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Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Updated: May 31, 2:40 PM ET
Football's Dominican Republic
Samoans hoping to become the next Joe Salava'e or Jevon Kearse work out with the Titans defensive linemen.
Never mind the gridiron boasts of Texans and Floridians,
America's most fertile football country
is the tiny island of American Samoa. From Junior Seau to Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala, at least
28 players on NFL rosters
have roots that reach to the South Pacific island more than 4,500 miles from the U.S. mainland.
Where football really is a religion
They might be giants
Asian athletes still struggling for acceptance
Just do it!
Will Tiger ever show the color of his true stripes?
Tiger Woods, the self-proclaimed "Cablinasian," has mastered being all things to most people, but
makes no attempt to be all things to any one people
, Greg Garber reports. But the tug on Tiger's coattails by ethnic and racial groups in search of a
one-man rainbow coalition
rubs Page 2 columnist Ralph Wiley the wrong way.
A cut above the rest
Rising Tiger lifts all boats