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March 18, 2013 | Volume 118, Issue 12

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Chicago Blackhawks Cover - Sports Illustrated March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013
I don't know which is more disturbing about the photo illustrating Richard Hoffer's SCORECARD essay: the flipped car crashing into the stands at the Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300 or the two spectators...

March 18, 2013 | RICHARD HOFFER
Quitters never win, but sometimes even winners (when they're losing—sorry, Rory) get the urge to pack it in. Is that so wrong?

March 18, 2013 | RICHARD HOFFER
An 18-year-old fan from Nottinghamshire, England, was so upset over the red card issued to Manchester United winger Nani (left) in a Champions League match with Real Madrid that he called local...

March 18, 2013
HOT: OKC? O.K., SEE

March 18, 2013 | RICHARD DEITSCH
Fox promises to come out swinging with a new 24/7 sports channel, but can FS1 really challenge ESPN?

March 18, 2013 | RICHARD DEITSCH
How sports TV's upstart challenger stacks up against the reigning heavyweight champ

March 18, 2013 | David Epstein
Transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox has forced her sport to grapple with issues of eligibility

March 18, 2013 | David Epstein
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March 18, 2013 | David Epstein
"There's times where he says some stuff and you're like, Man I don't know what that meant, but I like how he said it."

March 18, 2013 | CHRIS MANNIX
Best NBA Coaches

March 18, 2013 | Sarah Kwak
After 40 years as the men's hockey coach at Boston University, Jack Parker announced on Monday, his 68th birthday, that he would retire at season's end. With 894 wins, the most for a hockey coach...

March 18, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
ASHIMA SHIRAISHI

March 18, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
A Tokyo jeweler is selling a 55-pound solid gold replica of Lionel Messi's left foot—including blood vessels and folds of skin—for $5.3 million, to commemorate the FC Barcelona striker's...

March 18, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
RONDA ROUSEY

March 18, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
SAY WHAT?

March 18, 2013 | Sarah Kwak
Team USA should stop pulling its G.M.'s and coaches from NHL ranks and get a permanent staff

March 18, 2013
Last Saturday night in Brooklyn, 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins won one for the ages—and for the aged—beating 31-year-old Tavoris Cloud by unanimous decision to take the IBF light heavyweight...

March 18, 2013 | Joe Sheehan
Upsets? Check. Passionate players? Yep, the WBC has those too. Now about the schedule ...

March 18, 2013 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
Mark Appel turned down $3.8 million to return to Stanford, a decision he hopes will pay off in June

March 18, 2013 | Mark Bechtel
A look at other first-rounders who have chosen not to sign

March 18, 2013 | ALBERT CHEN
1. MARK APPEL RHP, STANFORD

March 18, 2013 | LARS ANDERSON
He's different this year. When he talks to his crew chief in the garage, he's more animated than in seasons past, gesturing as he vividly describes what he's sensing during practice. When he's...

March 18, 2013 | Brian Cazeneuve
THE BLACKHAWKS' RECORD START—THEY TORE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THEIR SCHEDULE WITHOUT LOSING A GAME IN REGULATION—CAPTIVATED A CITY AND REINVIGORATED THE BELEAGUERED NHL

March 18, 2013 | Brian Cazeneuve
For analysis—including the latest news and notes from around the NHL—from SI's staff of hockey experts, including Adrian Dater, Stu Hackel, Sarah Kwak and Alan Muir, check out SI.com/mag

March 18, 2013
GREATEST PLAYERS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY

March 18, 2013 | Tim Layden
LINDSEY VONN'S HORRIFIC FEBRUARY CRASH PUT HER CAREER ON HOLD AND FURTHER SHOOK UP HER ALREADY HECTIC LIFE. NOW, 11 MONTHS FROM SOCHI, SHE'S LASER-FOCUSED ON GETTING BACK ON THE MOUNTAIN AND...

March 18, 2013 | Kelli Anderson
IT'S A REALITY SHOW THAT'S SWEEPING THE U.S.! PLAYERS FROM NORTH OF THE BORDER HAVE MUSCLED AND HUSTLED THEIR WAY INTO THE LINEUPS OF TOP TEAMS AND ARE POISED TO MAKE A BIG IMPACT IN THE BIG DANCE

March 18, 2013 | Alexander Wolff
AS THE BIG EAST DOES ITS LAST DANCE AT THE GARDEN, A LOOK AT THE PLAYERS AND MOMENTS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO ITS GLORIOUS RISE—AND THE TUMULTUOUS EVENTS THAT LED TO ITS DOWNFALL

March 18, 2013 | Alexander Wolff
Stay up to date on all the madness of March with SI's new college basketball blog, One and One, at SI.com/mag

March 18, 2013 | STEVE RUSHIN
You try to live by your principles. But when you step out of that low-flow shower and into your vegan underwear, when you pull on that wool-free sweater and hike up your pleather pants, what do...

March 18, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
WITH A WIRE-TO-WIRE WIN AT DORAL, TIGER WOODS SHOWED HE IS AGAIN THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD, BUT HIS VICTORY ALSO SERVED AS A REMINDER THAT HIS DAYS OF UTTER DOMINATION ARE OVER

March 18, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
Three key statistics from Tiger's victory at Doral (and why's he the man to beat at Augusta)

March 18, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
TOP 100 TEACHERS POLL

March 18, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
For the latest news and analysis on Tiger Woods, career highlights, photo galleries, SI covers and more, go to GOLF.com/tiger

March 18, 2013 | BRAD FAXON
Michael Thompson's win at the Honda Classic two weeks ago was notable, not only because it came against a star-studded field on a difficult golf course, but also because of his dreadful beginning...

March 18, 2013 | ROB SAUERHAFT
"I've been hitting the three-wood so far that I was able to add loft and put in a steel shaft for better control without giving up any distance."

March 18, 2013 | Alan Shipnuck
ONCE SO SHY SHE COULDN'T GET THE WORDS OUT, STACY LEWIS MADE A TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO THE STATE WHERE SHE COMPETED IN COLLEGE, SOUNDING (AND SWINGING) LIKE A PLAYER ON THE VERGE OF BECOMING THE NEW...