The Lineup

August 08, 2004

DEPARTMENTS

8 Leading Off

16 Catching Up With ...

19 Letters
We just met a girl named Maria

21 Air and Space
What sports knuckleheads can teach you by Steve Rushin

25 Scorecard
--Surprise witness in Kobe case?
--Steelers re-sign Cowher
--Smarty Jones retires
--Grilling Viggo Mortensen

38 Faces in the Crowd

94 The Life of Reilly
This promoter makes a strange bedfellow by Rick Reilly

INSIDE...

90 Baseball
--Evaluating the deadline trades
--Mark McGwire's new swing

92 Soccer
--Freddy Adu plays against hype
--That pleasant surprise in K.C.

BOOK EXCERPT

43 Joe Namath: Revealed
The life of the Jets quarterback has taken unlikely turns since
football. An excerpt from a new biography
by Mark Kriegel

62 Heady Stuff
As remarkable as it is to win 300 games, Greg Maddux's real feat
has been to finesse wins in a power era
by Tom Verducci

BOXING

72 Bottomed Out
Mike Tyson's comeback--and perhaps his career--ended with a
knockout by a handpicked foe
by Richard Hoffer

MOTOR SPORTS

76 Weekend Wrecker
Tony Stewart's temper may still spin out of control, but his
season hasn't, despite his rash of crashes
by Lars Anderson

PRO FOOTBALL

78 Master and Commander
Applying principles he learned from his dad, a Navy coach, Bill
Belichick has made New England shipshape
by Peter King

COVER
PHOTOGRAPH BY CARL IWASAKI FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED;
JOE NAMATH IN 1969

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COLOR PHOTO: WINSLOW TOWNSON/AP MENTAL GAME Tom Brady gets plenty of credit for the Patriots'success, but coach Bill Belichick is the brains behind it all(page 78).

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