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April 8, 2002 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Keeping Up With The Joneses Bitter enemies? Best of friends? The relationship between Augusta Country Club and its glamorous next-door neighbor falls somewhere in between

By Ivan Maisel

Turn It Upside Down That's what Charles Howell III, the long-driving phenom, will do to the golf world if his first Tour victory comes in his hometown, Augusta

By Michael Bamberger

Super Killer Masters Quiz Think you know everything there is to know about Augusta National and the Masters? Try our 33-question brainteaser on for size. And please, no wagering

By Gary Van Sickle

Man With A Plan Tom Fazio, the architect entrusted with the makeover of Augusta National, has a unique eye for design

By John Garrity

Tunnel Vision Employing the latest in engineering technology, we solved the mystery of the swirling winds that make the 12th hole at Augusta so tough

By Text By Alan Shipnuck

Father Knows Best Tom Kite has always been driven to succeed--a trait he has passed along to his sons and daughter

By Gary Van Sickle

Foreign Policy For the homesick international pros in Houston, happiness was Vegemite, friendly fans and a rousing game of Uno

By Austin Murphy

Red Alert As a ruby-slippered Annika Sorenstam won her second straight Nabisco Championship, the party raged a click of the heels away (page G78)

By John Garrity

Wild Off The Tee We're definitely not in Kansas anymore

The Week

By Darrell Kestner; Sal Johnson; Silvia Cavalleri Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Catching Up With...

Joe Kapp, NFL Quarterback July 20, 1970

By John O'Keefe

Si View

The Norman Conquests They're doing fine in Oklahoma, which is basking in a bright golden haze of athletic triumph

By Steve Rushin

SI View The Week in Television

By Richard Deitsch

Are the NCAAs the Top Sports Event on TV?

By Richard Deitsch; John O'Keefe

Tv Talk Schmoozing with Barry at hockey's Melrose Place

By Richard Deitsch; Barry Melrose

Men's Final Four

A Staggering Achievement Steadied down the stretch by the unflappable Juan Dixon, Maryland overcame a multitude of errors to win its first national championship

By Grant Wahl and Seth Davis

Women's Final Four

Flat-out Perfect Four hypercompetitive senior roommates lifted Connecticut to the NCAA women's title--and a place in history

By Kelli Anderson; David Sabino

Ace in a Hole As the Red Sox faithful watched expectantly, star Pedro Martinez delivered a horrid Opening Day performance, raising new worries all over New England

By Stephen Cannella

Pro Basketball

Friends of the Court They're often viewed with suspicion--and sometimes it's justified--but many NBA players couldn't cope without their posses

By L. Jon Wertheim

Patrick Roy

King of the Ice Colorado's Patrick Roy, at age 36, is having his finest year, bolstering the argument that he's the best goalie ever

By Michael Farber

George O'leary

Lying In Wait

As George O'Leary climbed the coaching ladder to his dream job at Notre Dame, a dirty secret was lurking in his résumé. But did he pay too high a price for a few lies?

By Gary Smith


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Phil Taylor; Stephen Cannella

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Out of Touch with My Feminine Side

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Tom Verducci; Seth Davis; Pete McEntegart; Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Faces in the Crowd

Opening Act