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September 13, 1999 | Volume 91, Issue 10

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David Cooley Cover - Sports Illustrated September 13, 1999

September 13, 1999 | Ed Hinton
The Race Is OnAs Dale Jarrett slumps, his rivals close in on the Winston Cup lead

September 13, 1999 | Franz Lidz
John Force, king of funny car drivers, closes in on another title

September 13, 1999 | Peter King
Heir WavesJohn Elway's successor is an intriguing choice

September 13, 1999
When the clock reads 2:00, the Niners' attack really ticks

September 13, 1999 | David Fleming
The former Iowa Barnstormer has the Rams' fate in his hands

September 13, 1999 | Paul Zimmerman
Brian Griese versus his dad's old team in the first Monday-night game of the season, the Broncos lining up in Mile High against Miami to defend their Super Bowl tide and make Mike Shanahan look...

September 13, 1999 | Rick Reilly
Lindsay Davenport has the most clueless mom in pro tennis. Ann Davenport doesn't coach her daughter, manage her daughter or represent her daughter. She doesn't order her daughter's clothes, lunch...

September 13, 1999
I enjoyed your issue featuring the century's greatest sports photos (Our Favorite Photos, July 26), but you didn't show the one picture I will never forget. Where was the 1987 photo of Pancho...

September 13, 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,...

September 13, 1999 | Bryan Lee
November 24, 1975

September 13, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

September 13, 1999 | John Walters
3.0Rating for the World Track and Field Championships on Aug. 29 on NBC, a solid showing against Miami-Ohio State on ABC (5.0) and Tiger Woods's win in the NEC Invitational on CBS (4.8).

September 13, 1999 | John Walters
The 1998-99 NHL season ended on June 19. A mere 84 days later the 1999-2000 season—or at least the preseason—begins, with games telecast locally. (Some also are available on the dish.) This...

September 13, 1999 | Steve Rushin
Are you an athlete in a heap o' trouble? The solution: an all-out media counteroffensive

September 13, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Why it's O.K. to make first-year players sing for their supper

September 13, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
•That John McEnroe had a superego to go with his super ego.

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September 13, 1999
10Karats of gold in a diamond-studded wedding ring that divorced angler Ron Monsen turned into a fishing lure.

September 13, 1999
The Triple A Tacoma Rainiers' Umbrella Night was rained out.

September 13, 1999
CARLOS CASTILLOWhite Sox pitcher, on booing Chicago fans: "They're jealous. When we go to Burger King or McDonald's, we don't yell at them if our burgers aren't cooked right."

September 13, 1999
Walk up the Wild Side

September 13, 1999
Cindy Kroffat, Duncan, B.C.BowlingKroffat, 21, beat Arlea Bowman of Sterling, Va., 171-158 to win the 21-and-under women's international bowling championship. The victory earned her $3,000 in...

September 13, 1999 | William Nack

September 13, 1999 | Don Yaeger
It would be easy, while reading about the likes of Norman Watson and Michael Hughes, to forget that the overwhelming majority of coaches on America's youth sports fields are there for all the...

September 13, 1999
Get inside the NFL: Peter King gives you his exclusive on-line take on Sunday's action every Monday morning and Dr. Z ranks all 31 teams at cnnsi.com/football.

September 13, 1999 | Jack McCallum
After 28 straight losses, Swarthmore finally won a ball game, but that wasn't what made the day special

September 13, 1999 | Kelli Anderson
Overcoming a season filled with adversity, not to mention a stunning buzzer beater, Cynthia Cooper powered the Houston Comets to a third straight WNBA title

September 13, 1999
FuzzbusterVenus Williams—and, in an optical illusion, her beads—let fly during a second-round doubles match, in which she and sister Serena beat Amanda Coetzer and Ines Gorrochategui 6-7, 6-4, 6-4...

September 13, 1999 | Tom Verducci

September 13, 1999 | Tom Verducci
With 81 victories through Sunday, the Diamondbacks were closing in on the 1962 Los Angeles Angels' record for wins (86) by a second-year franchise. Moreover, as the numbers below reveal, several...

September 13, 1999 | Peter King

September 13, 1999
TENNISMcEnroe as captain AmericaViele plays Trump cardNumbers game at the U.S. Open

September 13, 1999 | S.L. Price
Captain MacJohn McEnroe is now boss of the underachieving U.S. Davis Cup team

September 13, 1999 | S.L. Price
$17,250Total money earned if a player loses in the first round of singles, doubles and mixed doubles at the U.S. Open.

September 13, 1999 | Ivan Maisel

September 13, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
•Georgia Tech (1-0) at Florida State (1-0)Like most conferences, the ACC can be flexible in setting dates for its league games. If ABC wants North Carolina and Virginia to play on Sept. 4 (as it...

September 13, 1999 | Tim Layden
I last saw Matt Hartl nearly a year ago. It wasn't the first time we'd spoken. Hartl had been a redshirt freshman fullback on Northwestern's 1995 Rose Bowl team, and I had interviewed him and many...

September 13, 1999 | B.J. Schecter
Michigan State's Amp Campbell is no ordinary Spartan, in more ways than one

September 13, 1999 | Stephen Cannella

September 13, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
The Mets' Edgardo Alfonzo was second among big league second basemen with 24 home runs through Sunday. Yet among current starting middle infield duos, Alfonzo and Mets shortstop Rey Ordoñez (0...

September 13, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Sept. 4, 1999Reds 22, Phillies 3The night began with Cincinnati tied with L.A. for seventh in the National League in home runs. Four hours later, after bashing a league-record nine homers off six...

September 13, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
In his campaign to become the Athletics' full-time closer, righthander Jason Isringhausen, acquired along with Greg McMichael from the Mets for Billy Taylor on July 31, has almost abandoned his...

September 13, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
In addition to big league rookies Freddy Garcia (left), John Halama and Gil Meche, the Mariners have 20-year-old, 6'10" fireballer Ryan Anderson (9-13, 4.50 at Double A New Haven through Sunday)...