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May 06, 2013 | Volume 118, Issue 19

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Jason Collins Cover - Sports Illustrated May 06, 2013

May 06, 2013
The photograph that graced the cover of your April 22 issue is one of the finest ever printed by your magazine. The image of the three police officers springing into action in the seconds...

May 06, 2013 | LEE JENKINS
The battle over the Kings is about more than one NBA franchise. It's about how the league was built, and what makes it special

May 06, 2013 | LEE JENKINS
Vowing to do "whatever it takes" to draw fans for the 2013--14 season, the owner, general manager, captain and marketing director of the Central Hockey League's Arizona Sundogs in Prescott Valley...

May 06, 2013
HOT: MOORE THAN A FEELING

May 06, 2013 | CHRISTIAN STONE
At 9 a.m. last Friday the writer Franz Lidz (right) drove to the Los Angeles home of Jason Collins with a completed draft of a story on which the two had collaborated two days earlier. When he...

May 06, 2013
Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

May 06, 2013 | Chris Mannix
After a year's layoff (including a jail stint) is Floyd Mayweather Jr. everything he once was?

May 06, 2013 | Chris Mannix
Who's also on Floyd's radar?

May 06, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
Filming a major motion picture amid the real draft calls for a cinematic game plan

May 06, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
"He kicks me right below the belt, which I think is a below-the-belt type shot."

May 06, 2013 | Rebecca Shore
Scouting the lineup at the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival in New York City

May 06, 2013 | Joe Sheehan
A month into the major league season it's time to take stock of what we've seen and make the call: Are these performances fact or fiction?

May 06, 2013
Sizing up pro basketball's bench-ridden superstars

May 06, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
SILENTO (CHAUNCEY) SAYLES

May 06, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
9, 10, 11

May 06, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
The Toledo Mud Hens, the Tigers' Triple A farm team, will wear Chewbacca-inspired uniforms for a pair of games against the Charlotte Knights this weekend. (That's May 4 and 5, of course, allowing...

May 06, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
EJ MANUEL

May 06, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
SAY WHAT?

May 06, 2013 | TIM LAYDEN
This Saturday's Kentucky Derby comes with no shortage of story lines, as usual. Here's the drill on the most exciting two minutes in sports

May 06, 2013 | TIM LAYDEN
Attempting to pick the winner of the Kentucky Derby is, in many ways, an absurd exercise. You might as well tack your Daily Racing Form to the wall and throw a dart at the entries. Late this...

May 06, 2013 | JASON COLLINS
I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation.

May 06, 2013 | JARRON COLLINS
Late last summer Jason called and said that he was coming over because he had something to tell me. This was nothing new. We speak multiple times a day, always have. He's Tio Jason to my three...

May 06, 2013 | S.L. PRICE
Did it happen the way you expected? ...

May 06, 2013 | S.L. PRICE
Jason Collins: the Story

May 06, 2013 | Peter King
FOR SOME, THAT WAS RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL ON DAY 1 OF THE DRAFT. (HEY THERE, GENO SMITH!) FOR OTHERS, IT WAS A TENSE CONFERENCE CHAMBER 900 MILES AWAY, WHERE THE FUTURE OF ONE NFC WEST CLIMBER...

May 06, 2013 | Peter King
Respect for the Rams—but how does Peter King feel about Matt Barkley being drafted at No. 98? Honey Badger at No. 69? Or EJ Manuel at No. 16? Find out at SI.com/MMQB

May 06, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
If Geno Smith thought his draft-day experience was an ugly mess, just wait until he suits up for the Jets

May 06, 2013 | JIM TROTTER
Five quick-hit conclusions from the NFL's annual meat market

May 06, 2013 | Sarah Kwak
ALEX OVECHKIN FOUND A NEW COMFORT ZONE OFF THE ICE (HE'S ENGAGED TO TENNIS STAR MARIA KIRILENKO) AND BROKE OUT OF ONE ON IT (HE MOVED FROM LEFT WING TO RIGHT). THE RESULT: HIS GAME IS REVITALIZED,...

May 06, 2013 | Sarah Kwak
TRUE

May 06, 2013 | Sarah Kwak
For more on the NHL playoffs, including series previews from Sarah Kwak and video capsules on each first-round matchup from Brian Cazeneuve, check out SI.com/mag

May 06, 2013 | Daniel Okrent
A NEW COLLECTION OF COLUMNS FROM THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA SHOWS HOW RED SMITH BECAME A MASTER OF THE PAGE, ONE EXQUISITE SENTENCE AT A TIME

May 06, 2013 | Daniel Okrent
To read columns Red Smith wrote in 1954 for the first two issues of SI, download the SI digital edition, available free to subscribers at SI.com/activate

May 06, 2013 | Pete Thamel
THE NBA HAS ITS EYES ON THE WORLD'S LARGEST UNTAPPED HOOPS MARKET: INDIA. AT THE HEART OF ITS PLAN IS A 7-FOOT TEENAGER FROM THE PUNJAB NAMED SATNAM SINGH BHAMARA. NEVER HEARD OF HIM? TURN THE...

May 06, 2013 | Pete Thamel
For a gallery of basketball photographs shot by Bob Martin on assignment in India in February, go to SI.com/mag

May 06, 2013 | MICHAEL WEINER
In 1988, I was in the right place at the right time. I was clerking for U.S. District Court Judge H. Lee Sarokin in Newark and preparing to begin working for a small firm that represented...

May 06, 2013 | Edited by MICHAEL BAMBERGER
As Guan Tianlang plays with the weight of a country on his shoulders, we could all learn a thing or two from the 14-year-old prodigy

May 06, 2013 | Edited by MICHAEL BAMBERGER
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

May 06, 2013 | Edited by MICHAEL BAMBERGER
HOT: GUAN TIANLANG

May 06, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
Billy Horschel birdied the 18th for a Sunday 64 and a one-shot win at the Zurich

May 06, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

May 06, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
TOP 100 TEACHERS POLL

May 06, 2013 | Michael Bamberger
What a Run

May 06, 2013 | JIM GORANT
Pete and Alice Dye are the First Couple of golf-course design, having produced dozens of famous (some would say infamous) layouts, including the Stadium course at Sawgrass. When=they're not laying...

May 06, 2013 | Alan Shipnuck
Flamboyant, obsessive and addicted to Twitter, Englishman Ian Poulter is at long last enjoying life in the fast lane after a bumpy early ride

May 06, 2013 | Alan Shipnuck
Ian Poulter discusses everything from his humble origins in the game to his lust for Ferraris in an interview with Alan Shipnuck, at GOLF.com

May 06, 2013 | Alan Shipnuck
To get a glimpse of life with the Poulter family on a week off from the Tour, the SI Golf Group followed him around his home at Lake Nona—and beyond. The day in pictures ...

May 06, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013 The Poulter Residence Orlando, Fla.

May 06, 2013
Now who's the best player never to have won a major? What's the best hole at Sawgrass not on an island? Are you taking Tiger or Stevie in the race to 18? And who will be the 2013 Players champ?

May 06, 2013
Shipnuck: Matt Kuchar, the defending champ. He's having a terrific year, and he obviously knows how to play the course. He's cracked the code. For a dark-horse pick, I'll take Tim Clark, another...

May 06, 2013 | Surveys by Jessica Marksbury
SI Golf Group polled some 200 players on the PGA, LPGA and Champions circuits on everything from anchored putting to the Hall of Fame to finding dates through social media

May 06, 2013 | Linn (Growler) Strickler
As his caddie during the early years, I knew Fred Couples before he became a rock star. I was at his side for his first two victories and watched him evolve from a guy who played golf to a force...

May 06, 2013 | Jim Nantz
My 27 years at CBS have been shaped by Pat Summerall and Ken Venturi, and after a painful goodbye to the first, here's my tribute to the gentleman I'll introduce at the Hall

May 06, 2013
SI GOLF+

May 06, 2013
Golf.com @THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

May 06, 2013 | CAMERON MORFIT
The colorful Scot has never won a major, but the mark he has left on the game can't be questioned

May 06, 2013 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
Early in 2000, I played with Hal Sutton on the Saturday of what is now the Northern Trust Open. Each of us was positioned to win at Riviera. Paired with Tiger Woods the first two days, Hal had...

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