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The Week July 18-24

Webb Feat Dominating the field in a Tiger-like fashion, Karrie Webb won her third major at the women's U.S. Open

By Michael Bamberger

No Way Out David Duval, Ernie Els and other top players of this generation are trapped, knowing they'll never be No. 1 as long as you-know-who is around

By Gary Van Sickle

Tracking Them Down Catching up with scores of former sports figures proved doubly challenging

By Bill Colson, Managing Editor

Hell Hole As usual, the devilish 17th at the Old Course was a nightmare

By Alan Shipnuck

Trials and Tribulations For those who had to go through qualifying, getting to St. Andrews was half the battle

By John Garrity

Old Course New Course Have a hankering for the auld sod? A wee bit is closer than you think

By Michael Bamberger


By Jaime Diaz; John Garrity

My Shot I'm no spring chicken, but I could whip Tiger in an old-fashioned match at St. Andrews

By Old Tom Morris (David Joy)

Whither El Nino? For Sergio Garcia, nothing has proved more difficult than growing up

By John Garrity

Si View

Bang the Fans Slowly A bombardment of ads and bad music make a trip to the ballpark just like watching TV--only louder

By Jeff MacGregor

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Cutty Shark

By John O'Keefe

Sunday Driver Once again, a network rides Tiger Woods to a Nielsen triumph

By John Walters

Catching Up With...

Pete Ward, Almost On SI's Cover JUNE 7, 1965

By Richard Deitsch


Grand Stand Leaving his mark on the birthplace of golf, Tiger Woods completed a career grand slam by strolling to victory in the British Open

By Steve Rushin

Olympics 2000

Double Hammy The dream 200 at the U.S. track and field trials became a nightmare when Michael Johnson and Maurice Greene both pulled up lame

By Tim Layden


Hit Parade A seasonlong fusillade of line drives has the Angels' Darin Erstad in hot pursuit of one of the game's venerable records

By Tom Verducci



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

The Triple Threat The Twins' Cristian Guzman has made three-baggers his speciality

By Jeff Pearlman

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Where Are They Now?

Chillin’ With The Fridge

He was the biggest of big stars for the Super Bowl-Shuffling Chicago Bears. So you’d think it would have been difficult for William Perry to leave it all behind. Nope. He's a brick-layin’, bass-hookin’ picture of contentment

By Austin Murphy

The Originals They were the athletes who brough something unique to their sports, be it of substance or style. They were memorable then; they're unforgettable still

By Mark Beech; Josh Elliott; Franz Lidz; Jamal Greene; L. Jon Wertheim

Man Of The Moment For an instant, in 1987, he was the most famous guy in sports. Today Keith Smart toils in relative obscurity, but loves the game

By Alexander Wolff

The Champs of '75 It was a year of memorable, even lovable, title teams. Twenty-five years later we wondered what they were all up to. Here's what:

Fine and Dandy Don Meredith walked away from two careers at the top of his game, seldom to be heard from again. (But don't worry about him.)

By Richard Hoffer

The Queen Of Swing After dominating golf like no one else, Mickey Wright took her leave. Though she won't let you visit, she's happy to tell you why

By Michael Bamberger

Thanks, Your Honor Twenty-five years after their first meeting, the author finds he chose a worthy childhood idol in Alan Page

By Steve Rushin

Lost and Found Looking for somebody? You might find him here, where we've gathered an assortment of sporting characters you probably haven't seen in a while

Compiled by Kelli Anderson, Trisha Blackmar, Josh Elliott, Jamal Greene, Kelley King, Jack McCallum, Pete McEntegart, Leigh Montville, Kristin Morse, Lester Munson

Where Have You Gone, Sidd Finch? After shocking the baseball world in '85, the Mets phenom disappeared. But recent reports suggest he may be planning a dramatic return

By Mark Hofmann

The Giant Of McCovey Cove

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off


Scorecard CBA Sale--Pitcher Pete Rose--Laser Vision--Straw's New Club

By L. Jon Wertheim Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Kobe's in The House On Sunday, Kobe Bryant gave a rap concert at L.A.'s House of Blues. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY music writer Fred Schruers was there.

By Fred Schruers Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic