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Golf Plus

The Week June 15-21

A Major Downturn Despite a bizarre injury, David Duval put himself in a perfect position to pick up the prize that he treasures above all others. Then, out of the blue, came a lost weekend

By Alan Shipnuck

Hell Hole With its sheer length and impossible-to-hold green, the 5th at Pinehurst No. 2 proved to be the most difficult hole on perhaps the toughest layout the U.S. Open has ever seen

By Gary Van Sickle

Going For Broke John Daly may be struggling to make ends meet, but he says he won't play in another Open for any amount of money

By Ivan Maisel

End Of The Line For this group of qualifiers, just making it to Pinehurst was a dream come true

By Jaime Diaz

Last Call A decade after the defining moment of his career, Curtis Strange may have played in his final Open

By Michael Bamberger

Tom Stewart A man for all seasons discovered that Pinehurst was the perfect spot to open a collectibles shop

By Alan Shipnuck

Devil's Advocate It's hard to imagine a straight arrow like USGA president Buzz Taylor being the root of all evil

By John Garrity

Road Warriors For the travel-weary men who operate the Tour vans, the love is in the trailer, not the tractor

By Austin Murphy

Notebook

Edited by Cameron Morfit

My Shot It was super finishing 57th at my first U.S. Open, even if Mickey Mouse wasn't there

By Kaname Yokoo Edited by Cameron Morfit

Peace Be With Him Payne Stewart schooled his juniors with his mastery of the inner game

By Jaime Diaz

Catching Up With...

Tommy Bolt, Tempestuous Golfer June 8, 1959

By John O'Keefe

Inside Baseball

Monkey Off His Back With one of his lesser clubs, Miami's Jim Morris finally got an NCAA title

By Tim Crothers

Inside Baseball

By Jeff Pearlman and Stephen Cannella

Breaking Out Talented Tiger Juan Encarnacion needs fewer fractures and more seasoning

By Stephen Cannella

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Goodbye...For Now When it comes to retirement, there's almost no quit in today's sports figures

By Steve Rushin

NHL Finals

The Bitter End A dubious goal that gave the Stars the Stanley Cup over the Sabres tarnished what had been the best final series in years

By Michael Farber

NBA Finals

Drive To Survive Down 2-0, the Knicks made a dogfight of the championship series with a gutty Game 3 win over the Spurs

By Phil Taylor

Golf

Payne Relief A clutch finishing putt and a new, improved personality helped Payne Stewart reverse last year's narrow loss at the U.S. Open and win a scintillating showdown at Pinehurst

By John Garrity

Track And Field

Gold Standard Once going nowhere fast, sprinter Maurice Greene has found his stride, smashed the 100-meter world record and set his sights on Olympic stardom

By Tim Layden

Baseball

The Can't-Miss Kid

At 19, Rick Ankiel, the best pitching prospect in baseball, is tearing up the minor leagues. So why won't the Cardinals bring him to the Show?

By Tom Verducci

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan

Inside Soccer

Inside Soccer

By Grant Wahl

Pro Football

Hard Driver Three years after he seemed to be washed-up, high-energy Broncos quarterback Bubby Brister is about to step in as a successor to John Elway

By Michael Silver

College Football

Almost Perfect ARKANSAS LINEMAN BRANDON BURLSWORTH DEDICATED HIMSELF TO DOING EVERYTHING FLAWLESSLY. WHEN SOMETHING FINALLY WENT WRONG, IT COST HIM A BRIGHT NFL FUTURE--AND HIS LIFE

By John Ed Bradley

He'd Rather Fight And Switch

By Rick Reilly

Departments

The Woes Of The Expos Will a beleaguered franchise finally bid Montreal adieu?

By L. Jon Wertheim

Leading Off

Heavily Anticipated Three gifted young punchers, led by Michael Grant, heat up the top division

By Richard Hoffer

One Guy's Pitch To Fire Up The Sport Men's matches won't be so boring once games and sets are shortened

By Frank Deford

Titanium Mania There may be no limit to the number of athletic applications for this strong, ultralight metal

By Mark Beech

Letters

Bring On The World With his mom both unable and unwilling to look, Les Gutches made the U.S. team

By David Fleming

Books

By Ron Fimrite

Scorecard

By Tom Verducci Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

Thunder Thighs Emanuel Yarbrough's the biggest thing in sumo

By Shane Peacock

Faces In The Crowd