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February 14, 2005 Table Of Contents

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Hell on Wheels

An audience favorite at Sundance, Murderball lifts the lid on the ultracompetitive world of quad rugby

By Aimee Berg

Faces in the Crowd

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

Inside Cover

Questions For Ian Woosnam

After Bernhard Langer dropped out, Woosnam and Nick Faldo emerged as the favorites to be the next European Ryder Cup captain

By Ian Woosnam

A List What golfers are talking about

By Jim Gorant

Big Play with Michael Breed

By Jim Gorant

American Kournikova

Natalie Gulbis has the looks, the marketing power, the boyfriend and the ambition to become a crossover star. So what if she's never won an LPGA event?

By Alan Shipnuck


From the sublime to the silly, there was something for every golfer at the season- opening PGA Merchandise Show

By Gary Van Sickle


Life and Times on the PGA Tour

By Paul Jenkins


The Amazing Adventures of Kid Delicious And Bristol Bob

With a handsome sidekick setting him up, Danny Basavich, a.k.a. Kid Delicious, posed as a bumbling slob and won a small fortune in a four-year pool-hustling odyssey. Now the Kid is a rising star on the pro tour

By L. Jon Wertheim




What Big Game?

By Steve Rushin

SI Players

Second Careers

By Deuce McAllister



The Questions with Carlos Arroyo/Pistons Point Guard

By Carlos Arroyo

Big Foot Sighting!

By Sarah Thurmond

In Full Bloom

Jeremy Bloom, Football Player, Mogul Skier

By Sarah Thurmond

All-Pro Hams

San Diego photographer Tim Mantoani illuminated the lighter side of NFL players when he set up a photo booth at the 2003 Pro Bowl


Three-Ring Circus

The Patriots staked their claim as the century's first dynasty and the Greatest Show on Turf, beating the Eagles for their third NFL title in four seasons

By Michael Silver

Point, Counterpoint

Baffled early on by the Eagles' blitz, Pats offensive coordinator Charlie Weis swung the momentum by uncharacteristically calling screen passes out of four-wideout sets

By Paul Zimmerman


Double Whammy

It may sound easy--play twice in two nights--but back-to-back games take a heavy toll on NBA teams, and the Kings paid the price a couple of times last week

By Jack McCallum


Masterof the Masses

Cheered on by the largest crowds in Tour history, people's choice Phil Mickelson showed why he will also be a force in 2005 at the FBR Open

By Gary Van Sickle


It's All Downhill for Bode

Though he didn't have as much fun flying on two skis as he did on one, incomparable Bode Miller led a historic one-two U.S. finish at the world championships

By Tim Layden

College Basketball

Wisconsin Pride

Meet the Dieners of Fond du Lac, the first family of heartland hoops--three generations that have shot and smiled through stardom and sorrow




The Week In Sports

Inside College Basketball

Great Stuffs

TCU forward Sandora Irvin, making Uncle Michael proud, became the top shot blocker in NCAA women's history

By Julia Morrill

Pro Prospects

By Julia Morrill

SU guard has a huge fan club


By Kelli Anderson

Seth Davis's Hoop Thoughts

By Seth Davis

Inside The NBA

RePhil Time?

The Lakers might try to bring back Phil Jackson, but it's unlikely he'll return. For L.A.'s sake, he shouldn't

By Ian Thomsen

Inside College Football

Altered State

Penn State got with the program on signing day, adding two playmakers who'll provide an instant spark

By Mark Beech

Ferentz Builds A Following


By Mark Beech

Recruiting Report Card

By Gene Menez


Making the Right Calls

By Rick Reilly


Leading Off

Dead Meat

Its athletic department is in shambles, and the hoops team can't buy a win. For tiny Savannah State, going big-time isn't all it was cracked up to be

By Stephen Cannella

A Clashing Symbol

Shrugging off Hitler's embrace, Max Schmeling forged a friendship with his greatest ring rival

By Frank Deford

Upwardly Mobile

The NFL's leading rusher steps aside--and contemplates life in the owner's box

By Peter King

Go Figure

By Mark Bechtel

For the Record

By Mark Bechtel

Stickler for Truth?

In a new book Jose Canseco says he injected teammates with steroids

By Albert Chen

The Show

By Bill Scheft

Q+A Bill Self

The 42-year-old Oklahoma native is the coach of the No. 3--ranked Kansas Jayhawks

By Bill Self

The Beat

By Lisa Altobelli

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Amanda Cherrin

Under Review

By Richard Deitsch

Jacob Luft: New-Look Lineups

By Mark Bechtel

The Poll Position

By Mark Bechtel