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August 19, 2002 Table Of Contents

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Golf Plus

Sixth Sense Despite a so-so year, Karrie Webb had a feeling she'd make history at the final major of 2002

By John Garrity

The Week

Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Q+A Jim Arnold This retired teacher got the thrill of a lifetime when Tiger Woods visited Hazeltine for a sneak peek

By Jim Arnold Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Despite battling a glitch in his swing during the final rounds, Tiger Woods won because--as usual--his foes wilted over the weekend

By Mitchell Spearman Edited by Alan Shipnuck

Catching Up With...

Sparky Lyle, Cy Young Winner AUGUST 21, 1972

By Jack McCallum

Pro Football

Whose Side Are You On? Battle lines are being drawn in football-crazy Texas ... welcome to the NFL's rowdy new rivalry

By Grant Wahl


600 and Counting After belting his 500th homer only last season, late boomer Barry Bonds busted another milestone in his run at Hammerin' Hank

By Tom Verducci

Atlanta's Endgame Anchored by reluctant closer John Smoltz, the red-hot Braves have made a shambles of the National League

By Tom Verducci

Beach Volleyball

Dig This! Beach volleyball celebrated its most prestigious event with a rare live TV appearance, spurring hopes that better days--and crowds--are ahead

By Richard Hoffer

College Football

Art Kehoe's Block party Miami's assistant head coach has gone from digging ditches to King of the Trenches and has given the Hurricanes the best offensive line in the country. Again.

By Austin Murphy


Major Issues Rich, talented and supremely self-assured, Phil Mickelson is a gambling man who has yet to rake in golf's biggest pot--a major title. Is he tormented by that? Don't bet on it

By Jack McCallum

Heartbreak Phil Lefty's quest for the Big One has so far produced only near misses and agonizing failure

By Gary Van Sickle


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Peter King

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Jeff Pearlman; David Sabino

Welcome to the Real World

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off


The Most Artful Dodger

By Steve Rushin


By Mark Bechtel; Mark Beech; Holly Beck; Richard Deitsch Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Q+A Nelly

By Nelly; Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

The Show

By Bill Scheft Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch