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Catching Up With...

Earl Weaver, Hall of Fame Skipper JUNE 18, 1979

By Nola Breglio

Si View

Let There Be Light The dark cloud of media cynicism shrouding Sydney was pierced by a transcendent flame

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By John Walters

Noms de Tube

By John Walters

Olympics 2000

Torch Song

Cynicism about the Games ran high in Sydney until the Olympic flame approached the city. Then the citizenry fell hopelessly in love

By Gary Smith

Fast Lanes Australia's 17-year-old hero, Ian Thorpe, was the hit of a record-smashing pool party in Sydney, until others, including a bunch of Americans, began horning in on the fun

By Leigh Montville

Testing the Waters Triathlon, one of the new events in Sydney and one of the most grueling, set the tone for a high-spirited Games

By Tim Layden

Mighty Mite Message from the U.S.: Overlook tenacious 5'2" Tiffeny Milbrett at your own peril

By Grant Wahl

Still Dreaming The other dominant U.S. team had nothing to kick about

By Phil Taylor

Baseball

Straight A's Student Oakland ace Tim Hudson, a remarkably quick study, has moved to the head of the class of the game's young pitchers

By Jeff Pearlman

College Football

Very Upsetting For the second time, UCLA and its stand-up stand-in quarterback, Ryan McCann, knocked off the No. 3 team. This time it was Michigan

By Austin Murphy

Pro Football

Up and Running After taking a pratfall in '99, the Broncos dusted themselves off and are playing like champs again

By Michael Silver

Inside

Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Kostya Kennedy

In the Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside The NFL

The King's Corner

By Peter King

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; Kelley King

Off and Running Tireless transfer Rudi Johnson has rejuvenated Auburn's ground game

By Kelley King

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

Sports Journalism [bonus Piece]

Heavyweight Champion of the Word In an era when America's great sportswriters were as big as the athletes they covered, W.C. Heinz may have been the best of the bunch

By Jeff MacGregor

The Biggest Hurdle in Sydney If Glory Alozie wins the 100 hurdles, she'll dedicate the victory to her fiance Hyginus, whom she loved so much.

By Rick Reilly

Departments

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Letters

Scorecard Gophers Woes--Knight Moves--Monday Night Softball--Olympic Ads

By Michael Bamberger; George Dohrmann Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Ask The Coach Guidance for those lost in sports

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic