Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
The Strong, Silent Type
What does a quiet man like U.S. Open champ Retief Goosen have to do to get people talking about him? How about getting DQ'd before taking a shot
My Shot
My wife's second fight with cancer has made golf no less important to our family
SI Players
Fun and Games
Since 22-year-old Mavericks point guard Devin Harris wrote about adjusting to life in Dallas in his Jan. 31 diary entry, he has averaged 7.0 points and 2.0 assists in 15.1 minutes for the 35-16 Mavs.
Bang-up Finish
Jeff Gordon fought off a hard-charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win his third Daytona 500 and end a long, dark off-season for his Hendrick Motorsports team
The Unit Has Landed
Ace lefty Randy Johnson, a pitcher the Yankees coveted for nearly a decade, hit the ground running--and chatting--at his first spring training in pinstripes
A Menace In the Locker Room
MRSA, a strain of antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus once confined to hospitals, is striking athletes at an alarming rate and with dire consequences
College Basketball
The Rise of Saint Paul
All-seeing, All-America sophomore court general Chris Paul of Wake Forest has become the college game's best point guard--and one of its leading citizens
Inside the NBA
Greatest of Z's
The stellar play of oft-injured center Zydrunas Ilgauskas will be a key part of the Cavs' success--if they can keep him
Inside College Basketball
Foreign Policy
Using an international lineup, Pacific has improbably cracked the Top 25 and become the best team in California
Done and Done
Hopes soared when NHL players and owners reconvened soon after the season was canceled. But the commissioner was not in a conciliatory mood
Pond Scrum
Whaddya mean there's no hockey? Up in Plaster Rock, 96 four-man teams did battle on a frozen lake