ESPN.comTop five athletes
1. Kurt Warner, St. Louis Rams: 4,353 yards, 65.1%, 41 TDs, 13 INT, MVP, Super Bowl MVP.
2. Pedro Martinez, Boston Red Sox: 23-4, 2.07 ERA, 213 IP, 313 K's, Cy Young.
3. Tiger Woods: 8 PGA Tour wins, 1 major, ranked #1 in world.
4. Lance Armstrong: Returns from cancer and wins first Tour de France.
5. Andre Agassi: Wins two majors (French, U.S. Open), ranked #1 in world.
Top five teams
1. U.S. women's World Cup team. Brandi Chastain's kick wins it on home turf.
2. Denver Broncos (14-2). John Elway, with help from Terrell Davis, goes out in style.
3. New York Yankees (98-64). Second straight World Series sweep.
4. Dallas Stars (114 points). Beat Buffalo in 6 games for Lord Stanley's Cup.
5. U.S. Ryder Cup team. Justin Leonard's putt provides dramatic 14½-13½ win over Europe.
Pop culture trivia
Oscar winner: American Beauty
Most popular TV show: Who Wants to be a Millionaire
Top of the Pops: Believe, Cher
Fiction bestseller: The Testament, by John Grisham
Nonfiction bestseller: Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom
Pop culture potpourri: Pokemon, Eminem, Christina, Britney, "Blair Witch Project," Harry Potter, and Napster capture huge mindshare; Y2K bug brings new life to old COBOL programmers, who are brought out of retirement to save world from imminent disaster; Melissa virus infects 1 million PCs.