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November 22, 1999 Table Of Contents

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Catching Up With...

Earnie Shavers, Hard-hitting Heavyweight October 10, 1977

By Jamal Greene

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Budding Rivals

By John Walters

They're Hot To Hoot As sports pages reveal, for athletes, romance is never farther away than the nearest Hooters

By Steve Rushin

Pro Football


The Colts' Peyton Manning is more than living up to his pedigree. Now if he can just figure out how to open a can of soup

By Michael Silver

College Football

Discounted His Heisman hopes dashed by a theft conviction, Florida State's Peter Warrick is trying to salvage what looked to be a dream season

By Tim Layden


Bumper Crop This season's deep and talented group of rookies looks to be the best to enter the NHL in years

By Michael Farber

Ten Years From Now... Here's SI special contributor Pierre McGuire's ranking of the NHL's top 15 rookies in terms of how he rates their long-term prospects.

By Pierre McGuire


Triumph Of Timidity Lennox Lewis finally took undisputed possession of the heavyweight crown by all-too-carefully outfighting aging Evander Holyfield

By Richard Hoffer

Pro Basketball

Garbage Time What transpires when the outcome is decided but the game is still on? Well, unselfishness gets canned, and teamwork is trashed

By Phil Taylor



Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

Top 10 True Freshmen

By B.J. Schecter

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel, B.J. Schecter

Small Wonder Tiny wideout Troy Walters of Stanford has rewritten the Pac-10 record book

By Alan Shipnuck

Inside Motor Sports

Inside Motor Sports

By Ed Hinton

Wait Till Next Year Matt Kenseth's arrival sets up a rookie rivalry with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

By Ed Hinton

Inside Olympic Sports

Inside Olympic Sports

By Brian Cazeneuve

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Seth Davis

Swimming [bonus Piece]

The Man With The Golden Feet

Australian swimming sensation Ian Thorpe—who figures to be a household name everywhere by the end of the 2000 Olympics—owes his world-record speed partly to his size-17 dogs but even more to the inspiration of a courageous young friend

By Gary Smith

National Bunco Association

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off


Scorecard Dodgers Blue--High on Helium--MJ Bags a Bull--Keyshawn's Fake

By Leigh Montville; Lynda Huey Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

Faces In The Crowd