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    • Package Goods

      One writer's foray into the not-so-sordid world of writing to spec.
    • Playing by the Numbers

      Sports wouldn't be sports without the mountains of data collected by the reporters of STATS.
    • Ready for the Big Time

      Women's football finally has a toehold here, but with only one team, there are still more players than spots.
    • The Gift of Gab

      Jellyvision, Harry Gottlieb, and the Future of Man-Machine Interaction
    • The Fan

      John Kuczaj's obsession with Cubs slugger Dave Kingman led to a Web site documenting his hero's every move. And then his hero sent him an E-mail.
    • The Fan

      John Kuczaj's obsession with Cubs slugger Dave Kingman led to a Web site documenting his hero's every move. And then his hero sent him an E-mail.
    • Did They See That?

      She's one of the most exciting high school athletes in the country. But don't look for Candace Parker on ESPN.
    • Vicious Game

      A brutal--and legal--hit on the field left Darryl Stingley in a wheelchair. Now he's doing what he can to keep the football field from becoming a slaughterhouse.
    • The World of Wiffle

      The men of the WCWBL take their plastic bats and balls pretty seriously.
    • These Girls Can Hit

      They're the Wisconsin Riveters--the best local pro football team you've never heard of.
    • On the Rebound

      Leon Smith nearly destroyed himself during his first shot at professional basketball. At recent tryouts in Gary, he pondered his comeback and his younger brother's hopes of following in his footsteps.
    • Sweat Equity

      Spit-stained, dusty, or torn, if it was worn by a professional athlete, someone's dumb enough to buy it.