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November 26, 2001 Table Of Contents

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The Week Nov. 13-19

Spoiled By Success The World Cup turned out to be a microcosm of Tiger Woods's 2001 season: He was better last year

By John Garrity

In a World of Hurt The U.S. team wasn't alone in coping with bad news back home

By John Garrity

Bowed But Not Broken Still scarred by his famously inapt remarks, Fuzzy Zoeller aims for a fresh start on the Senior tour

By Michael Bamberger

Trumped Karrie Webb may have won the LPGA's season-ender, but Annika Sorenstam refused to cede the spotlight

By Yi-Wyn Yen


By Gary Van Sickle

My Shot If I learned anything in 2001, it was the true meaning of the term 'rookie mistake'

By Kelly Grunewald

Si View

You Get What You Pay For And vice versa, as the once ubiquitous freebie vanishes from the sports scene

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in TV Sports

By Chris Ballard

Cool Alley Cats ESPN's jazzed-up bowling is attracting more viewers than MLS and NHL games.

By Chris Ballard

Fair To Middlin' If you follow the college hoops Mid-Major Top 25, you will not be shocked come mid-March

By John O'Keefe

Catching Up With...

Steve Palermo, Umpire JULY 6, 1992

By Hali Helfgott


Payback Ending Hasim Rahman's seven-month joyride as the heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis regained the title and a measure of respect for his career

By Richard Hoffer


Capital Punishment A bum knee and a drab offense have Washington's Jaromir Jagr playing as if he's wearing a ball and chain

By Michael Farber

Pro Basketball

Stepping Forward Buddies Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker are lifting Boston and fueling a debate: Which of the young frontliners is better?

By Jack McCallum

Pro Football

Big, Bad & Mad

Whether he's screaming or scoring, there's no stopping fiery 49ers receiver Terrell Owens

By Jeffri Chadiha

Face Lift Linebacker Takeo Spikes has taken the makeover of the perennially woeful Bengals into his own hands

By Michael Silver

College Football

Front-Runner A softy off the field and tough as nails on it, Nebraska's fleet-footed Eric Crouch has emerged as the top Heisman contender

By Austin Murphy

The Case for Crouch

By David Sabino


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel; Daniel G. Habib

'Tis Better To Receive Josh Reed's move from tailback to wideout has been a godsend for LSU

By Pete McEntegart

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman

Running [bonus Piece]

Cross Road After a road trip to celebrate their bonding as a team, eight University of Wyoming runners made the fateful choice to head home on the state's most treacherous highway

By S.L. Price

Not Your Average Skirt Chaser

By Rick Reilly


Digital Derby This holiday season it's a three-way race among video-game systems. Your pick?

By Albert Kim

Leading Off



By Tom Verducci, Mark Bechtel, John Sellers, Anna Holmes Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

The Floor Changer Paul Chambers, 50, switches the arena surfaces at Boston's FleetCenter between hockey and basketball games.

By Anna Holmes; Paul Chambers Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic

Campus Cagers

Edited by Albert Kim and Mark Mravic