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September 6, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

The Week Aug. 24-30

Lights Out In a new event created to foreshadow the Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods was brilliant and the Europeans were left in the dark

By Gary Van Sickle

Darryl Sharp A space-age surveyor is at ground zero in the Tour's effort to produce meaningful statistics

By Rick Lipsey


By Steve Yingling Edited by Cameron Morfit

My Shot Nothing changes the life of a touring pro more than winning a major championship

By Paul Lawrie Edited by Cameron Morfit

Catching Up With...

Johnny Callison, Phillies Outfielder August 10, 1964

By Josh Elliott

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Twenty Of Plenty ESPN's ballyhooed birthday underscores how much simpler--and duller--life once was for fans

By Steve Rushin


After The Fall The crash of Swissair Flight 111 a year ago had an impact on people in sports, changing some of them forever--and one athlete not at all

By S.L. Price

College Football

Flying Start Surprising in its manners as well as its might, Miami pounced on favored Ohio State in the Kickoff Classic

By Ian Thomsen

Track And Field

Back On Track After three years marred by injury and controversy, Michael Johnson blazed to the fore again with a stunning record at the world championships

By Tim Layden

Pro Football

Well Healed Bryant Young has returned from a horrific broken leg, which means the aging 49ers defense should get back on its feet too

By Michael Silver


Glove Affair A new man at third has dressed up the Mets' infield, turning a good defense into a great one--and New York into a playoff contender

By Tom Verducci

The 20th Century

Our Favorite Teams It's not whether these teams won or lost, it's how much fun they had playing the game--and how much fun we had watching them

By Richard Hoffer

Motley Crew

The world champion 1974 A's were truly America's team, although most of us were too square to realize it

By Steve Rushin



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Jeff Pearlman; Michael Farber

Off The Bus At Last After nine years in the minors, Brian Daubach is having a blast in Boston

By Stephen Cannella

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; B.J. Schecter

Let's Get World Serious

By Rick Reilly


A Big Hit In Little Cities A women's pro softball league has found its niche

By Kelley King

Gold Is Back In Style Shut out in '97, the U.S. rebounded to its best world championship showing ever

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off


By Ron Fimrite

This Kid Is For Real In winning the Travers, Lemon Drop Kid proved his Belmont victory was no fluke

By Mark Beech

Phenix Rising Despite losing to Osaka, an Alabama Little League team exceeded its dreams


Huge Splash Across The Pond Would-be NFL tight end Dan Lyle has taken up a new game--and reinvented it

By Grant Wahl

Tiptoeing Through The Galapagos There's a fine line between enjoying the islands' wildlife and endangering it

By Franz Lidz


By Jeff Pearlman; Phil Taylor; Noah Liberman Edited by Mark Mravic

Faces In The Crowd

Secrets Of The Heart Larry Bird reveals that he has long suffered from a cardiac condition

By Jack McCallum

A Holliday To Celebrate Sack man Vonnie Holliday is starting to make Packers fans forget Reggie White

By David Fleming