Relive great moments from past NBA Finals and check out the stars of this year's
finals, Tim Duncan and David Robinson. Plus, a look back at the Spurs' ABA
roots, a Knicks SI covers gallery and a tribute to the New York team that lit up
the Garden in 1999.
Prince of the City
Derek Jeter has what it takes -- looks, poise, talent -- to be the top banana in
the Big Apple. Baseball scouts call him a five-tool player: he can run, field,
throw, hit for average and hit for power.
Cooperstown Class of '99
George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount are in fast company. Other than the
inaugural Hall of Fame election in 1935, this is the only time three first-year
candidates have been elected at once.
Aaron's Glorious Ordeal
Sports Illustrated photographers covered Hammerin' Hank's pursuit of the title
"Home Run King".
This Bud's for You
To toast Bud Selig's election as baseball's ninth commissioner, we trolled the SI picture collection for other Buds.
Stars and Stripes Forever
To celebrate America's birthday, we combed through the SI photo archives to
bring you this classic collection of star-spangled shots.
Is Kobe Bryant the second coming of Magic or Michael? Check out the dazzling
moves of the NBA's next
Ten photos of the 76ers speedster, with text excerpted from Rick Reilly's Sports
Illustrated piece "Counter Point."
The Star Heels
Dean Smith no longer reigns over hoops at North Carolina, but his legacy lives
on. Check out these classic shots of six of Smith's greatest Tar Heel players,
The Swingin' A's
Check out our very retro retrospective
of the the Swingin' A's 1972, 1973 and 1974
She's Got Legs
Double amputee Aimee Mullins is a long jump and sprint record holder who is on
her way to all kinds of success.
Man With the Golden Arm
San Francisco 49ers QB Steve Young runs, passes and gets dumped to the ground in this collection of SI action shots.
The British Open
A study in contrast: The spectacle of the 1997 Open at Royal Troon, and the simple splendor of the linksland. Also see SI's photo gallery of memorable British Open moments.
The 1997 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, featuring Tyra Banks on the cover. Also see Swimsuit '96: South African Safari.
The Yankee Clipper|
Joltin' Joe has left and gone away, but his legacy remains. It is indelibly
etched in the hearts and minds of generations of fans who watched as Joe
DiMaggio became one of the greatest centerfielders to ever play the game.
Elway: Master of the Drive
Relive great moments from the career of John Elway. Check out the collection of
SI covers he has graced and relive his Super Bowl appearances. Plus, seven images of No. 7 and Elway's performance
against Green Bay in Super Bowl XXXII.
The 35 Faces of Ali
As far as a Sports Illustrated cover subject, Muhammad Ali is second only to
Michael Jordan. CNN/SI users voted Ali as the Century's Best boxer, and to honor
the occasion we've pulled all 35 of the Ali covers.
Bird and Magic
CNN/SI's photo essay takes you back to March 26, 1979 -- the first of many
memorable meetings between Earvin Johnson and Larry Bird.
There's Something about Monica
Monica Seles, whose greatest gift is overcoming tragedy, is the most beloved
woman in her sport. This gallery features text from a profile by SI's S.L.
Perhaps the most famous female athletes of our time, her accomplishments are
nothing short of remarkable. CNN/SI pays tribute to a champion.
Classic moments from the greatest event in racing.
Masters of the Masters
Just about every winner of a green jacket has been featured on Sports
Illustrated's cover. Take a stroll through the past.
The SI Zoo
Over the years animals have played a prominent role on Sports Illustrated's
cover. Here's a sampling.
We put together a collection of Champions, and our Perspectives gallery features a half-dozen of our favorite images.
An appreciation of the tennis champion's full, exemplary and all-too-brief life.
The PGA Championship
Roll with us down the cart path of memory, as we present a snapshot of every winner from 1986 to 1997.
With its combination of scenic beauty and grueling competition, the Tour de France is the toughest of athletic challenges.
The 1996 Olympics
Check out the photo essay in each issue of the Sports Illustrated Olympic Daily.