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Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: SI Adventure

It's Dave Mirra's World

He has carved out an action-sports empire, but the most decorated athlete in the history of the X Games is still pushing the envelope

By Brian Cazeneuve

ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER

THE AMAZON'S TIDAL SURGE OFFERS KAYAKERS AN AMAZING RIDE-BUT WATCH OUT FOR THE CANDIRU!

By Franz Lidz

Inside Out

By Yi-Wyn Yen

05.30.05 IN/OUT

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Ricky Carmichael

By Yi-Wyn Yen

The Spot

NEWBURYPORT, MASS. A pro skateboarder launches an eatery devoted to beans, burritos and action sports

By Yi-Wyn Yen

High Climbs

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Mr. Bass

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Bad Blood

Tyler Hamilton is training hard and determined to reverse his doping suspension, which he blames on a flawed test

By Austin Murphy

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

Inside Cover

Questions For Kenny Perry

The 23-year vet dusted the field at the Colonial by beating the heat, the smelly water and a pair of weakening peepers

By Jim Gorant

A List

What golfers are talking about

By Jim Gorant

Big Play With Mitchell Spearman

By Mitchell Spearman

Sing - Along

By Geoff Shackelford

2¢ With Joey Sindelar

By Joey Sindelar

TOP 100 TEACHERS POLL

Made in America

Meet Generation Z, the surprisingly large, though largely unheralded, contingent of young U.S. players whose recent play has everyone feeling good about the future

By Gary Van Sickle

My Shot

Visiting U.S. troops has made me appreciate them-and the Tour-even more

By Frank Lickliter

Stik: Life and Times on the PGA Tour

NEXT WEEK: JACK'S PLACE

By Chris Eliopoulos, Writer

CATCHING UP WITH

Jimmy Wynn, Outfielder

MAY 27, 1974

By Michael Farber

LETTERS

LETTERS

Air and Space

R.I.P. 6-4-3

By Steve Rushin

SI Players

TORII HUNTER

Twins Centerfielder

As told to Albert Chen

WHO'S Hot/WHO'S Not

SI PLAYERS POLL

Changing Gears

Cycling has Ottawa's Curtis Leschyshyn at a new level of fitness

By Amanda Cherrin

Achilles Tendency

Dontrelle Willis is hooked on Troy

The Questions with Ben Wallace/Pistons Center

Getting Personal

Manu Ginobili, Spurs Guard

VIDEO MATCHUP

Yankees vs. Red Sox

By Ben Reiter

My Best Friend ...IN ANOTHER SPORT

THE BEST JOKES WE CAN TELL IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED ...

By Jake Westbrook

THE END OF THE HOME RUN ERA

WHEN BIGGER GETS SMALLER, SMALL GETS BIG

With steroid testing in place, power hitting is already in decline. But it's a rising generation of good young pitchers that may be driving baseball into an era in which the little things matter again

By Tom Verducci

Minor Development: New Hope

Changes at the big league level are opening doors for nonslugging prospects such as Eric Duncan

By Albert Chen

Horse Racing

A Trip to Remember

In an amazing display of athleticism by both a rider and his mount, Jeremy Rose survived a near disastrous stumble aboard Afleet Alex to win the Preakness

By Tim Layden

NBA Playoffs

Red Hot for The Heat

In leading Miami to the Eastern finals against rugged Detroit, Dwyane Wade joined the ranks of the NBA's elite, though you'd never know it from the way he acts

By Ian Thomsen

The Score on the Final Four

An opposing team's scout sizes up the strengths and weaknesses of the conference finalists

SOCCER

Eddie Makes This Game Look Cool

When a kid from the Florida projects like Eddie Johnson scores goals in bunches, it gets the attention of the world's top soccer clubs--and young African-Americans

By Grant Wahl

Online Poker

Online and Obsessed

As the Internet poker wave breaks over college campuses, a few bright young players are exploiting high-level statistics and game theory to make a fortune. Others are losing more than their tuition

By Daniel G. Habib

Poker Primer: Five Questions

The runaway growth of Internet gaming has left a murky trail of legal and public health issues

By Daniel G. Habib

SWIMMING WITH THE SHARKS

Online players make a leap of faith when they join a game. Can they be sure they're getting a fair deal?

By Daniel G. Habib

Inside

Inside The Week In Sports

Inside Baseball

Home Cookin'

It took a year to adjust to spacious Petco Park, but the Padres finally got their heads straight, and it shows

By Albert Chen

Gone and Nearly Forgotten

NATS VISIT CANADA

By Albert Chen

Who Is This Guy?

By Albert Chen

An Opening For a Closer

BRAVES DEMOTE KOLB

By Tom Verducci

Tom Verducci's View

By Tom Verducci

Inside The WNBA

New Spark

Seeking a fresh start after battling depression, Chamique Holdsclaw is reviving her game in Los Angeles

By Phil Taylor

End of the Storm?

No WNBA champion has repeated since L.A. in 2002, and with defending titlist Seattle having lost two starters, its reign may be over. Here are four teams that could unseat the Storm.

By Trisha Blackmar

Inside The NFL

On the Upbeat

The Vikings are feeling good about themselves again after unloading a headache and revamping the defense

By Peter King

Life of Reilly

Revving Up The Grapes

By Rick Reilly

Departments

Leading Off

• For daily Web-only Leading Off galleries, go to SI.com/scorecard.

Fever Pitch

English blood has been boiling since Tampa Bay Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer took over Manchester United. But this isn't garden-variety anti-Americanism

By Franz Lidz

Land of the Pre

Three decades after his death, a roadside memorial in Eugene, Ore., helps keep Steve Prefontaine's legacy alive

By Mark Baker

Working Girl

At 18, Paula Creamer may be young to win an LPGA event, but she's not new to golf

By Yi-Wyn Yen

Go Figure

By Stephen Cannella

For the Record

By Stephen Cannella

Wildcat Strike

Northwestern brings the women's NCAA lacrosse title to the heartland

By Julia Morrill

The Show

By Bill Scheft

Q+A Annie Duke

The 39-year-old poker pro is the leading female money winner of all time at the World Series of Poker

By Richard Deitsch

The Beat

By Adam Duerson

The Week Ahead

What to watch and watch for

By Amanda Cherrin

Faces in the Crowd

By Stephen Cannella