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Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary

Desert Storm Once a year the PGA Tour lets its hair down and goes a little crazy at the PHOENIX OPEN

By John Garrity

The Title That Binds The state's senior senator on the Diamondbacks' unifying World Series win

By John McCain

The Poll Arizonans weigh in on sports*

Compiled by Bill Syken

Who & Where

Compiled by Bill Syken

Greatest Moment

Compiled by Bill Syken

Numbers

Compiled by Bill Syken

Memorable Quote

Compiled by Bill Syken

Alltime Best For Arizona's top 50 homegrown sports figures, go to SI.com/50

Compiled by Bill Syken

NFL Playoffs

Coming Through

Two years removed from a 1-15 season, Carolina followed coach John Fox's blueprint to perfection and earned its first Super Bowl berth with an upset of Philadelphia

By Peter King

The Going Gets Tough In a matchup of blue-collar defenses and contrasting offenses, the Patriots get the nod

By Paul Zimmerman

Cold Blooded PATRIOTS 24 COLTS 14 Playing in its favorite weather, New England mercilessly pounded Peyton Manning and Indy's vaunted attack to earn a second trip to the Super Bowl in three years

By Michael Silver

Basketball

Mighty Mouth Peripatetic point guard Sam Cassell has found a home in Minnesota, where his chatter and talent are appreciated

By Jack McCallum

Hockey

Dominator Or Cujo? Detroit will have to find an ending to its goaltending soap opera by choosing Dominik Hasek or Curtis Joseph to lead its quest for the Stanley Cup

By Michael Farber

College Basketball

Palo Altitude Unbeaten, poll-climbing Stanford, with gritty guards and a physical front line, is changing its rep from polite to punishing

By Phil Taylor

Something's Bruin Instilling his trademark toughness, coach Ben Howland is beginning to turn UCLA around

By Seth Davis

Olympics

Hello Athens Never has an Olympic host city battled so much criticism, sparked so many security concerns or been so crucial to the future of the Games. Is Greece ready? Excellent question

By S.L. Price

Inside

Inside The Week In Sports

Inside College Basketball

On The Rebound Larry Eustachy, rehabbing his life, seeks another chance

By Seth Davis

Head To Head This Week Arizona F Andre Iguodala versus Oregon F Luke Jackson

By Seth Davis

Duhon Learns How To Lead Duke's Dynamo

By Seth Davis

Seth Davis's Free Throws

By Seth Davis

Inside The NBA

Get Brent Brent Barry isn't the biggest name on the trading block this season, but he is one of the most coveted

By Ian Thomsen

Off the Bench, On the Rebound Turkoglu's Transition

By Ian Thomsen

Ian Thomsen's Fast Break

By Ian Thomsen

Inside The NHL

Shark Alert After an early-season gut check, San Jose is showing its teeth again

By Stephen Cannella

In The Crease

By Pierre McGuire

Jumping Jack's Still a Flash

By Rick Reilly

Departments

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Letters

Lots and Lots of Lots

By Steve Rushin

The Girl Has Game Even as she missed the cut at last week's Sony Open, Michelle Wie showed she belongs where the boys are

By John Garrity Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Ah, Ha! He's Next A supertall Korean teenager is aiming to become the next Yao Ming

By Franz Lidz 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 Good Home Spoiled

By Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill Scheft Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Q+A Julie Krone

By Julie Krone; Richard Deitsch Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Sports Beat

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

The Week Ahead WHAT TO WATCH AND WATCH FOR

By Julia Morrill Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Under Review

By Daniel G. Habib Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel

Faces in the Crowd

Edited by Kostya Kennedy and Mark Bechtel