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June 20, 2011 | Volume 114, Issue 25

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Dirk  Nowitzki Cover - Sports Illustrated June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011
Founder: Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

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I never thought that poor broadcasting skills, an extramarital affair or his early departure from the NFL counted as Tiki Barber's main problems. It was hubris and his penchant for bad-mouthing...

June 20, 2011 | MICHAEL BAMBERGER
The sports agency looks to a wider world without Woods

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Who's Hot

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JORDAN vs. WILT, RUSSELL vs. MAGIC

June 20, 2011 | Chris Ballard
A New York gallery fetes the Seattle siblings who turned athletes' pictures into bedroom-wall art in the 1980s and '90s

June 20, 2011 | Chris Ballard
More than half of the combined 2011 NBA and NHL playoff series—17 out of 30—lasted at least six games, adding up to one whopper of a postseason. Just imagine what you could do in that time....

June 20, 2011 | Peter King
Are Terrelle Pryor and the NFL a match?

June 20, 2011 | Joe Lemire
The Rangers' drafting of a paralyzed college player elevates the game

June 20, 2011 | Joe Lemire
In hopes of bringing respectability back to his organization, embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter has named 88-year-old former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger and 70-year-old Spanish...

June 20, 2011
Died At age 45 from rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer that attacks muscle fibers, two-time super featherweight boxing champion Genaro Hernandez (above right). Raised in hardscrabble...

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Rashard Lewis

June 20, 2011 | Dan Patrick
Don Mattingly

June 20, 2011 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Emily Zabor

June 20, 2011 | Chris Mannix
It's not Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, but ...

June 20, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
Tyson Gay lost a close 100 meters in New York, but America's fastest man is still driving for Usain Bolt

June 20, 2011 | TIM LAYDEN
Future Leaders

June 20, 2011 | GENE MENEZ
A Belmont upset again exposed the flaws in the 3-year-old field, but there's still reason to hope greatness will emerge

June 20, 2011 | GENE MENEZ
Three to Watch

June 20, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Milwaukee gambled with what was left of a thin farm system on a run this season; it just might pay off

June 20, 2011 | JOE SHEEHAN
Bombs Away

June 20, 2011 | GRANT WAHL
Far too often under Bob Bradley, the U.S. has looked unprepared and out of sync at the start of matches

June 20, 2011 | GRANT WAHL
Mexican Waves

June 20, 2011 | Lee Jenkins
Dallas countered the Heat's Big Three with Dirk Nowitzki and a blend of players who knew their roles and kept their focus. And after Game 6 of an engrossing NBA Finals, there was no doubt which...

June 20, 2011 | Chris Mannix
You're an NBA general manager. Do you spend a lottery pick on a high-scoring college folk hero who also happens to fit the historic profile of a first-round bust?

June 20, 2011 | IAN THOMSEN
A weak draft grew weaker when several top prospects stayed in school rather than risk coming out before a lockout. But there's still enough talent in the class of 2011 to make a few talent...

June 20, 2011 | IAN THOMSEN
For a breakdown and video highlights of the five most intriguing players in the draft, download the free Microsoft Tag Reader app to your smartphone at http://gettag.mobi and then scan the tag above.

June 20, 2011 | Tom Verducci
Sometime in the next week Derek Jeter could become the third-youngest player, and the first Yankee, to reach 3,000 hits. The road to that milestone was a simple one—until it became complicated

June 20, 2011 | Tom Verducci
Jeter could become the third-youngest player to join the 3K club. Here's are the ages at which the other members hit the milestone and how many hits they had afterward.

June 20, 2011 | Brian Cazeneuve
The inspired, pugnacious Bruins fought their way back from two games down to force a winner-take-all finale against the erratic Canucks in a rowdy and rude championship series

June 20, 2011 | SARAH KWAK
WHETHER THE BRUINS WIN OR LOSE, GOALIE TIM THOMAS HAS BEEN THE MVP OF THE 2010--11 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

June 20, 2011 | Selena Roberts
KATHRYN JOHNSTON MASSAR HAS LONG BEEN CELEBRATED AS THE FIRST GIRL TO PLAY LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL. BUT A CRUCIAL DETAIL IN HER STORY OF PLUCK AND COURAGE WAS KEPT HIDDEN

June 20, 2011 | PHIL TAYLOR
Athletes have rule books to govern their games but not to guide their lives. Where's the manual that warns them that the sight of their actress girlfriends hand-feeding them popcorn will trigger...