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July 27, 1998 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Teen Angel The hopes of a nation soared with 17-year-old sensation Justin Rose

By Alan Shipnuck

Kid Stuff Jack Nicklaus found that missing his first major in 42 years wasn't so tough

By Jaime Diaz

News & Notes

Edited by Kevin Cook

Learning To Smile

By Se Ri Pak Edited by Kevin Cook

First In Fives Hale Irwin has more than a handful of top five finishes

By Rick Lipsey

This Week

By Cameron Morfit

Training A Tiger Tiger Woods didn't win, but he took a giant step forward at Royal Birkdale

By Gary Van Sickle

Catching Up With...

Kurt Henricksen, Motorbike Racer August 13, 1973

By Jennifer Zajac


Double Major In a wildly entertaining British Open that saw three breathtaking 72nd-hole finishes and a playoff, unflappable Mark O'Meara won his second major in three months

By John Garrity


Destructive After channeling his anger over an All-Star Game snub into a home run streak, the White Sox' Albert Belle stood accused of turning his wrath on a woman in a case of domestic battery

By Mark Bechtel

College Basketball

Coach Glide Learning his new job on the fly, Clyde Drexler is putting in 11-hour days and scouring Texas for talent in an effort to resurrect the once-mighty Houston program

By Kelli Anderson

Pro Football

Heaven Sent The Redskins have put their faith in pricey saviors Dana Stubblefield and Dan Wilkinson

By Peter King

College Football

Power Play Size matters, and so does speed, which is why strength and conditioning coaches are more and more vital to a program's success--and sometimes get the blame for its failure

By Tim Layden



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tim Crothers

Underexposed Save opportunities are few and far between for Montreal's Ugueth Urbina

By Michael Farber

Hitting The Wall Even great hitters eventually decline, and Tony Gwynn's time may be near

By Keith Olbermann

Inside Tennis

Inside Tennis

By Franz Lidz; L. Jon Wertheim

Inside Track And Field

Inside Track And Field

By Tim Layden

Rattlers [bonus Piece]

Snakes Alive!

The annual Rattlesnake Derby is a lot like a bass-fishing tournament, except you really, really, really don't want a bite

By Jeff MacGregor

One Step Out Of The Doghouse

By Rick Reilly


Night Of The Nuts They held a light heavyweight title bout at the Garden, and all the loons came out

By Jeff Pearlman

Leading Off

Pas De Respect The author's French forebears were paid no heed before the final--or after it

By Frank Deford

Big Time, Big Bucks Nikki McCray was looking out for herself when she bolted the ABL for the WNBA

By Jeff Pearlman

Prize Fighting

By Ron Firmite

He Could Always Move Merchandise When the NFL wanted to start selling trinkets, Roy Rogers was its man

By Neil Steinberg



By Gerry Callahan; Stephen Cannella; Tom Verducci Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

Faces In The Crowd

Si View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters