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April 14, 2003 | Volume 98, Issue 15

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Carmelo Anthony Cover - Sports Illustrated April 14, 2003

April 14, 2003
Tournament CoverageWhat an awesome cover—I'm still trying to figure out Where's Waldo, but I did find Dickie V (March 24). The cover shows that the Big Dance is not about the four or five...

April 14, 2003
LETTERS

April 14, 2003 | Luis Fernando Llosa
MARCH 28, 1983

April 14, 2003 | Steve (Fools) Rushin
Though war still sounds like football—troops last week entered the "red zone" outside Baghdad-servicemen are more eloquent than sportsmen and sports media in one important regard. They coin better...

April 14, 2003
To paraphrase Freud, why the heck do so many women want to play full-contact football? At a WPFL tryout camp in Texas, SI's Kelley King began to understand

April 14, 2003 | George Dohrmann
The Hall of Fame Twin is found not guilty on all charges

April 14, 2003 | Brendan Morgan
In an age when high-octane home video games such as Grand Theft Auto rule the market, the king of the coin-ops relies on a leisurely roll of a track ball. Since its debut in 1995, Golden Tee has...

April 14, 2003 | George Dohrmann
3Attempts needed by Mariners rookie manager Bob Melvin to fill out his Opening Day lineup card; first he failed to list Ichiro Suzuki's last name, and on his second try he messed up his own signature.

April 14, 2003
DiedAfter a long battle with emphysema, while sleeping in his office chair, handball legend Paul Haber, 66. The Bronx native, who won five national four-wall championships from 1966 through '71,...

April 14, 2003 | Julia Morrill
Exonerated

April 14, 2003
Who's winning the battle, Hootie Johnson or Martha Burk? SI's Hootometer tells all.

April 14, 2003 | E.M. Swift
Forced to use steroids, former East German athletes now seek damages

April 14, 2003 | Melissa Segura
Soccer Two by Four: The WUSA has more twins Than any pro sports league.

April 14, 2003 | Bill Scheft
Good to be back. Had a bad week. I was kicked out of Iraq for giving away the location of the Bowl Coalition.

April 14, 2003 | Richard Deitsch
The 35-year-old Diamondbacks outfielder, who just signed a three-year, $30 million contract extension, had the winning hit in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series.

April 14, 2003
If there was one thought moviegoers shared upon leaving Showgirls, it probably wasn't, I'd love to see the guy who wrote that take a crack at Vince Lombardi. But ESPN would. They've hired Joe...

April 14, 2003
The Reds' new Great American Ballpark has a built-in decontamination system to treat fans in the event of a chemical attack.

April 14, 2003
CURTIS LESKANICBrewers pitcher, after Milwaukee's coaches moved their lockers into the same room as the players: "I kind of like having them in here. It makes me feel a lot better about my body."

April 14, 2003
Suffice it to say that Saturday's Grand National steeplechase in Liverpool, England, was no cantor in the park. After clearing 27 of 28 fences, Torduff Express tossed Timmy Murphy to the turf,...

April 14, 2003
APRIL 11-17

April 14, 2003 | Pete McEntegart
Cherry vs. Canada, A Classy Tribute

April 14, 2003
Anthony Whittington, BUFFALO, W.VA.BaseballAnthony, a senior lefthander at Buffalo High, pitched a seven-inning no-hitter and set a state record by striking out every batter except one, who...

April 14, 2003 | David Sabino
Cup Quest

April 14, 2003 | David Sabino
FAB FOUR: a. Flames winger Theo Fleury (now with the Blackhawks) lit the lamp four times in a 6-4 win on May 13, 1995, against the Sharks in San Jose.

April 14, 2003 | Alexander Wolff
The hot-shooting Orangemen of Syracuse held off a late charge by Kansas to win the national title

April 14, 2003 | Michael Bamberger
As the lacrosse career of star West Point midfielder Mike Kamon winds down, his graduation portends a dangerous and uncertain future

April 14, 2003
Masters strokes: For complete coverage from Augusta, incuding the latest news and scores, plus daily analysis from SI experts, go to si.com/augusta.

April 14, 2003
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April 14, 2003 | Ian Thomsen
Heaven knows where KARL MALONE is headed next season, and the way John Stockton feels, the Mailman won't be the only one leaving Utah

April 14, 2003 | Ian Thomsen
One of Malone's potential suitors—the Spurs—will be key to where the talent flows

April 14, 2003 | Tom Verducci
Sammy Sosa is the latest to hit his 500th home run. With lots of others in line, is the number losing its luster?

April 14, 2003
Experimental JazzUtah point guard John Stockton, who may retire at the end of the season, flips the ball over his shoulder as he's fouled by Knicks guard Allan Houston during New York's 94-92...

April 14, 2003 | Michael Farber
Childhood pals from the same Swedish town and the NHL's top MVP candidates, Colorado's Peter Forsberg and Vancouver's Markus Naslund may be on a collision course for the Stanley Cup

April 14, 2003 | Pierre McGuire
SI special contributor Pierre McGuire analyzes the pairings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs

April 14, 2003 | Pierre McGuire
SI special contributor Pierre McGuire analyzes the pairings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs

April 14, 2003 | Michael Farber
SI senior writer Michael Farber has the answers to four key questions as the postseason begins

April 14, 2003 | Richard Hoffer
A decade after their epic ring trilogy, Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe are still bound together, hostages to their dreams and delusions

April 14, 2003
Swimming

April 14, 2003 | Brian Cazeneuve
Michael Phelps announced himself as an Olympic favorite after winning three events at the U.S. Nationals

April 14, 2003 | Brian Cazeneuve
Here are five U.S. swimmers who, along with Michael Phelps, could make a big splash at the Athens Games in 2004:

April 14, 2003 | Albert Chen
Rust-freeHow much more can the Mets expect from 40-year-old David Cone?

April 14, 2003 | Tom Verducci
HEADS OR TAILS?

April 14, 2003 | Tim Layden
Buddy Gil's win at Santa Anita lands him a lead role in the Derby

April 14, 2003 | Tim Layden
With less than four weeks until the Kentucky Derby, on May 3, here are the top contenders to wear the blanket of roses.

April 14, 2003 | Rick Reilly
Nobody was more shocked than I was when Bud Selig had to undergo an emergency charisma transplant and named me temporary commissioner.