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October 5, 1998 Table Of Contents

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Catching Up With...

Sadaharu Oh, Home Run King August 15, 1977

By Richard Deitsch


The Greatest Season Ever A final weekend of high drama in a wild-card race and in the home run chase only confirmed that in 1998 baseball enjoyed...

By Tom Verducci

State Of Grace From the unique perspective of first baseman and eternal optimist Mark Grace, an appreciation of the Chicago Cubs' singular season

By Steve Rushin

Pro Basketball

Held Ball With talks stalled, exhibition games canceled and the start of the season in peril, the NBA lockout has the owners and the players facing hard time

By Phil Taylor

College Football

It Ain't Broke Though Tom Osborne has given way to a more vocal, blue-collar successor, Nebraska and its multiple-threat offense just keep rolling along

By Tim Layden

Pro Football

Skinned Alive Coach Norv Turner is feeling the heat in Washington, where losses are mounting and Redskins fans are out for his scalp

By Michael Silver



Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Top 10 True Freshmen

By B.J. Schecter


By Notre Dame safety Tony Driver

Inside Soccer

Inside Soccer

By Grant Wahl

Inside Tennis

Inside Tennis

By L. Jon Wertheim

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Mark Bechtel

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Facing A Former Team Doug Evans provided Carolina with inside information on Green Bay

By David Fleming

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

And The Band Fought On

By Rick Reilly


A Marketer Who's Quick On His Feet Boxer Bobby Hinds started with jump ropes and built a $12 million enterprise

By L. Jon Wertheim

Open To Change A sport tries a pro-am format on for size

By Ian Thomsen

Leading Off

The Small Fall Classic In Las Vegas the inaugural Triple A World Series was only a sideshow

By Alan Shipnuck

Alone And In Harm's Way Once again France's Isabelle Autissier has set off around the world

By Dan Dickison

The Offense That Refuses To Die Disciples of the single wing loudly sing its praises and ardently seek converts

By John Walters



By Kevin Cook; Keith Olbermann; Richard Hoffer Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

Faces In The Crowd

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters