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May 02, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 18

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Chris Paul Cover - Sports Illustrated May 02, 2011

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One of the best examples of Doug Collins's altruism came when he was playing for the Sixers during the 1977--78 season: He relinquished his starting spot in the NBA All-Star Game to retiring...

May 02, 2011 | L. JON WERTHEIM
A year after her murder Virginia's Yeardley Love is still a hero

May 02, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

May 02, 2011 | Alex Belth
The outsized life of Evel Knievel leaps off the pages of a new biography

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

May 02, 2011 | Tim Layden
Record controversies often obscure the true appeal of track and field

May 02, 2011 | Tim Layden
Included in a list of activities deemed by the New York state health department to pose a "significant risk of injury" to children: Capture the Flag, freeze tag, kickball and Wiffle ball.

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Died

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Ozzie Guillen

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Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

May 02, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Shane Battier

May 02, 2011 | Lars Anderson
NASCAR needs to honor a barrier breaker

May 02, 2011 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Andrew Moore

May 02, 2011 | AUSTIN MURPHY
A planned lawsuit against the BCS by the Utah attorney general is another blow to the postseason system

May 02, 2011 | ANDY STAPLES
With Ohio State needing a QB to play for the suspended Terrelle Pryor, early-enrolled freshman Braxton Miller made his case in last Saturday's spring game by leading two TD drives. His ability to...

May 02, 2011 | JOHN GARRITY
Without a title sponsor for next year, the Heritage, one of the most popular stops on Tour, could be history

May 02, 2011 | JOHN GARRITY
Split Decision

May 02, 2011 | SARAH KWAK
In a rousing first round replete with comebacks, fans saw the best by-product of the 2004--05 lockout

May 02, 2011 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
The Sabres have drafted well the last few years, and one of their best picks has been 2008 first-rounder Tyler Ennis. The 21-year-old rookie winger scored 20 goals this season, and has blossomed...

May 02, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Miss pennant races? Think the regular season should matter? Then an expanded postseason isn't for you

May 02, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Dice Roll

May 02, 2011 | Lee Jenkins
A convergence of magical moments, transcendent performances and jaw-dropping upsets has made the first round of the NBA playoffs—for the first time in ages—a spectacle that simply must be seen

May 02, 2011 | Lee Jenkins
Chris Paul was yesterday's point guard, passed by newer models such as Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook, knee surgery robbing him of his quickness and a new system in New Orleans stifling his...

May 02, 2011 | Chris Mannix
Little men have dominated the first round of the playoffs, but Memphis seized a 2--1 series lead over top-seeded San Antonio with some good old-fashioned brawn. Marc Gasol, the European center...

May 02, 2011 | Chris Mannix
The Derrick Rose Show took an abrupt—and painful—turn in the first quarter of last Saturday's Game 4 against Indiana when a twisted ankle sent the Bulls' All-Star guard hobbling off the court. But...

May 02, 2011 | Ian Thomsen
I just always thought I would be treated better," Brandon Roy told The Oregonian on April 19 after he'd scored just two points in Portland's two opening losses in Dallas. Roy underwent midseason...

May 02, 2011 | Ian Thomsen
Kendrick Perkins was traded, and the injured Shaquille O'Neal has remained sidelined in his expensive made-to-order suits, but the story of the Celtics' opening-round rout of the Knicks wasn't the...

May 02, 2011 | Chris Mannix
Forearms and elbows and head butts, oh my! Zaza Pachulia's noggin-on-noggin shot to Jason Richardson in Game 3, which earned the Atlanta center a one-game suspension, was emblematic of the Hawks'...

May 02, 2011 | Ian Thomsen
Remember how clumsily LeBron James and Dwyane Wade played together when the Heat was 9--8 in late November, or even during its five-game losing streak in early March? Those intensely scrutinized...

May 02, 2011 | Phil Taylor
Why are fans so aglow in Colorado? Because Tulo, CarGo and Ubaldo—and a park that no longer plays like the game's highest plateau—are making the Rockies' title hopes grow

May 02, 2011 | Phil Taylor
In their first nine seasons, the Rockies' home ERA was a lofty 6.07. But since '02, when they began using a humidor at Coors Field to make balls behave more like they do at sea level, Ubaldo...

May 02, 2011 | Brian Cazeneuve
That's how his fellow NHL players describe Pavel Datsyuk's dazzling all-around game. But to the aging Red Wings he's beautiful to watch, and the key to their quest for another Cup

May 02, 2011 | Tim Layden
Two brutal concussions last fall put the Colts receiver at the forefront of the NFL's head-injury crisis. While he's eager to get back on the field, experts remain unsure how much danger that...

May 02, 2011 | John Ed Bradley
The onetime coach at Southwestern Louisiana was vilified for violating NCAA rules, but the author, who grew up in Cajun country, remembers him for doing something courageous: helping to integrate...

May 02, 2011 | JOE POSNANSKI
Maybe it's the name. Bud. Doesn't sound too intimidating, does it? Bud sounds like the friendly but absent-minded uncle who gives you the same birthday gift every year. Or the guy in the...