At last professional athletes have their own lifestyle magazine.
It's called Pro--Self, Money and True-Crime were already taken--and
circulates exclusively to 25,000 current and newly retired
American sportsmen. The free quarterly's first issue, reports The
New York Times (lest you think we're pulling your groin),
"features helpful articles on everything from investment planning
(three athletes 'show their monetary moves') to buying a luxury
watch ('it's all in the wrist')." In short, Pro is service
journalism for the modern jock, and we eagerly await its next
Table of Contents:
Travels in Lapland
Pro's annual ranking of 200 North American lap-dance
How to calculate 6% of any restaurant check
The Best Offense
A good defense attorney will keep you out of the big house. But
will he drive you to the poorhouse?
I M GR8
Make your own vanity plates in prison
The new $20 bill burns so beautifully, you'll never again torch
your stogies with a 10-spot
You Call This Radicchio?!
Demanding more from your personal chef
An athlete's story, in his own words
Hunting and Fishing
Or vice versa? Which way will you spend the off-season?
Slugger, Chief, Big Guy ..
Twenty things to call your son when you can't recall his name
He Scores, He Shoots!
Where to procure steroids, how to inject them
There's No I in Team
No, really, there isn't. Perhaps it's time you learned how to
"Dude, You're Depressing Me"
Sixteen things you should never say when visiting a children's
Cover Story: Up in Smoke
Fun turned fatal when catcher Mackey Packer set fire to his own
flatulence. What went wrong? Could it happen to you? A special
report, by Jon Krakauer
Nevada vs. Monaco
Which tax haven has the nicer casinos?
Avoid these common pitfalls when purchasing your first helicopter
A Few Good Yes-men
Is your posse being servile enough?
Wine & Spirits
Dom or Cristal: Which label will hold up better when you're
bottle-whipping a fellow nightclub patron? Martha Stewart brings
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