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April 21, 1997 | Volume 86, Issue 16

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated April 21, 1997

April 21, 1997 | Steve Lopez
No matter how they've changed, baseball box scores remain a tough habit to kick

April 21, 1997
So many people use their past to explain away their mistakes and misfortunes. It was wonderful to read about someone who turned tragedy into triumph.KATIE O'LEARY, Staten Island, N.Y.

April 21, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Saturday 4/19

April 21, 1997 | Grant Wahl
How much football is too much? On Sunday, not only can you watch through the seventh round of the NFL draft, but you can also flip to a World League doubleheader (FX, 10 a.m., 1 p.m.) and see...

April 21, 1997 | Brad Herzog
Tom Cheney struck out a major league record 21 hitters in one game in '62

April 21, 1997 | Leo W. Banks
Joe Garagiola is on a crusade to get major league players to stop using smokeless tobacco

April 21, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

April 21, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
15Weight, in tons, of the four-by-seven-by-10-foot limestone baseball glove to be placed in the atrium of the Louisville Slugger Museum near the 120-foot-tall steel bat already on display there.

April 21, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
The Lakers have Jack Nicholson; the Knicks, Spike Lee. Guess which playoff teams draw these lesser luminaries.

April 21, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Marcellus WileyFormer defensive end at Columbia, a school more noted for academics than football, on taking the intelligence test at the NFL scouting combine: 'All of a sudden a lot of guys wanted...

April 21, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Washington Bullets superfan and notorious heckler Robin Ficker, citing a 100% price increase, says he may not buy season tickets for 1997-98, when the Bullets move into the new MCI Center.

April 21, 1997
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED offers current and past articles, photos and special multimedia features on CompuServe (GO SPORTS) and on the Internet (www.sportsillustrated.com). To subscribe to CompuServe,...

April 21, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
Just Give Me the Damn Ball!, By Keyshawn Johnson with Shelley Smith, Warner Books, 223 pages

April 21, 1997 | Rick Reilly
Overpowering a storied course and a stellar field, Tiger Woods heralded a new era in golf with an awesome 12-shot victory in the Masters

April 21, 1997 | Walter Bingham
AUGUST 7, 1967

April 21, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
With the powerful sweep of his swing, Tiger Woods altered the future of the Masters—and maybe of golf

April 21, 1997 | Steve Rushin
As they watched Tiger Woods make history, some Augustans were reminded of progress yet to be made

April 21, 1997 | Michael Silver
Ready or not, Cal quarterback Pat Barnes will likely rise to sudden prominence in the NFL draft

April 21, 1997
Two big guys, Ohio State tackle Orlando Pace and Southern Cal defensive tackle Darrell Russell, plus a small one, Ohio State cornerback Shawn Springs, will be the first three picks in this...

April 21, 1997
Astou NdiayeDAKAR, SENEGALNdiaye, a 6'3" senior center at Southern Nazarene, had 28 points and 18 rebounds in the 78-73 final victory over Union University and was named MVP of the national...

April 21, 1997 | Tim Layden
The vernal skirmishes in the quarterback battles at Florida and Florida State were won by the Slinger and Ole Buzz

April 21, 1997 | Richard Hoffer
It wasn't an award-winning performance, but Oscar De La Hoya took Pernell Whitaker's welterweight title

April 21, 1997 | William Nack
Captain Bodgit reigned in the rain at the Wood Memorial, then headed for the Derby—and a rematch with archrival Pulpit

April 21, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Oakland's aging closer is Taylor-made for the role, Blauser is hot, but Turner Field is not, An arm worth pampering

April 21, 1997 | Tim Crothers
The Braves, who played their first game at Turner Field on April 4, are the sixth team in this decade to move into a new park. Unfortunately for Atlanta, its bump in attendance was mild compared...

April 21, 1997 | Rick Reilly

April 21, 1997 | Phil Taylor
Hot Rod and Hurley finish strong, Joe Smith's weak second-year effort, A trade that helped neither team

April 21, 1997 | Leigh Montville
Tom Gugliotta, handed the job of team leader, has helped turn around the Timberwolves

April 21, 1997 | Leigh Montville
FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 7-APRIL 13

April 21, 1997 | Marty Burns
Although he has never put up big numbers in his 12-year pro career, Knicks forward Charles Oakley has long been one of the hardest workers in the game. He's the guy who grapples for key rebounds,...

April 21, 1997 | Marty Burns
Warriors guard Mark Price knows a little bit about shooting the rock. The 11-year veteran holds the NBA record for highest career free throw percentage (90.7%) and is a two-time winner of the Long...

April 21, 1997
A panoramic view of Augusta National's beguiling beauty comes shining through the lens of a Fuji G6X17 camera

April 21, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
Arnold Palmer had to play with hoi polloi, but he still got the royal treatment

April 21, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
The top players in the game put their trust in David Leadbetter

April 21, 1997 | John Garrity
For 50 years, Herman Keiser has made a journey to Augusta that's partly a pilgrimage, partly a trip down memory lane

April 21, 1997
G4Second ThoughtsTake away Tiger Woods, and Tom Kite won the Masters

April 21, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle
Once again, Paul Azinger's comeback took wing but didn't make it much past takeoff

April 21, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
Tom kite won the Masters that was played by all but one member of the field

April 21, 1997 | Michael Bamberger
Larry Mize is content with a life built on faith, family and a major moment

April 21, 1997 | Steve Eubanks

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April 21, 1997
During last Friday's second round, John Huston (left) was four under par and a stroke out of the lead when he played his third shot, a short pitch over Rae's Creek, on the par-5 13th. Huston...

April 21, 1997
57The times Nick Faldo and Greg Norman had played in the same major without both of them missing the cut, which happened for the first time last week at the Masters.

April 21, 1997 | Gary B. Smith
ANOTHER TAKE ON THE HEADLINES

April 21, 1997 | Eddie Payton
All the talk about more African-Americans coming into golf on the heels of Tiger Woods is more fiction than fact. There are only a couple of African-Americans at the top of the amateur ranks, and...

April 21, 1997 | John Garrity
TIGER WOODS IS ASSURED OF FAME, BUT WILL HE BE ABLE TO COPE WITH LIFE IN A FISHBOWL?