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January 11, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Catching Up With...

Tammy McPhee And Dennis Keller January 11, 1988

By Jeff Pearlman

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

The Sacred And The Profane The obscenities that used to be strictly taboo on TV and in print don't mean squat these days

By Steve Rushin

College Football

Rocky Top Resilient and unselfish Tennessee completed an unbeaten season and claimed the national title by beating Florida State in a raggedly played Fiesta Bowl

By Tim Layden

SI's All-Bowl Team There are countless preseason All-America teams and postseason All-America teams, but here's something that's unique: our pick of the best performers in this season's 23 bowl games

By Ivan Maisel

Pro Football

Eye-catching The 49ers capped a wild, wild wild-card weekend--replete with a stunning upset, spectacular slip-ups and a rampaging rookie--with some last-gasp heroics

By Michael Silver

Jake And Bake After spending most of their season on the brink, Jake Plummer and the Cardiac Cardinals used a less stressful method to finally conquer the Cowboys

By Austin Murphy

Making A Name Thanks to a latter-day no-name defense that snuffed out Doug Flutie's bid for another South Florida miracle, Miami beat Buffalo and set up a rematch with Denver

By Peter King

Custom Taylor A perfect fit in Jacksonville's retooled attack, rookie running back Fred Taylor came out cutting and left New England in tatters in an AFC wild-card game

By David Fleming

College Basketball

Bruin Cubs Relying almost exclusively on an exotic mix of freshmen and sophomores, UCLA passed its first Pac-10 test with a win over Arizona

By Grant Wahl



Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Seth Davis; Tim Crothers

Geno Carlisle The 6'3" guard guiding California's resurgence prefers to do things the hard way

By Phil Taylor

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Pro Football [bonus Piece]

The Ballad Of Big Daddy

Big Daddy Lipscomb, whose size and speed revolutionized the defensive lineman's position in the late '50s, was a man of insatiable appetites: for women, liquor and, apparently, drugs

By William Nack

A Tip Of The Hat To Hats

By Rick Reilly


The Fast Lane NASCAR's marketing plans are far from modest

By L. Jon Wertheim

Leading Off

Snack Attack PowerBar, Balance Bar and Clif Bar fight to win share in a growing market

By John Walters

Be Sure To Say Please Collecting autographs is Jack Krasula's passion

By John Bacon

On A Bull's Back He Had Few Peers Myrtis Dightman refused to be bucked off the pro circuit by racism

By Rick Lipsey

State's Rights Nevada isn't keen on two California schools' winning its state championships

By Cameron Morfit


Upwardly Mobile Katie Brown ascends to the pinnacle of her sport

By John Walters

Messiah In The Wilderness Tampa Bay Lightning owner Art Williams is blessedly naive about hockey

By Brian Cazeneuve


By Keith Jackson Edited By Kevin Cook And Richard O'Brien