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Catching Up With...

Ed Marinaro, Heisman Hopeful November 1, 1971

By Aditi Kinkhabwala

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Webbing Up Gentlemen, start your search engines: The race for NASCAR.com is gearing up

By Noah Liberman

Three For The Road

By John Walters

Glanville Gets The Anvil For fools and blowhards there's nothing worse/than getting skewered in rhyming verse

By Steve Rushin

20th Century Celebration

The Day The 49ers Struck Gold

January 10, 1982: San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys on "The Catch"

By Michael Silver

Loud Start To The Quiet Revolution MARCH 17 1955 The RIOT OVER ROCKET RICHARD

By Michael Farber

A Great Revelation Was Afoot JUNE 8-29 1958 PELE MAKES HIS WORLD CUP DEBUT

By Ian Thomsen

A Final Score That Begged For More NOVEMBER 19 1966 NOTRE DAME 10, MICHIGAN ST. 10

By Tim Layden

"I Wish I'd Been There" OUR WRITERS PICK THE SPORTS EVENTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY THEY'D MOST LIKE TO HAVE SEEN

A Game For Unlikely Heroes OCTOBER 3 1947 COOKIE LAVAGETTO BREAKS UP A WORLD SERIES NO-HITTER

By Tom Verducci

The Second World War Kicks Off DECEMBER 7 1941 REDSKINS VERSUS EAGLES ON PEARL HARBOR DAY

By S.L. Price

A Lot More Than Lip Service FEBRUARY 25 1964 CASSIUS CLAY BEATS SONNY LISTON

By Richard Hoffer

The Young Woman And The Sea AUGUST 6 1926 GERTRUDE EDERLE CROSSES THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

By Kelli Anderson

Don't Do It, Chico! No, No!

On September 21, 1964, the Reds' Chico Ruiz stunned the Phillies.

By Gary Smith

Could Be the Start Of Something Big JULY 13 1904 THE FIRST OLYMPIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

By Jack McCallum

The Original Miracle On Ice FEBRUARY 19-28 1960 THE U.S. WINS HOCKEY GOLD AT SQUAW VALLEY

By E.M. Swift

A Talent Ahead Of His Time OCTOBER 7 1945 DON HUTSON STARS FOR THE PACKERS

By Peter King

A Scandal Of Such Audacity

The Black Sox throw the 1919 World Series

By Frank Deford

Inside The White Lines JULY 6 1957 ALTHEA GIBSON WINS WIMBLEDON

By Michael Bamberger

Seeing All The Good In Evel EVEL KNIEVEL TAKES ON THE SNAKE RIVER CANYON SEPTEMBER 8 1974

By Steve Rushin

A Bird's-eye View In Beantown THE RED SOX WIN THE WORLD SERIES SEPTEMBER 11 1918

By Leigh Montville

The Longest Long Shot SEPTEMBER 18-20 1913 FRANCIS OUIMET WINS THE U.S. OPEN

By Rick Reilly

A Match Made In Heaven NOVEMBER 1 1938 SEABISCUIT RACES WAR ADMIRAL

By William Nack

A Jewel Of A Duel MARCH 26 1979 BIRD MEETS MAGIC FOR THE NCAA TITLE

By Jackie MacMullan

Flying In The Face Of The Fuhrer AUGUST 3-9 1936 JESSE OWENS DOMINATES THE BERLIN OLYMPICS

By Phil Taylor

College Football

Coming Through Led by a cool Chris Weinke, refocused Florida State sank Florida in the Swamp to win a shot at the national title

By Tim Layden

Pro Basketball

Turning Up The Heat Despite rules changes that were supposed to doom rugged teams like Miami, Pat Riley's crew is off to its hottest start

By Marty Burns

Pro Football

In The Running Led by rock-hard stars Eddie George and Steve McNair, the Titans have emerged from mediocrity to quietly make a name for themselves in the AFC

By Jack McCallum

Sports Illustrated 20th Century Sports Awards

A Gathering Of Greats THE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 20TH CENTURY SPORTS AWARDS

Sports Illustrated 20th Century Sports Awards Nominees

Baseball

Football

Basketball

Hockey

Individual Sports/Women

Individual Sports/Men

U.S. Olympians

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; B.J. Schecter

Top 10 Special Teams Players

By B.J. Schecter

The House That Bear Built Birmingham's Legion Field is, sadly, no longer a football mecca

By Jack McCallum

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside Motor Sports

Inside Motor Sports

By Ed Hinton

The BCS Formula: Bad Will Hunting

By Rick Reilly

Departments

The Monster Of MLS D.C. United brought out the worst in the L.A. Galaxy to win its third title

By Ian Thomsen

By Their Fruits Shall Ye Know Them Navy's Terrence Anderson is an NCAA dream; his father, an NCAA outcast

By Ivan Maisel

Leading Off

Youth Wasn't Served Her teen rivals got more hype, but Lindsay Davenport got the win at the Chase

By Franz Lidz

Around The World In 70 Days? Balloonist Steve Fossett is still chasing records, now in a high-speed catamaran

By Tim Zimmermann

Slick Wheels

By Mark Beech

Honoring The Best The Sports Illustrated 20th Century Sports Awards

By Bill Colson, Managing Editor

Leaving The Links To Pick Up A Stroke With three World Cup wins, former golfer Ed Moses proved water's no hazard

By Brian Cazeneuve

Books

By Ron Fimrite

Letters

Back Safe On Earth Scott Johnston is firmly in the saddle again after a near fatal plane crash

By Cameron Morfit

She's The Strong, Silent Type Donnell Finnaman, who is deaf, never heard that girls shouldn't play football

By Tim Crothers

Scorecard A&M's Agony--Pudge vs. Pedro--Basketball Billions--Ski Mogul

By Michael Farber; Tim Crothers; E.M. Swift Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

He Still Won't Take A Powder For 50 years winter has been Miller time at the movies

By John Walters Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

Faces In The Crowd