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March 16, 2009
March 16, 2009

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March 16, 2009

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
BASEBALL
GOLF
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • Why isn't the best player on the team with the best record in the best conference better known? Maybe it's because Louisville's Terrence Williams plays the most underappreciated position in the game

HOCKEY
PRO BASKETBALL
  • For years Nate Robinson was seen as little more than the Knicks' 5'9" slam-dunk novelty act. But after his recent string of 30-point games, height is no longer his defining measure

Mykal Riley
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This is an article from the March 16, 2009 issue

Andy Roddick leaned back before belting a serve at the U.S.--Switzerland Davis Cup matches in Birmingham last Friday. Roddick beat Marco Chiudinelli 6--1, 6--3, 7--6, and the U.S. advanced to the Cup quarterfinals with a 4--1 win.

Sitting at Home

Umpire Dan Iassogna was the only man still on his feet after U.S. outfielder Mark DeRosa slid in ahead of the tag by Ramon Hernandez on Sunday during the first round of the World Baseball Classic (page 16) in Toronto. The U.S. routed Venezuela 15--6.

Ink in the Paint

Denver's Chris Andersen flexed more colorful tattoos than his defender, Utah's Carlos Boozer, as he went up for a basket in Salt Lake City last Friday. Boozer's Jazz won 97--91 to extend its winning streak to 10.

PHOTOPhotograph by Ron C. AnglePHOTOPhotograph by Tom Szczerbowski/US PresswirePHOTOPhotograph by John W. McDonough