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January 11, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 1

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Peerless Price Cover - Sports Illustrated January 11, 1999

January 11, 1999 | Jeff Pearlman
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January 11, 1999
I hope Kareem finds that teaching the game to eager students is more rewarding than having a highly paid babysitting position in the NBA.—Matthew May, Birmingham, Mich.

January 11, 1999
Letters to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED should include the name, address and home telephone number of the writer. They may be mailed to The Editor, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Time & Life Building, New York,...

January 11, 1999
Evan Reinhardt, LouisvilleSoccerEvan, a junior goalie at Trinity High, allowed only five goals and had 21 shutouts in 26 games to lead the undefeated Shamrocks to the state title and a No. 3...

January 11, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

January 11, 1999 | John Walters
13.9 Season average rating for ABC's Monday Night Football-7% below 1997's average and the show's lowest ever.

January 11, 1999 | John Walters
My television and my tub have something in common: unsightly rings. Recently NBC, which will broadcast the 2000 Summer Olympics from Sydney and four Games thereafter, began superimposing a...

January 11, 1999 | Steve Rushin
The obscenities that used to be strictly taboo on TV and in print don't mean squat these days

January 11, 1999 | Keith Jackson
Keith Jackson has some strong parting words about college football

January 11, 1999 | Keith Jackson
•That everyone could experience a moment like the one the 49ers' Terrell Owens had on Sunday with 0:03 left.

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January 11, 1999
103Unanswered points scored by Oakridge high school of Arlington, Texas, in a 103-0 win over Duncanville Christway Academy in the Oakridge Girls Classic.

January 11, 1999
Shooting SpreeIt's high noon in a California ghost town, and your only friend is the Colt .45 on your hip. The sport is Cowboy Action Shooting, in which modern-day gunslingers fire live ammo at...

January 11, 1999
The NHL revamped its rule book last summer in an effort to increase scoring and liven up games that too often looked as if they were being played on sand, not ice. So far, the attempt has failed:...

January 11, 1999
The fightas with arthritis geezerama featuring George Foreman and Larry Holmes may have been canceled last week, but there'll be no shortage of strange sports events this year. Next month brings...

January 11, 1999
In lieu of the canceled NBA All-Star Game scheduled for Feb. 14, NBC is considering airing a WCW wrestling card starring Goldberg and Hulk Hogan.

January 11, 1999
CHARLIE JUSTBasketball coach at Bellarmine College in Louisville: "We're so young we've decided to dress only seven players on the road. We're pretty confident the other five can dress themselves."

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Departments

January 11, 1999
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CNN team up on the Internet to offer the latest spoils news and stats. Keep up to date with our blowout NFL playoff coverage as the league's coaching carousel continues to...

January 11, 1999 | Tim Layden

January 11, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
There are countless preseason All-America teams and postseason All-America teams, but here's something that's unique: our pick of the best performers in this season's 23 bowl games

January 11, 1999
Brooks Plenty Of OppositionPackers wideout Robert Brooks is felled by 49ers linebackers Lee Woodall and Anthony Peterson (50) during San Francisco's 30-27 playoff win (page 44).

January 11, 1999 | Michael Silver

January 11, 1999 | Austin Murphy
After spending most of their season on the brink, Jake Plummer and the Cardiac Cardinals used a less stressful method to finally conquer the Cowboys

January 11, 1999 | Peter King
Thanks to a latter-day no-name defense that snuffed out Doug Flutie's bid for another South Florida miracle, Miami beat Buffalo and set up a rematch with Denver

January 11, 1999 | David Fleming
A perfect fit in Jacksonville's retooled attack, rookie running back Fred Taylor came out cutting and left New England in tatters in an AFC wild-card game

January 11, 1999 | Grant Wahl
Relying almost exclusively on an exotic mix of freshmen and sophomores, UCLA passed its first Pac-10 test with a win over Arizona

January 11, 1999
COLLEGE BASKETBALL

January 11, 1999 | Seth Davis
Branded by DukeThe Blue Devils left an indelible impression on upstart Maryland

January 11, 1999 | Seth Davis
It's not often that the coaches' pregame handshake is the most anticipated aspect of a game, but that will be the case on Wednesday when Florida plays at South Carolina. At the SEC Media Day...

January 11, 1999 | Seth Davis
Before getting down to SI's inaugural 1999 seeding poll, in which our panel of national correspondents pretends that it's the NCAA selection committee and that the season has ended on Sunday,...

January 11, 1999 | Phil Taylor
The 6'3" guard guiding California's resurgence prefers to do things the hard way

January 11, 1999 | Peter King
No ThanksSherm Lewis rejects a plan to aid black coaches

January 11, 1999 | Paul Zimmerman
Here's how the divisional playoffs shape up.

January 11, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Mr. All-aroundSteve Rucchin is the ideal guy to play with the Ducks' mightiest stars

January 11, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Capitals TicketsAverage price: $52.71The seats in Washington are the third-most expensive in the NHL, yet the Caps were 12-20-3 at week's end and subjecting fans in the U.S. capital to the Eastern...

January 11, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
Oilers right wing Pat Falloon, the No. 2 pick in the 1991 draft (by the Sharks), has been able to rekindle his foundering career for two reasons. First, coach Ron Low persuaded Edmonton management...

January 11, 1999 | William Nack

January 11, 1999 | Rick Reilly
Sometimes you write off the top of your head.