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May 30, 2005 | Volume 102, Issue 22

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Jason Giambi Cover - Sports Illustrated May 30, 2005

May 30, 2005 | Michael Farber
MAY 27, 1974

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Pumped Pistons

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In a picture featuring 47 athletes from Long Beach Poly High (The Best High School Athletic Programs, May 16) SI failed to identify Hugo Ayala, a senior captain on the Jackrabbits' soccer team...

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LETTERS

May 30, 2005 | Steve Rushin
Manny Gluck died last week after 50 years as a vendor at Yankee Stadium, where he sold scorecards and programs, words always twinned in the cries of souvenir hawkers. But with Gluck's passing we...

May 30, 2005 | Franz Lidz
English blood has been boiling since Tampa Bay Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer took over Manchester United. But this isn't garden-variety anti-Americanism

May 30, 2005 | Mark Baker
Three decades after his death, a roadside memorial in Eugene, Ore., helps keep Steve Prefontaine's legacy alive

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
At 18, Paula Creamer may be young to win an LPGA event, but she's not new to golf

May 30, 2005 | Stephen Cannella
15-0 Vote by which the Milwaukee Common Council revoked a law that banned beer drinking in public parking lots, making the city's stadiums and arenas safe for tailgating.

May 30, 2005 | Stephen Cannella
Pitched

May 30, 2005 | Julia Morrill
Northwestern brings the women's NCAA lacrosse title to the heartland

May 30, 2005 | Bill Scheft
Before we begin could someone, anyone, get an endorsement contract for Under Armour over to Saddam Hussein?

May 30, 2005 | Richard Deitsch
The 39-year-old poker pro is the leading female money winner of all time at the World Series of Poker

May 30, 2005 | Adam Duerson
Still wondering why Matt Leinart stuck around USC for one more year? Look no further than Mood, the Hollywood nightclub where he was feted on May 11 with a 22nd birthday party fit for a Trojan...

May 30, 2005 | Adam Duerson
Arsenal soccer star Freddie Ljungberg needed surgery and missed four weeks because of a reaction to tattoo ink.

May 30, 2005 | Adam Duerson
Heavyweight who was KO'd in Round 1 by Lennox Lewis in 1997, after a 53-second loss to Lamon Brewster: "I cannot believe this happens to me every decade."

May 30, 2005 | Amanda Cherrin
What to watch and watch for

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BASEBALL

May 30, 2005 | Stephen Cannella
Megan Bradley

May 30, 2005 | As told to Albert Chen
Twins Centerfielder

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

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Who is the best defensive catcher in the major leagues?

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WHO'S Hot

May 30, 2005 | Amanda Cherrin
Cycling has Ottawa's Curtis Leschyshyn at a new level of fitness

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Dontrelle Willis is hooked on Troy

May 30, 2005
What was your welcome-to-the-NBA moment? One day at practice in my rookie year when I was with the Bullets, we were just messing around, and Chris Webber went baseline and dunked [on me]. After,...

May 30, 2005
Manu Ginobili, Spurs Guard

May 30, 2005 | Ben Reiter
Yankees vs. Red Sox

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MIKE SMITH GIACOMO JOCKEY

May 30, 2005 | Jake Westbrook
"Two antennae got married. The wedding was terrible, but the reception was great."

May 30, 2005 | TOM VERDUCCI
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

May 30, 2005 | Albert Chen
Changes at the big league level are opening doors for nonslugging prospects such as Eric Duncan

May 30, 2005 | Tim Layden
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

May 30, 2005 | IAN THOMSEN
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

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

May 30, 2005 | GRANT WAHL
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

May 30, 2005 | GRANT WAHL
National coach Bruce Arena says he could field an all-African-American lineup, something he couldn't have done when he took over the team in 1998. Using players from the 2005 national-team pool,...

May 30, 2005 | Daniel G. Habib
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

May 30, 2005 | Daniel G. Habib
This was the estimated traffic last Saturday in ring games--which account for about three quarters of business--at five major Internet poker sites, according to PokerPulse.com

May 30, 2005 | Daniel G. Habib
The runaway growth of Internet gaming has left a murky trail of legal and public health issues

May 30, 2005 | Daniel G. Habib
Online players make a leap of faith when they join a game. Can they be sure they're getting a fair deal?

May 30, 2005 | Daniel G. Habib
•Ring Game Pot Total Per Day

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BASEBALL

May 30, 2005 | Albert Chen
It took a year to adjust to spacious Petco Park, but the Padres finally got their heads straight, and it shows

May 30, 2005 | Albert Chen
 

May 30, 2005 | Albert Chen
NATS VISIT CANADA

May 30, 2005 | Albert Chen
Brewers centerfielder Brady Clark is the ultimate late bloomer. Signed by the Reds as a nondrafted free agent in 1996, he didn't play in a professional game until he was 23. After four years in...

May 30, 2005 | Tom Verducci
BRAVES DEMOTE KOLB

May 30, 2005 | Tom Verducci
BAY WATCH

May 30, 2005 | Trisha Blackmar
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.

May 30, 2005 | Phil Taylor
Seeking a fresh start after battling depression, Chamique Holdsclaw is reviving her game in Los Angeles

May 30, 2005 | Peter King
The Vikings are feeling good about themselves again after unloading a headache and revamping the defense

May 30, 2005 | Peter King
Browns tight end Kellen Winslow could miss the 2005 season after tearing his right ACL in a motorcycle accident on May 1 and, as a result, could lose a sizable chunk of income from the six-year,...

May 30, 2005 | Rick Reilly
We NASCAR fans will gobble up entire Wal-Marts full of crap as long as it ties us to the sport we love--like talking bottle openers, driver-faced wall clocks and that home decorating essential,...

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
IN

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
April 22

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
MOTOCROSS RIDER

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
NEWBURYPORT, MASS. A pro skateboarder launches an eatery devoted to beans, burritos and action sports

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
An hour into Return2Sender, climber Michael Reardon shows you the real meaning of crack climbing. The David Lee Roth look-alike scrambles up a route in Joshua Tree National Park with no rope, no...

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
Mike Iaconelli caught his first big bass in 1985 at age 12, and from then he was hooked. Iaconelli's new autobiography, Fishing on the Edge (Delacorte Press, $22), quickly reels you into his world...

May 30, 2005 | Yi-Wyn Yen
53 Skydivers who set a world record for flying headfirst in a formation, above Perris, Calif.

May 30, 2005 | Austin Murphy
Tyler Hamilton is training hard and determined to reverse his doping suspension, which he blames on a flawed test

May 30, 2005 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
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

May 30, 2005 | FRANZ LIDZ
THE AMAZON'S TIDAL SURGE OFFERS KAYAKERS AN AMAZING RIDE-BUT WATCH OUT FOR THE CANDIRU!

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BASEBALL'S INCREDIBLE SHRINKING SLUGGER (IT'S NOT JUST THE JUICE) WHY THE HOME RUN ERA IS GOING...GOING...GONE BY TOM VERDUCCI

May 30, 2005 | Frank Lickliter
Visiting U.S. troops has made me appreciate them-and the Tour-even more

May 30, 2005 | Frank Lickliter
The British will be Jack Nicklaus's final major, but no way will next week's Memorial be his last.

May 30, 2005 | Chris Eliopoulos, Writer
NEXT WEEK: JACK'S PLACE

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Perry's Place

May 30, 2005 | Jim Gorant
The 23-year vet dusted the field at the Colonial by beating the heat, the smelly water and a pair of weakening peepers

May 30, 2005 | Jim Gorant
What golfers are talking about

May 30, 2005 | Jim Gorant
42  Total strokes under par by Kenny Perry in his last 12 rounds at Colonial.

May 30, 2005 | Mitchell Spearman
WHO: Paula Creamer

May 30, 2005 | Geoff Shackelford
If Brian Curley's course design business fails, maybe the Scottsdale, Ariz., architect can go into songwriting. At last month's meeting of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, at...

May 30, 2005 | Mitchell Spearman
Think Ahead Before You Hit

May 30, 2005 | Joey Sindelar
• STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH Haven't seen it yet, but I'm sure I'll like it • REGGIE MILLER He killed my Knicks in the past. Probably shouldn't retire yet.• JASON GIAMBI I'm a Mets...

May 30, 2005 | Mitchell Spearman
"Carton House, the Colin Montgomerie--designed layout that hosted the Irish Open, is a cross between Muirfield and Troon, and the best new course I've seen in years."

May 30, 2005
Who will be more successful as a pro, Paula Creamer or Michelle Wie?

May 30, 2005 | GARY VAN SICKLE
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