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October 06, 1997 | Volume 87, Issue 14

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated October 06, 1997

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
Strap on your helmet: A taskmaster takes over

October 06, 1997 | Stephen Cannella
Despite playing musical owners, they'll rock

October 06, 1997 | Stephen Cannella
Shot Blocker

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
On-Ice Vision

October 06, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
Picking up the pieces after the Keenan chaos

October 06, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Championship drought: 36 years and counting

October 06, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
Goaltender

October 06, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Pokechecker

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Their two young guns are their only shot

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Little money, even less of a chance for success

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Leader

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Power-play Specialist

October 06, 1997 | Gerry Callahan
The streak is history, but the future looks bright

October 06, 1997 | Brian Cazeneuve
Changes everywhere, except in the standings

October 06, 1997 | Gerry Callahan
Penalty Killer

October 06, 1997 | Brian Cazeneuve
Coach

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Book it: They'll be smarter but just as inept

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Looking to the future by harkening to the past

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Rookie

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Referee

October 06, 1997 | Ed Hinton
CART's first visit to the super quick California Speedway produced record speeds—and some very nervous drivers

October 06, 1997 | Ed Hinton
The number of additional miles traveled by the right wheels as compared with the left wheels on the Winston Cup cars that completed the 263-mile Hanes 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Monday....

October 06, 1997 | Ed Hinton
When England's Andy Green set a world land speed record of 714.1 mph last week at Black Rock Desert in Nevada, he became the first person to break the 700-mph barrier without flying. In the 99...

October 06, 1997 | Peter King

October 06, 1997 | Peter King
"Field goal kicking," says Rams special teams coach Frank Ganz, "is like driving a nitroglycerin truck. You have to be absolutely precise to do the job right." In the first five weeks of the NFL...

October 06, 1997 | Peter King
1. MELEE AT MILE HIGHDenver and New England will put their perfect records on the line Monday night. The Broncos have busted the Patriots in their last two meetings—both at Foxboro—by a combined...

October 06, 1997 | Peter King
A spate of blown field goals in the first five weeks of the season has focused attention on the kicking game. SI asked the most accurate kicker in NFL history, the Ravens' Matt Stover (141-171,...

October 06, 1997 | Paul Zimmerman
There are three unbeaten teams in the NFL. Two of them, New England and Denver, meet in the Monday nighter. The third, and most intriguing, Tampa Bay, travels to Green Bay to face the wounded animal.

October 06, 1997 | Ivan Maisel

October 06, 1997 | Ivan Maisel
•IOWA (4-0) AT OHIO STATE (3-0)When last the Hawkeyes played at Ohio Stadium, they outscored the Buckeyes 28-0 in the second half. However, Ohio State had won the first half 56-7. This Iowa team,...

October 06, 1997 | Marty Burns
WEST VIRGINIA'S FAST-FORWARD SOPHOMORE TAILBACK

October 06, 1997 | Gerry Callahan
The media turned the sex life of a mere sportscaster into a national sensation

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
FEBRUARY 10, 1975

October 06, 1997 | John Walters
Saturday 10/4

October 06, 1997 | John Walters
The best argument for buying a home satellite-TV service may be the NFL's policy of force-feeding fans their local team's game on Fox or NBC while prohibiting the other network from showing...

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
100,000Prize money, in dollars, paid to the first-round losers at tennis's Grand Slam Cup in Munich.

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
WBC welterweight champ Oscar De La Hoya, whose Web site was hyped ad nauseam before and after his Sept. 13 decision over Hector (Macho) Camacho (look for De La Hoya at www.oscardelahoya.com), is...

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Last week's Louis Vuitton Classic auto show brought 50 of the world's rarest cars to New York City. They included these celebrated Ferraris, in honor of the Prancing Horse's 50th anniversary.

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
A New York City-based manufacturer is marketing a putter with a hollowed-out, cedar-lined shaft that also serves as a humidor for up to four cigars.

October 06, 1997 | Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
Anthony ThompsonIndiana University running backs coach, on whether he wants his three-year-old son, Anthony Jr., to play football: "I'd rather for him to use his brain than for him to get it beat...

October 06, 1997
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer up-to-the-minute sports news and stats as well as stories and photos from the magazine. You can also find SI articles and photos on...

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Jackie Robinson, by Arnold Rampersad, 464 pp. Alfred A. Knopf, $27.50

October 06, 1997 | Michael Silver
Though even his wife was heckling him, Gus Frerotte exhibited Montana-like unflappability in rallying the surprising Redskins to victory over the Jaguars

October 06, 1997 | Rick Reilly

October 06, 1997 | Jackie MacMullan
In a three-team trade, everyone got what he wanted—even chronic malcontent Shawn Kemp

October 06, 1997 | Tom Verducci

October 06, 1997
Garciaparra has single-handedly made another seemingly endless Red Sox summer worthwhile.STEVEN ROSEN, SUDBURY, MASS.

October 06, 1997 | Steve Rushin

October 06, 1997 | Kimberly Wong
Bill Kernen was a big-time college baseball coach; now he's a rookie playwright

October 06, 1997 | John Garrity
Britain's Peter Oosterhuis, the longtime Ryder Cup star, is headed for CBS

October 06, 1997 | John Walters
One Washington State player lost his bride in a car crash. Another, his best buddy and linemate, was behind the wheel. Now the two survivors are struggling to save their friendship

October 06, 1997 | E.M. Swift

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
Izzy Kaplan took pictures in an era when buffoonery was practiced as an art

October 06, 1997 | Richard Deutsch
Ed Jarvis looked at the world through his son's visor, then made a better one

October 06, 1997
The evolution of protective gear has changed the goalie's job from one of the most dangerous in sports to the safest in hockey

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
With his father, the Canadiens' team photographer, lighting the way, the Devils' Martin Brodeur got a head start on greatness as a goalie

October 06, 1997 | Jay Lovinger
That's just one lesson the author learned in a long love affair with harness racing

October 06, 1997
Debbie TisingerCANOGA PARK, CALIF.Tisinger, 39, a teaching pro, won the 35-plus world seniors racquetball title for the fifth consecutive year by defeating Lorraine Galloway, 35, of Jamaica...

October 06, 1997
As the NHL begins its 1997-98 season, everybody already is thinking about vacation. For the first time the league is taking a 17-day break in February to allow its stars to play in the Winter...

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
An unbeatable combination: The best team is also the hungriest

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Skater

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
General Manager Bob Clarke has built the ultimate late 1990s luxury model: big, tough and sleek. So why is his 4x4 equipped with what amounts to vinyl upholstery when it comes to goaltending?

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Bodychecker

October 06, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
Could this be their last chance to win the hardware?

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
Despite the long-awaited title, there's little to celebrate

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
Stickhandler

October 06, 1997 | L. Jon Wertheim
Defensive Defenseman

October 06, 1997 | Stephen Cannella
Graduating with honors is all that matters to them

October 06, 1997 | Brian Cazeneuve
Mission accomplished: Getting out from under a big Mess

October 06, 1997 | Stephen Cannella
Slap Shot

October 06, 1997 | Brian Cazeneuve
Defensive Forward

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
A new coach, a new attitude and some selective amnesia

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
Turn back the time machine, here come the 1980s

October 06, 1997 | Johnette Howard
Backhand Shot

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
Fighter

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Expect the first success since the Reagan and Ziegler years

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Pagé wants to be the one to finish the job—at last

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Passer

October 06, 1997 | Kostya Kennedy
Power Forward

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Most pressing need: an ox in the dressing room

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
How low can they go? To No. 1 (in their division)

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Center

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Left Wing

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
A Cup? No, but at least order has been restored

October 06, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Captain or not, Messier will lead them

October 06, 1997 | Michael Farber
Right Wing

October 06, 1997 | Grant Wahl
Defenseman

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
League leaders in one category: bizarre behavior

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
They'd be better off if they played in the ACC

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
One-on-One Moves

October 06, 1997 | Tim Crothers
Instigator

October 06, 1997 | Gary Van Sickle

October 06, 1997 | Alan Shipnuck
Tiger Woods never fails to make an impression. Unfortunately what we will remember about his first Ryder Cup is not the passionate uppercuts that often follow his heroics. The searing memory is of...

October 06, 1997 | Jeff Pearlman
The Oilers are gone and Bum Phillips, Texas rancher, doesn't miss them

October 06, 1997 | Jaime Diaz
Miguel Angel Martín, and more, was sacrificed to ensure a European win

October 06, 1997
U.S. Comes Undone at 17

October 06, 1997
What do these players have in common?

October 06, 1997
60Winner Isao Aoki's score in the second round of last week's Emerald Coast Classic in Milton, Fla., breaking the Senior tour record of 61 held by five others.

October 06, 1997
•JACK: Golden Bear stock is like its CEO—just when you write it off, it comes roaring back. Since Sept. 1, JACK is up more than 50%.

October 06, 1997 | Johnny Hart
Named for the comic strip that I draw—not for British Columbia, as I'm forced to explain with lamentable frequency—the B.C. Open has been a mainstay on the PGA Tour since 1972. As I fully...