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SI Adventure

WHO OWNS THIS WAVE?

FREE ACCESS OR RESORT GUESTS ONLY? A SLICE OF PERFECT SURF A MILE OFF TINY TAVARUA ISLAND IN FIJI UNDERSCORES THE SPORT'S CRUCIAL DEBATE

By Mark Borden

Who Owns This Snow?

A members-only resort in Montana offers skiers a mountain of fresh powder and uncrowded runs--for a mountainous price

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Inside Out

Surf Docs

Some totally board-certified physicians pitch in on earthquake relief in the Pacific

By Bill Syken

04.18.05 IN/OUT

Gretchen Bleiler

PRO SNOWBOARDER

By Gretchen Bleiler

The 411

The lowdown on how seven pro skaters made those over-the-top basketball shots in an amazing video on the Web

Paddle Pics

By Bill Syken

Fish Tales

By Bill Syken

Blind Ambition

He has lost his sight and endured a litany of horrific injuries, but triathlete Bobby McMullen is still going full-speed ahead

By Austin Murphy

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

Inside Cover

UP & DOWN

He's back and so is Mother Nature, but Jack is out. Here's the real Masters scorecard

By Jim Gorant

Big Play with T.J. Tomasi

By T.J. Tomasi

2¢ with RYAN MOORE

By Ryan Moore

A Week Inside The Ropes

Working as a caddie, the author has a unique vantage point from which to observe the traditions of Augusta, and to discover the true meaning of the Masters

By Michael Bamberger

Portrait of an Artist

As disciplined as he is creative, Luke Donald is slowly but surely establishing himself as a major player

By Seth Davis

One for the Boys

After years of playing second fiddle to his countrywomen, K.J. Choi found the spotlight at the Masters

By Josh Elliott

Women's Work

Part swing coach, part second mother, Pam Barnett finally made it to the Masters with her longtime student Ted Purdy

By John Garrity

My Shot

Lee Elder integrated the Masters 30 years ago, but not everyone is celebrating

By Farrell Evans

Trust Me

By James P. Herre

STIK

Life and Times on the PGA Tour

By Chris Eliopoulos

AIR AND SPACE

Ice Cold Cheer Here!

By Steve Rushin

SI Players

EMEKA OKAFOR

Bobcats Forward

By Emeka Okafor

WHO'S Hot/WHO'S Not

SI PLAYERS POLL

Based on a survey of 227 NBA players

The Questions with Marcus Camby

Nuggets Center

By Marcus Camby

Levels of the Game

By Ben Reiter

Gaining Yards

To honor his late mother, Atlanta's Warrick Dunn helps single moms get homes of their own

By Jeffri Chadiha

My Best Friend ...IN ANOTHER SPORT

By Sarah Thurmond

THE MASTERS

Perfect Pitch

With a monumental chip shot that highlighted a Sunday charge, Tiger Woods fought off Chris DiMarco to win his fourth Masters and prove—again—he is No. 1

By Alan Shipnuck

BASEBALL

Getting Edgy At Wrigley

After two straight disappointing finishes by the Cubs, the confines aren't so friendly anymore. North Siders have had their fill of lovable losers

By Michael Farber

Baseball

South Side Story

The White Sox have a championship drought--but not the legacy of a curse--to match their Windy City brethren

By Marty Burns

Pro Basketball

One Last Shot for Reggie

With his ageless game and his quirky regimen, Reggie Miller is capping an illustrious 18-year career by rallying the Pacers to the playoffs

By Chris Ballard

Boxing

The Shadow Boxer

Emile Griffith beat Kenny (Kid) Paret to death in the ring after Paret called him queer. That was 43 years ago. He's still struggling to come to grips with it. So are we

By Gary Smith

Gays in Sports: A Poll

Americans believe they have become more accepting--but have they?

By L. Jon Wertheim

Inside

Inside

The Week In Sports

Inside Horse Racing

In and Out

Bellamy Road became the top Derby contender with a romp in the Wood, but a filly's dream ended at Santa Anita

By Tim Layden

Inside Baseball

Star Search

The Astros gave rookie Willy Taveras first crack at replacing Carlos Beltran, and he's off to a fast start at the plate

By Albert Chen

Tom Verducci's View

By Tom Verducci

Inside The NBA

Just Rewards

A couple of newcomers from UConn and a big (and familiar) face are among our year-end award winners

By Ian Thomsen

Inside College Football

Trojan Spring

An exodus of topflight assistants has forced national champ USC to adjust to a radically rebuilt coaching staff

By Austin Murphy

LIFE OF REILLY

Short but Sweet

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

Letters

Spring Cleaning

Baylor's women's basketball team lifted up a town and restored the luster to a school tarnished by scandal. Just call them the Good News Bears

By Kelli Anderson

Fast Forward

The women's game just keeps getting better. Here is SI's early line on the 2005--06 season

By Richard Deitsch

Tragic Sunday

A routine Arena league play turned out to be lineman Al Lucas's last

By Stephen Cannella

Go Figure

For the Record

The Literary Life

Jose Canseco

By Mark Bechtel

Urban Renewal

Start spreading the news: New York basher John Rocker is heading north

By Mark Bechtel

The Show

By Bill Scheft

Q + A James Taylor

The singer, who goes on tour this month, performed America the Beautiful before Boston's home opener on Monday

By James Taylor

The Beat

By Lisa Altobelli

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Amanda Cherrin

Under Review

By Nancy Ramsey

Faces in the Crowd