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Leading Off
December 21, 1998
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December 21, 1998

Leading Off

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12 Letters
17 Faces in the Crowd
19 SI View
24 Catching Up With...
130 The Life of Reilly

29 Scorecard

Holiday greetings
Olympic scandal
Archie Moore remembered
Headless heroine
Noble NBA owners
Little Super Bowl

Inside...

108 Soccer
113 College Football
116 Baseball
123 The NFL

Sportsmen Of the Year
40 Toga! Toga!
A To celebrate the Homeric feats of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, photographer Walter Iooss Jr. turned a witty lens on the two mythic heroes of 1998, and senior writers Tom Verducci and Gary Smith turned their close attention to the two obscure men who, more than any others, made McGwire and Sosa the record-smashing hitters that they are

College Basketball
74 Top Dogs
Khalid El-Amin and Richard Hamilton have the Connecticut Huskies leading the national rankings
by Grant Wahl

Hockey
80 Mirror, Mirror
NHL teams think Swedish twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin may be the fairest prospects of them all
by Michael Farber

Pro Football

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