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June 27, 2005 | Volume 102, Issue 26

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Tim Duncan Cover - Sports Illustrated June 27, 2005

June 27, 2005
Lady First

June 27, 2005
LETTERS

June 27, 2005 | Steve Rushin
America's first hot rods were conjured from the '32 Ford, which was the preferred getaway car of Bonnie and Clyde, the Little Deuce Coupe of Beach Boys fame and the champion dragster of...

June 27, 2005 | L. Jon Wertheim
What can we learn from an anthropologist who studied Cubs fans? That there is no telling why some teams are more fascinating than others

June 27, 2005 | Lars Anderson
A Michelin mistake left F/1 fans livid and cast doubt on the series' future in the U.S.

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Hospitalized

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
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June 27, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Less lively bats are making it tougher for college hitters to reach the fences

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Former pitcher Rick Ankiel, 25, is trying to make the Cardinals as an outfielder. How's he doing? SI's Ankielometer tells all.

June 27, 2005 | Frank Deford
A new reality series follows moms and dads who push kids to excel in sports

June 27, 2005 | Frank Deford
HIT

June 27, 2005 | Richard Deitsch
The 53-year-old actor plays a former stock car driver and Lindsay Lohan's dad in Herbie: Fully Loaded

June 27, 2005 | Adam Duerson
Not to be outdone by the mayors of San Antonio and Detroit--who wagered one week's salary on the NBA Finals (with the money going to charity)-- Eva Longoria (below) and Best Damn Sports Show...

June 27, 2005 | Adam Duerson
Gillette gave David Beckham a $50,000 diamond-encrusted razor for Father's Day.

June 27, 2005 | Adam Duerson
JOHN WOODEN

June 27, 2005 | Amanda Cherrin
What to watch and watch for

June 27, 2005
U.S. OPEN

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Lauren Moore

June 27, 2005 | Michael Silver
Raiders Running back

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
WHO'S Hot

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
Which closer do you most hate to face?

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
Eagles linebacker Dhani Jones didn't go to Disney World after Super Bowl XXXIX (after all, Philly lost), but he has gone just about everywhere else

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
On June 10 the Brewers called up second baseman Rickie Weeks, 22, their top draft pick in 2003. Weeks, who wrote about life at Triple A Nashville for SI PLAYERS (May 23) batted .320 in Nashville...

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
Red Sox Catcher

June 27, 2005 | Ben Reiter
For Chrysa Chin, every draft pick is a head case

June 27, 2005 | Edited by KOSTYA KENNEDY
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

June 27, 2005 | Ben Reiter
Taken 18th out of prep school in Newark by the Hornets last year, he averaged 10.3 points a game. His advice for draft day and beyond.

June 27, 2005 | Alan Shipnuck
Battling the Pinehurst course while holding off Tiger Woods, New Zealand's Michael Campbell won the U.S. Open--and couldn't believe it himself

June 27, 2005 | Jack McCallum
With soul-patched Phil Jackson yammering about "reconciliation, redemption and reuniting" in the foreground and the threat of a lockout looming in the background--all to the accompaniment of...

June 27, 2005 | Jack McCallum
Here are five changes the NBA needs to make in the aftermath of its uninspiring Finals

June 27, 2005 | Chris Ballard
In 19-year-old former Tar Heel Marvin Williams, the draft has a top pick who seems too good to be true--both on the court and off

June 27, 2005
Ian Thomsen predicts that a handful of high schoolers (five) and a flock of foreigners (eight) will be taken in the first round on June 28

June 27, 2005 | ALBERT CHEN
The Cardinals are running away with their division, just like last year. They intend to be in the World Series, just like last year. But this time, they're built to win it

June 27, 2005
[This article consists of photographs--See below]

June 27, 2005 | RICHARD HOFFER
This Saturday night, the ultratalented Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Arturo Gatti for the super lightweight title. It's his biggest bout yet. Few will be rooting for him

June 27, 2005 | L. Jon Wertheim
Fourteen years ago a high school junior named Jermaine Ewell was beaten into a coma by a former schoolmate and his crew. Both the victim and his assailant were athletes, and that was the key to...

June 27, 2005
The Week In Sports

June 27, 2005 | Tim Layden
At this week's U.S. championships, a struggling Marion Jones hopes to regain her speed--and her good name

June 27, 2005 | Tim Layden
Jamaica's Asafa Powell broke the 100-meter world record and fired up a sprint rivalry

June 27, 2005 | Phil Taylor
Ichiro Suzuki's average fell 63 points, but he remained confident and is beginning to show signs of his old self

June 27, 2005 | Albert Chen
REDS' FELIPE LOPEZ

June 27, 2005 | Tom Verducci
TARRED REPUTATION

June 27, 2005 | Albert Chen
RED SOX' MATT CLEMENT

June 27, 2005 | Rick Reilly
One of the best things about golf is that every now and then it will take some Joe Bagadivots and turn his life into a fairy tale.

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
NEWS AND NOTES FROM THE WORLD OF ADVENTURE SPORTS

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
06.27.05

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
Catharina Berge says she's ready to go the distance in the Race Across America

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
PRO ROCK CLIMBER

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
In the opening episode of the six-part Himalaya with Michael Palin, the Monty Python alumnus makes his entrance in the Karakoram Range to view K2. He steps off a helicopter and a moment later...

June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
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June 27, 2005 | Edited by Yi-Wyn Yen
Pandemonium and prestige in the Pyrenees mark the Tour de France's crucial stage

June 27, 2005 | Austin Murphy
San Diego's Wave House, a man-made surfer's paradise, offers boarders a place to hang out--and a fresh way to hang ten

June 27, 2005 | YI-WYN YEN
ONCE AGAIN TAKING HIS SPORT TO NEW HEIGHTS, SKATEBOARDER DANNY WAY PLANS TO JUMP OVER THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

June 27, 2005 | YI-WYN YEN
Danny Way plans to build a great ramp at the Great Wall and on July 9 take off on a 55-mph run that will carry him over a section of the wall to set records for the longest leap, highest air and...

June 27, 2005 | FRANZ LIDZ
SHE HAS AN OLYMPIC MEDAL AND A DEGREE IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, BUT TRIATHLETE SUSAN WILLIAMS IS STILL SHOOTING FOR THE STARS

June 27, 2005
End Game

June 27, 2005 | JOHN GARRITY
A year after "losing" Shinnecock, an unrepentant USGA unveiled a new setup paradigm at Pinehurst: Take the course to the edge early in the week and keep it there

June 27, 2005 | GARY VAN SICKLE
The Open was Retief Goosen's to lose, and thanks largely to a balky putter, the two-time champion obliged with a colossal collapse

June 27, 2005 | SETH DAVIS
Dogged by controversy in Europe, Colin Montgomerie, the player U.S. fans have always loved to hate, found welcome refuge at Pinehurst

June 27, 2005 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
The game and the armed services have a long, intertwined history, especially in Pinehurst, where nearby military courses wait for the players to return

June 27, 2005
2005 U.S.OPEN KIWI KO

June 27, 2005 | Chris Eliopoulos
[This article consists of an illustration -- see below.]

June 27, 2005 | MIKE LARKIN
After a pair of rounds with Michelle Wie, I'm in the market for Masters tickets

June 27, 2005 | MIKE LARKIN
Unless she wins the Publinks--and earns a Masters invite--Michelle Wie will turn pro by 2006.

June 27, 2005 | JIM GORANT
The U.S. Open had grads, dads and many, many meltdowns

June 27, 2005 | JIM GORANT
1  Number of bogey-free rounds at the U.S. Open, a 67 by Arron Oberholser in Round 2.

June 27, 2005 | ROB STANGER
WHO: Michael Campbell

June 27, 2005 | Curt Sampson
Seventy-five years ago, at age 28, Bobby Jones won what was then considered the Grand Slam. He's still the only person to accomplish the feat, but Annika Sorenstam, 34, goes for the third leg of...

June 27, 2005 | ROB STANGER
"The U.S. Open no longer identifies the best player because the courses are so penal the event has deteriorated into a chipping and putting contest."

June 27, 2005 | ROB STANGER
Does the U.S. Open identify the best player?

June 27, 2005 | Curt Sampson
TOMMY ARMOUR III on ... THE OPEN