SI Vault
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

November 29, 1999 | Volume 91, Issue 21

Previous Previous
 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 29, 1999

November 29, 1999 | E.M. Swift
FEBRUARY 19-28, 1960: THE U.S. WINS HOCKEY GOLD AT SQUAW VALLEY

November 29, 1999 | Peter King
OCTOBER 7, 1945: DON HUTSON STARS FOR THE PACKERS

November 29, 1999
This week we give thanks for The Fleming File. SI's David Fleming nominates our second annual Turkeys of the Year and asks for your feedback at cnnsi.com/si_online.

November 29, 1999 | Frank Deford
OCTOBER 1-9, 1919: THE BLACK SOX THROW THE WORLD SERIES

November 29, 1999 | Michael Bamberger
JULY 6, 1957: ALTHEA GIBSON WINS WIMBLEDON

November 29, 1999 | Steve Rushin
SEPTEMBER 8, 1974: EVEL KNIEVEL TAKES ON THE SNAKE RIVER CANYON

November 29, 1999
Heels over HeadNice blocking by Penn State makes Michigan State linebacker Josh Thornhill take a dive in front of quarterback Kevin Thompson during the Spartans' 35-28 win last Saturday.

November 29, 1999 | Leigh Montville
SEPTEMBER 11, 1918: THE RED SOX WIN THE WORLD SERIES

November 29, 1999 | Rick Reilly
SEPTEMBER 18-20, 1913: FRANCIS OUIMET WINS THE U.S. OPEN

November 29, 1999 | Michael Silver
JANUARY 10, 1982: SAN FRANCISCO REATS DALLAS ON THE CATCH

November 29, 1999 | Michael Farber
MARCH 17, 1955: THE RIOT OVER ROCKET RICHARD

November 29, 1999 | Ian Thomsen
JUNE 8-29, 1958: PELÉ MAKES HIS WORLD CUP DEBUT

November 29, 1999 | Tim Layden
NOVEMBER 19, 1966: NOTRE DAME 10, MICHIGAN ST. 10

November 29, 1999 | William Nack
NOVEMBER 1, 1938: SEABISCUIT RACES WAR ADMIRAL

November 29, 1999 | Jackie MacMullan
MARCH 26, 1979: BIRD MEETS MAGIC FOR THE NCAA TITLE

November 29, 1999 | Phil Taylor
AUGUST 3-9, 1936: JESSE OWENS DOMINATES THE BERLIN OLYMPICS

November 29, 1999
PRO FOOTBALLNiners' Rice losing starchAnother draft debacle for Chargers' BeathardTo go or not to go (for two)

November 29, 1999 | Peter King
Aging Jerry Rice is going down with the 49ers' once-proud ship

November 29, 1999 | Peter King
You might think that offenses would keep getting better at the two-point attempt, which was introduced in the NFL in 1994. But in 1999 teams are worse than ever at cashing in. Here's a...

November 29, 1999 | Peter King
1. This Guy Knows FootballThink Mike Holmgren has had an impact in his inaugural season in Seattle? For the first time in their 24-year history the Sea-hawks entered Sunday's play with a two-game...

November 29, 1999 | Paul Zimmerman
The jets are going to upset the Colts in Indianapolis. There, I said it. And if the Colts run up another one of their big scores, I can always go back to driving my taxi.

November 29, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Ohio State fell to Michigan to conclude its worst season of the 1990s

November 29, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
•Boston College (4-2, 8-2) at Virginia Tech (6-0, 10-0)The Eagles have been a pleasant surprise in the Big East, but let's not get carried away. They've won five games by four points or fewer and...

November 29, 1999 | B.J. Schecter
David Allen, KR, Kansas State—The 5'9", 195-pound junior (above) this season tied an NCAA career record for punts returned for touchdowns (seven) while averaging 13.9 yards on 28 returns and...

November 29, 1999 | Jack McCallum
Birmingham's Legion Field is, sadly, no longer a football mecca

November 29, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
No TomorrowThe Rangers' plan for getting back to the top may have a fatal flaw

November 29, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
KEITH PRIMEAUHURRICANES CHe led Carolina with 62 points in 1998-99, but this season, as a restricted free agent unable to come to contract terms, he's sitting out. A 6'4", 210-pound bruiser,...

November 29, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
Several NHL scouts who recently returned from Europe are raving about 17-year-old right wing Marian Gaborik of Trencin, a club team in Slovakia. The 6'1", 183-pound Gaborik is an explosive...

November 29, 1999 | Ed Hinton
The Winner Is...Our rundown on the best and worst of the racing world this season

November 29, 1999 | Rick Reilly
[This article contains a complex mathmatical formula. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

November 29, 1999 | Bill Colson
The sports Illustrated 20th Century Sports Awards

November 29, 1999 | Aditi Kinkhabwala
November 1, 1971

November 29, 1999
If I were the "whip-smart, well-read" Costas, surely I could come up with more of a TV sports outrage than someone proclaiming his faith.—MIKE RENFRO, Dallas

November 29, 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,...

November 29, 1999 | John Walters
Highlights

November 29, 1999 | John Walters
To watch 11 p.m. highlights shows is to know that we're in the age of preinformation. There's Vince, Kenny or Keith keeping the outcome a mystery until the end of the highlight—even though the...

November 29, 1999 | John Walters
The best road team in college football visited Gainesville, Fla., last Saturday, surrounded by all the trappings of a major program. Training table. Headsets. Police escorts (two per man). Even...

November 29, 1999 | Noah Liberman
Gentlemen, start your search engines: The race for NASCAR.com is gearing up

November 29, 1999 | Noah Liberman
"There can only be one Marvin Gaye. There can only be one Queen of Soul. And there can only be one Prime Time."

November 29, 1999 | Steve Rushin
For fools and blowhards there's nothing worse/than getting skewered in rhyming verse

November 29, 1999 | Michael Farber
You may not like Karl Malone's politics, but at least he's got some

November 29, 1999 | Michael Farber
Look out below. Anything can happen when Shaquille O'Neal lets fly with a free throw. Through Monday the Lakers' loose cannon had canned just 58 of 147 foul shots, launching line drives and air...

November 29, 1999 | Michael Farber
82

November 29, 1999
School spirit claimed 12 lives at Texas A&M

November 29, 1999
Dropped•The arena anthem Rock and Roll Part II (the "Hey!" song), by the NBA's Raptors and the NHL's Flames, Maple Leafs and Oilers, after the song's writer and performer, Gary Glitter, was...

November 29, 1999
The Proliferation of pro teams makes for ever more logos, some of which should have been no-go's. Name the teams symbolized here (including a new NHL expansion club), and win a date with a carnivore.

November 29, 1999
The NFL discovered that the song sampled in one of its ads, Eminem's My Name Is, deals with suicide, drugs, rape and drunk driving.

November 29, 1999
JERRY OSTROSKIBills center, after Sunday's 17-7 loss to the Jets: "We were pretty opportunistic as far as picking really good times to blow things."

November 29, 1999 | John Walters
For 50 years winter has been Miller time at the movies

November 29, 1999
Jeff Farkas, Williamsville, N.Y.HockeyFarkas, a senior forward at Boston College, was named Hockey East player of the month after getting eight goals and eight assists for the Eagles, who finished...

November 29, 1999
Last Thursday in a raucous estadio in Havana, Fidel Castro earned a victory cigar and Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez entered the pantheon of politicians who couldn't back up their smack. Chávez...

November 29, 1999 | Ian Thomsen
D.C. United brought out the worst in the L.A. Galaxy to win its third title

November 29, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Navy's Terrence Anderson is an NCAA dream; his father, an NCAA outcast

November 29, 1999 | Franz Lidz
Her teen rivals got more hype, but Lindsay Davenport got the win at the Chase

November 29, 1999 | Tim Zimmermann
Balloonist Steve Fossett is still chasing records, now in a high-speed catamaran

November 29, 1999 | Mark Beech
The 19th-century antecedents of the bicycle—from the velocipede, with its wooden frame and iron tires, to the high-wheeled Original—did little to keep the bumps in the road from reaching the seat...

November 29, 1999 | Brian Cazeneuve
With three World Cup wins, former golfer Ed Moses proved water's no hazard

November 29, 1999 | Ron Fimrite
THE LOST EXPLORERBy Conrad Anker and David RobertsSimon & Schuster, $22

November 29, 1999 | Cameron Morfit
Scott Johnston is firmly in the saddle again after a near fatal plane crash

November 29, 1999 | Tim Crothers
Donnell Finnaman, who is deaf, never heard that girls shouldn't play football

November 29, 1999 | Tim Layden
Led a cool Chris Weinke, refocused Florida State sank Florida in the Swamp to win a shot at the national title

November 29, 1999 | Marty Burns
Despite rules changes that were supposed to doom rugged teams like Miami, Pat Riley's crew is off to its hottest start

November 29, 1999 | Marty Burns
So far the NBA rules changes have had the desired effect of creating more offense. Scoring is up over each of the past two seasons, and even though more fouls are being called, the surge in points...

November 29, 1999 | Jack McCallum

November 29, 1999
THE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 20TH CENTURY SPORTS AWARDS

November 29, 1999
Lou Gehrig

November 29, 1999
Otto Graham

November 29, 1999
Michael Jordan

November 29, 1999
Mario Lemieux

November 29, 1999
Chris Evert

November 29, 1999
Pete Sampras

November 29, 1999
Bonnie Blair

November 29, 1999
OUR WRITERS PICK THE SPORTS EVENTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY THEY'D MOST LIKE TO HAVE SEEN

November 29, 1999 | Tom Verducci
OCTOBER 3, 1947: COOKIE LAVAGETTO BREAKS UP A WORLD SERIES NO-HITTER

November 29, 1999 | S.L. Price
DECEMBER 7, 1941: REDSKINS VERSUS EAGLES ON PEARL HARBOR DAY

November 29, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
FEBRUARY 25, 1964: CASSIUS CLAY BEATS SONNY LISTON

November 29, 1999 | Kelli Anderson
AUGUST 6, 1926: GERTRUDE EDERLE CROSSES THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

November 29, 1999 | Gary Smith
SEPTEMBER 21, 1964: THE REDS' CHICO RUIZ STUNS THE PHILLIES

November 29, 1999 | Jack McCallum
JULY 13, 1904: THE FIRST OLYMPIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT