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Golf Plus

The Week Feb. 23-March 1

Match Madness Jeff Maggert's victory in the much-anticipated World Match Play was, like the event itself, a surprise to some and a disappointment to others

By Jaime Diaz

Bagging Fluff

By Jaime Diaz

Left For Dead They tried to bury the Tucson Open, but last week it proved that it's the Tour stop too tough to die

By Alan Shipnuck

Notebook

Edited by Cameron Morfit

Control Issues

By Jay Sigel Edited by Cameron Morfit

Show Of Strength The Andersen was a hit, for those who understand that the play's the thing

By Gary Van Sickle

Catching Up With...

World B. Free, NBA Gunner December 15, 1980

By Paul Gutierrez

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Getting Their Kicks To find international matches on TV, American soccer fans must crawl the pubs and search the Web

By Steve Rushin

Pro Basketball

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum With the arrival of the flamboyant Dennis Rodman, Lakers fans expecting a sideshow were treated to something else: a rousing revival of Showtime

By Richard Hoffer

In The Zone Tough defense and Rod Serlingesque speeches by Pat Riley have turned the undermanned Heat into a mysterious force

By Marty Burns

Baseball

The Belle Of Baltimore As camp opened, the Orioles were hoping a fan-friendlier but still combative Albert Belle was a harbinger of change

By S.L. Price

Pro Football

The Gambler Ultraconfident Packers wideout Antonio Freeman rolled the dice in 1998 by rejecting a long-term deal--and he won. Now Green Bay will pay up

By Michael Silver

College Basketball

Losers Weepers

The year before the NCAA added at-large berths to the Big Dance, North Carolina State and Maryland played an epic of a winner-take-all final in the ACC tournament. For the Terps, the result was a crying shame

By Jack McCallum

Lean On Me Florida's Carol Ross and Billy Donovan give each other something rare among college hoops coaches: support

By B.J. Schecter

College Basketball [bonus Piece]

Dynamic Tension SINCE THE MID-'80S, UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH JIM CALHOUN HAS BUILT A POWERHOUSE... ...WHICH IS EXACTLY WHAT WOMEN'S COACH GENO AURIEMMA HAS DONE. SO YOU'D THINK THE TWO MEN WOULD BE FAST FRIENDS. THINK AGAIN

By Leigh Montville

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Grant Wahl; Seth Davis; Tim Crothers

The Buzzer

By B.J. Schecter

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan; David Sabino

Old Man Winter The architect of Chicago's triangle offense is weathering a harsh season

By Marty Burns

A Team With Some Pop

By Rick Reilly

Departments

The Team That Never Gave Up Following a 103-0 defeat, a tiny school in Texas found a unique way to win

By John Walters

Leading Off

The Brothers' Magic Act For the first time in their long careers, the Wilkinses suit up on the same team

By Jeff Pearlman

Soaring Ambitions A snake-loving vaulter charmed fans at the indoor nationals in Atlanta

By Merrell Noden

These Walls Do Have Ears The Corn Palace, in Mitchell, S.Dak., is decorated with kernels of many colors

By L. Jon Wertheim

Warm As Toast

By Mark Bechtel

Poster Woman Northeastern's Kathy Waldo shrugs off cystic fibrosis like an opposing check

By Jeff Pearlman

Letters

Scorecard

By Kostya Kennedy Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic