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The Lineup

May 24, 2004
May 24, 2004

Table of Contents
May 24, 2004

Baseball
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The Lineup

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This is an article from the May 24, 2004 issue Original Layout

6 Leading Off

14 Letters

Strong views on Tillman, Reilly

17 Air and Space
Alphabetical world order, from A (Ali) to Z (Zatopek) by Steve
Rushin

19 Scorecard
--Tiger Woods, mere mortal
--Mizzou hoops coach tarnished
--Twins vs. twins in tennis
--Tim Russert meets our press

28 Faces in the Crowd

84 The Life of Reilly
Think, Jayson Williams, about the man you killed by Rick Reilly

SI'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

30 Kick Start
Thanks in part to Hispanic kids, New Mexico is a youth soccer
hotbed by George Dohrmann

INSIDE...

80 Baseball
--Will Reds trade healthy Griffey?
--Who's up, who's down in bigs
--Second baseman sparks Orioles

82 Boxing

--Tarver stuns Roy Jones Jr.
--Trinidad comeback fight set

BASEBALL

40 Home Fire
Just 15 minutes from his family, Roger Clemens, 41, is mowing
down hitters and heating up Houston
by Tom Verducci

TRIPLE CROWN

46 What a Ride
Stewart Elliott led Smarty Jones on a record romp in the
Preakness, and racing's third jewel is within reach
by Daniel G. Habib

PLAYOFF FEVER

54 It's That Time Again
Everything changes in Game 7. The air is different. The noise is
different. And there's so much weight
by Jack McCallum

STANLEY CUP

66 Faster, Younger, Cheaper
A high-speed postseason has changed the NHL stylebook. The final
should be thrilling--but are you watching?
by Michael Farber

ENDURANCE

70 Test of the Best
The U.S. Army Rangers, some of the world's fittest athletes, are
pushed to the limit every year in the grueling, 60-hour Best
Ranger Competition
by Austin Murphy

COVER
PHOTOGRAPH BY JED JACOBSOHN/GETTY IMAGES
INSET PHOTO: BILL FRAKES
COVER FLAP PHOTOS: ROBERT BECK (SOCCER); CHRIS BERNACCHI/SPORTPICS

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SI.COM
Rocket science: For a by-the-numbers review of Roger Clemens's
career--including a game-by-game log, stats and SI Flashbacks--go
to si.com/baseball.

COLOR PHOTO: BILL FRAKES (PREAKNESS; EXTENSION BY SI IMAGING) GATE CRASHERS Smarty Jones (7) would soon give all the otherhorses a taste of his dust (page 46).COLOR PHOTO: BOB ROSATO