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September 4, 2000 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

The Week Aug. 22-28

Tiger Rules Tiger Woods blasted through the field at NEC Invitational, confirming that when he's on, everyone else is playing for second place

By Gary Van Sickle

Master Of Disaster To win a wild U.S. Amateur, Jeff Quinney was forced to scramble from behind as well as hang on for dear life

By Alan Shipnuck


By Jaime Diaz

My Shot They call me Tiger Tamer because in '95 I gave Woods a defeat he apparently hasn't forgotten

By Gary Wolstenholme

Our Cups Runneth Over For the top U.S. Tour pros, the Presidents Cup is one team event too many

By Walter Bingham

Si View

Name Players From Adalius to Zeron (never mind Earthwind), the NFL has boasted a multiplicity of memorable monikers

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters


By John Walters

Pro Football

Recharged San Diego quarterback Ryan Leaf seems to have put his tumultuous first two seasons behind him and is flashing the talent that made him the second pick in the 1998 draft

By Michael Silver


Historic Quest

In trying to become the first hitter since Ted Williams to bat .400, Todd Helton of the Rockies is battling long odds, his psyche and 59 years of futility

By Tom Verducci

College Basketball

Domino Effect Bill Guthridge's resignation as North Carolina's coach set off a chain reaction that changed the lives of scores of people in the game

By Tim Crothers and Grant Wahl



Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

The Lineup for Down Under The U.S. Olympic team features strong young arms and one veteran catcher

By Stephen Cannella

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

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; Tim Crothers

Olympics 2000 [bonus Piece]

Scenes from a Marriage Russian

Russian-born Viktor Chistiakov and Tatiana Grigorieva, who will pole-vault for Australia in Sydney, gave up their homeland—and almost each other—for their sport

By Gary Smith

Bare in Mind

By Rick Reilly


No Sweat Kevin Plank's apparel business is based on keeping perspiring athletes dry

By L. Jon Wertheim

Advanced Metallurgy The boys from Maracaibo arrived with one bat and left with all the hardware

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off



By Kelli Anderson Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Ask The Coach Guidance for those lost in sports

Faces in the Crowd