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Golf Plus

The Week May 4-10

Big Fish Most Americans had never heard of Carlos Franco until his first Tour victory, last week in New Orleans, but his name has long been spoken with pride back home in Paraguay

By Michael Bamberger With special reporting by Luis Fernando Llosa

Aussie Rules Spurred by the play of Rachel Hetherington, Karrie Webb rallied to win the Titleholders

By Alan Shipnuck

Notebook

By Craig Dolch Edited by Cameron Morfit

My Shot Don't believe everything you read. We at the USGA encourage all rules questions

By Marty Parkes Edited by Cameron Morfit

Catching Up With...

Kent Hrbek, Twins First Baseman July 5, 1982

By John O'Keefe

Inside The NHL

Caged Fury Nobody is more intense than Dallas's star goaltender Ed Belfour

By Kostya Kennedy

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Holding Court With ESPN and baseball rattling their legal sabers, can other tort tussles be far behind?

By Steve Rushin

Inside Boxing

Inside Boxing

By Richard Hoffer

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

Baseball

Joltin' Junior

Playing on Joe DiMaggio's home turf, Ken Griffey Jr., the game's most consistent slugger, matched the Clipper's lifetime home run mark

By Tom Verducci

Pro Football

Head Games As if turning around the Eagles weren't tough enough, their new quarterback, No. 2 draft choice Donovan McNabb, must also win over Philly's phickle phans

By Gerry Callahan

NBA Playoffs

The First Dance Game 1 of the opening round gave a rookie coach and four players who had never reached the postseason a tantalizing taste of what they had been missing THE SUPERSTAR Allen Iverson/76ERS

By Leigh Montville

The Enigma Marcus Camby/KNICKS

By S.L. Price

The Rookie Jason Williams/KINGS

By Ian Thomsen

The Coach Kurt Rambis/LAKERS

By Phil Taylor

The Journeyman Jim Jackson/TRAIL BLAZERS

By Marty Burns

Soccer

Holy War

After arriving in Glasgow, an American star experienced the fiercest soccer rivalry in the world: Celtic versus Rangers

By Grant Wahl

NHL Playoffs

Follow The Leader Detroit went on the road to Colorado and took home a 2-0 lead, thanks in large part to their levelheaded captain, Steve Yzerman

By Michael Farber

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Seth Davis

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Jeff Pearlman And Stephen Cannella

The Dropo Drop-off A hot rookie year doesn't ensure a brilliant career

By Daniel Okrent

Ice Golf

Winter Rules You think golf is an unforgiving game? Then try playing it, as the author did, on ice, in Greenland, at 15[degrees] below zero

By Steve Rushin

This One's From The [Gutter] Heart

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Clueless Champions Players signed on at BYU hardly knowing their coach, but they won for him

By Franz Lidz

A Sense Of Occasion Slugger Joe Adcock knew just when to hit it out

By Ron Fimrite

Leading Off

White Lightning Sprinter Casey Combest doesn't care that he's an anomaly: He knows he's fast

By Dave Fleming

Slap Shtick The Hanson brothers are always good for a yuck

By Franz Lidz

Prospect With All The Tools Josh Hamilton hits, fields, pitches and is the darling of this year's draft

By Jeff Pearlman

Hot Wheels

By Mark Beech

Letters

Scorecard

By Peter King; Jack McCallum Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic