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Golf Plus

Perp Prep At Glen Mills, a school for troubled teens, a golf course helps change lives

By Jeff Silverman

Captain Courageous Ripped after the Ryder Cup, Curtis Strange held the high ground at the Warburg Cup rematch

By Gary Van Sickle

The Week

By Tom Cunneff Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Big Play With the shot that won the Hyundai Team Matches, Rich Beem showed that the best way to play is to get a grip--way down on the club

By Craig Shankland Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Bottom Lines

By Sal Johnson Edited By Alan Shipnuck

Planet Notre Dame

By Steve Rushin

Q+A Donald Trump The real estate tycoon dishes on his burgeoning golf empire and his unlikely marriage with the LPGA

By Donald Trump Edited By Alan Shipnuck

The Book on Tiger

By Kevin Cook

Scorecard Extra

Toast of the Ivies By routing Harvard, Penn avenged last year's loss and won at least a share of another Ivy League title

By Michael Bamberger Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Winn-Win Deal? Trading a manager (in this case Lou Piniella) for a player (Randy Winn) has produced lopsided results

By Michael Bamberger Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Fast-Forward North Dakota's high-scoring Zach Parise is off to the best start by a freshman since Paul Kariya

By Lars Anderson Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

The Replacement Paul Sunderland has the difficult task of succeeding the legendary Chick Hearn as voice of the Lakers

By Richard Deitsch Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Richard Deitsch

Catching Up With...

Ron Darling, Pitcher AUGUST 25, 1986

By Kristin Green Morse

College Football

Winning Ugly Ohio State is doing just enough to get to the Fiesta Bowl. Now for the toughest part: Michigan

By Kelley King

Pro Football

So ... How's It Going, Steve? Redskins coach Steve Spurrier doesn't have the personnel to make his wide-open offense click, but he keeps flinging it anyway

By Peter King

Pro Basketball

Reappearing ACT For two seasons Orlando has waited for Grant Hill to get healthy. Now he's back, though many worry that--poof!--he could be gone again

By Jack McCallum

Special Report

The Ultimate Jock school The education is intensive--and expensive--at IMG Academies, where sports come first and classes are fit into training regimens designed to help students reach their athletic goals

By Kelley King

School's Out For up-and-comer Ally Baker, there's no room in a hectic tournament and training schedule for classes

By Albert Chen

College Basketball Preview 2002-03

Just Do It Right College basketball has a fundamental problem: lousy fundamentals. Everybody can jam, nobody can hit a jump shot. How to fix it? Go back to basics

By Alexander Wolff

The All-Old-School Team Fundamental Five A quaint quintet in this hip-hop world, these players have textbook moves and a back-to-basics attitude. Dressed in vintage unis that symbolize their throwback values, this group would feel at home in any era

By Grant Wahl

Basically Dazzling Kansas' Nick Collison and Kirk Hinrich play the game the right way. And, make no mistake, it's fun to watch

By Grant Wahl

Professor Hoops When coach Charlie Coles teaches his basketball course at Miami (Ohio), it's a full-court test

By Grant Wahl

Scouting Reports

1 Arizona Plain and simple, it will be an upset if this mix of skilled, seasoned starters and talented, ready reserves does not win it all

By Grant Wahl

2 Kansas With the bench thin and untested, the nation's strongest starting five must carry the Jayhawks--but it has the potential to take them all the way

By Grant Wahl

3 Oklahoma After tasting success with an appearance in the Final Four, the Sooners have set their sights even higher

By Seth Davis

4 Florida If the running, gunning Gators can find an inside game to match their sharpshooting, they'll be awfully tough to beat come tournament time

By Seth Davis

5 Duke This season marks a changing of the guard in Durham--Jason Williams is gone, and a ballyhooed crop of freshmen must help pick up the slack

By Seth Davis

6 Texas With every starter back from last year's Sweet 16 squad, no one should take these Longhorns lightly this season

By Phil Taylor

7 Pittsburgh With five returning starters and a sparkling new arena, the scrappy Panthers are moving up in the world

By Seth Davis

8 Alabama With help from a masterly young guard orchestrating at the point, the Tide's rock-steady anchor is ready to go from unknown to unstoppable

By Phil Taylor

9 Xavier The Musketeers boast a two-time Atlantic 10 player of the year, a hot shooter from Africa and an agile center

By Phil Taylor

10 Georgia Undersized but no longer underdogs, these rabid Dawgs will have their day the Wright way

By Kelli Anderson

11 Michigan State The Spartans are counting on a sophomore star who can't stomach losing--or sometimes even playing--to lead them back to the Final Four

By Phil Taylor

12 UConn The Huskies have the talent to recapture their past glory. The big question is, Do they have the fire?

By Chris Ballard

13 Oregon With their Lukes in the limelight, the Ducks are hoping that an upgraded front line will help them live up to their billboard reputation

By Kelli Anderson

14 Western Kentucky When star center Chris Marcus decided not to go into the NBA draft, a good team got even better

By Chris Ballard

15 Gonzaga Big schools keep wooing coach Mark Few, but he's happy in Spokane, turning his Zags into the nation's unlikeliest perennial power

By John O'Keefe

16 Kentucky After cleaning house in the off-season, the Wildcats are ready to put a turmoil-filled year behind them

By Kelli Anderson

17 Virginia Shored up by a trio of talented imports, the Cavaliers should have ample staying power this season

By Chris Ballard

18 Marquette A surprising star and a ready-for-impact transfer figure to have the Golden Eagles flying high

By Seth Davis

19 Villanova With an exciting freshman class joining a solid group of veterans, the Wildcats have heightened expectations--and the tools to meet them

By Chris Ballard

20 Tulsa Lacking big names and big players, the Golden Hurricane gets the job done by sticking together

By Seth Davis

Filling Out The Field Here are the other 45 schools that SI projects will get berths in the 65-team NCAA tournament, which includes 31 automatic bids and 34 at-large selections

Devil's Due Overlooked by mighty UConn and Tennessee, Duke's determined do-it-all guard, Alana Beard, is out to make them pay this year

By Kelli Anderson

Fast Times As the women's game gets quicker and quicker, watch for Duke to sprint to the top this season

By Kelli Anderson

The Olden Rules

When James Naismith first committed to paper his 13 precepts of basketball in 1891, he could not have foreseen how well those commandments would hold up--or how fiercely the document itself would be coveted

By Alexander Wolff


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside College Football

Inside College Football

By Daniel G. Habib; Albert Chen

Faces in the Game

By Gene Menez

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Tom Verducci

Inside The NFL

Inside The NFL

By Jeffri Chadiha; Josh Elliott

King's Corner

By Peter King; Keyshawn Johnson

Dr. Z's Forecast

By Paul Zimmerman


By Rick Reilly


Leading Off

Kickin' It Old School



By Franz Lidz; Stephen Cannella; Mark BechtelEdited 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