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April 29, 2002 | Volume 96, Issue 18

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Kenyon Martin Cover - Sports Illustrated April 29, 2002

April 29, 2002
The Final TwoTwo things come to mind when reviewing your terrific coverage of Maryland's NCAA basketball tide (A Staggering Achievement, April 8). First, given the talent that's been in College...

April 29, 2002
Letters

April 29, 2002 | John O'Keefe
MARCH 25, 1957

April 29, 2002 | Steve Rushin
Its population in decline and its fans wracked by anxiety, Detroit is desperate for a winner

April 29, 2002 | Richard Deitsch
don't miss

April 29, 2002
Randy Jordan, running backRaiders

April 29, 2002 | Richard Deitsch
Horsing around with track announcer Tom Durkin

April 29, 2002 | Kostya Kennedy
Injuries are common in the NHL playoffs. So are false injury reports

April 29, 2002
NBA legends Tiny Archibald and Jo Jo White aren't coming out of retirement, but the sneakers they made famous are. After a 17-year hiatus, PRO-Keds are back, though you're more likely to find them...

April 29, 2002
Died•Ogden Phipps, 93, who won two Eclipse awards as the U.S.'s top thoroughbred owner, and another as a breeder. Phipps, who owned 1989 Belmont Stakes winner Easy Goer and Buckpasser, the '66...

April 29, 2002
GREAT SCOTT: It took Englishman Lloyd Scott, 40, 128:29:46 to finish the London Marathon in this 1940s diving suit, a feat he performed to raise awareness of leukemia, which he learned he had in...

April 29, 2002
Nike's "The Secret Tournament" World Cup commercial

April 29, 2002
Last Thursday at 6 a.m., SI's Pete McEntegart settled in to experience 24 hours of the Yankee Entertainment and Sports Network (YES), the first U.S. network devoted to a single team. His report:

April 29, 2002
Tuxes and tennis shoes. That was the dress code at the April 17 benefit for the Arthur Ashe Institute at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel. Sopranos papa James Gandolfini, actors Stephen and Billy...

April 29, 2002
ApocalypsePresident Bush's national security adviser, Condoleezza Rice, says that she aspires to be commissioner of the NFL.

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SERGIO GARCIA

April 29, 2002
Postseason party: Michael Farber and Kostya Kennedy cover the ice while Jack McCallum hits the hardcourt as the NHL and NBA playoffs continue.

April 29, 2002
Jessica Smith, MELVINDALE, MICH.In-line Speed SkatingSmith, 18, won the overall professional women's division of the U.S. Cup Inline Speedskating Series. A competitive skater since age two, Smith...

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•LAST SHOT

April 29, 2002
LAST SHOT: b. The Bruins' hill scored the overtime goal in three of Boston's four victories against the Rangers in the 1939 NHL semifinals. Hill won Games 1, 2 and 7 in extra time for the eventual...

April 29, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
Olympic champ Kurt Angle is making a mint in the WWF—and ending a taboo

April 29, 2002 | Charles Hirshberg
Taking in a Game: A History of Baseball in Asiaby Joseph A. Reaves,University of Nebraska Press, $29.95

April 29, 2002 | Gary Van Sickle
Wilson sparks controversy by claiming its new balls are the first to roll true

April 29, 2002 | Chris Ballard
To beat the Pacers, the Nets will need some intimidating play from bruising Kenyon Martin, who walks the line between tough and dirty

April 29, 2002 | Peter King
The inside story of how owner Jerry Jones and the Cowboys nearly botched things up in the first round—but ended up scoring big

April 29, 2002
Home, Sweet HomeMarlins rightfielder Kevin Millar was able to score after Braves catcher Javy Lopez dropped the ball in Atlanta on Sunday. The Braves won 4-2.

April 29, 2002
The Cowboys' staff had some heated discussions when deciding how to rank two top-notch cover men, Phillip Buchanon and Quentin Jammer

April 29, 2002 | Jeff Pearlman
With his fearless fielding and a suddenly sizzling bat, Twins Centerfielder Torii Hunter has been a gem for his endangered ballclub

April 29, 2002 | Tom Verducci
If baseball were just a game and not big business, the Twins would be safe and the Brewers would be out

April 29, 2002 | Bill Barich
The hot young Irish trainer. The reclusive, politically wired owner who controls an offshore fortune. The most powerful breeding outfit in the world. And their champion colt, headed for the...

April 29, 2002 | L. Jon Wertheim
Four seasoned adventurers had a bold vision: to set a record by skiing from the peak of Alaska's Mount St. Elias to the sea. But after two of them reached the summit, something went terribly wrong

April 29, 2002 | L. Jon Wertheim
On the morning of April 5, a plane dropped off Griber, Martin, Sanders and Von Doersten at Hayden Col, from which they planned a rapid ascent to the St. Elias summit. Van Doersten dropped out with...

April 29, 2002
Baseball

April 29, 2002 | Jeff Pearlman
Pitching InA surprisingly sharp rotation has meant everything to the otherwise ragged Mets

April 29, 2002 | Jeff Pearlman
BLUE JAYS 5, YANKEES 4April 20

April 29, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
Stumbling StartTop-seeded Detroit took an early pratfall against young and potent Vancouver

April 29, 2002 | Daniel G. Habib
Mattias OhlundCANUCKS DIn his fifth season the scrappy 25-year-old had career highs in goals (10) and points (36) while leading his club in ice time (25:16 per game). The 6'2" 220-pounder finished...

April 29, 2002 | Pierre McGuire
Two of the NHL's most senior referees, Terry Gregson, 48, and Paul Stewart, 47, were not chosen to officiate in the playoffs. NHL director of officiating Andy Van Hellemond was worried that...

April 29, 2002 | Mark Bechtel
Heavy HeartsOwner Jack Roush's plane crash sent a shock through his resurgent racing team

April 29, 2002 | Edited by Gary Van Sickle
Marriage has reinvigorated Justin Leonard

April 29, 2002 | Edited by Gary Van Sickle
If you want a course to stand the test of time, start with a top design, like Harbour Town's. With tiny greens and claustrophobic fairways, Harbour Town—at 6,916 yards seemingly too short for...

April 29, 2002 | David Glenz
Justin Leonard putted brilliantly at the WorldCom Classic, but it was the 18-incher he missed that led to his victory

April 29, 2002 | Sal Johnson
Justin Leonard is the first person to win a Tour event without a birdie on the final 18 since Vijay Singh at the 1995 Buick Classic....

April 29, 2002 | David Glenz
Good putters use the same routine on every putt. Justin Leonard has a great routine that lasts 45 seconds. Having already surveyed the green from several angles, he uses most of the time to...

April 29, 2002
The LPGA, with seven fewer tournaments than a year ago, has been downsized, but not as much as some players. Dina Ammaccapane has dropped 30 pounds, but that's nothing compared with Cristie Kerr,...

April 29, 2002
Former PGA champ Mark Brooks is a kitchen magician

April 29, 2002
Do you consider the Countrywide Tradition, this week's Senior tour event, a major championship?

April 29, 2002 | Alan Shipnuck
As sprawling golf communities devour South Carolina's Low Country, some residents ask, How much is too much?