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April 05, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 14

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Ricky Moore Cover - Sports Illustrated April 05, 1999

April 05, 1999 | B.J. Schecter
1. How Is Florida State quarterback Chris Weinke doing?

April 05, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
Brew Ha HaHealthy Milwaukee can contend in the injury-ravaged National League Central

April 05, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
The mariners' next Randy Johnson is making good progress. Nineteen-year-old Ryan Anderson, a 6'10" lefthander and the 19th player picked in the '97 draft, dazzled the team with his fastball and...

April 05, 1999 | John Ed Bradley

April 05, 1999 | Rick Reilly
O.K., SO IT'S Opening Day! What say we all go out to the ballpark and get nobody's autograph!

April 05, 1999
Those who sought to keep Don Haskins out of the Hall of Fame are not fit to carry his shoes.—THOMAS MORE LEINENWEBER, Chicago

April 05, 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,...

April 05, 1999 | Richard Deitsch
February 10, 1969

April 05, 1999 | Franz Lidz
DON'T MISS

April 05, 1999 | Franz Lidz
8.7Overnight rating in Miami for the Orioles-Cuban national team game, 85% higher than the average local rating for Marlins games last season.

April 05, 1999 | Franz Lidz
Twenty-five years have passed since O.J. Simpson first took part in the Superstars competition, yet the 10 events that comprise this weekend's taped CBS Sports Spectacular from Montego Bay include...

April 05, 1999 | Jeff MacGregor
Today's saturation TV sports coverage leaves nothing to a fan's imagination

April 05, 1999 | Mike Silver
Cal fans learn that a basketball championship by any name smells sweet

April 05, 1999 | Mike Silver
•That Havana becomes the next major league expansion city.

April 05, 1999
Sarajevo 2010?Collateral Damage

April 05, 1999
3Consecutive no-hitters thrown by Woodland (Calif.) High pitchers on March 12, 19 and 23.

April 05, 1999
Hoist One for PeaceOn March 22 Sri Chinmoy, an Indian peace leader who lives in New York City and performs feats of strength to advance his cause, lifted 200-pound barbells over his head with each...

April 05, 1999
If you had ventured last fall to tab the Duke basketball player most likely to be a first-round draft pick, chances are you wouldn't have chosen Jay Heaps, a 5'9", 155-pound, seldom-used point...

April 05, 1999
An on-line betting operation based in Antigua was accepting wagers last week on whether Eugenia Williams would judge the Holyfield-Lewis rematch.

April 05, 1999
BERNIE BICKERSTAFFWizards coach, after his club dropped a 113-83 bomb on the Cavaliers: "Sometimes you're the pigeon, and sometimes you're the statue.'

April 05, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
Retirees love the chance to work at training camps

April 05, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
The masters is sold out in advance-the waiting list for tickets is so long that officials stopped adding names to it in 1978—network television coverage is limited to the back nine, and the...

April 05, 1999 | Leigh Montville
At the world championships, an American is outrun by the Africans—again

April 05, 1999 | Walter Bingham
A Golfer's Lifeby Arnold Palmer, with James DodsonBallantine Books, $26.95

April 05, 1999 | Ian Thomsen
Two pals raised on the Riviera helped bring Auburn another title in Indy

April 05, 1999 | Mark Bechtel
As more skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers travel into the backcountry, they run the risk of being caught in an avalanche. The majority of people killed by avalanches are not crushed to death....

April 05, 1999 | Franz Lidz
World champion Ricardo López of Mexico rules the lightest weight classes

April 05, 1999 | E.M. Swift
Russia may be crumbling, but its skaters increase their international domination

April 05, 1999
Marissa Irvin, Santa Monica, Calif.TennisIrvin, a freshman at Stanford, was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's women's player of the month after winning the singles title at the Rolex...

April 05, 1999 | Jack McCallum

April 05, 1999
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer the latest sports news and stats. This week get prepped for Opening Day: Check out our exclusive team and player pages, stay on top of...

April 05, 1999 | Kelli Anderson
After Purdue's top scorer was felled by injury, her best friend took charge and carried the Boilermakers to victory over Duke in a melodrama-rich NCAA final

April 05, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
By winning the Players, unflappable David Duval assumed the world's No. 1 ranking and matched his dad's win on the Senior tour earlier in the day

April 05, 1999
Rear GuardPurdue playmaker Ukari Figgs drops into a one-point stance during the Boilermakers' NCAA semifinal defeat of Louisiana Tech (page 54).

April 05, 1999 | Gerry Callahan

April 05, 1999 | Tim Crothers
Hunter Pingston played hooky from his eighth-grade science class at Kennedy Middle School in Rockledge, Fla., last Thursday, informing his principal that he had to visit the dentist. A credible...

April 05, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
After years of saying they would dominate the sport, Venus and Serena Williams proved they were on their way by meeting in the Lipton final

April 05, 1999 | Michael Farber

April 05, 1999
HOCKEYTrade deadline is too earlyDifficult decision for Wings' LidstromMontreal's goal shortage

April 05, 1999 | Brian Cazeneuve
The NHL suffers because the deadline for deals is so late in the season

April 05, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
In July the most-sought-after unrestricted free agents will be forwards Theo Fleury of the Avalanche and Mark Recchi of the Flyers, but here's another name that should draw a lot of interest:...

April 05, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
D MURRAY BARONCanucks1998-99 salary: $2.6 million

April 05, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
A blinding accident hasn't stopped David-Alexandre Beauregard

April 05, 1999 | Seth Davis
Draft NoticeWally Szczerbiak and others boosted their NBA stock at the NCAAs

April 05, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
Canadian OakCharles Oakley has finally stopped pining for New York

April 05, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
With boos from the home fans raining down on him after each miss, Celtics forward Antoine Walker was I for 14 from the floor (he finished with six points) in an 87-68 loss to the Timberwolves last...

April 05, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
You know Portland is deep, but did you know that seven players lead the Blazers in major stats categories? Through Sunday, Isaiah Rider led in scoring (15.7 ppg) Damon Stoudamire in assists (6.9),...

April 05, 1999 | David Sabino
The flash of Kings rookie Jason Williams, the triple doubles of the Suns' Jason Kidd (below) and the three-way trade involving Stephon Marbury, Terrell Brandon and Sam Cassell have created lots of...

April 05, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
Healthy at last, the Knicks' Kurt Thomas is inflicting pain, not enduring it

April 05, 1999 | Ed Hinton
Texas Shoot-outTerry Labonte survived a war of attrition to win at last in his home state

April 05, 1999 | Paula Hunt
Diane Holl is the lead engineer for the McDonald's team

April 05, 1999 | Paula Hunt
3Drivers who have completed all 1,002 laps run in the three Winston Cup races held at Texas Motor Speedway since it opened in April 1997. They're Terry Labonte, Dale Jarrett and Bobby Labonte, who...

April 05, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Year of the CatsWith 16 starters back from a 12-1 team, Arizona is sitting pretty

April 05, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
Augusta's attempt to slow down the long hitters actually gives them a bigger edge

April 05, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
James Byrnes, who served as a Supreme Court justice (1941-42), lived in Aiken, S.C., just across the Savannah River from Augusta.

April 05, 1999 | John Garrity
has more wins than any other twentysomething on Tour, but there's one big hole in his record

April 05, 1999
The One and OnlyQuick, Somebody get that man's coat size. David Duval can try to hide behind his dark glasses, but his place in golf's pecking order is no longer obscured by the shady logic of the...

April 05, 1999 | Michael Bamberger
They say that everything in the Augusta paper about the National is okayed by a member, but he isn't talking

April 05, 1999 | Alan Shipnuck
The most exclusive spot in the game? A place at the table for the Masters' past champions' dinner

April 05, 1999 | John Garrity
Dottie Pepper had that look in her eye last week, and, sure enough, by the end of the Dinah a major record had disappeared

April 05, 1999 | Mark Hyman
After a suicide try and a battle with the bottle, has vowed to make the most of his second chance

April 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Long ShotsAlive and Kicking

April 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

April 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Did Tiger Woods make a mistake in firing his caddie, Mike (Fluff) Cowan?

April 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
If history is any indication, don't expect Players champ David Duval to win next week. Jack Nicklaus ('76) and Jerry Pate ('82) each went on to tie for third at Augusta, but nobody has won the...

April 05, 1999 | Tammie Green
So what if my buddy JoAnne Carner is older than dirt? Her money's still good with me

April 05, 1999
John Engler, AugustaEngler, a sophomore at Clemson, led the Tigers to their fourth victory of the season, at the San Juan Shootout, by tying for first with David Christensen, a freshman at East...

April 05, 1999 | Walter Bingham
Bob Jones has seen the changes at Augusta National, and he's not happy