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May 30, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 22

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Lebron James Cover - Sports Illustrated May 30, 2011

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Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

May 30, 2011 | TERRY McDONELL
As you can tell by this week's cover and the images inside the magazine the NBA playoffs look different through the lenses of SI photographers. Director of photography Steve Fine will tell you...

May 30, 2011 | TERRY McDONELL
SI's iPad edition includes the full contents of the weekly magazine plus news feeds, additional coverage, videos, slide shows and updates on top stories from SI.com.

May 30, 2011 | JACK MCCALLUM
An ESPN opus raises questions about medium and messenger

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Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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With a full-season NFL lockout still very much a possibility—at least until a court ruling in June—SI asked the sports swamis at the Onion to predict a future with and without football

May 30, 2011 | Kostya Kennedy
Wrestling loses one of its highest fliers

May 30, 2011 | David Epstein
The Armstrong case points up the weaknesses in sports drug testing

May 30, 2011 | David Epstein
A federal judge ordered the U.S. Polo Association to stop producing a fragrance with a logo featuring two silhouetted horsemen and the word polo because, he said, it confused customers of the...

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Died

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Magic Johnson

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May 30, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Drew Brees

May 30, 2011 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Anna McClung

May 30, 2011 | CHRIS MANNIX
At the record age of 46, a revived (and aggressive!) Bernard Hopkins took the light heavyweight title

May 30, 2011 | GARY VAN SICKLE
After a crushing playoff loss at the Players, David Toms rebounded with an emotional win at the Colonial

May 30, 2011 | JEN CHANG
Barcelona goes for the ultimate accolade in the Champions League final. Here's how Man United can stop them

May 30, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Minor leaguers, but these five will be major contributors soon

May 30, 2011 | Ian Thomsen
When it mattered most, Miami got a boost from an unexpected source: blue-collar forward Udonis Haslem, who lit a fire under his flashier teammates and helped the Heat snatch home court advantage...

May 30, 2011 | PHIL TAYLOR
Veteran Dallas and upstart Oklahoma City staged a good old-fashioned border war

May 30, 2011 | Tim Layden
Shackleford pushed the pace from the start at Pimlico and then held on to give a racing lifer his first classic win while spoiling the latest bid for the Triple Crown

May 30, 2011 | L. Jon Wertheim
The former Giants runner seemed destined for crossover success, but hubris and scandal doomed his postfootball plans. Now, at 36, he wants to get back in the game—and get back at his critics

May 30, 2011 | Charles Leerhsen
A spectacle of speed and danger born on the bricks in 1911 has evolved into a far safer and more streamlined event—now can the race regain its roar?

May 30, 2011 | Elizabeth McGarr
SINCE THE FIRST 500, A CENTURY AGO, THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY HAS BEEN THE SETTING FOR SOME OF RACING'S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS, AS TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY PLAYED OUT AROUND THE 2.5-MILE OVAL....

May 30, 2011 | Elizabeth McGarr
A look at auto evolution over 100 years of racing at the hallowed Brickyard

May 30, 2011 | Brian Cazeneuve
Nobody in the league can agree on just how to quantify puck possession. But everybody knows that hockey's most elusive statistic is essential to winning the Stanley Cup

May 30, 2011 | Tom Verducci
Love for baseball and loyalty to his friends are two of the defining traits of the game's longest-standing owner. But his long, unquestioning relationship with Bernard Madoff could cost the Mets...

May 30, 2011 | Tom Verducci
1. With Jose Reyes, 2004

May 30, 2011 | JOE POSNANSKI
When you wander into Dick Ebersol's office on the 15th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan—as I did last Thursday morning to interview him about golf coverage on television—the first thing...

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After reading about Antonio Barrera's being gored 23 times and seeing pictures of Julio Aparicio's getting speared through the throat, I haven't decided if being a matador is sheer bravery or...