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March 01, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 9

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Roger Clemens Cover - Sports Illustrated March 01, 1999

March 01, 1999 | Luis Fernando Llosa
April 6, 1970

March 01, 1999
Nate Wachter, Norristown, Pa.WrestlingNate, a senior at Germantown Academy and a five-time private high school state champion, broke the Pennsylvania high school career record for wins with his...

March 01, 1999
If the NBA wants to honor Michael Jordan, the shot clock should be changed from 24 seconds to 23.—Kevin Burke, Statesboro, Ga.

March 01, 1999
Letters to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED should include the name, address and home telephone number of the writer. They may be mailed to The Editor, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Time & Life Building, New York,...

March 01, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISSTuesday 3/2Knicks at Heat•TNT 8 PMIs that Brian Dennehy or Patrick Ewing portraying Willy Loman in the Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman? As an aging, hulking patriarch of a...

March 01, 1999 | Steve Rushin
Amid unending futility, L.A.'s stalwart Ralph Lawler has play-by-played at the highest level

March 01, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Monday's press conference was another Electrafying turn by the Worm

March 01, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
•That David Wells pitches a perfect game against the Yankees wearing an authentic Garth lorg cap.

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10Years in prison a Texas man received for trying to run down former cycling world champ Lance Armstrong with a pickup truck as Armstrong was on a training ride.

March 01, 1999
Choke UpIf Butt-Kicking has a first family, it's the Gracie clan. Decades after Helio Gracie learned a fierce form of jujitsu in Brazil, his son Rorion, 47, helped create the Ultimate Fighting...

March 01, 1999
Next week the Texas Audubon Society will sell the naming rights to a newly discovered bird species.

March 01, 1999
MIKE D'ANTONINuggets coach, on Denver's dismal start: "We might not be big enough, but it's the size of the dog in the fight, or the fight of the size in the dog.... Whatever it is, we don't got it."

March 01, 1999
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer the latest sports news and stats. This week find out who's on the NCAA bubble with our daily Big Dance Buildup. And get set to pick your...

March 01, 1999 | Gerry Callahan

March 01, 1999 | Gerry Callahan
With his trade last week from the Blue Jays to the Yankees, Roger Clemens became the seventh Cy Young Award winner to depart his team following the season. Sandy Koufax, the winner in 1966,...

March 01, 1999
I'm Dreaming of a White TrifectaThe White Turf races, run on a frozen lake in Saint Moritz, Switzerland, on the first three Sundays in February, include three types of racing: conventional horse...

March 01, 1999 | Tom Verducci
Adding Roger Clemens makes the hated team from New York a bigger target

March 01, 1999 | Phil Taylor
After being left at the altar by one free-agent forward, the Suns have fallen in love with another, newcomer Tom Gugliotta, who's hoping to seal the romance with a ring

March 01, 1999 | Austin Murphy
The Stanley Cup chase could hinge on which contender acquires Calgary's diminutive star Theoren Fleury, a free agent-to-be who's on the block

March 01, 1999 | Jack McCallum
Unranked in the preseason, is a stunning 25-1 thanks to a former ostrich farmer and his rare flock

March 01, 1999 | Michael Bamberger
When 20 top surfers met in Northern California last week to take on the world's most harrowing waves, they looked death in the face—in the water and out

March 01, 1999 | Alexander Wolff
His UTEP Miners are only a shadow of the team that wrought a basketball revolution by winning the 1966 NCAA title, yet coach has no recourse but to sit tight through these rocky times

March 01, 1999
PRO FOOTBALL

March 01, 1999 | David Fleming
BackbreakerIn the wake of a freak knee injury, the Pats suddenly need a new runner

March 01, 1999 | Seth Davis
Fresh from an upset of Connecticut, Miami is aiming to take the NCAA tournament by storm

March 01, 1999 | Seth Davis
There were no additions to or deletions from our seeds, but that doesn't mean the week was uneventful. Our pollsters were in a punitive mood, with many of them itching to send teams packing after...

March 01, 1999 | B.J. Schecter
Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson insists that senior guards Kareem Reid and Pat Bradley, whom he pulled from the starting lineup for three games recently, weren't in his doghouse. "That wasn't...

March 01, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Washington's star has great hands and a good head on his shoulders

March 01, 1999 | Franz Lidz
Welter WaitA victorious Felix Trinidad is eager for a showdown with Oscar De La Hoya

March 01, 1999 | Franz Lidz
Super welterweight David Reid, the only U.S. boxer to win a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics, is 11-0 as a pro and will go for his first world title in Atlantic City on March 6 against WBA champ...

March 01, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Future TenseThe Rangers should reject the urge to retool so that they can rebuild

March 01, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
RW ALEXANDER MOGILNYCanucks1998-99 salary: $4.2 millionIn his fourth season playing for Vancouver, this erstwhile high scorer (76 goals in 1992-93) had a meager six goals in 38 games through Sunday.

March 01, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
Last summer the NHL made myriad rules changes designed to raise the number of goals, but through Sunday scoring had increased only slightly (5.30 goals per game, compared with 5.28 in 1997-98). As...

March 01, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
George Shinn should sell the Hornets before he completely ruins them

March 01, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
HEAT AT PISTONSFriday, Feb. 26

March 01, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
Orlando center Ike Austin was a coveted free agent this off-season, but he's been benched during crunch time in some games, primarily because coach Chuck Daly thinks Austin's out of shape. This is...

March 01, 1999 | Marty Burns
Magic guard Darrell Armstrong can nail threes with his arm or his foot

March 01, 1999 | Rick Reilly
This season, wouldn't it be cool if Mark McGwire crushed a hundred? Better yet, five hundred? A thousand?

March 01, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Back of the Class of '99Loco Motion

March 01, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

March 01, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Angela Jerman, Columbus, Ga. Jerman, a freshman at Georgia, led the fifth-ranked Bulldogs to a 15-shot victory in the TRW Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes (Calif.) Golf Club, an event featuring...

March 01, 1999 | Judy McDermott
As tournament director of this week's Touchstone Energy Tucson Open, and on behalf of the Tucson Conquistadores, organizers of the event, it is my pleasure to report that our tournament is far...

March 01, 1999
A Toast to the CoastIn recent years, as the West Coast swing became as hopeless as the Hope, we basically agreed with those who said that the season didn't really start until Doral. Today we have...

March 01, 1999
Match play

March 01, 1999 | Gary Van Sickle
Trumping a star-studded field in Los Angeles, Ernie Els suddenly turned the debate over who's the best player in the world into a three-man free-for-all