July 05, 2004 | Stephen Cannella
Cap in HandTop pick Alexander Ovechkin could break into Washington's lineup
August 21, 2006
Retired After a 16-year career, linebacker Junior Seau (above). In 1993, before his fourth NFL season, Seau told SI, "I'm afraid of being average. I have a real fear of being just another linebacker." His fears were...
October 02, 2006 | E.M. Swift
After a dramatic flight from Russia, dazzling Evgeni Malkin takes a star turn in Pittsburgh
October 30, 2006
Evgeni Malkin THE NEW NEW KID, OCT. 2
November 13, 2006
8 Consecutive season-openers lost by the Hawks, an NBA record; Atlanta was beaten by the 76ers 88--75 on opening night this year.