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June 19, 2000 | Volume 92, Issue 25

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Jason Arnott Cover - Sports Illustrated June 19, 2000

June 19, 2000 | Mark Beech
May 14, 1979

June 19, 2000
I spent $100 to watch a NASCAR race, spent another $100 on food and merchandise and felt I got a good deal! It's value that's important, not price.—BRUCE KENT, San Diego

June 19, 2000
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, 135 West 50th Street, New York, N.Y....

June 19, 2000 | Steve Rushin
That's just one of the provocative story lines in our fanciful summer sports-movie guide

June 19, 2000 | John Walters
Highlights

June 19, 2000 | John Walters
The ratings for ABC's Stanley Cup telecasts were excellent—for hockey

June 19, 2000 | John Walters
Deadbeat dads, boozed-up ballplayers and musclebound miscreants. Ladies and gentlemen, tonight's starting lineup...

June 19, 2000 | John Walters
Memo to Marion Jones: You ask on your Nike spots, "Why are sisters making less when they're busting their butts to the max?" For the same reason that Nike can sell shoes for $140: That's what the...

June 19, 2000 | Peter King
Steve Young's zeal for the game outshone even his records

June 19, 2000 | Peter King
He narrowly missed his first Tour win in 14 months when he lipped out a five-foot par putt on the fourth hole of sudden death at the Buick Classic. Still, it appears former world No. 1 David Duval...

June 19, 2000 | Peter King
50Sunday afternoon crowd greeting the Devils at the airport upon their triumphant return to New Jersey.

June 19, 2000
Groundbreaking GopherMinnesota bids farewell to college football pioneer Sandy Stephens

June 19, 2000
ID'd•Josh Pulliam, 27, as the Cubs fan who sparked last month's brawl between the Dodgers and the Wrigley crowd by stealing L.A. catcher Chad Kreuter's hat. Pulliam is a customer service rep for...

June 19, 2000
Sports talk radio host Steve Somers had a little help from a high-profile cohost, Jerry (from Queens) Seinfeld, when he kicked off his new 8 p.m.-to-midnight gig on New York's WFAN on June 1....

June 19, 2000
Say what you want about women's basketball, but by at least one measure it has gained a foothold in a formerly male-dominated domain: Both college and WNBA games are now fixtures at several Las...

June 19, 2000
The golf channel is telecasting its Payne Stewart biography, but if we were to make our own biopic about the late 1999 U.S. Open champion (and had an unlimited budget), here's whom we would cast.

June 19, 2000
The Blackhawks reportedly have been approached by a dog food company about developing promotions around the team's new coach, Alpo Suhonen.

June 19, 2000
PHIL GARNERTigers' manager, on his team's struggles: "We're pitching in 2000, but we're hitting in the 1960s."

June 19, 2000
Kathleen Darling, Milford, Del.Track and FieldDarling, a freshman at Rowan University who began throwing the javelin in April, won the Division III women's title with a divisional-record throw of...

June 19, 2000 | Michael Farber
Throwback New Jersey overcame a chaotic spring—and defending champion Dallas—to clinch a nail-biter of a Stanely Cup victory

June 19, 2000
Dropping BackNiners quarterback Steve Young, who announced his retirement on Monday (page 56), will no longer have to worry about rough treatment from the likes of Bills linebacker Darryl Talley.

June 19, 2000 | Phil Taylor
Exerting new leadership, Shaquille O'Neal steered the Lakers to a 2-1 lead over the Pacers in the Finals

June 19, 2000 | Richard Hoffer
Reggie Miller's bravado helped keep Indiana alive

June 19, 2000 | L. Jon Wertheim
The prayers of a more devout Mary Pierce, not to mention those of long-suffering French fans, were finally answered in Paris

June 19, 2000 | Tom Verducci
A man of many strong opinions, Boston centerfielder Carl Everett speaks loudly and carries a big stick

June 19, 2000 | Steve Young
Hall-of-Famer-to-be Steve Young reflects on his career with the 49ers and tells what compelled him to walk away from the game after 15 NFL seasons

June 19, 2000
HORSE RACING

June 19, 2000 | William Nack
Running On FumesA ho-hum Belmont served as a reminder that the Triple Crown races need a bigger payoff

June 19, 2000 | Grant Wahl
Wings and A PrayerU.S. midfielders, like many around the world, struggle to learn the lost art of the cross

June 19, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
All-Star GazingBlue Jays slugger Carlos Delgado has blasted off to a stellar start

June 19, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Tony Gwynn, who has gone 9 for 24 as a designated hitter in six interleague games this season, has rethought his once vehement opposition to prolonging his career by becoming a full-time DH. "I...

June 19, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Even with all the runs being scored, some players still have trouble getting home. Through Sunday the major leaguer least likely to score was the Mets' Rey Ordoñez. Before going on the DL with a...

June 19, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Despite a string of injuries, the Marlins' Luis Castillo is running wild

June 19, 2000 | S.L. Price
HE SAYS HE'S A GLADIATOR, BUT OSCAR DE LA HOYA HAS YET TO GIVE A DEFINITIVE RING PERFORMANCE THAT PROVES HE HAS THE HEART OF A GREAT CHAMPION

June 19, 2000 | Rick Reilly
I finally found the one thing that will bring me peace, happiness and deep satisfaction.

June 19, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
The U.S. open is rightly called the most democratic of the majors because more than half of the 156-man field must qualify for it. For that reason special exemptions, unearned free passes, have...

June 19, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Missing to the right when he is under pressure is becoming as much of a bane to David Duval as it was to Greg Norman. Duval's blocked three-iron in his playoff loss to Dennis Paulson reminded me...

June 19, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
What do these players have in common?

June 19, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Is the Tour right or wrong to appeal the Casey Martin decision to the Supreme Court?

June 19, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Karrie Webb will be gunning for her third consecutive victory in a major at next week's McDonald's LPGA Championship, in Wilmington, Del. Here are the players with the longest win streaks in the...

June 19, 2000
David Tuyo, Decatur, Ala.Tuyo, a senior at the University of Mobile, won the NAIA Championship at Isleta Eagle Golf Course in Albuquerque. Tied at six-under 202 after regulation with Mike Scott of...

June 19, 2000 | Christine Zwinscher
I could have been seriously injured when Robin Freeman (above) threw a club in anger

June 19, 2000
The U.S. open has had a long tradition of dark horse contenders. The last time the championship was played at Pebble Beach, in 1992, Gil Morgan came out of nowhere to dominate play for three days....

June 19, 2000
CALI, JACK NICKLAUS'S GOLDEN RETRIEVER

June 19, 2000 | Gary Van Sickle
Only in the U.S. Open does a guy like me get to go up against the big boys

June 19, 2000
•Name DropperDuval, Els, Garcia, Mickelson. Who will step up to become Dennis Paulson's rival?

June 19, 2000 | Gary Van Sickle
...if you said David Duval's playoff loss at Westchester makes him less of a threat to win his first major at this week's U.S. Open