Publish date:

December 27, 1999 Table Of Contents

Author:
704177 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

Cover Image

Location, Location, Location

By Bill Colson

Catching Up With...

Eddie Mathews, Braves Hall Of Famer August 16, 1954

By Kelley King

Si View

SI View The Weeks in TV Sports

By John Walters

Why Sean Is Gone

By John Walters

Apocalypse Sunday For absurdity and senseless violence, the reel Oliver Stone can't match the real NFL

By Steve Rushin

Pro Football

First-Degree Tragedy Rae Carruth was a gifted but unassuming wide receiver for the Panthers. Now he stands accused of ordering the murder of his pregnant girlfriend--a horrific crime that, like Carruth himself, remains shrouded in mystery

By Michael Bamberger

Chief Weapon Kansas City's athletic tight end, Tony Gonzalez, used some of his basketball skills to develop into one of the NFL's premier players at his position

By Leigh Montville

College Football

Sugar Plums In a sweet matchup of two potent teams, Florida State figures to win its second national title of the decade, but Virginia Tech won't go without a fight

By Ivan Maisel

Baseball

At Full Blast Shooting outrageously from the lip, Braves closer John Rocker bangs away at his favorite targets: the Mets, their fans, their city and just about everyone in it

By Jeff Pearlman

20th Century

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From New York

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Pennsylvania

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Alaska

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Arkansas

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Florida

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Georgia

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Hawaii

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From North Carolina

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Ohio

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Oklahoma

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From South Carolina

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From South Dakota

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Texas

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From West Virginia

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Alabama

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Arizona

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From California

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Canada

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Colorado

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Connecticut

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Delaware

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Idaho

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Illinois

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Indiana

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Iowa

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Kansas

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Kentucky

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Louisiana

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Maine

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Maryland

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Massachusetts

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Michigan

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Minnesota

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Mississippi

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Missouri

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Montana

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From North Dakota

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Nebraska

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Nevada

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From New Hampshire

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From New Jersey

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From New Mexico

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Oregon

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Rhode Island

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Tennessee

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Utah

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Virginia

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Vermont

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Washington

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Wisconsin

The 50 Greatest Sports Figures From Wyoming

The Master List

The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states

Ranking The States

The 20th Century

Our Favorite Feats They astonished us by going where no athlete had gone before, boldly surmounting the hurdles, both literal and metaphorical

By Richard Hoffer

Our Favorite Feats [bonus Piece]

Pioneer miler Roger Bannister and Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary became, at midcentury, the last great heroes in an era of sea change in sport

By Frank Deford

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

'Twas The Fight Before Christmas

The best Christmas story is about a boxing match—a 1923 bout between Bill Brennan and a dying Billy Miske, who hoped to stay on his feet long enough to bring home a $2,400 purse.

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

Letters

Scorecard Miami Vice--Timeline--IOC In D.C.--Goodbye To Charlie Brown

By Richard Hoffer; Brian Cazeneuve Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien

Faces In The Crowd