Inside THE WEEK IN SPORTS

April 12, 1998

THE NBA
Lakers' Harris and the "talent curse"--Can the Nets make the
playoffs without Williams?--Ellis digs the Nuggets

BASEBALL
Boggs and McGriff go home again--Cleveland's retooled staff
makes its pitch--Colorado's invisible Bomber

THE NHL
Messier blasted by former teammate--Trying out some rules
changes--Lightning goalie isn't on Skid Row

SOCCER
MLS embraces the future--America's World Cup roster remains in
flux--Nigeria's nomadic coach

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY ADREES A. LATIF/REUTERS YOU CAN'T GO HOME AGAIN The Giants' Brian Johnson, trying to score on an infield grounder, is tagged out by Astros catcher Brad Ausmus.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)