SI Players
Spring Illustrated
Barry Zito, A's ace and an aspiring photographer, chronicled his Arizona spring training exclusively for SI Players. He'll provide a view through his lens all season
Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
MarkingTime
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his first foray onto the Tour, the author revisits the scene and reflects on how the game, and his own relationships, have changed
SKIN GAME
An altogether different kind of tournament was recently held at Cypress Cove, where golf buff has a new meaning
My Shot
Michelle Wie is a great player, but does she have the heart of a true champion?
AIR AND SPACE
STEROIDS AND BASEBALL
SOCCER
Yes, Hard Feelings
In a continuation of a bitter rivalry, the U.S. travels to Mexico for a World Cup qualifier this week and attempts to do what it has never done: win at the dreaded Azteca
2005 NCAA Tournament
MEET THE SHOCKERS
With cool heads, hot hands and pressing defenses that caught favorites off guard, low-seeded upstarts provided welcome jolts in the first two rounds
PRO BASKETBALL
Can Kobe Do It Alone?
With the final Western playoff berth at stake, Kobe Bryant tries to rally the Lakers--a task made more difficult by his inability to connect with the rest of the team
Inside
Inside College Wrestling
Go Hawaiian
Cornell senior Travis Lee, a former judo star from the Aloha State, ended his career with his second NCAA title
Inside The NBA
Whoa, Nellie?
In a characteristically unconventional move, Don Nelson resigned from the Mavs, hastening their rebuilding plan
Inside Baseball
Made to Order
The White Sox needed a table-setter in their small-ball attack and expect a former Japanese star to do the job
LIFE OF REILLY
Departments
Cranked Up
Like a certain surly slugger, tennis star Lleyton Hewitt delights in not being delightful. His behavior is rude, crass--and the reason he's at the top of his game
Q+A Deidre Downs
The reigning Miss America, 24, from Hoover, Ala., is a former volleyball player at the University of Virginia