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April 07, 2003 | Volume 98, Issue 14

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Dwyane Wade Cover - Sports Illustrated April 07, 2003

April 07, 2003 | Brian Cazeneuve
July 16, 1984

April 07, 2003
A Secret LifeI was 10 years old and living in Minnesota when the Twins won the 1987 World Series. Everybody loved Kirby Puckett (The Rise and Fall of Kirby Puckett, March 17). I got hooked on...

April 07, 2003
LETTERS

April 07, 2003 | Steve Rushin
When I arrived at Marquette University in 1984, there were TV lounges on every floor of McCormick Hall, the cylindrical, high-rise, all-male freshman dorm that resembled—in shape, smell and...

April 07, 2003 | Phil Taylor
Michael Jordan's farewell tour is getting most of the attention, but the void created by David Robinson's departure may be even harder for the NBA to fill

April 07, 2003 | E.M. Swift
Her load lightened by a new coach, Michelle Kwan floated to her fifth world title

April 07, 2003 | Kelley King
WAR EMBLEM IS A DUD AS A STUD

April 07, 2003 | E.M. Swift
2Starting lineups used this season by the Warriors, who have opened with the same five players in 72 of 74 games, including the first 66 in a row.

April 07, 2003
SmackedA three-run homer in his first at bat in a major league uniform, 22-year-old prospect Jonny Gomes. Called up from Tampa Bay's minor league camp to spell the Devil Rays' outfielders against...

April 07, 2003 | Michael Bamberger
Fractured

April 07, 2003
Brooks Kieschnick, 30, tried to make the Brewers as an outfielder and a pitcher. How'd he do? SI's Kieschometer tells all. Our tale of two Kieschnicks ended on March 26, when Milwaukee sent him to...

April 07, 2003 | Alexander Wolff
Woeful graduation rates bolster an NCAA initiative on academics

April 07, 2003 | Richard Deitsch
The former No. 2 player in the world and winner of 34 ATP tour titles—including the 1989 French Open—is retiring after the 2003 U.S. Open.

April 07, 2003
You may not remember what song she sang to Michael Jordan, but connoisseurs of skintight, sports-related clothing the world over no doubt recall the dress Mariah Carey wore while crooning to His...

April 07, 2003
For one bizarre moment at the March 24 Knicks-Raptors game at Madison Square Garden, nothing came between Latrell Sprewell and Calvin. Perhaps frustrated by the Knicks' lack of a grand design,...

April 07, 2003
The fifth annual World Ice Golf Championship in Uummannaq, Greenland, was canceled because the weather was too nice.

April 07, 2003
ERAZEM LORBEKThe 6'10" forward from Slovenia, after dunking on a Michigan State teammate during practice: "I took you to the school."

April 07, 2003
APRIL 4-10

April 07, 2003 | Richard Deitsch
The Real Seabiscuit, A New Network

April 07, 2003
Tishay Lewis, SAVANNAHBasketballLewis, a junior forward at Armstrong Atlantic State University, led the Lady Pirates to their first Division II tournament This season she averaged 18 points and...

April 07, 2003 | Alexander Wolff
A quartet of the nation's best players—including a dynamic freshman—delivered their teams to the brink of a national title

April 07, 2003 | Tim Layden
Twenty-six years after Al McGuire brought home a title, his tireless protégé and a do-it-all guard have returned Marquette to glory

April 07, 2003 | Rick Telander
LONG-SUFFERING CUBS AND WHITE SOX FANS HAVE THEIR HOPES UP AGAIN (SORT OF)

April 07, 2003 | Alan Shipnuck
Augusta National chairman HOOTIE JOHNSON is a private man embroiled in a very public tussle, and he's conducting himself—for good or ill—like a Southern gentleman

April 07, 2003 | Alec Wilkinson
His financially strapped Penguins can't compete and his back hurts like hell. Is this any way for the great Mario Lemieux to finish his career?

April 07, 2003 | L. Jon Wertheim
Following the lead of elite athletes, teenagers are increasingly juicing their workouts with pills and powders—sometimes with tragic results

April 07, 2003
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April 07, 2003
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April 07, 2003 | Brian Cazeneuve
Olympian Curt Clausen researches the more than two dozen products he uses, but labels may not tell the whole story

April 07, 2003
What's in that pill you're about to pop or that drink you're ready to chug? A guide to some common ingredients in sports supplements and their potential dangers

April 07, 2003 | Peter King
The Eagles' John Welbourn doesn't see the use of ephedra or other energy boosters as a big issue for the NFL

April 07, 2003
Stars and FlightThree F/A-18 Hornets perform a flyover after the Angels and the Rangers were introduced on Opening Day at Edison Field on Sunday. Texas won the first game of the season 6-3.

April 07, 2003
Tennis

April 07, 2003 | L. Jon Wertheim
While Serena Williams dominates, her big sister no longer intimidates

April 07, 2003 | L. Jon Wertheim
When you get the business end of the dreaded double bagel—tennis vernacular for losing 6-0, 6-0—it usually augurs ill for your career. One exception to this rule seems to be Robby Ginepri, a...

April 07, 2003 | Stephen Cannella
From novice netminders to frequent flops, many of the 16 likely postseason teams have goaltending concerns

April 07, 2003 | Pierre McGuire
One reason that Red Wings general manager Ken Holland rewarded Brett Hull, 38, with a one-year, $5 million contract extension last week is Hull's play with young linemates Pavel Datsyuk, 24, and...

April 07, 2003 | Peter King
The first round of the draft is shaping up as a wild one, but it depends on what the Bengals do with the top pick

April 07, 2003 | Peter King
Quietly, the NFL is working to schedule a preseason game in Shanghai in 2005 and another in Beijing in '06. In the wake of the immense success the NBA has enjoyed with the arrival of Rockets...

April 07, 2003 | Daniel G. Habib
The Angels opened the season as lightly regarded defending champs

April 07, 2003 | Daniel G. Habib
The Angels' Opening Day roster included every player from the 2002 World Series team except two reserve outfielders. Since the onset of free agency in 1976, three other defending world champions...

April 07, 2003 | Ian Thomsen
A more mature Stephon Marbury has lifted Phoenix into playoff contention

April 07, 2003 | Ian Thomsen
An opposing scout on Clippers point guard Andre Miller, who's among eight LA. players slated for free agency this summer:

April 07, 2003 | Rick Reilly
Eskimos need more ice. Liz Taylor needs more chins. And we need more sports cable networks. Five more—Ice Channel, Black Belt TV, Football Network, Tennis Channel and College Sports...