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May 6, 2002 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Tiger Woods in Tiger Jam V A not-so-charitable look at a golf, gambling and good-times fund-raiser, hosted by the games' brightest star

By Josh Elliott

Rough Start Despite a bad back, distressing news from Augusta and his worst finish as a Senior, Jack Nicklaus found an upside to his return to competition, at the Tradition

By Gary Van Sickle

The Week

Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Long-hitting Jim Thorpe relied on a simple wedge shot, not a heroic try for the green, to win the first major of his career

By Mitchell Spearman Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Q&A Tour life has been a grind for greenhorn rookie Boo Weekley

By Boo Weekley Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Play Like a Woman Men need to get in touch with the feminine side of their games

By Jeff Silverman Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Catching Up With...

Sunny's Halo, Derby Winner MAY 16, 1983

By Mark Beech

Si View

Just Chill, Says Bill Hot about the glacial pace of the NBA playoffs? A wise old Deadhead advises you to cool it

By Steve Rushin

The Week in Television

By Richard Deitsch

Skates Alive

By David Browne


TV Talk Shooting it around with NBA host Ernie Johnson

By Richard Deitsch; Ernie Johnson

Pro Basketball

Simply Mavelous! Leaving no shot untaken, Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks swept the Timberwolves in a series that showed how much fun the playoffs can be

By Jack McCallum

Pro Football

Drew's Crew New quarterback Drew Bledsoe is the toast of the town in Buffalo, where he aims to bring Bills fans many happy hours

By Michael Silver


Down and Dirty The usually stellar postseason degenerated into an ugly display of cheap shots, threats and referee-bashing that sullied the sport

By Michael Farber


Papa Bear Cal coach Jack Clark, whose rugby dynasty has long ruled the college game, has his Golden Bears just two games away from their 12th straight national title

By Michael Silver


Hi, Sierra Look who's back: After a homeric odyssey through 14 teams in three nations, slugger Ruben Sierra has landed in Seattle, where his game is back in style

By Tom Verducci

Boxing Special

Fisticuffs John L. Sullivan & Jake Kilrain in The Outlaw Brawl That Started It All How 75 rounds of bare-fisted boxing in 1889 crowned America's first superstar and transformed the face of sport

By Richard Hoffer


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen; L. Jon Wertheim

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Daniel G. Habib

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Ivan Maisel

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

Black Magic

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By L. Jon Wertheim; Mike Shropshire Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Hall Call

Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy