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June 06, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 23

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Jim Tressel Cover - Sports Illustrated June 06, 2011

June 06, 2011
In your story, Washington assistant Raphael Chillious cautions recruits about coaches who cheat and asks, "Want to play for someone who lies?" I found that interesting, considering that in 2003...

June 06, 2011 | TERRY MCDONELL
Let me tell you about SPORTS ILLUSTRATED senior writer George Dohrmann. You should know who he is. Dohrmann is the last sportswriter to win the Pulitzer Prize, journalism's top honor, which he...

June 06, 2011 | MICHAEL FARBER
Facing cancer, an SI writer ponders the complete works of Lance Armstrong

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Who's Hot

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WHO IS THE MOST OVERRATED PLAYER IN BASEBALL?

June 06, 2011 | Grant Wahl
Soccer sees its best of times, worst of times, all at once

June 06, 2011 | Grant Wahl
On May 25 Mariano Rivera of the Yankees made his landmark 1,000th appearance in pinstripes, the most ever by a major league pitcher with one team. Here is a quick look at where that puts Mo in...

June 06, 2011 | Grant Wahl
Reality shows that never came to reality

June 06, 2011 | Ben Reiter
Collision injuries have some calling for new rules on plays at the plate

June 06, 2011 | Ben Reiter
An outbreak of horse herpes in Utah forced participants at a Davis County rodeo queen contest to perform their routines on stick ponies.

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Died

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Orlando Hudson

June 06, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Dirk Nowitzki

June 06, 2011 | Edited by Alexandra Fenwick
Austin Ernst

June 06, 2011 | LARS ANDERSON
A rookie's gaffe cost him a win but gave the Indy 500 just what it needed: a race fans will talk about for years

June 06, 2011 | LARS ANDERSON
End of An Era

June 06, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
The Rays have a crazy slew of picks, but history suggests Arizona's draft will be the one you remember

June 06, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Desert Heat

June 06, 2011 | CHRIS MANNIX
Playoff struggles or not, the Thunder is sticking with Russell Westbrook, and that'll be reflected in his contract talks

June 06, 2011 | CHRIS MANNIX
Shaky Switch

June 06, 2011 | ELIZABETH MCGARR
His team is humming, and Carl Edwards is in a groove that has put him on top of the Sprint Cup charts

June 06, 2011 | ELIZABETH MCGARR
What a Gas

June 06, 2011 | S.L. PRICE
Early exits from the French Open showed that the top-ranked women just aren't what they used to be

June 06, 2011 | S.L. PRICE
Fuzzy Logic

June 06, 2011 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
AN SI INVESTIGATION FOUND THAT OHIO STATE'S DISGRACED EX-COACH, ONCE VIEWED AS A MODEL OF PROBITY, LED A PROGRAM RIFE WITH ALLEGED RULES VIOLATIONS DATING BACK TO 2002

June 06, 2011 | Lee Jenkins
The Mavericks' hopes for beating Miami rest largely with Jason Kidd, who, at the age of 38, can still teach the league's flashier players a thing or two about passing, defending and hitting clutch...

June 06, 2011 | IAN THOMSEN
IN A FINALS FOR THE AGES, LEBRON AND HIS MIAMI MATES WILL BRING ANOTHER TITLE TO SOUTH BEACH

June 06, 2011 | Andrew Lawrence
L.A. forward Candace Parker plays all five positions and can light it up and throw it down. Most important, the former WNBA MVP, still only 25, is finally injury-free, which is just one of many...

June 06, 2011 | Andrew Lawrence
THE LONE REMAINING PROFESSIONAL HOOPS TEAM IN SEATTLE HAS NOT JUST SURVIVED IN THE WAKE OF THE SONICS' DEPARTURE, THEY HAVE THRIVED THANKS TO THEIR OWNERS' WILLINGNESS TO DREAM BIG

June 06, 2011 | Andrew Lawrence
CANDACE PARKER IS BACK—SO IS SHERYL SWOOPES!—BUT THE BIGGEST STORY REMAINS ANOTHER MAJOR STORM BREWING IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

June 06, 2011 | L. Jon Wertheim
Nearly three months ago a foul ball struck Luis Salazar in the face, costing the Braves' coach his left eye. The popular baseball lifer is back in the dugout, able, he says, to see the game with a...

June 06, 2011 | LEIGH MONTVILLE
FOUR DECADES AFTER THE BLUE-COLLAR BRUINS STITCHED THEMSELVES INTO THE FABRIC OF BOSTON, A NEW GENERATION OF PLAYERS IS CHASING THE STANLEY CUP, AND FINDING OUT WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO BE THE HOME...

June 06, 2011 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
THE BATTLE FOR STANLEY CUP SUPREMACY BETWEEN THE BRUINS AND THE CANUCKS WILL BE WAGED BY SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE GAME. A FORMER NHL COACH BREAKS DOWN THE THREE CRITICAL MATCHUPS

June 06, 2011 | BRIAN CAZENEUVE
THE DEEP AND TALENTED CANUCKS ARE POISED TO FINALLY END THEIR 40-YEAR STANLEY CUP DROUGHT

June 06, 2011 | PHIL TAYLOR
I don't know you, but I know you are out there. Maybe you are a 14-year-old point guard in rural Texas, or a 15-year-old goalkeeper in a wealthy Philadelphia suburb, or a 16-year-old linebacker in...

June 06, 2011 | Jonathan Price
In tournament golf, as in life, some things are more important than winning and losing

June 06, 2011 | Jonathan Price
IS SERGIO GARCIA AN UNDERACHIEVER OR THE VICTIM OF UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS?

June 06, 2011 | BRANDEL CHAMBLEE
Twelve years after Sergio García (below) thrilled the golf world with his blind swipe from the base of a tree at the 1999 PGA Championship, the potential everyone saw in him...

June 06, 2011 | Michael Bamberger
A hard-fought playoff win by Tom Watson at the Champions tour's most storied major, the Senior PGA, highlighted one of golf's greatest virtues

June 06, 2011
MY BAG