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February 15, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

The Week Feb. 2-8

What A Payne For the third time in the last four years, weather short-circuited the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and only one player, Payne Stewart, had no cause to complain

By Alan Shipnuck


By Gene Menez Edited by Cameron Morfit

Good Grief!

By Charles Schulz Edited by Cameron Morfit

The Long Goodbye Old Tour players don't retire; they just fade away

By Gary Van Sickle

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

A Night To Remember Like Titanic, the ESPYs will spotlight black-tied guests foundering amid all the glitter

By Steve Rushin

Pro Basketball

Ready To Roll The Houston Rockets, retrofitted with a new alltime great, began their scramble for the title as the abridged NBA season opened

By Richard Hoffer

Out Of Whack In early games scorers flopped and hamstrings popped

By Marty Burns

Birds Of A Feather The Pacers are old, slow and uncelebrated. They're also favored to win the NBA title. Why? Because, like their coach, Larry Bird, they believe in hard work and team play

By Gerry Callahan

Hey, Look Us Over To win back disgruntled fans, the NBA put a new spin on its image. Our man in the stands put it to the test

By Steve Rushin


Guten Tag It was a good day indeed for the U.S. and the rejuvenated Jovan Kirovski, who sparked a stunning 3-0 victory over Germany with a goal spoken of round the world

By Grant Wahl

College Basketball

Mateen Cleaves, The fortunes of Michigan State rise and fall with those of its star-crossed point guard, whose latest heroics have lifted the Spartans to No. 5

By Michael Bamberger


Cleaning Up Batting fourth and playing second, well-traveled Jeff Kent has found a home in San Francisco, where in two seasons he's become one of the most productive players ever at his position

By Franz Lidz; David Sabino



Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Grant Wahl; Seth Davis; Jon Wertheim

The Buzzer

By B.J. Schecter

Mike Pegues Delaware's star is lucky to be alive, let alone in the national scoring race

By Seth Davis

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan

Harlem Renaissance After a spin with the Globetrotters, Jerome James is fit to be a King

By L. Jon Wertheim

The Embraceable Replace-a-Bulls

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By E.M. Swift Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic