Leading Off

Dec. 13, 2004
Dec. 13, 2004

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Dec. 13, 2004

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Pro Basketball
  • By TOURE

    Philadelphia millionaire Tom Stafford wants his two children to be the best tennis players in the world, and he's sparing no expense in building their support system

SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
SI Players
Steroid Scandal
College Football
Pro Football
Inside The NFL
Inside The NBA
  • Portland couldn't swing a deal for the Raptors' underachieving Vince Carter, but some other team most likely will

Inside College Basketball
Inside Tennis

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COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Heinz KluetmeierHokie Ending Miami defensive back Anthony Reddick snuffs a punt by Virginia Tech's Vinnie Burns last Saturday in Miami. Despite that misstep, the Hokies won 16-10, clinching the ACC title and earning a date with unbeaten Auburn in the Sugar Bowl (page 62).   COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Andy MeadTrouble Bruin UCLA goalkeeper Valerie Henderson appears to get the worst of a collision with Notre Dame forward Katie Thorlakson (7) during the NCAA Division I championship match in Cary, N.C., on Sunday. The game ended in a 1-1 tie after two overtimes; Notre Dame won 4-3, on penalty kicks. COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty ImagesA Moment's Reflection SuperSonics forward Rashard Lewis shoots over Trail Blazers forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim as the referee (lower left) tries to stay one jump ahead of the play in Portland on Nov. 30. Lewis scored 29 points, but the Trail Blazers won 100-94, handing the Sonics only their third loss of the season.