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Golf Plus MAY 20, 2002

Face Value At the Byron Nelson, an effervescent Shigeki Maruyama put some kick into the start of Open season

By Ivan Maisel

The Week

By Sophie Gustafson Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Three Strikes and You're In It's no great leap from the big house to the big leagues. And vice versa.

By Steve Rushin

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Teenager Natalie Gulbis has star quality, but she must fix her unorthodox swing to avoid meltdowns like the one she suffered on Sunday

By Derek Hardy Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Q&A Sophie Gustafson speaks freely about finally conquering her stuttering

By Sophie Gustafson Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Catching Up With...

John Riggins, Running Back DECEMBER 19, 1983

By Mark Beech

Mike Tyson

All the Rage As he storms toward his showdown with Lennox Lewis, is Mike Tyson the ultimate psycho celebrity in the midst of a public breakdown--or the shrewdest self-promoter in boxing history?

By Richard Hoffer Special Reporting by Lester Munson

Pro Basketball

The Yellow Woes of Texas Once again Tim Duncan and San Antonio were overmatched by the Lakers, who pushed the Spurs toward playoff extinction

By Jack McCallum

King of Pain An ailing Doug Christie rallied to put a hurting on the Mavericks and help Sacramento close out the series

By Phil Taylor


Junior Achievement As Ken Griffey Jr. prepares to return, the upstart Reds, with a trio of young outfielders, are holding their own

By Stephen Cannella

A Rocky Return

A chronicle of Ken Griffey Jr.'s time with the Reds

By Jamal Greene

NHL Playoffs

Party Crashers Goalies, beware. With the rules saying go for it, the surest route to scoring in the playoffs is to skate right smack through the goal crease

By Michael Farber

Pro Football

A Small Miracle Cast into the wilderness by the Ravens, undersized running back Priest Holmes has found a home, and stardom, in Kansas City

By Jeffri Chadiha

World Cup

Soccer's Sorcerer After leading four nations to the World Cup, Bora Milutinovic took his magic act to China, saving his toughest trick for last

By Grant Wahl


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Jeff Pearlman; Josh Elliott

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Daniel G. Habib

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Five-Card Studs

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By Kostya Kennedy; Peter King; Adam White; Richard Deitsch Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Q+A George Foreman

By Richard Deitsch; George Foreman Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Coaching In Shadows DAN DEVINE 1924-2002 A quiet winner who carved out a career by following legends

By Tim Layden Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

A Horse for the Ages SEATTLE SLEW 1974-2002 The Triple Crown winner's greatest moment came in a defeat

By William Nack Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Just for Kicks

Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy