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April 12, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 15

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David Duval Cover - Sports Illustrated April 12, 1999

April 12, 1999 | David Sabino
Tall, Agile players like Minnesota's Kevin Garnett (right), Denver's Antonio McDyess and Sacramento's Chris Webber have so blurred the line between small forwards and power forwards that we...

April 12, 1999 | Marty Burns
Though it's a high-percentage shot, the bank is closed for most players

April 12, 1999 | Rick Reilly
So we were lying on our backs on the grass in the park next to our hamburger wrappers, my 14-year-old son and I, watching the clouds loiter overhead, when he asked me, "Dad, why are we here?"

April 12, 1999 | John O'Keefe
February 19, 1979

April 12, 1999
You finally do a feature on UConn basketball, and you focus on the fact that the men's and the women's coaches don't go bowling together?—Paul Knopick, Laguna Hills, Conn.

April 12, 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 12, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

April 12, 1999 | John Walters
8.7

April 12, 1999 | John Walters
How to explain why the Connecticut-Duke thriller on CBS got the lowest prime-time Nielsen rating (17.2) ever for an NCAA tournament final? Was it that regions other than the Atlantic Seaboard had...

April 12, 1999 | Jeff MacGregor
By adhering to its minimalist TV policy, Augusta National gives stodgy tradition a good name

April 12, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Why shouldn't baseball wear its commercial heart on its sleeve?

April 12, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
•That we never get stuck behind Jim Harrick in the drive-thru lane at McDonald's.

April 12, 1999
State of Men's TennisWhere Are the Stars?

April 12, 1999
71Age of Fran Pinhey, a grandmother and an assistant coach for the Coast Guard Academy baseball team.

April 12, 1999
Fall SafeBefore donning a flight suit, customers of Flyaway Indoor Skydiving in Las Vegas sign a waiver that warns, "You can be seriously injured or even killed." For $35 you get a thrilling but...

April 12, 1999
Unlike many top chess players, Maurice Ashley wasn't a prodigy. The Brooklynite didn't pick up a pawn until he was 14, but once he started playing, he was hooked. "It was like falling in love," he...

April 12, 1999
The Tallahassee Democrats Web site features a clock that counts down the time in days, hours, minutes and seconds until Aug. 28, the date of the Florida State football opener.

April 12, 1999
MICHAEL FINLEYMavericks forward: "We're 9-18, but we could easily be 19-9."

April 12, 1999
On March 31 the NBA hit Portland's Isaiah Rider with a one-game suspension for entering the stands during a 93-90 loss to Golden State. The same day he and the Blazers were sued by a fan who says...

April 12, 1999
Cassidy Maxwell, Satellite Beach, Fla.SwimmingCassidy, a senior at Satellite High, was named Florida's girl swimmer of the year after setting a U.S. high school record in the 100-yard freestyle...

April 12, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Randy Johnson of the Diamondbacks and Kevin Brown of the Dodgers, two fireballers worth $157 million combined, went wallet-to-wallet on Opening Day in LA, but it was the hitters who cashed in...

April 12, 1999 | Phil Taylor
By accepting (albeit reluctantly) a reduced role in the Spurs' offense, David Robinson has helped lift San Antonio back into the title hunt

April 12, 1999 | S.L. Price
After fleeing Golden State and self-destructing in Washington, has been soaring so far in Sacramento, where he says he's ready to make good on his promise as a power forward and a person

April 12, 1999 | S.L. Price
When it comes to games with double figures in scoring and rebounding, no player in recent years has equaled the pace set by the Kings' Chris Webber in 1998-99. Here are the leaders in...

April 12, 1999
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer the latest sports news and stats. This week follow our hole-to-hole coverage of the Masters at www.augustagolf.com, our joint site with...

April 12, 1999 | Michael Farber
Emboldened by a newfound spirituality and the Penguins' captaincy, has emerged as the most dominant offensive force in the sport

April 12, 1999 | Tim Layden
UCLA's All-Pac-10 wide receiver, the indefatigable is also a nonstop terror on the volleyball court, where he hopes to win his third national championship with the Bruins

April 12, 1999
A Tip of the DerbyWith USA's WWF ratings body-slamming the Nielsens and Jesse Ventura clanging his dumbbells in the governor's mansion in St. Paul, it was only a matter of time before Roller Derby...

April 12, 1999 | Gary Smith
That's what <b>DAVID DUVAL</b> finally learned after a childhood tragedy led him to shut out the world and drive himself to become the best golfer in the game.

April 12, 1999
HOCKEY

April 12, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
The Maine ManLed by goalie Alfie Michaud, the Black Bears bagged the NCAA title

April 12, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
For the most part NHL vice president Colin Campbell has done an outstanding job in his first year as the league's dean of discipline, but he went overboard when he suspended Canadiens forward...

April 12, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
G OLAF KOLZIGCapitals1998-99 salary: $2.5 million+Kolzig's play has fallen off from his breakthrough season in '97-98, and his poor .896 save percentage at week's end was a big reason Washington...

April 12, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
ExhibitionistsBig payoffs for those who strutted their stuff in spring training

April 12, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
Didn't the Mariners get ripped for dealing Randy Johnson to the Astros at last season's trading deadline? Look now: Righthander Freddy Garcia (4-1, 2.66 ERA in spring training) is Seattle's No. 3...

April 12, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
Over the last five years the Braves have a March-April record of 72-35, the best in the majors. The success is attributable mostly to Atlanta's three aces, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux (right) and...

April 12, 1999 | William Nack
Sexless WonderGeneral Challenge, a gelding, won a key Derby prep at Santa Anita

April 12, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
Getting the PointWill Terrell Brandon and the post-Marbury Timberwolves tie the knot?

April 12, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
During his team's 100-98 victory over the Nets on March 30, Magic power forward Horace Grant heaved—and missed badly—a desperation half-court shot, only to discover there were still six seconds...

April 12, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
Uconn coach Jim Calhoun, riding high from his first NCAA championship, has zero interest in any other college job but admits to a fascination with the NBA. "[Former Lakers coach] Del Harris has...

April 12, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Steve Scott's Road BackForgotten, Not Gone

April 12, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

April 12, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Now that Augusta National is longer and has rough, will Tiger Woods's record (18 under par) ever be broken?

April 12, 1999 | Hayley Inkster
Watching Mom win a tournament was neat, even if she didn't do the dance we taught her

April 12, 1999
Ryuji Imada, TampaImada, a sophomore at Georgia and a native of Hiroshima, Japan, shot a one-under-par 71 in the final round (213 total) to win medalist honors and lead the second-ranked Bulldogs...

April 12, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
Some Seniors would be happy to see their greatest player, Hale Irwin, go

April 12, 1999
The Numbers Are Numbing

April 12, 1999 | Alan Shipnuck
David Duval got his fourth win of the season in Atlanta, but this week's Masters is the title he really wants