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May 10, 2004 | Volume 100, Issue 19

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Smarty Jones Cover - Sports Illustrated May 10, 2004

May 10, 2004
Philled UpWhile I was reading Alan Shipnuck's article on Phil Mickelson (Amen, April 19) over breakfast, my five-year-old daughter asked me if "the man who won the green jacket was a good guy." It...

May 10, 2004
LETTERS•Please e-mail us at letters@si.timeinc.com or fax us at 212-467-4049. Letters should include the writer's full name, address and home telephone number and may be edited for clarity and space.

May 10, 2004 | Steve Rushin
"It's 97 degrees here, and my toilet's overflowing," Al Michaels says from his home in Los Angeles, in a voice so pleasing that he makes plumbing sound poetic. Instantly familiar, even on the...

May 10, 2004 | Josh Elliott
In Wisconsin a father-son pitching duo pulls off a million-to-one shot

May 10, 2004 | Josh Elliott
6,Career playoff overtime goals for Avalanche center Joe Sakic, who tied Maurice Richard's 46-year-old NHL record last Saturday.

May 10, 2004
DelayedFor 20 minutes, an April 29 Triple A game between the Indianapolis Indians and the Louisville Bats after Indians third baseman Jeff Liefer got stuck inside a dugout bathroom. Liefer—who's...

May 10, 2004 | Seth Davis
Rescinded

May 10, 2004 | Laura Barton
The Morpheus the merrier: A 67-minute video of a soccer star's siesta has London museumgoers mesmerized

May 10, 2004
Andy Roddick woke up to the smell of acrid smoke at 5:15 on Sunday morning in Rome's Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi. When the 2003 U.S. Open champ, in town for the Italian Open, went into the...

May 10, 2004 | Bill Scheft
Before we begin, I'm a little confused about the NBA playoffs. This is a bye week, right?

May 10, 2004 | Richard Deitsch
The 43-year-old ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst hit .300 during a 10-year career with the Padres, Phillies and White Sox

May 10, 2004
The track might have been sloppy at the Kentucky Derby, but Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey weren't The pair were arguably Churchill Downs's most stylish couple, thanks to her snugly fitted pastel...

May 10, 2004
Former tennis star Pat Cash said he was "50 percent sure" he had an affair with a woman who claims to have slept with David Beckham.

May 10, 2004
It wasn't the fastest or prettiest, but the most memorable performance at the America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday belonged to Craig Lange. The New Hampshire senior was...

May 10, 2004
AREE SONGEighteen-year-old golfer, on why she turned pro so early: "So I could retire early."

May 10, 2004 | Julia Morrill
WHAT TO WATCH AND WATCH FOR

May 10, 2004 | Sridhar Pappu
•CINEMATIC BOGEYJim Caviezel, the star of The Passion of the Christ, performs a miracle in Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius. He transforms a complex man into a one-dimensional movie character....

May 10, 2004
Becky Berzonski, NORTH EAST, PA.GolfBerzonski, a junior at UNC Wilmington, won the Big South women's golf championship and led the Lady Seahawks to their third straight team tide. She also won two...

May 10, 2004
To submit a candidate for Faces in the Crowd, go to SI.com/faces.

May 10, 2004
Fast breaks: Complete coverage of round 2 of the NBA playoffs—including Marty Burns's postgame analysis and Jack McCallum's Insider—at si.com/basketball.

May 10, 2004
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May 10, 2004 | Josh Elliott
In rugged Montana, semipro football tests the mettle of a dedicated band of players

May 10, 2004 | Josh Elliott
For more about sports in Montana and the other 49 states, go to si.com/50.

May 10, 2004 | Bryan Di Salvatore
If you like golf—and no waiting at the first tee—Big Sky Country is for you

May 10, 2004 | Compiled by Bill Syken
Montanans weigh in on sports*

May 10, 2004 | Compiled by Bill Syken
To read an SI Flashback story about Butte native Evel Knievel, peruse more Treasure State trivia or submit your own Montana sports memory, go to si.com/50.

May 10, 2004 | Tim Layden
Smarty Jones silenced the skeptics with an impressive win in the Kentucky Derby and collected a $5 million bonus in the process

May 10, 2004 | Tim Layden
Tim Layden's Viewpoint, every Friday at si.com.

May 10, 2004
Natural LightThere was electricity in the air at The Ballpark in Arlington, and it wasn't just over the Rangers' fast start (page 76). Their game against the Red Sox last Friday was canceled to...

May 10, 2004 | Mark Beech
Those who still doubt Smarty Jones would be wise to reconsider

May 10, 2004 | Jack McCallum
In the Eastern semifinals, the Nets' hopes of defeating Detroit rest in the hands of absurdly athletic forward Richard Jefferson

May 10, 2004 | Jack McCallum
More NBA playoff news, plus analysis from Jack McCallum, at si.com/basketball.

May 10, 2004 | Ian Thomsen
The skinny on Detroit's Tayshaun Prince: He saves his A-game for when it matters most

May 10, 2004 | Michael Farber
Maddeningly inconsistent in the past, Vincent Lecavalier was brilliant in leading Tampa Bay into the conference finals

May 10, 2004 | Michael Farber
For more NHL playoff coverage, including breakdowns of every series, go to si.com/hockey/nhl/specials/playoffs/2004.

May 10, 2004 | Stephen Cannella
Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov's playoff revival has saved the Sharks in some tight spots

May 10, 2004 | S.L. Price
The world's biggest sports rivalry, India versus Pakistan, was renewed in a series of matches that promised either better relations between the two countries—or an explosion of violence

May 10, 2004 | Richard Gibbs
This crib sheet won't make you an expert in one-day international cricket, but it's a start

May 10, 2004 | Tom Verducci
<b>At 73, George Steinbrenner is saying lots of nice things and acting happier than ever. But nobody's relaxing in Yankeedom. The Boss still has more power than any other owner in sports, and...

May 10, 2004 | Tom Verducci
More of Tom Verducci's interview with George Steinbrenner at si.com/baseball.

May 10, 2004
Baseball

May 10, 2004 | Daniel G. Habib
Who Needs A-Rod?Quietly taking over at shortstop, hot-hitting Michael Young has sparked Texas's stunning start

May 10, 2004 | Tom Verducci
WILL STARS COME OUT?

May 10, 2004 | Lars Anderson
Rookie Kasey Kahne came up empty in Fontana, but his day is coming

May 10, 2004 | Lars Anderson
The Formula One season is only four races old, but already the championship picture is in sharp focus. Michael Schumacher, who won his sixth F/1 title last year, has taken the checkered flag in...

May 10, 2004 | Lars Anderson
For more coverage, including B. Duane Cross's weekly Insider, go to si.com/racing.

May 10, 2004 | Rick Reilly
I've seen pampered, spoiled and coddled athletes before, but the ones I got stuck covering last week make me want to hurl.