May 02, 2005 | Steve Rushin
As sports have become a modern religion, religion has become more like modern sports. Just before the Olympics last summer, Pope John Paul II created a Vatican sports department to engage the world's youth, few of...
May 12, 2003 | Rchard Deitsch
Rome Returning, At Odds with NBC
December 24, 2001 | Richard Deitsch
With the Emmys out of our rearview mirror and the Oscars three months away, we know you're in awards withdrawal. Thus we proudly present SI's first Viewers Choice Awards, commemorating the best and worst of sports...
October 08, 2001 | John O'Keefe
ESPN's replacing its puffy interview program, Up Close, with the supposedly edgier Unscripted seems an attempt to match the success of Fox's often heated Last Word with Jim Rome. But will Unscripted host Chris...
March 13, 2000 | Alan Dershowitz
70Giants games sold out for the 2000 season at Pac Bell Park, compared with four all of last year at Candlestick.