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January 11, 1999
January 11, 1999 cover
Cover photograph by
Peter Read Miller

Previous Issues

 
FIESTA BOWL
Rocky Top
Tennessee completed an unbeaten season and claimed the national title in a raggedly played Fiesta Bowl
By Tim Layden
 
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Inside College Basketball
 
PRO FOOTBALL
Inside the NFL

Dr. Z's Forecast
 

HOCKEY
Inside the NHL
 

Other articles in this week's issue

PRO FOOTBALL
Eye-catching
The 49ers capped a wild, wild wild-card weekend with the last-gasp heroics of a touchdown pass against the Pack from Steve Young to Terrell Owens
By Michael Silver

Jake and Bake
Quarterback Jake Plummer and his Cardiac Cardinals found a less stressful way to finally conquer the Cowboys
By Austin Murphy

Making a Name
The Dolphins' no-name defense snuffed out Doug Flutie's bid for another miracle as Miami defeated the Bills to set up a rematch with the Broncos
By Peter King
 

 

Custom Taylor
A perfect fit in the Jaguars' altered attack, rookie runner Fred Taylor left the Pats in tatters as he rushed for 162 yards
By David Fleming

Ballad of Big Daddy
Eugene (Big Daddy) Lipscomb, who revolutionized the defensive lineman's position in the late 1950s, was a man of insatiable appetites: for women, liquor and, apparently, drugs
By William Nack

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
SI's All-Bowl Team
After countless All-America teams, here's something unique: our pick of the best performers in the 23 bowls
By Ivan Maisel


 


Special online features

1998: Sportsman of the Year
Sports Illustrated honors Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. View exclusive behind- the-scenes video of the cover shoot, browse SI feature stories, click through our Mac and Sammy covers gallery and check out our complete archive of all the previous Sportsmen.

The Yankees' Greatest Hits
A dazzling, all-star tribute to the winningest team in 92 years. Highlights of 1998, classic SI stories and covers, Robert W. Creamer's all-time Yankees, a virtual tour of Yankee Stadium, and, of course, the Babe.

World Series Flashbacks
Warm up for the Fall Classic with this collection of Sports Illustrated stories and covers.

1998 NFL Preview
Sports Illustrated's Pro Football Preview has scouting reports on all 30 teams, including lineups and stats. SI's experts handicap the races and tell you who's going to win the Super Bowl.

History of the Final Four
Take a comprehensive look at the who, what, where and why of college basketball's main event, including dozens of classic Sports Illustrated covers.

Swimsuit '98
Journey to the center of the earth with the Sports Illustrated 1998 Swimsuit Issue: SI Travels the Equator. And don't miss Swimsuit '98 Extra!

The Cold Wars
Review the highlights of each Winter Olympics, check out classic Sports Illustrated stories and photos, and catch up with some of the biggest names in the Games.

Photo Galleries
SI's photographers take you onto the field and into the action.

1997: The Year in Review
Great moments, top performers, cool photos, sound bites and features from Sports Illustrated. Don't miss our list of 1997's Top 10 stories. To see what we ranked No. 1, click ear.

  1998: The Year in Review
Don't miss our list of 1998's Top 10 stories and most Memorable Moments. We've got cool photo galleries and great sound bites. And be sure to check out the Ups and Downs in the year in sports as chosen by the Sports Illustrated writers.

1998-99 NHL Preview
Where will your favorite finish? Sports Illustrated's NHL Preview has scouting reports on all 27 teams.

33: Larry Bird
This package highlights the career of one of the best ever, with photo galleries, flashbacks, perspectives and a timeline.

CNN/SI College Football '98
Check out this comprehensive look at the 1998 season, featuring conference previews, a photo gallery of the game's top running backs, and a preseason Heisman watch.

1998 College Football Preview
All the info you could want from the magazine, including scouting reports on the Top 25, a master list of all 112 Division I-A teams, and rankings in the lower divisions.

Target: 61
As the Home Run Chase heats up, follow the adventures of Mark McGwire and friends. Stats, profiles, exclusive analysis and photos from Sports Illustrated, and This Week in Mark McGwire HR History.

Baseball '98
The boys of summer are back in town, and Sports Illustrated has the scoop on how your team will fare.

Super Bowl Summaries
Recaps and photos of every game, from I through XXXI.

Ups and Downs
The best and worst of 1997, as selected by a panel of Sports Illustrated writers and CNN/SI anchors. Start with the King of all media, and then browse.

The Biggest Games Ever
Ring in the New Year with this classic collection of college football bowl game photos and memories.

Swimsuit '97
Circumnavigate the globe on a navel expedition with the Sports Illustrated 1997 Swimsuit Issue: Bikini World. And don't miss Swimsuit '96: South African Safari.


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