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November 12, 2001 Table Of Contents

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Si Adventure

SI Adventure

You Snooze, You Lose After pulling three all-nighters during the Eco-Challenge in New Zealand, the Kiwis got caught napping near the finish, enabling last year's champs to repeat

By Kelli Anderson

Skating Straight In-line skater Barrie Hartman opts for endurance racing rather than tricks and flips

By Chris Ballard

Get A Load Of This Lad What's a British fellow like Russell Winter doing on pro surfing's highest tour? Well, he's finally making a name for himself as something other than a last-place novelty act

By Frank Lidz

Ice In Her Veins Absolute fearlessness has pushed ice climber Sue Nott into the sport's elite, but some peers think she climbs with a dangerous lack of caution

By Yi-Wyn Yen


By Chris Ballard; Kostya Kennedy

Livin' It A hot-air balloon pilot finds a higher calling: soaring skyward with the aid of helium balloons

By Franz Lidz; Ian Ashpole

The Lung Stays Young

By Austin Murphy

Golf Plus

The Week Oct. 30-Nov. 5

The Star Next Door At the Tour Championship, somebody forgot to tell unassuming David Toms he's now among the game's elite

By John Garrity

Mort and John Olman When it comes to golf collectibles, this father and son team from Cincinnati wrote the book

By Rick Lipsey

Turf Battle Opening day is nearing, and the greening of the Florida track has to happen fast

By John Garrity

Catching Up With...

Ken Sears, Santa Clara Center DECEMBER 20, 1954

By Tim Alan Smith

Si View

The Midnight Writer Paul Revere had nothing on today's bleary-eyed World Series viewers

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By Richard Deitsch

Over There At globe-trotting, you can get the lowdown on basketball highfliers in 38 countries

By John O'Keefe

Word for Word

By John O'Keefe


Desert Classic

In a scintillating World Series, marked by amazing comebacks, the Diamondbacks outdueled the Yankees to win their first championship

By Tom Verducci

Power Pairs

By David Sabino

Marginally Speaking

By David Sabino

College Football

Out Of The Shadows

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning is proving a worthy namesake to father Archie and brother Peyton

By Ian Thomsen

Pro Football

Miracle Workers The Bears staged a furious rally to pull out their sixth straight victory--and their second in a row in overtime

By Jeffri Chadiha

Pro Basketball

Lift Off In the first week of his comeback Michael Jordan shot poorly, passed deftly and launched a new era for the young Wizards

By Jack McCallum


Two Good Thrashers rookie wings Ilya Kovalchuk, 18, and Dany Heatley, 20, are not only fast friends and linemates, but also poetry on ice

By Michael Farber

Pro Basketball [bonus Piece]

Love & Basketball For Milwaukee Bucks coach George Karl, romance--and an NBA career--are clearly better the second time around

By Frank Deford


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; Austin Murphy

Animal Magnetism Tony Stallings loves his, er, pets--as much as he does playing at Louisville

By Chris Ballard

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Inside Boxing

Inside Boxing

By Richard Hoffer; Richard O'Brien

Brigham Young? I Don't Think So

By Rick Reilly


The Road To Recovery In New York, Deena Drossin proved the U.S. is making strides at that distance

By Kostya Kennedy

Soiled Sport Darren Flutie, a record-threatening CFL receiver, is also a dirt salesman

By Josh Elliott

Leading Off

The Rules According To Red Montreal Gazette beat writer Red Fisher, 75, has a unique way of covering the NHL

By Michael Farber

On The Cutting Edge Virginia tight end Chris Luzar has mastered the art of chain saw sculpture

By Mark Bechtel



By Albert Chen; Mark Bechtel; Tim Layden; Anna Holmes Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Gridiron Glory

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic