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The Lineup

Sept. 15, 2003
Sept. 15, 2003

Table of Contents
Sept. 15, 2003

The Lineup

DEPARTMENTS

This is an article from the Sept. 15, 2003 issue Original Layout

6 Leading Off

14 Letters
Our readers on Pennsylvania sports

18 Catching Up With ...

21 Air and Space
Sports anagrams (a gnat's ass, Mr. Pro) never lie by Steve Rushin

23 Scorecard
Maurice Clarett versus the NFL
SI debate: Drew Henson's choice
War Emblem-Al Qaeda link?
The Show: tennis in galoshes

32 Faces in the Crowd

100 The Life of Reilly
Thanks, Barry Bonds, for reminding us of Willie Mays by Rick
Reilly

SI's 50TH ANNIVERSARY

34 Worth Clucking Over
Success? Tradition? Crazy fans? Delaware's Blue Hens have 'em all
by Jeff Pearlman

INSIDE...

93 Baseball
Things are looking up for Padres
And still looking grim for Tigers

97 College Football
Wake Forest makes statement
Arizona State's hot passer

PRO FOOTBALL

46 Surprise! Surprise!
With ex-Patriot Lawyer Milloy, Buffalo decked New England in an
opening week full of upsets
by Peter King

TENNIS

56 Long Live the King
Andy Roddick, the crown prince of the American game, assumed the
throne at the U.S. Open
by L. Jon Wertheim

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

60 The Rise of Berlin
In a thrilling win over Florida, Brock Berlin staked his claim as
Miami's next marquee QB
by Kelley King

BASEBALL

66 Larry Bowa Sees Red
The fiery manager has his disgruntled Phillies headed for a
wild-card berth--or a flameout
by Tom Verducci

FICTION

70 Train
At a 1950s California country club, the only black men on the
golf course are toting bags, but the stakes for a young caddy
with a gift for the game could not be higher
by Pete Dexter

COVER

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAMIAN STROHMEYER
INSET: CHUCK SOLOMON
COVER FLAPS: JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS (TEXANS); JOHN BIEVER (VIKINGS);
SIMON BRUTY (DELAWARE)

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID WALBERG SPECIAL DELIVERY After serving his way to the U.S. Open title, Andy Roddick will try to become tennis's ultimate ace: the No. 1-ranked player (page 56).

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