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May 03, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 18

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Kevin Garnett Cover - Sports Illustrated May 03, 1999

May 03, 1999
Brown BaggingJohn Elway couldn't have broken the hearts of Cleveland fans with his 98-yard touchdown drive in the final minutes of the 1987 AFC Championship game if he hadn't scored earlier on...

May 03, 1999 | Rick Reilly
As usual, coach Dave Sanders spent Tuesday of last week at Columbine High hanging around the kids.

May 03, 1999
My wish for Kevin Brown is that his ERA will balloon to match his salary.—JIM O'ROARK, Beaver Falls, Pa.

May 03, 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,...

May 03, 1999 | Barry Lorge
MARCH 7, 1955

May 03, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISSSaturday 5/1Kentucky Derby•ABC 4:30 PM"And they're off!" Where else besides tracks such as Churchill Downs can you get away with this sentence that begins with a conjunction and ends...

May 03, 1999 | John Walters
5.5Madison Square Garden Network's rating in the New York area last Friday for the return of Blue Jay David Wells to Yankee Stadium. Boomer's perfect game for New York last May 17 did a 4.5.

May 03, 1999 | John Walters
In 1967 actor-singer John Davidson appeared in Disney's movie The Happiest Millionaire. Next autumn ABC (owned by Disney) will take over NHL broadcast rights from Fox. If the folks at Mousetown...

May 03, 1999 | Steve Rushin
Hockey players' refusal to succumb to on-ice violence creates an air of cartoonish unreality

May 03, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
John Elway's graceful retirement puts him in heroic company

May 03, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
•That the next hockey player who uses his stick as a weapon gets a long stretch in the state penalty box.

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May 03, 1999
865Knoxville's new area code, a combination that spells VOL on telephone touch pads.

May 03, 1999
Insults flew like fists in the NHL last week as Penguin Matthew Barnaby and Devil Lyle Odelein engaged in verbal sparring worthy of the WWF, if not Firing Line. Barnaby set the tone on Friday, the...

May 03, 1999
When they train, the runners of St. Malachy's high school in Belfast, Northern Ireland, don't wear their Irish green uniforms. Somebody might shoot them. The school is in a section of Belfast long...

May 03, 1999
Who'da thunk Cincinnati's Big Red Machine was really a printing press? Hot on the heels of last year's Baseball for Dummies, by Joe Morgan, comes Johnny Bench's The Complete Idiot's Guide to...

May 03, 1999
The Richard Petty Driving Experience in Orlando now offers stock car weddings, in which couples say their marriage vows while whizzing around Walt Disney World Speedway at 145 mph.

May 03, 1999
GEORGE FOREMANOn Prince Naseem Hamed's performance in a victory over Paul Ingle: "He did something stupid, and that's what he does best."

May 03, 1999 | Franz Lidz
If you do, you'll go nowhere at dogsledding school

May 03, 1999 | Franz Lidz
The prep races leading up to this Saturday's 125th Kentucky Derby have produced a paddock full of good 3-year-olds but no clear-cut favorite. That makes picking the winner tougher than usual....

May 03, 1999 | Franz Lidz
No one says it's easy being George Steinbrenner's public relations man

May 03, 1999 | Tim Crothers
Bobby Moegle is the nation's winningest—and maybe toughest—coach

May 03, 1999 | Mark Beech
Apparently a 24-hour cable network isn't enough to sate the U.S. craving for weather knowledge. If you absolutely have to know what's going on halfway around the world, or in your own backyard,...

May 03, 1999
John Grant, Hanmer, Out.LacrosseGrant, a senior attackman at Delaware, through Sunday led Division I in points per game with an average of 7.0 and was second in both goals (3.6) and assists (3.4)...

May 03, 1999 | Leigh Montville
Why is this man hollering? It could be his jackpot contract or the exuberance of youth or his T-Wolves fighting for a spot in the playoffs. Or maybe is just having the time of his life

May 03, 1999 | Michael Silver
Once labeled a spoiled brat who couldn't win the big one, closed out his Hall of Fame NFL career in triumph—and on his own terms

May 03, 1999 | Michael Farber
Dominated by Dominik Hasek and pestered by Michael Peca of the Sabres, the favored Senators were looking at a short stint in the playoffs

May 03, 1999 | Gerry Callahan
BATTING FIRST AND SWIPING BASES, DECEPTIVELY LAID-BACK PIRATES CATCHER JASON KENDALL IS REDEFINING HIS POSITION

May 03, 1999
THE NFL

May 03, 1999 | David Fleming
Slim PickingsWith little to build around, George Seifert is starting over in Carolina

May 03, 1999 | Peter King
The player the Falcons got for Brett Favre is trying to make a comeback

May 03, 1999 | David Fleming
Patriots cornerback Ty Law has made interceptions his business

May 03, 1999 | Grant Wahl
Purple HeartDespite big health woes, veteran U.S. star Michelle Akers soldiers on

May 03, 1999 | Grant Wahl
At week's end 15 of MLS's 32 matches had gone to the shootout. In August the MLS competition committee will vote on the future of the much-maligned tiebreaker. Last year the committee voted 4-1 to...

May 03, 1999 | Grant Wahl
Keeper-coach Walter Zenga has awakened long dormant New England

May 03, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Hurricane ForceThe fans were loud, if not numerous, at Carolina's playoff debut

May 03, 1999
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer up-to-the-minute sports news and stats. Where does John Elway rank among the best quarterbacks in NFL history? Cast your vote and check...

May 03, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
It appears as if the search for a new Kings coach to replace the recently fired Larry Robinson has been put on hold. L.A.'s ownership group is said to be looking to add a high-level management...

May 03, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
LAST SEASON'S PAT FALLOON

May 03, 1999 | Tom Verducci
Fernando Tatis—who else?—hits two bases-full blasts in one inning

May 03, 1999 | Tom Verducci
This season Jeff Bagwell, Vinny Castilla, and Jay Bell and Matt Williams have become the Astros', Rockies' and Diamondbacks' alltime home run leaders, respectively. With 10 home runs in 20 games...

May 03, 1999 | Tom Verducci
Tigers 1, Red Sox 0 April 22, 1999

May 03, 1999 | Tom Verducci
The reds have had Mark Wohlers for less than two weeks, but already Cincinnati pitching coach Don Gullett, the king of reclamation, believes he has spotted some fixable flaws. Gullett says...

May 03, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Hot-hitting and ultrafriendly Reds first baseman Sean Casey is on a roll

May 03, 1999 | Laura Baugh
In her own words, golf's onetime describes her harrowing battle with alcoholism

May 03, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
It had been 13 hours from Honolulu to Sydney to Gold Coast, where Marianne Morris was to play in the Feb. 25-28 Australian Ladies Masters. On the last leg Quantas had offered nothing but cookies....

May 03, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

May 03, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Which is the most prestigious Senior major? Tradition 15%

May 03, 1999 | John Elway
Now that I've retired, my golf game will get what it really needs: some extra attention

May 03, 1999
Rob Roderer, Nags Head, N.C.Rob, 9, won the junior division of the Mid-Atlantic tour, a series of seven tournaments for players 18 and under. A third-grader at First Flight Elementary, Rob picked...

May 03, 1999
Blond Ambition, Indeed

May 03, 1999 | Gary Van Sickle
A new caddie, new irons and a hot putter allowed Jesper Parnevik to flaunt his old form in Greensboro