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March 28, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 13

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Jimmer  Fredette Cover - Sports Illustrated March 28, 2011

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We are kidding ourselves if we think major-college football programs are ever going to let something like a criminal record get in the way of their fervent pursuit of a prized high school athlete....

March 28, 2011 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
How the slugger's trial could affect drug cases to come

March 28, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

March 28, 2011 | Peter King
Meeting Florida inmates, the Eagles' QB pushed a message of hope and responsibility

March 28, 2011 | L. Jon Wertheim
Dispatching a thief and an opponent—all in a day's work for a new UFC champ

March 28, 2011 | L. Jon Wertheim
In a wrongful-termination suit filed by former Clippers VP Elgin Baylor against his ex-team, L.A. owner Donald Sterling testified that he'd been unaware of Baylor's NBA career—the former Laker was...

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Died

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Byron Scott

March 28, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Larry Bird

March 28, 2011 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Waverly Neer

March 28, 2011 | ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Inner-city Philly youths top the nation in polo

March 28, 2011 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
With a style rarely seen during his storied mat career, Cael Sanderson led Penn State to a historic title

March 28, 2011 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
Dream Finish

March 28, 2011 | ALBERT CHEN
With Opening Day approaching, it's time to get a fix on whose fortunes have risen and fallen in spring training

March 28, 2011 | ALBERT CHEN
Close Call

March 28, 2011 | CHRIS MANNIX
The acquisition of a rugged center allows Oklahoma City to take out any team in the West

March 28, 2011 | CHRIS MANNIX
Sixers Swing

March 28, 2011 | SARAH KWAK
Yale may be the No. 1 team in the NCAA tournament, but the Bulldogs are hardly the favorites to win the title

March 28, 2011 | SARAH KWAK
Trophy Time

March 28, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
UPSETS ABOUNDED IN A SLAM-BANG OPENING WEEKEND FILLED WITH GREAT NAMES—HELLO, KYRIE, JIMMER, SHAKA AND BUZZ—AND TENSE GAMES. DID YOU EXPECT ANYTHING LESS?

March 28, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
For live streaming coverage of every NCAA tournament game, go to SI.com or download the free NCAA March Madness on Demand app from the iTunes store.

March 28, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
For Luke Winn's up-to-the-minute coverage of the NCAAs, and his Sweet 16 Power Rankings, go to SI.com/tourneyblog

March 28, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
TURN THE PAGE FOR SETH DAVIS'S SWEET 16 NCAA BRACKET

March 28, 2011 | SETH DAVIS
WEST

March 28, 2011 | KELLI ANDERSON
RICHMOND SHOOTS THEM. OHIO STATE DOES TOO. MORE THAN IN ANY OTHER YEAR, THE THREE IS THE SHOT OF CHOICE IN THE TOURNAMENT, AND THE TEAMS THAT REACH THE FINAL FOUR WILL BE THE ONES THAT LIGHT IT UP...

March 28, 2011 | KELLI ANDERSON
Follow @sethdavishoops, @lukewinn, @slmandel, @SIpablotorre and @aglock throughout the NCAAs

March 28, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
LED BY BRITTNEY GRINER, A 6'8" CENTER WHO PLAYS ABOVE THE RIM WITH INCOMPARABLE SKILLS, BAYLOR IS POISED TO WIN ITS SECOND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN SIX YEARS

March 28, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
To see which teams SI's experts picked to reach the Women's Final Four, go to SI.com/cbb

March 28, 2011 | Tom Verducci
After leading a late-season revival in Baltimore, a (slightly) mellowed-out Buck Showalter is back doing what he loves: teaching at spring training

March 28, 2011 | Chris Mannix
As his family has long known—and opponents of the banged-up Trail Blazers are fast finding out—power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is as steady as they come

March 28, 2011 | LARS ANDERSON
SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 1889, SPRING PRACTICE HAS GIVEN COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAMS THE CHANCE TO BURY THE PAST AND LOOK TO THE FUTURE—AND IT HAS BEEN A CRUCIBLE FOR DISCOVERIES AND INNOVATIONS THAT...

March 28, 2011 | PHIL TAYLOR
Unless you enjoy watching men in suits bang heads to hold the line on revenue sharing or move it one yard back, the only way to extract any fun from the NFL labor impasse is to imagine what could...

March 28, 2011 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Professional golf and charity have a long and rich history, but the LPGA took giving to a whole new level when the tour kicked off its U.S. season by playing for free—and donating $1 million

March 28, 2011
MY BAG

March 28, 2011 | AI MIYAZATO
The tragedy in Japan has inspired me to play better and try to help others

March 28, 2011 | AI MIYAZATO
TOP 100 TEACHERS POLL

March 28, 2011 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
Michelle Wie had six top fives in majors as a teenager, something we'll likely never see again. But Lexi Thompson is off to a good start, tying for 10th in last year's Women's Open at age 15. Both...

March 28, 2011 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Gary Woodland has always been long, but credit a new mind-set and a revamped putting stroke for his breakthrough win at the Transitions

March 28, 2011 | GARY VAN SICKLE
Lost in the Reshuffle after a poor start, Scott Stallings came from way back to jump-start his first season on Tour