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July 19, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

The Week July 6-12

Crowd Pleaser The U.S. Senior Open, won by Dave Eichelberger, was the biggest thing to hit Iowa since the Pope

By Gary Van Sickle


By John O'Keefe Edited by Cameron Morfit

My Shot If my career in golf is anything like my years as a police officer, it'll be very rewarding

By Ron Ferguson Edited by Cameron Morfit

Catching Up With...

Dick Allen, Baseball Bad Boy June 12, 1972

By Kelley King

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Grams Of Reality Anagrams of athletes' and celebrities' names can eerily reveal character or destiny

By Steve Rushin

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

World Cup Final

Out of this World

With the Cup on the line, a last-second hunch and a clutch left foot lifted the U.S. to a breathtaking victory over China

By Grant Wahl

Baseball Midseason Report

Coming At You Midway through a season of surprises, power is surging, relievers are flourishing, and as many improbable names as familiar ones are making headlines. Here are the breakthrough players, the unnoticed MVP and the skinny on the second half

A Nifty Pickup The Rangers unwittingly made the play of the off-season by signing free-agent Rafael Palmeiro

By Jeff Pearlman

Show Time The Mets gave Roger Cedeno a chance to strut his stuff, and the stolen-base leader hasn't looked back

By Kostya Kennedy

Easy Does It By relaxing at the plate, the Orioles' B.J. Surhoff has discovered his power stroke--and peace of mind

By Gerry Callahan

Armed Forces Longtime Angel Chuck Finley heads a list of pitchers who could be traded before the July 31 deadline

By Stephen Cannella

Royal Flash Despite his rookie mistakes, Kansas City's dazzling centerfielder Carlos Beltran is at the head of his class

By Gerry Callahan

One Of A Kind

A self-made slugger with a screwy stance, Houston's uniquely gifted Jeff Bagwell is Mr. Indispensable

By Tom Verducci

The Great Creator

By David Sabino

Crystal Clear Will Sammy hit 60? Will Manny break Hack's record? Will Pedro win 30? Will Arizona play in the postseason? Here are our fearless forecasts

By Tom Verducci


On Tiger's Tail With a dazzling win in Ireland followed by a near victory in Scotland, Sergio Garcia, 19, of Spain is drawing comparisons to a guy named Woods

By Jaime Diaz



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella And Jeff Pearlman


Once A Yankee Roberto Kelly has produced for eight teams but still pines for the Bronx

By Jeff Pearlman

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Tim Crothers

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Michael Farber And Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

Pro Football [bonus Piece]

Rappin' On The Door Music mogul and would-be NBA star Master P is breaking into sports management, with Ricky Williams as his marquee client

By Michael Silver

Paid By The Yard

By David Sabino

What Would Jesus Do?

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Gerry Callahan; Noah Liberman Edited By Kevin Cook And Mark Mravic

A New Record--By A Mile Morocco's Hicham El Guerrouj shattered the six-year-old mile mark by 1.26 seconds

By Merrell Noden