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June 26, 2000 | Volume 92, Issue 26

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated June 26, 2000

June 26, 2000
Read even more Tiger tales, plus follow John Garrity's search for the perfect swing and check out Alan Shipnuck's weekly, wacky take on the Tour, at golfplus.cnnsi.com.

June 26, 2000 | Rick Reilly
Tiger, please stay seated during the presentation. Besides, the more you move, the more the ropes will burn. Now, all of us in this room want to say a few heartfelt words to you.

June 26, 2000
There's No Place Like HomeLSU's Ryan Theriot loses his head—and his helmet—after crossing the plate with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to defeat Stanford 6-5 at the College World...

June 26, 2000
To Myles Brand and his statement that "uncivil and embarrassing behavior will not be tolerated"—it just was.—KEVIN WESTERVELT, Modesto, Calif.

June 26, 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 26, 2000 | Kelvin C. Bias
October 27, 1975

June 26, 2000 | John Walters
Highlights

June 26, 2000 | John Walters
Last Thursday night, ESPN's SportsCenter used a telestrator to pinpoint the whereabouts of Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch, who had committed three errors and was refraining from joining...

June 26, 2000 | John Walters
NBC's U.S. Open ratings reaffirmed the astonishing Nielsen clout of Tiger Woods

June 26, 2000 | John Walter
The Bob Knight saga has more legs than an Ethan Allen warehouse. Last week alone Indiana English professor Murray Sperber, Knight's most vocal critic on the Bloomington campus, went on a leave of...

June 26, 2000 | John Walters
wimbledon.org/interactiveBeginning on Monday, follow the action from the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in real time with this link off the official tournament site. Features include...

June 26, 2000 | Jeff MacGregor
Sportswriters will soon be dinosaurs, driven to extinction by the Ice Age of the Internet

June 26, 2000 | Michael Farber
The Expos may leave behind—don't laugh—a great baseball town

June 26, 2000 | Michael Farber
71, 97Where Caddyshack and Bull Durham ranked among the American Film Institute's 100 funniest flicks.

June 26, 2000 | Michael Farber
What's going on in there? That's what fans are asking after Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch lost his ability to make a simple throw to first. No one's safe: Knobby's wild toss into the...

June 26, 2000
Cannabis versus ChaosIs marijuana the way to mellow a hooligan?

June 26, 2000
Canceled•Bonfire, the tradition at Texas A&M on the night before its football game with Texas, for at least the next two years as the school continues to review the collapse of the bonfire...

June 26, 2000
Twin killing

June 26, 2000
No, that's not Curly Howard having a molar removed. It's IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch, 79, doing a stretching exercise in his Lausanne apartment, part of the Olympic pooh-bah's workout...

June 26, 2000
Two teams of eight sports figures, stranded on a deserted island. Who stays? Who goes? Who's the first to chow down on a rodent? Cast your vote for your favorite castaway at cnnsi.com/si_online.

June 26, 2000
The executors of Joe DiMaggio's estate have sold a game-worn uniform from 1951, his final season, to Upper Deck, which plans to cut it up and distribute the pieces inside packs of trading cards.

June 26, 2000
JAY LARKINShowtime exec, on the likelihood of a bout between his network's fighter Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis, who's allied with HBO: "There will be pork chops growing on the palm trees of Tel...

June 26, 2000 | Tim Crothers
Resilient LSU came from behind to win its fifth College World Series in 10 years

June 26, 2000 | Tim Layden
The sport's future and present in the U.S. crossed paths in Raleigh, N.C.

June 26, 2000 | Ron Fimrite
A buffet of summer browsing for readers whose taste buds yearn for the esoteric

June 26, 2000 | Rich O'Brien
The Heavyweight Explosion, staged monthly at Manhattan's Hammerstein Ballroom, is a bacchanal of break dancing, massages and big left hooks

June 26, 2000
Cory Peck, Sioux City, IowaBaseballCory, a senior at North High, hit a home run in five straight at bats, tying the national high school single-game record, and had 12 RBIs in a 19-6 win over...

June 26, 2000 | Phil Taylor
Though they weren't swift in closing teams out during the playoffs, the Lakers beat the Pacers and won the title with a rousing show in Game 6, when it mattered most

June 26, 2000 | Richard Hoffer
In a stirring bout that ennobled both fighters, Sugar Shane Mosley beat hometown rival Oscar De La Hoya and assumed the role of boxing's standard-bearer

June 26, 2000 | John Garrity
With a record-breaking 15-shot win at the 100th U.S. Open, Tiger Woods made an indisputable case for his dominance case for his dominance of the golfing world

June 26, 2000 | Tom Verducci
By angling for a rich new contract, Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa stirred up a hurricane that may blow him clear out of the Windy City—but to where?

June 26, 2000 | Tom Verducci
Last Friday, when Sammy Sosa drove in the 1,000th run of his career with a go-ahead, three-run triple off righty Guillermo Mota in a 9-8 Cubs win over the Expos, he became one of only nine major...

June 26, 2000
THE NBA

June 26, 2000 | Ian Thomsen
Quantum LeaperFast-blooming sophomore Stromile Swift of LSU is sure to rise high in the lottery

June 26, 2000 | Ian Thomsen
Lamar Odom has let the Clippers know that he wouldn't mind seeing them draft Hofstra senior Speedy Claxton with the No. 18 pick, Los Angeles's second choice. Odom and Claxton were teammates at...

June 26, 2000 | Mark Bechtel
Oh, Brother!Bobby Labonte is poised to join sibling Terry as a season's title winner

June 26, 2000 | Mark Bechtel
After taking a break to have kids, Shawna Robinson is back behind the wheel

June 26, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Second ComingRanger Luis Alicea, reemerged as a regular, is hitting better than ever

June 26, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
June 17, 2000 Marlins 4, Pirates 3

June 26, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
For the third time in the past four seasons Yankees manager Joe Torre will guide the American League All-Star team. During his 18-year playing career as a catcher, first baseman and third baseman...

June 26, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Don't come between the Cardinals and their dinner. Disgusted by a lackluster effort in a loss to the Tigers on June 10—St. Louis's seventh loss in 10 games—manager Tony La Russa declared the...

June 26, 2000 | Jeff Pearlman
His days as a major league hothead are just a memory to Triple A skipper Garry Templeton

June 26, 2000 | John Schulian
The greatest slugger never to play in the major leagues, John Gibson, was a jovial teammate but, in the end, a tragic mystery to almost all who knew him

June 26, 2000 | Gary Van Sickle
The new number 5 hole at Pebble, a deceptively nasty par-3, forced many players to hit shots that were self-incriminating

June 26, 2000 | Michael Bamberger
As they proved by their numbers at Pebble Beach, pros who can make it in the Metropolitan PGA can make it anywhere

June 26, 2000 | Alan Shipnuck
It took a decade of debate to get a new golf course project off the ground on the Monterey Peninsula

June 26, 2000
•Move Over, Old TomForget mere mortals. Tiger's only real rivals are the guys in the record book.

June 26, 2000 | Scott Gummer
Tiger Woods was the story of the U.S. Open, but Pebble Beach was the star, and it took a grounds crew of 70 to make sure the course was ready for its close-up

June 26, 2000 | J. Michael Veron
In a new novel, Bobby Jones makes it possible for his former caddie, on the run from the law, to play against the game's greats

June 26, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Bobby Clampett's OpenBlast from The Past

June 26, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Pebble Beach, as usual, looked great on television, but if you were there in person, the 100th U.S. Open was a nightmare of gridlock and overcrowding. It's time for the United States Golf...

June 26, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
What do these players have in common?

June 26, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Should the USGA eliminate special exemptions into the U.S. Open?

June 26, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
SYNONYMS for a GREAT PUTT

June 26, 2000
Paula Carter, Paris, Tenn.Sarah Johnston, Benton, La.Carter and Johnston, teammates at Alabama, each prevailed in major amateur tournaments two weeks ago. Carter, a senior-to-be, won her second...

June 26, 2000 | Ricky Barnes
Not many teenagers can say they have played in the U.S. Open, as I did last week

June 26, 2000
Robert Trent Jones Sr., who died on June 14 at age 93, was one of the most prolific golf course architects in the history of the game. He designed and rebuilt more than 500 courses in 45 slates...

June 26, 2000 | Michael Bamberger
The exits of John Daly and Jack Nicklaus could not have been more different

June 26, 2000 | Alan Shipnuck
A new generation of European players is ready and eager to put its stamp on the U.S. Open