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June 07, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 23

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Mark Jackson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 07, 1999

June 07, 1999 | William Nack
Babe Ruth may have built , but the foundations of its legacy are the battles waged there and the great athletes who called it home

June 07, 1999
BASEBALL

June 07, 1999 | Trisha Lucey
August 5, 1957

June 07, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Pulling Up the Red SoxWith two studs, a use-'em-all roster and gut feel, skipper Jimy Williams has Boston on top

June 07, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Think tigers rookie righthander Jeff Weaver, who through Sunday was 6-3 with a 2.89 ERA, including five wins following Detroit losses, has made an impression on Frank Thomas? "He has electric...

June 07, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
May 29, 1999White Sox 7, Tigers I

June 07, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
DL denizen Jermaine Dye, at last injury-free, is flourishing in K.C.

June 07, 1999 | S.L. Price
Feet of ClayTrue to form, the top men crumbled in Paris

June 07, 1999 | S.L. Price
12Rank of the highest-rated player (Karol Kucera) Pete Sampras has beaten in 1999.

June 07, 1999 | Ed Hinton
Three would-be victors screwed up, giving Kenny Brack an Indy win

June 07, 1999 | Ed Hinton
Lead changes in Sunday's 191-mile Spanish Grand Prix, a Formula One race in which Mika Hakkinen led for all but one lap. By contrast, there were 23 lead changes in NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600, 17 in...

June 07, 1999 | Tim Layden
U.S. 5,000-meter king Bob Kennedy is eyeing longer distances

June 07, 1999 | Rick Reilly
You see what Neiman Marcus is pushing as a Father's Day gift?

June 07, 1999
Lightning RodDoes Kevin Garnett's agent Eric Fleisher listen to himself when he talks (Howlin' Wolf, May 3)? He states he has never seen anyone Garnett's age with the maturity he believes Garnett...

June 07, 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,...

June 07, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

June 07, 1999 | John Walters
6.0Rating on May 23 for NBC's TV movie The Jesse Ventura Story, body-slammed in the Nielsens by CBS's The Michael Landon Story (12.4) and ABC's Cleopatra (11.9).

June 07, 1999 | John Walters
NBC will air the women's final of the French Open on tape-delay (Saturday, noon) and the men's final live (Sunday, 9 a.m.). It should be vice versa. The distaff tour, with such compelling figures...

June 07, 1999 | Steve Rushin
Outside big cities, fishing and Softball often bump the big leagues to the back of the sports section

June 07, 1999 | Mark Beech
Thoroughbred racing makes a late-century stretch run

June 07, 1999 | Mark Beech
•That CART and the IRL bury the hatchet before NASCAR buries them both.

June 07, 1999
BaseballSingle-handed Smash

June 07, 1999
81Age of Gerry Bloch, the oldest climber to scale Yosemite's El Capitán.

June 07, 1999
This year's NBA Finals may be no picnic for NBC. Unless the Knicks eliminate the Pacers—"the Hicks," in New York tabloid headlines—the Finals could feature the two lowest-ranked television markets...

June 07, 1999
High jumper Amy Acuff and other track stars will pose nude for a 2000 calendar to raise money for disadvantaged children.

June 07, 1999
BILL WALTONNBC basketball analyst and UCLA alumnus, on Bruins sophomore Baron Davis's entering the NBA draft: "He's walking away from the most important asset he'll ever have: the ability to train...

June 07, 1999
This week check out SI's past coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals in our exclusive on-line archive. Plus, Kostya Kennedy answers your NHL playoff questions.

June 07, 1999
Meet baseball's flame-throwingest rookie relievers: the Reds' Scott Williamson, 23, and the Diamondbacks' Byung-Hyun Kim, who at 20 is the majors' youngest player. Last week Williamson struck out...

June 07, 1999 | John Walters
Virginia used a little football mentality to win the NCAA championship

June 07, 1999
Sub Sinks GermanyManchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who entered the game in the 81st minute, scores the winning goal during stoppage time in a 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich in the European...

June 07, 1999
Corey Meyers, PhoenixBaseballCorey, a senior shortstop at Desert Vista High, set single-season state records for home runs (22), RBIs (77), hits (70) and runs (68), and career state records for...

June 07, 1999 | Tom Verducci

June 07, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
Fresh blood may be fueling New York's postseason roll, but when the Knicks need a basket, they still call on old reliable, Patrick Ewing

June 07, 1999 | Phil Taylor
Playing with reckless disregard for personal safety—and glory—the Trail Blazers' has emerged as a star in the postseason, even as Portland fell behind 2-0 to the Spurs

June 07, 1999 | Brett Hull

June 07, 1999 | Michael Farber
Dominik Hasek came back from a highly scrutinized groin injury to lead the Sabres past the Maple Leafs and into the Stanley Cup finals

June 07, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Crazy as it may seem, the four Nutt brothers, who all grew up to be coaches, could be the first family of Arkansas for what they've overcome on and off the field

June 07, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Certain ground rules prevail when it comes to picking the best places in the world to watch sports: no domes, no condemned buildings, no Hooters

June 07, 1999 | Gary Van Sickle
It's hard to believe, but the Sutherland boys are making a name for themselves on Tour

June 07, 1999 | Gary Van Sickle
PRO Golf has a rich history of brother acts, in the U.S. going back to Alex, Macdonald and Willie Smith, who dominated the U.S. Open at the turn of the century. Who better to share a major triumph...

June 07, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Kelli Kuehne's BreakthroughCorning Glory

June 07, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

June 07, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Should the PGA of America make Brian Watts eligible to play on the U.S. Ryder Cup team?

June 07, 1999
Woody Williams, Boise, IdahoWilliams, 58, went 2-2-5-2 (double eagle, birdie, bogey, eagle) on his last four holes to finish a two-under 70 at Centennial Golf Course in Nampa. He holed a 202-yard...

June 07, 1999 | Lori Garbacz
Like sand through a clogged hourglass, so go the days of our interminable U.S. Open

June 07, 1999
The First Blush of Success

June 07, 1999 | Alan Shipnuck
Rookie stunning victory in the Kemper Open came out of the blue