The First Dance
A rookie coach and four players who had never reached the postseason got a tantalizing taste of what they'd been missing
In Glasgow an American star experienced the fiercest soccer rivalry in the world: Celtic versus Rangers
By Grant Wahl
Follow the Leader
Detroit went to Colorado and took home a 2-0 lead, thanks in large part to captain Steve Yzerman
By Michael Farber
Playing on Joe DiMaggio's home turf, Ken Griffey Jr. matched the Yankee Clipper's lifetime home run mark
By Tom Verducci
As if turning around the Eagles weren't enough, Donovan McNabb must also win over Philly's phickle phans
By Gerry Callahan
You think golf is an unforgiving game? Then try playing it, as the author did, on ice, in Greenland, at 15° below zero
By Steve Rushin
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
The Yankees' Greatest
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.
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
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.
Super Bowl Summaries
Recaps and photos of every game, from I through XXXI.
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.
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.
The boys of summer are back in town, and Sports Illustrated has the scoop on how your team will fare.
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.
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.