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May 27, 2002 Table Of Contents

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Si Adventure

Jungleland The Raid Gauloises in Vietnam

Swept Away Born of a barroom bet between brothers 28 years ago, the Worrell 1000 has become North America's most arduous--and addictive--sailing race

By Kelley King

The Green Miles The lush, idyllic setting was mere camouflage for the longest-ever adventure race, the 11th Raid Gauloises, in northern Vietnam, in which an elite field survived a grueling succession of scorching days and hallucinogenic nights

It's a Swell Life A pro surfing career wasn't for Jack Johnson, but his passion for waves helped him carve a role as one of the sport's most creative influences, first as an award-winning filmmaker and now as one of music's fastest-rising newcomers

By Josh Elliott

The E Street Bandwagon

By Steve Rushin

Star Crossed Big air, big crowds, big-time street cred with teens: What more could motocross need? A few more whiz kids like Chad Reed to meet the soaring demand for good riders

By Mark Bechtel

Inside Out

By Albert Chen; Kostya Kennedy

Livin' It A soccer mom kicks back and talks about her battle with a pop star for a $20 million ride into outer space

By Franz Lidz; Lori Garver

Earl Shaffer: Trailblazer 1918-2002

By Greg Bowers

Training Wreck

By Austin Murphy

Golf Plus

What About Bob? A day in the life of Bob Estes, the Tour's resident enigma, reveals a player who is willing to try anything to improve his game

By Gary Van Sickle

Be Nice to Monty? No Way With a victory in Germany, Tiger Woods rejected the company line

Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Nick Price, the modern-day incarnation of Ben Hogan, earned his first victory since 1998 at the house that Hogan built

By Dave Phillips Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Q&A Dick Rugge gets technical about the new driver rules

By Dick Rugge Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Child's Play Tyke tales we're likely to hear in golf's brave newbie world

By Kevin Cook

Catching Up With...

Greg Luzinski, Phillies slugger AUGUST 29, 1977

By Brian Woodward

NBA Playoffs

Fourth-Quarter Horses The best bets to reach the Finals are the teams that have a thoroughbred they can ride down the stretch in tight games

By L. Jon Wertheim

NHL Playoffs

Prince of Darkness At 40, mean and nasty defenseman Chris Chelios is giving the Red Wings the toughness they need to be champions

By Michael Farber

One More Chance Forced to retire in 1996 because of a neck injury, Toronto's Gary Roberts, 36, is back--fitter and better than ever

By Daniel G. Habib

Horse Racing

Triple Threat War Emblem's blazing victory in the Preakness rekindled hopes for racing's first Triple Crown in 24 years

By Tim Layden

Mike Lowell

A Swing And A Prayer Having beaten cancer, Florida's fast-rising third baseman, Mike Lowell, is regularly hitting the sweet spot, at bat and in life

By Michael Bamberger

World Cup Preview 2002

Goal Digger Party animal Clint Mathis is just what the U.S. needs to take on the world: a gifted scorer unafraid to impose his will on the game

By Michael Bamberger

Viva Italia 32 TEAMS will clash in Japan and South Korea for soccer's ultimate prize. Here's how we see the field--and why the Italians will have reason to celebrate

By Grant Wahl

Arn Tellem

The Arn Of The Deal Employing a mix of integrity and absurdity, ARN TELLEM is the strangest of beasts: a powerful sports agent you can actually like

By Franz Lidz

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Stephen Cannella

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

Never Again

By Rick Reilly

Departments

World Beater With a center's frame and a small forward's skills, Aussie Lauren Jackson is the shape of the future

By Kelli Anderson

Leading Off

Death of a Fan Club Followers of the St. Louis Browns reminisce for perhaps the last time about their inglorious history

By Franz Lidz

Delayed Takeoff Fourteen years after switching from gymnastics to diving, Kimiko Hirai Soldati, 28, is turning heads

By Brian Cazeneuve

Letters

Scorecard

By Mark Bechtel; Albert Chen; Richard Deitsch Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Jimmy Kimmel

By Jimmy Kimmel; Richard Deitsch Edited by Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Sports Beat

Edited Albert Kim and Kostya Kennedy

Faces in the Crowd