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July 13, 1998 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Same Old Story At Hartford, as in this year's majors, a veteran pro carried the day

By L. Jon Wertheim

Friends And Lovers Lee Westwood and Andrew and Laurae Coltart make quite a threesome

By Alan Shipnuck

A Swingin' Affair The B list teed it up to play tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes at the inaugural Frank Sinatra Celebrity Classic

By Franz Lidz

A Sight For Sore Eyes Once Gil Morgan compensated for his faulty vision, he saw his career take off

By Al Barkow

News & Notes

By John F. Lauerman Edited by Kevin Cook

Blonde Bomber

By Susan Anton Edited by Kevin Cook

Scramblers Bailout artists like Bob Estes rarely crack

By Rick Lipsey

This Week

By Cameron Morfit

Bullish On The British The other majors can't hold a candle to the only true world championship

By Gary Van Sickle

Catching Up With...

Anthony Davis, USC Tailback October 1, 1973

By Mark Beech

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters


Splendor In The Grass A fifth Wimbledon championship was sweet for Pete, but the force of the fortnight was Jana Novotna

By S.L. Price


20/20 Unflappable rookie Se Ri Pak and easygoing amateur Jenny Chuasiriporn, both 20, played 20 extra holes before Pak became the youngest U.S. Women's Open champion

By Jaime Diaz


The Pride Of Peoria

Cleveland slugger Jim Thome is an All-Star starter and maybe--just maybe--the best player in his baseball-rich family

By Michael Bamberger

Pro Football

Heavy Hitter Fast and formidable, 275-pound linebacker Levon Kirkland was one free agent the Steelers couldn't afford to let go

By Leigh Montville

World Cup

Tour De France Over seven days and 2,000 miles, encountering besotted English fans and bedazzling Brazilian players, our correspondent unraveled the mysteries of the World Cup--and even learned how to nightclub excessively

By Steve Rushin



Inside Motor Sports

Inside Motor Sports

By Ed Hinton

Inside Soccer

Inside Soccer

By Grant Wahl

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tim Crothers

In Defense Of Roger Contrary to his critics' claims, Maris was a deserving home run king

By Keith Olbermann

Knuckling Down Hard-luck Steve Sparks has taken a wobbly path to the Angels' rotation

By Mark Bechtel

Boxing [bonus Piece]

The Best Of Friends

For 35 years, photographer Howard Bingham has traveled the globe, meeting princes and presidents, all thanks to his selfless devotion to a buddy who happens to be the most famous man in the world

By Frank Deford

World Cup Lessons We Have Learned

By Rick Reilly


End Of A Long Run Dreier's, the oldest sporting-goods store in America, is closing its doors

By L. Jon Wertheim

Boom Boom Goes Hollywood Former WBA lightweight champ Ray Mancini is taking a jab at acting

By Jeff Pearlman

Leading Off

Range Of Possibility

By Loren Mooney

Eyes Shut, Ears Open, Mind Puzzled Spinning may be the latest craze, but one skeptical practitioner finds it flaky

By L. Jon Wertheim



By Richard Hoffer; Paul Zimmerman; Michael Farber; Tom Verducci EDITED BY Jack McCallum AND Richard O'Brien

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