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July 20, 1998 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Alone In His Field Jack Nicklaus upstaged a Senior major by ending his streak, and an era

By Alan Shipnuck

News & Notes

Edited by Kevin Cook

Don't Ask

By Ian Baker-Finch Edited by Kevin Cook

Golden Ruler With a streak of 154 majors, Jack Nicklaus set a mark that may stand forever

By Rick Lipsey

This Week

By Cameron Morfit

Ban The Butt In memory of cancer victim Larry Gilbert, the Tour should outlaw smoking

By Alan Shipnuck

World Cup

Coup De Grace

Zinedine Zidane scored twice with his head to seize the hearts of a nation—and France's first World Cup

By Grant Wahl

Track And Field

Distance Thunder In races of 3,000 meters or more, no record is safe from the otherworldly onslaught of Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie and Kenya's Daniel Komen

By Tim Layden


The Coors Curse Now that Darryl Kile has joined the long list of good pitchers gone bad in Colorado, will any quality free agent ever again dare challenge the park where pitchers go to die?

By Tom Verducci

Pro Basketball

Lockout Limbo Though only in its early stages, the NBA lockout already has players, teams, agents and even fans on edge

By Jackie MacMullan; Phil Taylor

Pro Football [bonus Piece]

Da Saint The new Mike Ditka wants everyone to stop cussing, boozing, loitering, tattooing and thinking negatively about his Saints. A little gambling is still O.K.

By John Ed Bradley



Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Kelli Anderson; B.J. Schecter

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tim Crothers; Mark Bechtel

The Great Unknown Unheralded Pirate Tony Womack is an overachiever on and off the field

By Jeff Pearlman

Cy Young For Sale Now you, too, can be the recipient of pitching's highest honor

By Keith Olbermann

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Michael Farber

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

The No. 1 Draw In Sports? I Hate To Tell You

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Steve Rushin; Jack McCallum Edited By Richard O'Brien And Hank Hersch

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Faces In The Crowd