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September 10, 2001 | Volume 95, Issue 10

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Roger Clemens Cover - Sports Illustrated September 10, 2001

September 10, 2001
Deft Vol HandlerTennessee wide receiver Donté Stallworth gets behind Syracuse cornerback Willie Ford for a 37-yard touchdown catch in a game the Volunteers won 33-9.

September 10, 2001
Bicycle Built for TwoThe cover shot of Lance Armstrong gave me a sense of déjà vu. With a little research I discovered why. Clearly the inspiration for Gerard Rancinan's photo is the August 1971...

September 10, 2001
Letters

September 10, 2001 | Jamal Greene
JULY 7, 1980

September 10, 2001 | Steve Rushin
The changing season prompts a look back to when football was king in a young boy's life

September 10, 2001 | Chris Ballard
Highlights

September 10, 2001 | John O'Keefe
A new DVD presents the on-, off- and above-court Michael Jordan (and there's even a quiz)

September 10, 2001 | Chris Ballard
Considering all the esoteric references fired off—frequently without heed to the game situation or broadcast flow—by rookie analyst Dennis Miller on Monday Night Football last fall, what ABC...

September 10, 2001 | John O'Keefe
After a season of tinkering, ESPN's K-Zone was in postseason form on last week's Sunday Night Baseball. K-Zone, a box that outlines a batter's strike zone, was used to masterly effect by analyst...

September 10, 2001 | Alexander Wolff
The NCAA's cultural blind spot leaves foreigners holding their travel bags

September 10, 2001 | Alexander Wolff
Andrew Gaze, Seton Hall, 1988-89Dauphin of Aussie hoops spent five seasons with Melbourne Tigers of Australia's National Basketball League before starring for 1989 NCAA runners-up.

September 10, 2001 | Peter King
Sometime early in the NFL season a bad call from a replacement official will decide a game, and the league will go rushing back to the negotiating table to get a deal done with its 119 regular...

September 10, 2001
Last week a group or television executives and investors announced that the Tennis Channel, a 24-hour all-tennis cable network, will launch next summer. The net's content will be a mix of...

September 10, 2001 | Peter King
2-6, 5.35Record and ERA of the Red Sox' bullpen, through Monday, in games started by Pedro Martinez.

September 10, 2001
Ali (opens Dec. 7)

September 10, 2001
LOOKA whole-body makeover keyed by a 55-pound weight drop.

September 10, 2001
BannedMotorboats with their engines on, from McCovey Cove during Giants games. The San Francisco Port Commission noted several near collisions as fans chased home runs hit into the water by Barry...

September 10, 2001 | Mark Beech
Point Given's retirement nips a racing renaissance in the bud

September 10, 2001
Here's good news for Little League man-child Danny Almonte: He's old enough to see the PG-13 rated baseball flick Hardball when it hits theaters on Sept. 14. Then again, he might not want to. The...

September 10, 2001
Danny Almonte memorabilia has begun cropping up on eBay; one ball signed by the discredited Little Leaguer was going for $355 as of Monday.

September 10, 2001
ART MODELLRavens owner, on the NFL's use of replacement refs: "We're prepared. Now, if we lose our beer vendors, then you've got a problem."

September 10, 2001 | Mark Beech
Find your way, recharge your batteries and still catch your favorite show

September 10, 2001 | Franz Lidz
Cuban refugee Joel Casamayor eyes a shot at becoming the bantamweight to beat

September 10, 2001
Brendan Meyers, NEW YORK CITYFencingBrendan, 13, went 24-0 as he won gold medals in the youth-12 and the youth-14 foil competitions at the summer national championships. He also earned bronzes in...

September 10, 2001 | Michael Silver
What will be the first really big game on this year's schedule? (And four other questions worth asking on the eve of the 2001 NFL season)

September 10, 2001 | Paul Zimmerman
History has been made in Week 1, and usually it has come in the form of an upset. I'm not talking about any old upset, but one that signals the dawn of an emerging nation. Four years ago the...

September 10, 2001 | Kelli Anderson
Spurred by her stepfather's cancer, Lisa Leslie rebuilt herself and her game, then led the Sparks to the WNBA title

September 10, 2001 | Tom Verducci
Ignited by his twin passions for family and fitness, the Yankees' ageless Roger Clemens has lifted off to an 18-1 record—and toward a sixth Cy Young award

September 10, 2001 | Kelley King
If he turns out to be as good at football as he is at jump rope, Nebraska's Willie Amos will be a pro

September 10, 2001 | Grant Wahl
A growing number of coach are falling in love with—and sometimes marrying—athletes they train. Some of these relationships succeed. Others disrupt careers or leave teammates stumbling over hidden...

September 10, 2001 | Grant Wahl
There's no uniform policy among sports organizations on relationships between coaches and athletes. Numerous governing bodies—the WNBA, WUSA, NCAA and USA Track and Field, to cite the most...

September 10, 2001
As the case of Ohio State runner Denise Klemencic (right) shows, harassment is difficult to define

September 10, 2001
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September 10, 2001
Tennis

September 10, 2001 | S.L. Price
Vamp CounselorsYoung players are pushed to show more than their A game

September 10, 2001 | Ivan Maisel
Stemming The TideUCLA's defense figured out how to stop Alabama and got the Bruins a rare road win

September 10, 2001 | Ivan Maisel
•YA GOTTA LOVE THIS GUYAfter Clemson sophomore defensive lineman Nick Eason tied for the team lead in sacks last year, with seven, he tore his right Achilles tendon in December during a practice...

September 10, 2001 | Kelley King
Antonio Garay goes to the mat for Boston College, but his future is on the gridiron

September 10, 2001 | Stephen Cannella
Collision Ahead?Things are looking up for Texas, but maybe not at catcher

September 10, 2001 | Stephen Cannella
Two advance scouts, one from each league, reflect on what they saw and heard last week:

September 10, 2001 | Stephen Cannella
YANKEES 1, RED SOX 0 Sept. 2

September 10, 2001 | Daniel G. Habib
Five operations and six years after his last start, Jose Rijo is a Red again

September 10, 2001 | Rick Reilly
With little or no NFL experience and few days to prepare, the league's replacement officials may not be ready for prime time, but as of Monday it looked as if they'd be around for a while. That's...