SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Finishing School
The FBR Open boiled down to a progress report on the careers of two young pros, and only one, Aaron Baddeley, truly made the grade
Air and Space
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
Pro Football
Bringing It Home
Trusting in each other and in the guiding hand of their history-making coach, Peyton Manning and the Colts came together in the South Florida rain to vanquish the Bears and lay claim to greatness.
Pro Baseball
More Than a Big Stick
A smash hit in October in his postseason debut, Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado is a man whose deep-rooted convictions, like his power stroke, were forged when he was a boy in Puerto Rico
Hockey
The Fighting Duck
Stanley Cup favorite Anaheim is by far the NHL's most pugnacious team, led by George Parros, its Princeton-educated goon
The Knicks
Lord Jim
For the NBA's most confounding franchise, the spotlight is on the tempestuous, blues-strumming owner--cable-television tycoon Jim Dolan--and a much maligned coach who will either build a winner or lose his job
Inside
Life of Reilly
Departments
High Hopes
He's three inches taller than Yao Ming, but is pro hoops' biggest player ready for the NBA?