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Si Adventure

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Golden Boy? His Olympic heroics have made Ross Powers the poster child for snowboarding--which means he's the perfect party animal

By Franz Lidz

True To His Cool Olympic medal be damned, Danny Kass is still living the renegade life--and making no apologies

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Splashy Pair Jimmy Blakeney and Erica Mitchell are the power couple of freestyle kayaking

By Mark Bechtel

Uncharted Waters Thirty years after her father's plane was shot down over Southeast Asia, Rebecca Rusch will compete in the Raid Gauloises adventure race in Vietnam in the hope of learning more about a man she barely knew

By Kelli Anderson

Raiding Vietnam

By Kristin Green Morse

Survivor What began as a snowmobile joyride in the Wyoming wilderness became a 17-hour ordeal in which Olympian Rulon Gardner grappled for life and limb

By Pete McEntegart

Inside Out NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE WORLD OF ADVENTURE SPORTS

By Kostya Kennedy; Bill Syken

Livin' It Two of climbing's most storied names hope to re-create history on Everest this spring

By Richard Deitsch; Peter Hillary

Ah, The Scent Of Snowmobiles

By Austin Murphy

Golf Plus

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Propensities FIRST ANNUAL PGA TOUR PLAYER SURVEY

And Away We Go! Unlike its founder, the vagabond Honda Classic is no longer a great one

By John Garrity

The Legend Of Red Mike In the Badlands of North Dakota, what started out as a small town's field of dreams wound up as a nightmarish battleground

By Evan Rothman

The Week

Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Mike Weir's brazen backhanded recovery shot broke one of golf's cardinal rules, and it cost him the Honda Classic

By Bill Madonna

My Shot I don't care what the critics say: The Majors tour would be good for golf, and fading older golfers

By Fred Couples

Si View

French Lessons Schoolboy track star Sean French made everyone he ran into feel special

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in Television

By Richard Deitsch

Going Once, Going Twice The online auction items of the week

On Your (Book) Marks

TV Talk

By Richard Deitsch; Brian Dennehy

Catching Up With...

Tamara McKinney and Phil Mahre, Skiers FEBRUARY 6, 1984

By Mark Beech

Ncaa Tournament Preview

The 3 Is Key It propels some teams to success and sabotages the hopes of others. Three-point shooting is the game within the game that will decide the NCAA tournament

By Grant Wahl

The Brackets Our surefire picks for who'll get to Atlanta and who'll win it all

Back From The Dead A decade after shutting down its women's program, Oklahoma is a favorite to reach the Final Four, thanks to an unlikely coach, Sherri Coale

By Kelli Anderson

Can Anyone Stop UConn? The Huskies hope to complete their second perfect season in seven years in San Antonio, but there are potential roadblocks along the way

By Kelli Anderson

Baseball

My, How He's Grown Sweet-swinging SEAN BURROUGHS, a star since his Little League days, is this spring's can't-miss rookie

By Jeff Pearlman

Last Swing In Montreal The majors' orphan team, the Expos, is playing out the string in Canada under a puppet regime and facing an uncertain future

By Michael Farber

Who's The Boss? That's the question in Montreal when it comes to making deals

By Tom Verducci

Hockey

Small Wonders In the NHL little players have to show they can do things as big as the league's tallest guy, and this season a bunch of them are doing just that....

By Michael Farber

Pro Football

Hello, Miami Ricky Williams is tickled to be a Dolphin--and eager to prove New Orleans fans are wrong

By Peter King; David Sabino

Motor Sports

Just Racin' After a season of torment 44-year-old throwback STERLING MARLIN is riding high in NASCAR

By Mark Bechtel

Pro Basketball

What's Up With Kobe? Kobe Bryant has suddenly turned testy, talking trash and picking fights. Is he trying to prove how tough he is? Or is he still just growing up?

By Phil Taylor

Power Trip WHY IS THE NBA'S WESTERN CONFERENCE SO MUCH BETTER THAN THE EAST? BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE THE NASTIEST POWER FORWARDS LIVE. JOIN US ON A HEAD-BANGING TOUR

By Chris Ballard

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella; Tom Verducci

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Daniel G. Habib

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Spittin' Image

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Wild In The Streets Once a year a sleepy Derbyshire town awakens to two days of licensed mayhem

By Franz Lidz

Leading Off

An American-Born Sport That Unites The World

By Charles Hirschberg

Letters

Scorecard

By Tom Verducci; Albert Chen

Faces In The Crowd

Leading Candidates