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April 23, 2001 Table Of Contents

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Si Adventure

SI Adventure

Long-distance Land The dominance of Kenyan marathoners begins with countless miles in the hills of home

By Tim Layden

Return Of The Beast After falling prey in 2000 to adventure racing politics, the Beast of the East rose again last week in Virginia, still one tough monster

By Austin Murphy

Totally Gnarleen Karleen Jeffery has a remarkably steep learning curve. Does she have a choice?

By Kelli Anderson

All the Rage Sunny Garcia had to curb his hot temper, but not his angry surfing style, to win the world title. Now the popular champ tries to defend it

By Kostya Kennedy

Blind Ambition Some say that the quest of sightless climber Erik Weihenmayer to summit Mount Everest is foolhardy. He and his team say it's worth the try

By E.M. Swift


By Diane Herbst

For Love Of Team Torture

By Austin Murphy

Golf Plus

The Week April 10-16

Wish You Were Here In a fanciful letter, Tradition winner Doug Tewell tells Tom Watson what he missed by skipping the Senior tour's first major of the season

By Michael Bamberger

Holding On Despite a major disaster, Greg Norman isn't ready to call it a career

By Seth Davis


By Jaime Diaz; Jeff Wallach

My Shot Lengthening Augusta National is a shortsighted solution to the biggest problem in pro golf

By Pete Dye

Caddie Cam The things that bug me about Hilton Head

By Linn Strickler

Catching Up With...

Bob Seagren, Pole Vaulter FEBRUARY 20, 1967

By Chris Ballard

Si View

Grizzled Veterans As Vancouver ended its NBA run, classy fans gave the franchise better than it deserved

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week In TV Sports

By Chris Ballard

Out of Woods

By Chris Ballard

Pick A Slot Where will Andre Carter be drafted? Between first and 18th, depending on which website you read

By John O'Keefe


Rising Sons With timely hitting and superb defense, the Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki and the Mets' Tsuyoshi Shinjo are boosting the stock of Asian players

By Mark Bechtel

East Wings

By David Sabino

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wing Leader With stars Steve Yzerman and Brendan Shanahan hurt, ultratalented but enigmatic Sergei Fedorov became The Man for Detroit

By Michael Farber

Smashmouth As the Oilers can attest, the defense-first Stars know how to make life miserable for a playoff opponent

By Kostya Kennedy

Inside Out

Livin' It On our trans-Antarctic trek, the beauty eased the pain

By Ann Bancroft

Pro Football

Risky Business

Snakebitten San Diego will likely cast its lot with Michael Vick, who's making a perilous leap from college sophomore to No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Mock First Round

By Paul Zimmerman

Allen Iverson

Mama's Boys

Two fiercely competitive small men in a big man's game, two sons of hardworking single moms—Allen Iverson and Larry Brown are so much alike that only their mothers could tell them apart. . .and bring them together

By Gary Smith



Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Inside Horse Racing

Inside Horse Racing

By William Nack; Mark Beech

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

It's Mueller Time

By David Sabino

Married To The Job Newlywed Juan Pierre worked hard to become Colorado's centerfielder

By Jamal Greene

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Turkish Delight Rookie Hidayet Turkoglu is the Kings' brother from the other side of the planet

By Pete McEntegart

Liccing My Wounds

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Gene Menez; Jamal Greene Edited By Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces In The Crowd

Edited By Albert Kim and Mark Mravic