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November 26, 2001 | Volume 95, Issue 21

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Eric Crouch Cover - Sports Illustrated November 26, 2001

November 26, 2001
Throat CulturePackers wideout Bill Schroeder shows it's better to give than to receive as he performs a near tonsillectomy on Falcons cornerback Ashley Ambrose during Atlanta's 23-20 win.

November 26, 2001 | Rick Reilly
The strongest high school field hockey player in all of western Massachusetts stands 6'5", weighs 205 pounds and would look better in his skirt if he shaved his legs. His name is Ryan Sherburne,...

November 26, 2001
NBA Nit-pickingJack McCallum believes (SCOUTING REPORTS, Oct. 29) Mike Finley, Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki are "a Big Three as good as any since Bird, Parish and McHale." Hmmm. I know the Bulls...

November 26, 2001
Letters

November 26, 2001 | Steve Rushin
And vice versa, as the once ubiquitous freebie vanishes from the sports scene

November 26, 2001 | Chris Ballard
Highlights

November 26, 2001 | John O'Keefe
If you follow the college hoops Mid-Major Top 25, you will not be shocked come mid-March

November 26, 2001 | Chris Ballard
It's a Tuesday night at the Brunswick Zone Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick, N.J., and Danny Wiseman is most definitely in the hizzz-ouse. "He's exotic, he's different, he's off the wall!" ESPN...

November 26, 2001 | John O'Keefe
TNT's Inside the NBA is already only half analysis (the rest is the Charles Barkley-Kenny Smith insult-fest), so last Thursday's shameless in-show promo with drivers Kevin Harvick and Michael...

November 26, 2001 | Hali Helfgott
JULY 6, 1992

November 26, 2001 | Tom Verducci
Big Mac has a clear path to the Hall, but what about Jose Canseco?

November 26, 2001 | Tom Verducci
1936Inaugural entry roster reads like a Who's Who of baseball's formative days: Cobb, Ruth, Wagner, Mathewson, Johnson

November 26, 2001 | Mark Bechtel
If anyone should be saying, "I want respect, and I want people to think I've got talent," it's Britney Spears, not an athlete who had just cemented his position at his sport's apex. Still, there...

November 26, 2001
Dolphins receiver Oronde Gadsden may be fast on the field, but it's when he's on the road cruising on his BMW CI Executive motorcycle that he thinks he's a superhero. 'You just feel that you're...

November 26, 2001 | Mark Bechtel
23Number formed by the jerseys of Bulls rookies Eddy Curry and Tyson Chandler as they pose side by side on the cover of the team media guide.

November 26, 2001
There are only two occasions when it's acceptable for a grown man to cry: while listening to Lou Gehrig's farewell speech and while watching Brian's Song, the 1971 tearjerker about Bears halfback...

November 26, 2001 | John Sellers
If a commercial's success can be measured by the number of underage dorks who quote it feverishly, then few have done better than the original ads for Miller Lite. Indeed, like many who weren't...

November 26, 2001
Sought•By the Queens County (N.Y.) District Attorney, the extradition from Pennsylvania of Jerome Brandl, 34, on charges including criminal impersonation and grand larceny. The D.A. says that...

November 26, 2001
Warriors guard Gilbert Arenas is used to turning heads when he cruises down the street blaring rap music out of the six 12-inch Rockford Fosgate speakers and five 1,000-watt amps installed in his...

November 26, 2001 | Anna Holmes
Paul Chambers, 50, switches the arena surfaces at Boston's FleetCenter between hockey and basketball games.

November 26, 2001
The parent company of ShopRite supermarkets has agreed to pay $100,000 for the naming rights to a Brooklawn, N.J., elementary school gym.

November 26, 2001
DEION SANDERSFormer NFL All-Pro, after his seven-year-old son, Deion, was flagged for doing a touchdown dance in a youth football game: "Why you gotta throw a flag? He's doing what Daddy taught...

November 26, 2001
Elizabeth Pitman, WHITEFISH, MONT.SoccerElizabeth, a senior midfielder at Whitefish High, had 28 goals and 13 assists this season to finish her career with 101 goals and 40 assists and break the...

November 26, 2001
Campus Cagers

November 26, 2001
EARLY RISER: a. LSU guard Chris Jackson (now Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf) averaged 30.2 points in 1988-89.

November 26, 2001 | Albert Kim
This holiday season it's a three-way race among video-game systems. Your pick?

November 26, 2001 | Richard Hoffer
Ending Hasim Rahman's seven-month joyride as the heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis regained the title and a measure of respect for his career

November 26, 2001 | Michael Farber
A bum knee and a drab offense have Washington's Jaromir Jagr playing as if he's wearing a ball and chain

November 26, 2001 | Jack McCallum
Buddies Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker are lifting Boston and fueling a debate: Which of the young frontliners is better?

November 26, 2001 | Jeffri Chadiha
Whether he's screaming or scoring, there's no stopping fiery 49ers receiver Terrell Owens

November 26, 2001 | Michael Silver
Linebacker Takeo Spikes has taken the makeover of the perennially woeful Bengals into his own hands

November 26, 2001 | Austin Murphy
A softy off the field and tough as nails on it, Nebraska's fleet-footed Eric Crouch has emerged as the top Heisman contender

November 26, 2001 | Austin Murphy
Nebraska Quarterback Eric Crouch may not have eye-catching passing numbers, but he's the leading candidate for the Heisman Trophy because he can run. By rushing for 953 yards and 16 touchdowns in...

November 26, 2001
The NBAToughest job in the league?Late Pacers' pick dazzles at the pointClippers' salary-cap follies

November 26, 2001
Catch Peter King's exclusive take on Sunday's action every Monday morning while Dr. Z ranks each and every team each Tuesday at cnnsi.com/football.

November 26, 2001 | Ian Thomsen
Out of OptionsThe Knicks are old and undersized, but rebuilding them could cost a G.M. his job

November 26, 2001 | Ian Thomsen
Further proof that Clippers owner Donald Sterling operates in another universe: Los Angeles acquired Vinny Del Negro from the Suns last Friday in a three-way deal so that his $2.3 million salary...

November 26, 2001 | Ivan Maisel
Turning the TideSuper sub Andrew Zow has led Alabama to back-to-back wins and into the bowl picture

November 26, 2001 | Ivan Maisel
YA GOTTA LOVE THIS GUYMuch of what Georgia fifth-year senior fullback Verron Haynes has done this fall can't be found in a box score. He's the emotional leader of the offense and a good blocker,...

November 26, 2001 | Pete McEntegart
Josh Reed's move from tailback to wideout has been a godsend for LSU

November 26, 2001 | Peter King
Fast and FuriousWith a dazzling display of speed and power, the Jets have shot to the top of the AFC East

November 26, 2001 | Peter King
WORD ASSOCIATIONWith the Ravens' Shannon Sharpe, who on Sunday broke Ozzie Newsome's NFL record for career catches by a tight end

November 26, 2001 | Peter King
This winter the NFL's 10th free-agent class will hit the market, and it may be the weakest crop of available players since unfettered free agency began in 1993. Leaving aside potential salary-cap...

November 26, 2001 | Paul Zimmerman
It seems like a year ago, but only two months have passed since Jeff George was the Redskins' quarterback, Marty Schottenheimer was the coach whom his players hated, and the Skins were...

November 26, 2001 | S.L. Price
After a road trip to celebrate their bonding as a team, eight University of Wyoming runners made the fateful choice to head home on the state's most treacherous highway

November 26, 2001 | Michael Bamberger
Still scarred by his famously inapt remarks, Fuzzy Zoeller aims for a fresh start on the Senior tour

November 26, 2001 | Yi-Wyn Yen
Karrie Webb may have won the LPGA's season-ender, but Annika Sorenstam refused to cede the spotlight

November 26, 2001 | Gary Van Sickle
UBS Warburg CupRyder Lite

November 26, 2001 | Gary Van Sickle
When the Hall of Fame ed the bar to induct Payne Stewart, who had only II victories, it greatly improved the chances of induction for many of his contemporaries whose win totals aren't worthy of...

November 26, 2001 | Gary Van Sickle
To make the LPGA Hall of Fame, players must have been on tour for 10 years and amassed 27 points: One point is awarded for a victory or for earning the Vare Trophy (low scoring average) or the...

November 26, 2001 | Kelly Grunewald
If I learned anything in 2001, it was the true meaning of the term 'rookie mistake'

November 26, 2001
•World-beatersErnie Els and Retief Goosen give South Africa its first World Cup win in five years.

November 26, 2001 | John Garrity
The World Cup turned out to be a microcosm of Tiger Woods's 2001 season: He was better last year

November 26, 2001 | John Garrity
The U.S. team wasn't alone in coping with bad news back home