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Si Adventure

Because It's Still There Climbs of Mount Everest have become common, but the mountain retains its allure--and its danger

By Richard Hoffer

History At 29,035 Feet The half century since Hillary and Norgay reached the top of the world has been marked by a long trail of towering conquests and tragic failures

Take A Peak Will the fledgling climbers reach the summit? Will they die trying? Live! From Mount Everest! It's Global Extremes

By George Dohrmann

Pros By Any Other Name

By Steve Rushin

Armchair Everest Can't be there? Films, books and websites help capture peak experiences

By Bill Syken

Celebrity Stalker The skills of ace wilderness tracker Tom Brown have found an unusual stage: Hollywood

By Chris Ballard


By Pete McEntegart; John Clarke Jr.; Rick Lipsey

What It Takes A climbing heavyweight knows that at 26,000 feet, the key is to be a lightweight

Homeland Insecurity Troglodyte behavior is a problem at surf breaks the world over, but it's particularly acute at scenic Fort Point.

By Austin Murphy

Golf Plus

The One and Only It's been a dark year for Europeans, but Padraig Harrington could be a bright spot this week in Augusta

By Gary Van Sickle

Culture Clash Torn between the values of her native and adopted countries, Grace Park is again reaching for stardom, this time on her terms

By Kate Meyers

The Ad That Launched a Thousand Hits Tiger Woods came under fire for failing to take a stand on Augusta National. After all, hadn't he volunteered for the job?

By L. Jon Wertheim

The Week

By Alan Shipnuck

Big Play Unheralded Ben Crane displayed nerves of steel down the stretch, especially on the brilliant peeler shot he played on the 16th hole

By T.J. Tomasi

Coming Up

By Sal Johnson

A Lone Voice of Dissent

By Cameron Morfit

Catching Up With...

Dwight Qawi, Boxer MARCH 28, 1983

By Luis Fernando Llosa

Ncaa Tournament

Orange Crushed

The hot-shooting Orangemen of Syracuse held off a late charge by Kansas to win the national title

By Alexander Wolff


Duty First As the lacrosse career of star West Point midfielder Mike Kamon winds down, his graduation portends a dangerous and uncertain future

By Michael Bamberger

Pro Basketball

A Change In Zip Code? Heaven knows where KARL MALONE is headed next season, and the way John Stockton feels, the Mailman won't be the only one leaving Utah

By Ian Thomsen


The 500 Crowd Sammy Sosa is the latest to hit his 500th home run. With lots of others in line, is the number losing its luster?

By Tom Verducci


Friend or Foe? Childhood pals from the same Swedish town and the NHL's top MVP candidates, Colorado's Peter Forsberg and Vancouver's Markus Naslund may be on a collision course for the Stanley Cup

By Michael Farber; Pierre McGuire


Blood Brothers A decade after their epic ring trilogy, Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe are still bound together, hostages to their dreams and delusions

By Richard Hoffer


Inside The Week in Sports

Inside Swimming

Inside Swimming

By Brian Cazeneuve

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Albert Chen; Daniel G. Habib; Tom Verducci

Inside Horse Racing

Inside Horse Racing

By Tim Layden

Baseball, My Way

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off



By George Dohrmann; Brendan Morgan; Julia Morrill; E.M. Swift; Melissa Segura; Pete McEntegart; David Sabino; Kelley KingEdited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill ScheftEdited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Q+A Luis Gonzalez

By Luis Gonzalez; Richard DeitschEdited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Faces In The Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel