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July 03, 2000 | Volume 93, Issue 1

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Dennis Miller Cover - Sports Illustrated July 03, 2000

July 03, 2000
Me and Mrs. JonesTorri Edwards (10) finished second in the 100 meters to Marion Jones, who wore her new Swift Suit for the first time in competition at the Prefontaine Classic (page 76).

July 03, 2000 | Jamal Greene
June 28, 1965

July 03, 2000
Juan Gonzalez: another story about an obscenely rich athlete who thinks the world owes him even more adulation.—Gerry Hill, Regina, Saskatchewan

July 03, 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....

July 03, 2000 | Bill Colson/Managing Editor
Generous readers prompt a sports special delivery to the Dominican Republic

July 03, 2000 | John Walters
Highlights

July 03, 2000 | John Walters
One of Dennis Miller's earliest rants on his eponymous HBO show opened with him saying, "The world of sports could use a shot in the arm, couldn't it?" Who knew then that he'd be the one asked to...

July 03, 2000 | John Walters
Influential USA Today TV critic Rudy Martzke was the butt of jokes at a dinner in his honor

July 03, 2000 | John Walters
"Just before the turn of the millennium, a friend suggested I seek out my father.... So I called my dad and invited him to our series in Minnesota. He showed up! It was the first time he'd seen me...

July 03, 2000 | Jeff MacGregor
A late Red Sox fan and a fanatical wrestling maven provide insights into our passionate devotion to sports

July 03, 2000 | Edited by Mark Mravic
It's time the Cubs made the supreme sacrifice for a Series

July 03, 2000 | Edited by Mark Mravic
After making mincemeat of Lou Savarese last Saturday, the Hannibal Lecter of heavyweights unleashed a tirade directed at champ Lennox Lewis. "I want to rip out his heart and feed it to him!" Mike...

July 03, 2000 | Edited by Mark Mravic
$100,527.18Amount for which AT&T is suing NFL Properties over unpaid phone charges from June 1998.

July 03, 2000
A Tiger On the BagThe U.S. Open champ turned caddie for his pal

July 03, 2000
Hacked•Nike.com, for several hours as visitors to the site were rerouted to sll.org and greeted by the banner headline GLOBAL JUSTICE IS COMING—PREPARE NOW. Administrators for sll.org, run by a...

July 03, 2000
While Shaquille O'Neal was set for a postchampionship jaunt to Disneyland, Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant and his fiancée, Vanessa Laine, dropped in on Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif.,...

July 03, 2000
The rights to the address superbowltampa.net—Tampa hosts next season's NFL championship—belong to Mons Venus, a strip club near the Bucs' Raymond James Stadium.

July 03, 2000
ANNA KOURNIKOVATennis vixen, when asked about her love life during a press conference to promote the undergarments she endorses: "I'm not here to talk about my personal life. I'm here to talk...

July 03, 2000
Just what does comedian Dennis Miller, hired by ABC for the Monday Night Football booth, know about sports? Plenty, judging by how liberally he sprinkles his famous rants with sports references. A...

July 03, 2000
Jason Read, Ringoes, N.J.RowingRead, a senior captain and All-America at Temple, guided the Owls' men's varsity eight team to its 12th straight Dad Vail Regatta crown in a time of 5:43.68,...

July 03, 2000 | Tom Verducci
With sluggers like Mark McGwire and Jim Edmonds gladly sinking roots in St. Louis, the rampaging Cardinals are strengthening their ties to America's best baseball city

July 03, 2000 | Jeff Pearlman
Community spirit and a spiffy new ballpark make the Cardinals' Triple A club the class of the minors

July 03, 2000 | John Garrity
With an inspiring win in Memphis, Notah Begay III took an important step in his comeback from an embarrassing drunken-driving conviction

July 03, 2000 | Jeffri Chadiha
Cris Carter, the Vikings' 34-year-old record-setting receiver, hears the clock ticking on a career that is missing one important prize—an NFL title

July 03, 2000 | Tim Crothers
In the year since her World Cup—clinching penalty kick went in and her jersey came off, Brandi Chastain has been riding high, enjoying every minute of her celebrity

July 03, 2000
THE NHL

July 03, 2000 | Eric Duhatschek
Makeover MikeIslanders general manager Mike Milbury revamped his team in spectacular fashion

July 03, 2000 | Pierre McGuire
There's no shortage of suitors for 21-year-old defenseman Mike Van Ryn, who was declared an unrestricted free agent by an arbitrator last week. Don't be surprised if Van Ryn, who was drafted by...

July 03, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
More Dash Than BashWith a retooled lineup that relies on speed and defense over power, the Rockies are rising

July 03, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Griping about this season's silly schedule has become a pastime in itself, but here's one more bizarre tidbit: The Padres and the Diamondbacks wrapped up their 13-game season series last...

July 03, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
June 23, 2000Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4

July 03, 2000 | Stephen Cannella
Gritty play and a hot bat have made outfielder Eric Owens a full-time Padre

July 03, 2000 | Tim Layden
Stepping OutA sparkling women's metric mile highlighted the Prefontaine Classic

July 03, 2000 | S.L. Price
ABC's surprise hiring of Dennis Miller to man the booth with Al Michaels and Dan Fouts may put the buzz back in Monday Night Football

July 03, 2000 | Rick Reilly
I'm sitting here in front of the Magnavox, waiting for Monday Night Football to come on, a cold beer in my left hand, an aerodynamic brick in my right. O.K., I know it's early, but can't you...

July 03, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Tiger's EdgeSecond to One?

July 03, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
If the Europeans want a real home flied advantage in the 2001 Ryder Cup, they could dump the Belfry, an American-style course, and move to a seaside links that would be similar to Pebble Beach....

July 03, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
What do these players have in common?

July 03, 2000 | Jaime Diaz
Should disciplinary action be taken against John Daly for withdrawing from the U.S. Open without cause?

July 03, 2000
Chip Carter, DallasCarter, 33, an insurance agent, shot a three-under 210 for victory in the Texas Golf Association Amateur Championship at Lakewood Country Club in Dallas. Carter finished a shot...

July 03, 2000 | Mike (Stump) Harmon
I've caddied for so many winners in Hartford that some players named the event after me

July 03, 2000
•Cardinal RulesThe Cablinasian wins the Open. The Native American wins in Memphis. We like the guy in the cart at Hartford.

July 03, 2000 | Alan Shipnuck
Winning majors never gets old for Juli Inkster, who earned her second straight LPGA Championship on the day after she turned 40