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April 22, 2002 | Volume 96, Issue 17

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Tiger Woods Cover - Sports Illustrated April 22, 2002

April 22, 2002 | Mark Beech
NOVEMBER 3, 1980

April 22, 2002
A Tragedy in OhioMy fellow Blue jackets' fans and I are not upset that SI decided to make Brittanie Cecil's death a cover story (The Death of a Fan, April 1). However, we are profoundly...

April 22, 2002
Letters

April 22, 2002 | Steve Rushin
The sports page reveals its deepest secrets only to those who know how and where to look

April 22, 2002 | Richard Deitsch
don't miss

April 22, 2002 | Pete McEntegart
Former NBA scrub Tom Tolbert is an All-Star on the air

April 22, 2002
The online auction items of the week

April 22, 2002
Cory Collins, strong safetyGeorgia Tech

April 22, 2002 | Joe Mantegna
Good fences don't always make good neighbors, as Wrigley's faithful are discovering. A lifelong Cubs fan looks past the feud and points up the real dilemma

April 22, 2002 | Grant Wahl
If you think the U.S. media hyperventilates over sports, consider the reaction in the U.K. last week to the news that English soccer captain David Beckham may miss the upcoming World Cup...

April 22, 2002 | Pete McEntegart
The U.S. Patent and Trademark office has granted more than 8,000 patents for golf-related inventions in the past five years. Some 1,400 of these are for clubs, nearly 1,000 are related to ball...

April 22, 2002 | Grant Wahl
1Rank of Tampa Bay's Tropicana Field among vegetarian-friendly big league parks according to PETA, which praised the Devil Rays' stadium for offering garlic knots, black beans and rice, and...

April 22, 2002 | Robert Creamer
When Andre Laguerre became managing editor of SI in 1960 and began the changes that spurred the floundering six-year-old magazine toward editorial excellence and profitability, one of his first...

April 22, 2002 | Will Lee
The squared circle will soon take over the silver screen. A slew of high-profile boxing movies are in the works, making pugilism Hollywood's latest sports obsession. Among the projects: Against...

April 22, 2002
Died•Former NFL halfback and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron "Whizzer" White, 84, of pneumonia. White, who served on the high court from 1962 to '93, led the University of Colorado to an...

April 22, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
Chris Carmichael, who runs a Colorado training service, created the rehab program for Canadiens captain Saku Koivu, whose non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was found to be in remission on Feb. 7. Koivu...

April 22, 2002
Masters, shmasters. The big news out of Augusta last week was that Tiger Woods made his first public appearance with his new girlfriend, Swedish model Elin Nordegren. Woods had been introduced to...

April 22, 2002
The rugby fan formerly known as Damian Andrews has legally changed his name to Halifax Blue Sox in honor of his favorite team in the English Super League.

April 22, 2002
KIRBY PUCKETTTwins Hall of Fame outfielder, on the skills of Minnesota centerfielder Torii Hunter: "The better he gets, the better he's going to be."

April 22, 2002
Ann Strother, CASTLE ROCK, COLO.BasketballAnn, a senior guard at Highlands Ranch High, received the Naismith Award as the top U.S. female high school player after she led the Falcons to the class...

April 22, 2002
Horse Sense

April 22, 2002
LADIES FIRST: c. Of the five female horses who started the race as favorites, Regret is the only one to win.

April 22, 2002 | Rick Reilly
With a second straight Masters title in his sights, Tiger Woods showed no mercy as he rolled to his seventh major championship

April 22, 2002 | Jeffri Chadiha
In a draft deep in defensive linemen, North Carolina's Ryan Sims has shot up the charts, emerging from the shadow of his All-America teammate

April 22, 2002 | Jeffri Chadiha
Julius Peppers AND Ryan Sims are expected to become the eighth pair of college defensive linemates since 1993 to be selected in the first round of the same draft. In some cases the less-heralded...

April 22, 2002 | Paul Zimmerman
The First Round

April 22, 2002
We don't know his time in the 40, but Peter King sure is fast on his feet. Get his running analysis throughout the NFL draft at cnnsi.com/football.

April 22, 2002
Two world championships, and a guy still can't fit into his seat on the plane or the elevators at New York's plaza Hotel. Those are among the things SI photographer Walter Iooss Jr. learned when...

April 22, 2002 | Jack McCallum
The Lakers made it look easy while winning two rings in a row, but there are reasons to believe that betting on a third is no sure thing

April 22, 2002 | Tom Verducci
Amid serious doubts about how long he'll be playing for the Phillies, hard-charging third baseman Scott Rolen continues to give his all for the team

April 22, 2002 | Michael Farber
The spirited play of Brett Hull, 37, and Luc Robitaille, 36, make Detroit's Red Wings the old favorites

April 22, 2002 | Pierre McGuire
SI special contributor Pierre McGuire analyzes the first round

April 22, 2002
Time for ReflectionArnie's Army salutes Arnold Palmer as he crosses Sarazen Bridge at the 15th hole at Augusta during his farewell round at the Masters (page 40).

April 22, 2002
BaseballRangers' plans go awryRockies' Mercker reinvents himself as sidearmerSurprise start by Indians

April 22, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Design FlawsThe Rangers and others have seen winter's best-laid plans fail to blossom in spring

April 22, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Rafael PalmeiroRANGERS

April 22, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Yankee Mike Mussina's take on Fenway Park, where he retired the first 16 batters he faced on the way to beating the Red Sox on Sunday: "This place has had some success for me." Yeah, and Sinatra...

April 22, 2002 | Kelley King
Spring FeverThe reigning Big Ten champion, Illinois, is itching to discover a new quarterback

April 22, 2002 | Kelley King
Many of last season's statistical leaders were back on their colleges' fields this spring, including Florida junior quarterback Rex Grossman, who paced the nation in total offense (354.9 yards per...

April 22, 2002 | Rick Reilly
You smell like a goat. You're unshaven. You work endless hours in dimly lit caves. You speak a language understood only by others of your kind. You fear women and put prices on men's heads. And...