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June 14, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 24

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Andre Agassi Cover - Sports Illustrated June 14, 1999

June 14, 1999 | Rick Reilly
Warning: The following contains no drugs, thugs, coach choking, roach smoking, nose rings, wild things, bets, threats, f words or flipped birds. Please proceed with caution.

June 14, 1999 | Richard Deitsch
August 8, 1960

June 14, 1999
From 1977 to '87, Johns Hopkins won six NCAA lacrosse titles and was second four times.—TOM EDEL, Baltimore

June 14, 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,...

June 14, 1999 | John Walters
DON'T MISS

June 14, 1999 | John Walters
1.4Rating for ESPN's May 30 telecast of the game between Mark McGwire's Cardinals and Sammy Sosa's Cubs. Knicks-Pacers on NBC that evening had almost six times the viewership.

June 14, 1999 | John Walters
Last Saturday's scenes from New York included Yankees pitcher Orlando Hernandez tossing his mitt to first base to get an out, jockey Chris Antley stabilizing the broken left foreleg of Charismatic...

June 14, 1999 | Leigh Montville
Amid the legions of cookie-cutter sportscasters and clowning clones, we miss the guy we all loved to hate

June 14, 1999 | Tom Verducci
The Indians' Jaret Wright might not deserve his evil rep

June 14, 1999 | Tom Verducci
•That David Duval and Tiger Woods bring their A games to Pinehurst.

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337,180Combined attendance at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont—a record for the Triple Crown.

June 14, 1999
Track and field's hottest souvenir is racy enough to make Austin Powers flash his crooked smile and say, "Oh, behave." The Omni-Lite Millennium Calendar of Champions, dreamed up by U.S. high...

June 14, 1999
The Spinmaster Reel 2000, a TV remote control shaped like a fishing rod and reel, lets viewers change channels by spinning the reel.

June 14, 1999
GARY SHEFFIELDDodgers outfielder, after letting a ball fall near him on the artificial turf in Pittsburgh: "When you play with no sleeves, you can get rug burns. You don't want to risk injury.

June 14, 1999 | Merrell Noden
A late recovery by Arkansas gave John McDonnell his 33rd national title

June 14, 1999 | Merrell Noden
Who says summer vacations should be relaxing? With July and August around the corner, it's time for more than armchair adventure. Dig out those hiking boots, dust off the compass and spread out...

June 14, 1999 | Brian Cazeneuve
Olympic cities beg you to purchase their mascots, and Bob Christianson does

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This week hoop it up with our photo essays on David Robinson and Tim Duncan, and relive the history of the San Antonio Spurs with shots of the rollicking old ABA.

June 14, 1999 | Ian Thomsen
Old athletes don't fade away. They go to get their corneas shaved by lasers

June 14, 1999 | Rick Lipsey
Endangered woodpeckers live on the site of next week's U.S. Open golf tournament

June 14, 1999 | Mark Beech
Dawn Riley, the Cup's first female team CEO, has fielded the first truly coed crew

June 14, 1999 | Ron Fimrite
Where They Ain'tBy Burt Solomon, The Free Press, $25

June 14, 1999 | Marty Burns
Late-blooming Devean George is trying to jump from Division III to the NBA

June 14, 1999 | Mark Beech
Just because you like to swim with the fishes, you don't have to get wet. The Advance wet suit was designed to eliminate the water seepage common in most diving outfits by doing away with zippers,...

June 14, 1999 | John Walters
The demise of the ABL means a bigger, better WNBA will take the floor

June 14, 1999
These fierce competitors are only in it for the love of the game—and a good bone

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Karolina Pierko, Biddeford, MaineTennisKarolina, a senior at Biddeford High, won the state girls' singles championship for the fourth straight year by defeating Chelsea Gray of Madison High 6-2,...

June 14, 1999 | S.L. Price

June 14, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy

June 14, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Last winter, having lost free-agent ace Randy Johnson to the Diamondbacks, the Astros made a run at American League Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens but found his asking price, a reported $15...

June 14, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
Displaying a newly dazzling short game and some old flair, Tiger Woods made one great escape after another to win the Memorial

June 14, 1999 | Phil Taylor
Much-maligned point guard Avery Johnson helped the Spurs sweep past Portland and into the Finals

June 14, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
Floored by a last-gasp four-point play by Larry Johnson in Game 3, the Pacers got off the deck to pull even with the Knicks in the conference finals

June 14, 1999 | William Nack
Charismatic's Triple Crown bid came to a terrible end with a breakdown in the Belmont, overshadowing Lemon Drop Kid's long-shot win

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Singh OutTiger Woods is a little pumped after holing a chip on the 14th hole at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday that, in effect, finished off runner-up Vijay Singh (page 46).

June 14, 1999 | Michael Farber
Buffalo is good enough to thwart another final sweep by the West, but Dallas nonetheless should roll to the Stanley Cup

June 14, 1999 | Leigh Montville

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BASEBALL

June 14, 1999 | Stephen Cannella

June 14, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Some top base thieves are feeling the pinch this season. In 1998, White Sox Mike Caruso and Ray Durham succeeded on nearly 80% (58 for 73) of their combined steal attempts, but through Sunday...

June 14, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
June 4, 1999 Cubs 5, Indians 4"Let's play two!" was once the Wrigley Field mantra; this season it's "Let's turn two!" The stage for the Cubs' ninth-inning rally off Indians closer Mike Jackson...

June 14, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Add the Royals' Jeff Montgomery to the list of established closers who are struggling. Montgomery, who had a 6.35 ERA and had blown three of his seven save chances through Sunday, was demoted last...

June 14, 1999 | Stephen Cannella
Reptile-loving Bruce Aven has slugged his way into the Marlins' lineup

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To find his dad, Fernando Tatis Jr. had to make it to the big leagues

June 14, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
CheapskatesFurther dumping of salaries will make the lowly Islanders even worse

June 14, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
JUNE 14, 1994CANUCKS VS. RANGERSNew York broke the longest championship drought in NHL history by defeating Vancouver 3-2 in Game 7 of the finals to win its first Stanley Cup since 1940. Mark...

June 14, 1999 | Pierre McGuire
One name to remember going into the NHL amateur draft on June 26: Kris Beech, a 6'3", 185-pound center who played for the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. Beech, who was rated seventh...

June 14, 1999 | Grant Wahl
He's Got a ShotMLS top scorer Roy Lassiter is auditioning for a U.S. team starting job

June 14, 1999 | Grant Wahl
The hottest striker in the world this year has been Manchester United's Dwight Yorke. During United's glorious run to the English Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League titles—the Treble, as...

June 14, 1999 | Seth Davis
Bouncing BackHow Gonzaga's Matt Santangelo recovered from a trying NCAA loss

June 14, 1999 | Richard Hoffer
Alone at the TopIn a one-man show, Roy Jones Jr. unified the light heavyweight crown

June 14, 1999 | David Fleming
Playing Catch-upDoes Miami now have the speed to make its passing game go?

June 14, 1999 | Michael Silver
Bill Walsh is counting on Charles Haley to help the 49ers' thin defensive front

June 14, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
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June 14, 1999 | Don Yaeger
How Ohio State kept linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer eligible

June 14, 1999 | Michael Bamberger

June 14, 1999 | Michael Bamberger
Taking our cue from the USGA, which has made an Open tradition of mischievously grouping players who have something in common, we made up an entire 156-person field out of threesomes. In each, the...

June 14, 1999 | Jaime Diaz

June 14, 1999 | Jaime Diaz
Dave Pelz, author of the recently released Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible, says the players most likely to succeed around Pinehurst's greens are those who can visualize what kind of chip or pitch is...

June 14, 1999 | Ivan Maisel
Expect to be burned if you cross the society that honors Donald Ross

June 14, 1999
The Two Sides of Tiger

June 14, 1999 | Alan Shipnuck

June 14, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
NCAA ChampionshipCool Hand Luke

June 14, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
What do these players have in common?

June 14, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
Will Jack Nicklaus win again?

June 14, 1999 | Edited by Cameron Morfit
You don't have to be a scrambler to win, but as Tiger Woods proved at the Memorial, it doesn't hurt. Pinehurst's sloping greens will be hard to hold at next week's U.S. Open, so here's a look at...

June 14, 1999 | Becky Iverson
Forget Webb and Sorenstam, I'm the biggest attraction on the LPGA tour

June 14, 1999
Ed Kriwiel, Wichita, Kans.Kriwiel, 72, the boys' coach at Kapaun Mount Carmel High, guided the Crusaders to their third consecutive Class 5A state title and their 20th since he started coaching...

June 14, 1999 | Gary Van Sickle
Fred Couples would rather be a good father than a great golfer

June 14, 1999 | John Garrity