Showing 1 - 10 of 51 Stories for Jeff Francis
The Rockies' Lucky No. 7
How great was the '05 draft? Six teams passed on shortstop Troy Tulowitzki—and even after he led Colorado to the World Series, only one of them regrets it
Party's Just Beginning
By pouring it on the Rockies, the Red Sox confirmed that they were baseball's best team in 2007—and thanks to the relentless scouting and player development program showcased in Boston's World Series sweep, the bash, it appears, just might last for years to come
The Reign of Spain
Except for one jittery hour, 23-year-old Severiano Ballesteros ruled the Masters with an iron hand, humbling our finest
A Huge Splash Irrepressible point guard Steve Francis has found a home in the NBA, and his confidence is having a ripple effect on the Rockets
When one of the guestscomplains about the weather, Francis notes the visitor's pallidskin tones and responds, "Well, it's obvious you don't ...
Long, Hard Road
Slowed by a record number of yellow flags but capped by a furious finish, the COCA-COLA 600 highlighted NASCAR's big questions heading into the second half of the regular season
Q+A Ron Howard
The 51-year-old director's Cinderella Man, about boxer James Braddock (SI, May 9), stars Russell Crowe.
Long Distance Runner
It's a new day in a new league for 46-year-old Rickey Henderson