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September 10, 2001 Table Of Contents

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Catching Up With...

Steve Scott, American Miler JULY 7, 1980

By Jamal Greene

Si View

Fall Guy The changing season prompts a look back to when football was king in a young boy's life

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By Chris Ballard

A Real Airful A new DVD presents the on-, off- and above-court Michael Jordan (and there's even a quiz)

By John O'Keefe

Speak Up, Dan

By Chris Ballard

Pro Football

Answering Service What will be the first really big game on this year's schedule? (And four other questions worth asking on the eve of the 2001 NFL season)

By Michael Silver; Peter King; Jeffri Chadiha

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Pro Basketball

Woman Possessed Spurred by her stepfather's cancer, Lisa Leslie rebuilt herself and her game, then led the Sparks to the WNBA title

By Kelli Anderson


Rocket Science Ignited by his twin passions for family and fitness, the Yankees' ageless Roger Clemens has lifted off to an 18-1 record--and toward a sixth Cy Young award

By Tom Verducci

College Football

Learning the Ropes If he turns out to be as good at football as he is at jump rope, Nebraska's Willie Amos will be a pro

By Kelley King

Special Report [bonus Piece]

Passion Plays A growing number of coaches are falling in love with--and sometimes marrying--athletes they train. Some of these relationships succeed. Others disrupt careers or leave teammates stumbling over hidden obstacles

By Grant Wahl, L. Jon Wertheim and George Dohrmann Special Reporting by B. J. Schecter


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Tennis

Inside Tennis

By S.L. Price

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Grappling Tackler Antonio Garay goes to the mat for Boston College, but his future is on the gridiron

By Kelley King

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

Rip Van Rijo Five operations and six years after his last start, Jose Rijo is a Red again

By Daniel G. Habib

Illegal Use of Hands

By Rick Reilly


Gear Find your way, recharge your batteries and still catch your favorite show

By Mark Beech

Brush With Greatness Cuban refugee Joel Casamayor eyes a shot at becoming the bantamweight to beat

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off



By Alexander Wolff; Peter King; Mark Beech Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic