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July 05, 1999 | Volume 91, Issue 1

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David Robinson Cover - Sports Illustrated July 05, 1999

July 05, 1999 | Rick Reilly
Admit it. You were thinking, Joe Torre in heels.

July 05, 1999 | Josh Elliott
July 18, 1966

July 05, 1999
"I miss the days when you quoted Cecil Cooper instead of Alice Cooper"—JIM RODDY, Erie, Pa.

July 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,...

July 05, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

July 05, 1999 | John Walters
11.3

July 05, 1999 | John Walters
The Hoop Life, a dramatic series about a pro basketball team not half as dysfunctional as the Knicks, premieres this week on Showtime (Sunday, 10 p.m.). Kevin Hooks, who played Thorpe on The White...

July 05, 1999 | Steve Rushin
That's the sound of the ovation you'll get if you can solve the eternal mysteries of TV sports

July 05, 1999 | Kevin Cook
Athletes who lose control are getting off too cheaply

July 05, 1999 | Kevin Cook
•That Sean Casey and Tony Fernandez keep their averages around .400 long enough to create some suspense.

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293Intentional walks issued to Barry Bonds through Sunday, tying him with Hank Aaron for the alltime record.

July 05, 1999
The Spurs went home in triumph last weekend, drawing an estimated 230,000 to Sunday's parade of motorized barges on the San Antonio River. That's a quarter of the city's population and double the...

July 05, 1999
The Salt Lake Organizing Committee has unveiled the official manhole cover of the 2002 Olympics.

July 05, 1999
FRANK LAYDENJazz president, on being 67: "I'm at the stage where you know when you buy a pair of socks that they'll last the rest of your life."

July 05, 1999
SI senior writer Paul Zimmerman remembers football Hall of Famer Marion Motley, who died of prostate cancer in Cleveland on Sunday.

July 05, 1999
This week Grant Wahl takes you behind the scenes at the Women's World Cup, Frank Deford analyzes the action at Wimbledon, and Marty Burns breaks down the NBA draft.

July 05, 1999
Martin Frost, Yucca Valley, Calif.BowlingFrost, 59, won the scratch division of the American Wheelchair Bowling national tournament in a five-person roll-off with scores of 213, 227, 246 and 204....

July 05, 1999 | David Robinson

July 05, 1999 | Michael Farber

July 05, 1999 | Gerry Callahan
As he slugs away for the Brewers, Australia's David Nilsson ponders next season: Will he pass up free-agent riches to play in the Sydney Olympics?

July 05, 1999 | Grant Wahl
Led by a powerhouse offense, the U.S. blew away three first-round opponents and set off a fan frenzy that swept the nation

July 05, 1999
Err FranceWhile driving in the Le Mans 24-hour race, Peter Dumbreck became airborne at 185 mph and somersaulted five times before crashing into trees alongside the track. Dumbreck was not injured,...

July 05, 1999 | E.M. Swift

July 05, 1999 | John Schulian

July 05, 1999
THE NHL

July 05, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Economic PolicyTeams are taking out insurance to lower the cost of bonus clauses

July 05, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
The Thrashers, who selected 6'1½", 205-pound center Patrik Stefan with the No. 1 pick in last Saturday's entry draft, hope to reverse a 1990s trend that has seen the top pick fail to emerge as the...

July 05, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
The red wings, who released Bill Ranford and lost Norm Maracle to the Thrashers in the expansion draft, now need a backup for goalie Chris Osgood. Don't be surprised if they make a trade for...

July 05, 1999 | S.L. Price
Coming UnstrungMartina Hingis's game and personal life are suddenly in turmoil

July 05, 1999 | S.L. Price
123Speed, in mph, of the fastest serve by women's No. 6 seed Venus Williams during the first week of Wimbledon.

July 05, 1999 | Tim Layden
First at LastMiler Steve Holman finally wins a major race

July 05, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Cards rookie Jose Jimenez takes flight with an improbable no-hitter

July 05, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
June 26, 1999Red Sox 17, White Sox 1

July 05, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
The Reds recently contacted Marlins general manager Dave Dombrowski to inquire about struggling righthander Livan Hernandez (3-7, 4.66 ERA). Florida wants righthanded starter Brett Tomko or righty...

July 05, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Filling out an All-Star ballot, SI begs to differ with the fans

July 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Tiger's TroublesToo Hot To Handle

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

July 05, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Was John Daly correct in calling Pinehurst unfair?

July 05, 1999
Jonathan Byrd, Columbia, S.C.In a three-week stretch, Byrd, a senior at Clemson, won the Northeast Amateur at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, R.I., and all four of his matches at the Palmer...

July 05, 1999 | Thad Daber
As a four-time winner of the World One-Club title, I'm here to tell you less is more

July 05, 1999 | Walter Bingham
Pinehurst was fun for a while, but then the sameness of it all got to be a bore

July 05, 1999
Tour de Force

July 05, 1999 | Alan Shipnuck
With a closing kick for the ages, completed a career Grand Slam and closed in on a bigger prize