first gay team takes the pitch in London

By Jack McCallum

Letters

Scorecard

By Richard Hoffer; William Nack; Peter King; Ivan Maisel Edited By Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

Faces In The Crowd

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters