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June 8, 1998 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Steady Freddie Nonchalantly adding to a monster year, Fred Couples made winning the Memorial look easy

By Gary Van Sickle

Rebels With A Cause Making up for recent disasters in the NCAAs, UNLV went all the way last week

By Seth Davis

News & Notes

Edited by Kevin Cook

The Line on... Straight Man Steve Flesch Had a Rough Road Home

By Richard Deutsch Edited by Kevin Cook

Golf's A Big Deal

By Donald Trump Edited by Kevin Cook

The Minus Touch Check the followers, not the leaders, for the lowdown on low scores

By Rick Lipsey

This Week

By Cameron Morfit

The Buzz Bomb Loose talk by the new USGA president has an entire industry on edge

By Jaime Diaz

Catching Up With...

Affirmed, Triple Crown Winner June 19, 1978

By Kostya Kennedy

Pro Basketball

Winded City Spent after fending off the Pacers, Michael Jordan and the Bulls must dig even deeper in the Finals to beat the rested and ready Jazz

By Phil Taylor

Pro Football

The Long Road Back Their batteries recharged by new coach Chan Gailey and his innovative schemes, Troy Aikman and the Cowboys seem driven to rediscover their old winning ways

By Michael Silver


Bearing Down Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood has allowed some soft goals in the playoffs, but he's determined to dispel Motown's doubts about whether he's Cup-worthy

By Michael Farber

Invisible Man Quick, who has scored more goals in the last four years than any other player in the league? It's the Capitals' Peter Bondra, hockey's best-kept secret

By Leigh Montville


Chicago Hope In a decade marked by mediocrity, the Cubs are giving their fans reason to believe they can look forward to a summer that finally matters

By Tom Verducci



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Mark Bechtel; Tim Crothers

Hall Of Famers On The Hoof Shuttling its best players from city to city is nothing new for baseball

By Keith Olbermann

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Kelli Anderson

Inside Soccer

Inside Soccer

By Ian Thomsen; Grant Wahl

Inside Tennis

Inside Tennis

By Alexander Wolff; L. Jon Wertheim

Inside Track And Field

Inside Track and Field

By Tim Layden

Media [bonus Piece]

Oh, Brother Peter Vecsey, NBC's combative and widely reviled NBA pundit, couldn't be more different from his big brother, George, the contemplative and widely respected New York Times columnist. And they hardly speak to each other

By S.L. Price

The Horse Whispering

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Richard Hoffer; Peter King; Jackie MacMullan; Tom Verducci Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Faces in the Crowd