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Jazzed Up! Steve Flesch's dramatic first win was only part of the fun in New Orleans

By Seth Davis

Out Of The Wild With his made-for-TV Eco-Challenge, Mark Burnett launched the adventure-racing craze, but now he may be exiting the sport--leaving its future in doubt

By Kelli Anderson

The Next Big Race By securing the first network television deal for an adventure race, Primal Quest director Dan Barger believes that his big-money event can fill the void left by the Eco-Challenge

By Kelli Anderson

The Best Of The Rest The Eco may be on ice, but for expedition racers, from hard-core pros to weekend warriors, there's a whole wide world of extreme challenges from which to choose

By Austin Murphy

Vision Quest James McLean battles the effects of an old illness that hurt his putting

By John Garrity

Lone Star A solo Swiss sailor circled the globe, weathering icebergs and the dreaded Doldrums, to win the Around Alone race

By E.M. Swift

Long, Strange Trips For these three solo adventurers, the methods of travel may differ, but the goal is the same: to circle the planet all by themselves

By Bill Syken

Ice Shift Once celebrated--and then ridiculed--as rapper Vanilla Ice, Rob Van Winkle has found peace and fulfillment in a return to motocross racing

By Jeff Pearlman

On The Fast Track At the AMA Supercross season finale in Las Vegas a pair of young aces continued their electrifying rivalry: One won the race, the other the title--and the sport scored big

By Pete McEntegart

Inside Out NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE WORLD OF ADVENTURE SPORTS

By Franz Lidz

Indoor Adventure Got a little downtime? These new releases take the viewer, reader and listener from the Colorado Rockies to the heart of Africa to the bubbly surf of the North Shore

By Bill Syken; Charles Hirshberg; Josh Elliott

What It Takes It's all about comfort for one triathlete, even if that breaches his pal Lance's sense of cool

Park It, Mister

By Austin Murphy

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

The Real Cut Streak Forget what the PGA Tour says. The record held by Byron Nelson should belong to Ben Hogan

By Sal Johnson and Alan Shipnuck

What's Wrong With This Picture? A lack of diversity is harming the National Minority tournament

By Farrell Evans

The Week

By Alan Shipnuck

Soul on Ice

By Steve Rushin

Big Play Steve Flesch showed a veteran's cool with a wise layup on the 72nd hole at New Orleans, leading to the par that keyed his first Tour win

By Wayne Defrancesco

Coming Up

By Sal Johnson

Q+A Lee Westwood Hoping to end a brutal slump, the Brit returned to New Orleans, the site of his 1998 breakthrough win

By Lee Westwood

Horse Racing

Who's Laughing Now? Funny Cide, a New York-bred gelding, stunned racing's blue bloods by sailing to victory in the Kentucky Derby

By Tim Layden

College Sports

How He Met His Destiny at a Strip Club MIKE PRICE: FIRED

By Don Yaeger

NHL Playoffs

Just Ducky The astonishing play of goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere has lifted Anaheim into the Western Conference finals

By Michael Farber

NBA Playoffs

Pair of Kings With Mike Bibby and Bobby Jackson sharing point guard duties, Sacramento holds a strong hand for its playoff showdown with Dallas

By Jack McCallum

The Billups Barometer

By Chris Ballard

Inside

Inside The Week in Sports

Inside The NHL

Inside The NHL

By Stephen Cannella

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Inside Boxing

Inside Boxing

By Phil Taylor

The Price Is Right NBC's back in the fight game

By Luis Fernando Llosa

Inside Baseball

Inside Baseball

By Albert Chen

Tom Verducci's View

By Tom Verducci; Omar Vizquel

Inside The NBA

Inside The NBA

By Ian Thomsen

The Power of 3

By Rick Reilly

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Letters

Transition Game At 40, Michael Jordan is job hunting. Is he a good hire?

By L. Jon Wertheim Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

A Straight Shooter SI senior writer Jack McCallum bids farewell to Jazz guard John Stockton

By Jack McCallum Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Go Figure

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

For The Record

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Knight Games

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill Scheft Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Q+A Tiffeny Milbrett The 30-year-old national team striker is the U.S.'s third-leading career scorer and the star of the WUSA's New York Power.

By Tiffeny Milbrett; Richard Deitsch Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Week In Television

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Under Review Rome Returning--At Odds with NBC

By Richard Deitsch Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel