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October 18, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Catching Up With...

Dale Murphy, Braves Double MVP July 4, 1983

By John O'Keefe

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By Alan Shipnuck

The Surfer

By John Walters

Costas Unhinged The unchallenged absurdities of today's TV sports have Bob Costas spewing invective--off the air

By Steve Rushin

Sailing

America's One The best sailor in the U.S., Paul Cayard, may have mellowed some, but he's applying his trademark intensity to bringing home the America's Cup

By E.M. Swift

National League Playoffs

Down The Stretch The wild, wild, wild-card Mets stopped the Diamondbacks and earned another shot at the Braves in the League Championship Series

New York Mets At the plate and on the base paths, Rickey Henderson, the Mets' ageless wonder, has jump-started his team and infuriated opponents

By Jeff Pearlman

Atlanta Braves Weakened by injury for much of the season, Brian Jordan came back strong in the playoffs to help the Braves eliminate the Astros

By Michael Bamberger

American League Playoffs

Heading For Home The resilient Red Sox got off the deck to knock out the Indians and set up a showdown with the Yankees, who were clicking on all cylinders as they cruised through Texas

Boston Red Sox Having provided the punch that punctured Cleveland, grizzled John Valentin represented Boston's hope against mighty New York

By Stephen Cannella

New York Yankees After struggling through the regular season Roger Clemens put the kibosh on the Rangers and made the Yankees' rotation even tougher

By Tom Verducci

Pro Football

Holy Smokes Rams quarterback Kurt Warner is lighting up the NFL, thanks largely to an unwavering faith that has been tested time and again

By Michael Silver

College Football

Altered State As Michigan learned the hard way, these aren't the same, soft Spartans

By Tim Layden

Pro Basketball

School Days For Grizzlies point guard Mike Bibby, his rookie season was a learning experience. By the end, he was an A student

By Phil Taylor

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; Lars Anderson; B.J. Schecter

Top 10 Disappointments

By B.J. Schecter

The Road To Riches Tennessee safety Deon Grant, a top ball hawk, is eyeing the good life

By Lars Anderson

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King; David Fleming

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Weightlifting [bonus Piece]

Titans Of Testosterone The (mostly) juiced-up athletes competing for the title of World's Strongest Man tote stones, toss kegs and tow trucks for puny paychecks and the glory of exposure on late-night cable TV

By Jack McCallum

Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!

By Rick Reilly

Departments

In The Game Of The Father In her debut, Laila Ali, the daughter of the Greatest, was a chip off the old champ

By Franz Lidz

Back To School For Chip Hilton Clair Bee's sports series is available again--but with some cautious updating

By Jack McCallum

Saturday Night Lights A self-proclaimed smash-mouth women's league had a not-so-smashing debut

By Kelley King

Leading Off

These Eagles Were Grounded The U.S., as expected, lost its first two matches in the World Cup

By Ian Thomsen

Hitting His Stride Again Sprinter Brian Frasure's carbon-fiber leg gives him a second shot at glory

By Ian Thomsen

Letters

Field Of Greens The newest thing in artificial grass surfaces is more like the real stuff

By Kelley King

Rescuing An Endangered Species The 16-inch game was dying until Chicago organized a high school league

By Marty Burns

Scorecard Grand Theft Duds--Jordan on the Run--Switch Putter--Flying Kayak--Zamboni Czar

By Peter King Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

Faces In The Crowd