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April 15, 2013 | Volume 118, Issue 16

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Luke Hancock Cover - Sports Illustrated April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013
When I saw your article on Brian Cole, I took note of the April 1 issue date and the fact that Cole was a Mets prospect and immediately thought of 1985's The Curious Case of Sidd Finch. Sadly, the...

April 15, 2013 | CAIN NUNNS
Former superstar Manny Ramirez has taken his talents to Taiwan, where he is an unlikely savior for a once notoriously corrupt sports league

April 15, 2013 | CAIN NUNNS
Galatasaray fans attacked an Istanbul TV station after pundits on the channel predicted that Real Madrid would beat the Turkish club in their first-leg Champions League quarterfinal match on April...

April 15, 2013
HOT: ROCK SHOCKS

April 15, 2013 | Kostya Kennedy
42 is the first full-length feature film about Jackie Robinson in more than 60 years. It was worth the wait

April 15, 2013 | Kostya Kennedy
"It's so cool. It's like Jesus and the Virgin Mary are coming here for a concert, and they're bringing the Beatles with them."

April 15, 2013 | Rebecca Shore
42 writer-director Brian Helgeland

April 15, 2013 | FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.
Dropping the gloves for a day to bring a little Money to March Madness

April 15, 2013 | FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.
Joe Unitas, son of Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas (left), who is co-producing a movie about his dad, Unitas We Stand, announced last week that another Baltimore signal-caller, the Ravens'...

April 15, 2013
Marty Blake 1927--2013

April 15, 2013 | MARK BECHTEL
Worst Major League Teams

April 15, 2013
Tiger Woods

April 15, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
AARON GORDON

April 15, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Jack Hoffman, a seven-year-old brain cancer patient from Atkinson, Neb., and a friend of Cornhuskers running back Rex Burkhead, ran 69 yards for the final TD of Nebraska's spring scrimmage in...

April 15, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
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April 15, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
TONY GONZALEZ

April 15, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
SAY WHAT?

April 15, 2013 | Alan Shipnuck
Three SI Golf Group writers predict who's a good bet to deny Woods a fifth green jacket

April 15, 2013 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
LSU pass-rush prospect Barkevious Mingo is ready to be known for something other than his moniker

April 15, 2013 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
LIKE THE INEXPERIENCED MINGO, THESE ATHLETIC ENDS—EACH EXPECTED TO BE DRAFTED IN THE FIRST THREE ROUNDS—COME FROM UNUSUAL BACKGROUNDS

April 15, 2013 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
To find out where Don Banks projects Mingo to go in his latest mock draft, and to see where Chris Burke ranks Mingo on his updated Big Board, visit SI.com/NFL

April 15, 2013 | ROB MAHONEY
The traditional NBA center position is either dead or dying, and in its stead has emerged a variety of big-man archetypes befitting the quirks of the modern game. Low-usage bigs like Tyson...

April 15, 2013 | Luke Winn
AT THE HEART OF LOUISVILLE'S THIRD NATIONAL TITLE WAS THE SPECIAL BOND FORGED AMONG ITS CAST OF SPIRITED CHARACTERS—A BROTHERHOOD THAT STOOD TOGETHER THROUGH A TUMULTUOUS RUN TO A FINAL FOR THE AGES

April 15, 2013 | Luke Winn
For complete coverage of Louisville's Shoni Schimmel and the women's championship game, which took place after this issue went to press, go to SI.com/mag

April 15, 2013 | Chris Mannix
NOW ON TO THE NEXT BIG THING: KENTUCKY'S JOHN CALIPARI RELOADS WITH SUPERTWINS AARON AND ANDREW HARRISON, A PAIR OF TOP-RATED GUARDS WHO HOPE TO EARN AN NCAA TITLE, THEN TWO SPOTS IN THE NBA LOTTERY

April 15, 2013 | Chris Mannix
Kentucky will welcome a half dozen Top 20 recruits in 2013—maybe the best class ever. So who are the guys not named Harrison?

April 15, 2013 | Seth Davis
This season may have just ended, but it's never too early to start thinking about which teams will be at the top of the polls next fall

April 15, 2013 | Austin Murphy
SLAMMED BY A MOST SCATHING SCOUTING REPORT, GENO SMITH IS OUT TO PROVE A GREATER TRUTH: THAT HE'S MUCH MORE THAN JUST THE BEST BET IN A SUBPAR QUARTERBACK CLASS

April 15, 2013 | Austin Murphy
One NFL team may make a first-round gamble on Geno Smith's diminutive Mountaineers target, Tavon Austin, who dazzled at the combine and has teams rethinking the value of a game-breaker

April 15, 2013 | Austin Murphy
Which quarterback could be the sleeper of the 2013 NFL draft? Try this guy. For more on Syracuse's Ryan Nassib, read Peter King's Monday Morning Quarterback at SI.com/MMQB

April 15, 2013 | Richard Deitsch
IN YOUR LIFE, HAVE YOU HEARD ANYONE LIKE THE MAN WHO HAS GIVEN VOICE TO SOME OF THE MOST MEMORABLE CALLS IN MASTERS HISTORY (AND ONE OF THE LEAST MEMORABLE ROCK BANDS IN TEXAS HISTORY)?

April 15, 2013 | Richard Deitsch
For more of Richard Deitsch's conversation with Verne Lundquist, go to SI.com/mag or download the digital edition of SI, free to subscribers at SI.com/activate

April 15, 2013 | Lee Jenkins
THE NBA'S FIERY ANGEL HAS SEEN THE DARKEST CORNERS OF CRAZY, HE'LL TELL YOU. BUT THEN HE FOUND HIS HAPPY (IF STILL OCCASIONALLY VOLATILE) PLACE. LET THE GAME'S FIERCEST DEFENDER DRAW THE PICTURE...

April 15, 2013 | PHIL TAYLOR
We hear that a hurricane is coming, that we had better brace ourselves, so we buy out all the shelves at the grocery store and we board up our windows and we hunker down, prepared for the worst...