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January 24, 2000 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

The Week Jan. 11-17

Soul Survivor To a chastened Paul Azinger, winning the Sony Open for his first victory in seven years was cause for reflection instead of celebration

By John Garrity


By Jaime Diaz

My Shot My dream? That the Masters would go back to its old rules, and I could play in Augusta

By Rich Beem

Catching Up With...

Sonny Randle, Pro Bowl Wide Receiver November 1, 1965

By John O'Keefe

Si View

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

The Direct Connection

By John Walters

Spinning Their Wheels A campaign to repair John Rocker's image is getting him--and his apologists--in even deeper

By Steve Rushin

NFL Playoffs

The Spirit of St. Louis The Rams and a divinely inspired Isaac Bruce made true believers of the football world by dismantling the Vikings

By Michael Silver

The End Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson bowed out after a humiliating loss to the Jaguars. Can Dan Marino be far behind?

By Jack McCallum with special reporting by Peter King

By George Led by the strong and swift Eddie George and a surprising and stifling defense, the Titans manhandled the Colts to buoy the Super Bowl hopes of their legion of new fans

By Peter King

Dirty Work A never-say-die defense, with unheralded Brad Culpepper at its center, kept the Bucs afloat with a pair of clutch turnovers against the Redskins

By David Fleming


Cruise Brothers The swingin' Giambis--the A's Jason and the Royals' Jeremy--still live with Mom and Dad in their childhood home, hanging out together as they always have

By Richard Hoffer

College Basketball

One Tough Hombre Gritty forward Eduardo Najera has come blazing out of Mexico to become a star at Oklahoma--and a cult hero back home

By Grant Wahl



Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Jackie MacMullan; David Sabino

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tom Verducci

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In the Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside College Basketball

Inside College Basketball

By Seth Davis; Tim Crothers

Attitude Adjustment As Iowa State's Marcus Fizer has grown up, the Cyclones have taken off

By Seth Davis

Pro Basketball [bonus Piece]

Tower of Power Ground-bound Raptors forward Charles Oakley made his name under the boards with his elbows and his heart. What goes on in his head is a mystery

By Phil Taylor

He Needs a Dream

By Rick Reilly


Boxing's Best Takes the Big Stage Even fighting one-handed, Roy Jones Jr. produced a Radio City spectacular

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off

Lithuania's David Stern Sarunas Marciulionis brings NBA-style hoops to Northern Europe

By L. Jon Wertheim

Track and Field's Master Teacher One of his runners recalls the genius of Oregon coaching giant and Nike cofounder Bill Bowerman

By Kenny Moore

Books Who says all basketball bios are alike?

By Jack McCallum


Scorecard Sad Charlotte--Big D's Big Meddler--Pro Football Hall-- Tyson in England

By Frank Deford; Jack McCallum Edited by Kevin Cook and Mark Mravic

Pitcher First Ronald Reagan's body double had one of the best arms of an era rich in hurlers

By Ron Fimrite

Z Nominees Are...

By Paul Zimmerman

Faces in the Crowd