On Aug. 6, 2011, a Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan, killing 30 U.S. military personnel. After that, Will Thomas, then 12, of McLean, Va., decided to honor their memory and raise money for the their families by doing what he likes best—shooting hoops. Go to SI.com/video for more on Will's mission, and to find out how you can help, go to sikids.com/giveback
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The Fish That Got Away
In 2003 the Marlins beat the Yankees to win the World Series. Today few players from that team are in the big leagues and only one, Juan Pierre, is still playing in Miami.