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July 14, 2003 Table Of Contents

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Scorecard Extra

Schoolmaster Kevin Johnson squares off against teacher groups over his plans to reinvent Sacramento High

By Michael Silver

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

Garrity vs. Geraghty

By James P. Herre/Editor, Golf Plus

Hot Stuff A qualifier wins in a playoff, a superstar melts down, and a teen sensation gets a taste of the real world. This Women's Open had it all

By Josh Elliott

British Open Preview Six experts answer the most perplexing question in golf: What's wrong with 2001 British champ David Duval?

Open Ticket To players such as Luke Donald, the Western was a qualified success

By John Garrity

Our Cheatin' Hearts

By Steve Rushin

The Greatest Year Ever Despite cloying crowds and tough conditions, Ben Hogan cemented his legend at his first and only Open Championship

By Curt Sampson

Ten Years After British Open Quiz Think you know everything about the British Open? Test your knowledge of the last Open held at Royal St. George's, in 1993

By Gary Van Sickle

Take Your Pick If form holds, an eclectic mix will contend at St. George's

By Alan Shipnuck; Gary Van Sickle

Big Play A retooled stroke helped Tiger Woods nail short putts like the four-footer at 10 that gave him a 10-shot lead at Cog Hill as he ended his victory drought

By Jim Suttie

He Got the Fax Wrong

By Alan Shipnuck

Teen Queens An unprecedented 14 teenagers played in last week's U.S. Women's Open, including a dozen amateurs/ingenues. Here's a look at those Lizzie McGuires in spikes, listed from youngest to oldest.

By Alan Shipnuck

Coming Up

By Sal Johnson

Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary

Mast Appeal Sports have gone populist in ritzy NEWPORT, where events will be in full sail this week

By Alexander Wolff

Me and Ernie D The popular filmmaker on his--and his home state's--love of Providence hoops

By Peter Farrelly

The Poll Rhode Islanders weigh in on sports*


By Richard Hoffer

Sports Illustrated Now & Then From Yogi to yoga, from Elvis to Eminem, here's what a difference 50 years makes in the way we play


Nerves and Volleys Serena Williams won another ragged final against sister Venus to defend her Wimbledon title, and Roger Federer bagged his first major with flawless all-court tennis

By S.L. Price


Media Monster The Yankee with the most reporters and paparazzi on his tail isn't Derek Jeter. It's 29-year-old rookie Hideki Matsui, who's bigger in Japan than Godzilla

By Charles P. Pierce


Teed Off Even as he crushed the Western Open field, Tiger Woods charged that some rivals gain added distance on their drives by using illegal clubs

By Alan Shipnuck Special Reporting by Steve Eubanks


Inside The Week In Sports

Inside Baseball

Quality Start Rookie Brandon Webb has lifted the Diamondbacks into contention

By Albert Chen

The Heat Index

By Albert Chen

Reliever Moved Into the Rotation Minnesota's Johan Santana

By Albert Chen

Tom Verducci's View

By Tom Verducci

Inside Motor Sports

Fuelish Pleasure With a timely pit stop, rookie Greg Biffle stole the Pepsi 400 at Daytona for his first Winston Cup win

By Lars Anderson

Confidence Man Waltrip Hits His Stride

By Lars Anderson

Honor the Agreement Caution-Flag Racing

By Lars Anderson

High-Octane Bad Blood NASCAR has a long history of Hatfield-McCoy-like feuds. (Richard Petty vs. David Pearson was the nastiest of 'em all.) Here's a look at the big three of '03.

By Lars Anderson

Inside The NHL

United They Stand Free-agent buddies Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne took sizable pay cuts to play together in Colorado

By Stephen Cannella

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

The Importance of Being Ernest

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off


50 Years, 50 Sports, 50 States

The Sadness at Baylor The case of Patrick Dennehy has remained as elusive as the player himself

By Grant Wahl Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Returned Czech? The Red Wings want Dominik Hasek to end his rambunctious retirement

By Stephen Cannella 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

A Wee Scam

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill Scheft Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Q+A Kix Brooks

By Richard Deitsch; Kix Brooks Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Week In Television

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Under Review All-Star changes--Matsui's late surge

By Mark Bechtel Edited by Kostya Kennedy

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel