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May 13, 2002 | Volume 96, Issue 20

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Trevor Hoffman Cover - Sports Illustrated May 13, 2002

May 13, 2002
Masterful PerformanceAs an avid golfer who loves the Masters but hates its pomposity, I busted a gut reading Rick Reilly's story on Tiger's third win at Augusta (Killer Instinct, April 22). "The...

May 13, 2002
A production error led to the inadvertent deletion of two lines of text in one sentence and the duplication of some text in most newsstand copies of SI's May 6 story on Drew Bledsoe (Drew's Crew)....

May 13, 2002
LETTERS

May 13, 2002 | John O'Keefe
SEPTEMBER 14, 1981

May 13, 2002 | Steve Rushin
Innocence survived Sept. 11. Its walls shuddered and its windows rattled and its switchboard was silenced. But the day didn't mark the death of innocence, whose headquarters still stands, six...

May 13, 2002 | E.M. Swift
How will skating get its house in order after the Salt Lake scandal?

May 13, 2002 | Ivan Maisel
Three new postseason games mean even so-so schools can get in on the fun

May 13, 2002
THIS WEEK: BULLFIGHTING

May 13, 2002 | Ivan Maisel
655Straight Winston Cup starts for driver Ricky Rudd, tying Terry Labonte's record; Rudd, whose streak began in 1981, can extend the run on May 26.

May 13, 2002 | Evan Kanew
Boxer Gerald McClellan, blind and brain damaged, leaves home

May 13, 2002 | Richard Deitsch
After 20 years and 3,141 hits as a Padre, Gwynn has started a second career, as an ESPN baseball analyst.

May 13, 2002
Check out the boom in food that comes with an athlete's imprimatur.

May 13, 2002
WHY DO BASEBALL MANAGERS WEAR UNIFORMS?

May 13, 2002
ExpelledThree members of Notre Dame's football team who, according to news reports, have been accused of raping a female student. The school won't comment on the expulsions, but lawyers for the...

May 13, 2002
For team schedules, rosters and career stats on every player, plus the latest analysis from SI's Tom Verducci, go to cnnsi.com/baseball.

May 13, 2002
SATURDAY 5/11

May 13, 2002 | Richard Deitsch
FOX's New NFL Team...Recommending Doris Burke...The Price of Mike Tyson

May 13, 2002
The death of TLC singer Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes struck a nerve in the sports world. Lopes, who was killed in a car crash in Honduras on April 25, was an on-again, off-again girlfriend of free-agent...

May 13, 2002
H'Angus, the monkey mascot of England's Hartlepool soccer club, has been elected mayor of Hartlepool.

May 13, 2002
DON ZIMMERYankees bench coach, on his job duties: "If Joe Torre orders a hit-and-run and it works, I pat him on the back and say, 'Smart move.' If it doesn't work, I go down and hang around the...

May 13, 2002 | Kelley King
Here's a look at five fresh faces who've made an impact this year—and who'll be trying to carve their names on title trophies in the weeks ahead

May 13, 2002 | Mark Beech
School: ArizonaClass: SeniorSport: SoftballHometown: La Mirada, Calif.

May 13, 2002 | Rick Lipsey
School: GuilfordClass: SeniorSport: GolfHometown: Moshi, Tanzania

May 13, 2002 | Pete McEntegart
School: WilliamsClass: SeniorSport: TennisHometown: Doboj, Bosnia

May 13, 2002 | Albert Chen
School: Wake ForestClass: SeniorSport: BaseballHometown: Devon, Pa.

May 13, 2002
Richard Smith, RESTON, VA.Track and FieldRichard, a senior at South Lakes High, won the 1,000 meters at the Virginia Tech Invitational meet in 2:28.18, the fastest boy's time in the nation this...

May 13, 2002 | Tim Layden
Bought by a Saudi prince for nearly $1 million and pointed toward Kentucky just three weeks ago, 20-1 shot War Emblem outran the field from box to wire to take the Derby

May 13, 2002
Show Me the MonetArden Beverley Westwood, ridden by Cressida Clague-Reading, creates an Impressionistic (albeit upside-down) reflection before hitting the water during the three-day Badminton...

May 13, 2002 | Tom Verducci
With his intimidating entrance and a changeup from hell, Trevor Hoffman of the Padres nails down wins better than anyone

May 13, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Rebounding from last fall's debacle, Byung-Hyun Kim has a new weapon: a Hoffmanesque change

May 13, 2002 | Jeffri Chadiha
Picked No. 1 by an expansion team for the second time, former Jaguars tackle Tony Boselli will try to carry the brand-new Houston Texans on his surgically repaired shoulders

May 13, 2002 | Peter King
As Texans coach Dom Capers walked off the field late last month after his team's first full-squad practice, all the excitement over a talent-rich expansion draft and a bountiful college draft that...

May 13, 2002 | Phil Taylor
Kazuhisa Ishii, the latest in a long line of imported Dodgers pitchers, has thrown batters for a loop

May 13, 2002 | Michael Farber
Playing before huge home crowds, Kevin Weekes has pumped up fans and teammates with his sterling performance in goal

May 13, 2002 | Jack McCallum
Deserted by their fans and poised to skip town, Baron Davis & Co. are still determined to make one last stand in Charlotte

May 13, 2002 | E.M. Swift
The last true American wilderness is up for grabs, and the stakes are higher than either the environmentalists or the oil interests are telling you

May 13, 2002
THE NBA

May 13, 2002 | Ian Thomsen
Not-so-fine ChinaGiven his deficiencies and the demands of his handlers, Yao Ming is a risky proposition

May 13, 2002 | Ian Thomsen
On Nets power forward Keith Van Horn, who's averaging 14.0 points per game on 30-of-75 shooting in the playoffs:

May 13, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Wait and SeeBy looking for a good pitch, third baseman Shea Hillenbrand has given Boston more pop

May 13, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
SI polled major league managers, asking each to list baseball's top five defensive centerfielders. Twenty-seven of the 30 provided their choices, and two others delegated the task to a coach or a...

May 13, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
PHILLIES 6, ROCKIES 5May 4

May 13, 2002 | Rick Reilly
Don't you dare feel sorry for Ron Santo just because in the last three years he's had eight operations on his right foot, a quadruple bypass, his right leg amputated and his heart stop cold while...

May 13, 2002 | Seth Davis
With the Ryder Cup looming, Hal Sutton, 44, wonders if he'll have any fight left

May 13, 2002 | Seth Davis
When the Ryder Cup was postponed for a year, to Sept. 27-29, the rosters of both teams were frozen. Here's how the players have fared since Aug. 19, 2001, the last day for American golfers to earn...

May 13, 2002 | Austin Murphy
After a long weekend of intense instruction from 30 of the game's top teaching pros, is it any wonder that the author's head was swinging?

May 13, 2002 | Chris Lewis
When it comes to the club that comes first, Scotty Cameron is the final word

May 13, 2002 | Edited by Alan Shipnuck
K.J. Choi's win in New Orleans was a hit here and abroad

May 13, 2002 | Edited by Alan Shipnuck
The most anticipated nonmajor of the year is this week's Byron Nelson Classic. The field's great and it's nice to see Lord Byron, but what matters more is that it ends the deadly post-Masters lull...

May 13, 2002 | Julius Richardson
With a breakout win, K.J. Choi displayed the balance of a champion and taught a few life lessons we can all relate to

May 13, 2002 | Sal Johnson
K.J. Choi is the fourth Asian to win on the PGA Tour, joining Isao Aoki (1983 Hawaiian Open), T.C. Chen ('87 L.A. Open) and Shigeki Maruyama (2001 Greater Milwaukee Open)....

May 13, 2002 | Julius Richardson
Proper balance is the foundation of every efficient swing, and the Key to good balance is having an anatomically correct address position. In other words, your body should be perfectly positioned...

May 13, 2002
Bruce Lietzke is an unlikely motivational source, but the celebrated slacker has apparently talked his old University of Houston roommate, Bill Rogers, into teeing it up more often on the Senior...

May 13, 2002
David Gossett on the good life at his mom and dad's

May 13, 2002
DO YOU think 36-hole, rain-shortened results are tainted?

May 13, 2002 | Kelley King
Preteen phenoms Mina Harigae and Sydney Burlison are best pals and big rivals