6 Leading Off
15 Air and Space
Twin Cities columnist Sid Hartman still whips the whippersnappers at age 85 by Steve Rushin
• Athletes' off-duty imbecilities
• Van Gundy learns who's boss
• Jeff Allison back on the mound
• Yaz must pay for son's misdeeds
27 Faces in the Crowd
80 The Life of Reilly
Mayday! Mayday! Steinbrenner's Derby horse was no better than his baseball team by Rick Reilly
• Yanks may go home early this year
• Brewers' bargain-basement closer
• Dempsey is MLS's star sophomore
36 Do Not Disturb
There's another side to Randy Moss, but don't go knock on his door to find it by Karl Taro Greenfeld
44 Who Knew?
Giacomo, a 50-1 shot, emerged from obscurity--and far off the pace--to win by Tim Layden
48 Ray of Hope
For the Sonics to upset the Spurs, Ray Allen will have to lead as never before by Ian Thomsen
52 The Wisdom of Ozzie
The unconventional Ozzie Guillen has managed the small-balling White Sox to the majors' best record by Michael Farber
57 The Top 25
Here it is: SI's ranking of the best high school athletic programs in the United States. Meet the winners
by Alan Shipnuck
INSET PHOTOS: Heinz Kluetmeier (Giacomo); Peter Read Miller (Mascot)
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JOHN W. MCDONOUGH (GINOBILI)
THE ASCENT OF MANU
The Spurs' Manu Ginobili shoots over Seattle's Damien Wilkins in Game 1 of Round 2 of the NBA playoffs (page 48).
TOM GUERREROL/SANFORD STUDIOS (JACKSON)
¬†Desean Jackson of Long Beach Poly