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June 18, 2012 | Volume 116, Issue 25

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Kevin Durant Cover - Sports Illustrated June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012
It doesn't seem fair that athletes who were born male are allowed to compete in female events. How can the NCAA require only one year of testosterone suppression for transgender females before...

June 18, 2012 | LYNN SHERR
Be inspired, but know that the gap between elite and rec swimmers is, well, Olympian

June 18, 2012 | LYNN SHERR
Movie producers in Argentina have already commissioned a script for a sequel to the yet-to-be-released animated film, Foosball 3D, about the tabletop soccer game.

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HOT: POCONO JOE

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Which catcher is the hardest to run on?

June 18, 2012 | Melissa Segura
Could streamlining their concussion case against the league hurt NFL veterans?

June 18, 2012 | Richard Deitsch
A new NBA TV documentary lifts the curtain on the U.S.'s 1992 Olympic basketball team

June 18, 2012 | Richard Deitsch
"It's not like 9/11 ... like people are going to be, like, '6/8 was horrible. Do you remember where you were on 6/8?'"

June 18, 2012 | Pablo S. Torre
Rex Ryan flips the idea of "acting coach" on its head

June 18, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
BILL STANLEY

June 18, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Five reasons to target archery as the breakout sport of the 2012 Summer Games

June 18, 2012 | Grant Robertson
Ferrari is banking on turning a young Canadian into a Formula One star of tomorrow

June 18, 2012 | DAN PATRICK
NEW YORK'S OTHER QB

June 18, 2012 | BEN REITER
Six weeks ago, the Angels were headed to oblivion. Their manager's philosophical makeover has helped turn things around

June 18, 2012 | DAVID EPSTEIN
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake's strong showing at the Adidas Grand Prix sets up an intriguing battle with his more famous countryman—at the Olympic trials and in London

June 18, 2012 | DAVID EPSTEIN
Which runners are peaking, which are floundering and which ones are just running in place as the Games draw closer

June 18, 2012 | TIM LAYDEN
In a Belmont without I'll Have Another, Union Rags delivered a victory that validated himself and saved the day

June 18, 2012 | TIM LAYDEN
Poor Bob Baffert. Paynter's second in the Belmont completed for Baffert, who placed in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness with Bodemeister, a painful feat: the Runner-Up Triple Crown. Baffert is...

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June 18, 2012 | IAN THOMSEN
Not since Larry met Magic has a championship series brought about a changing of the guard as pronounced as this one, which matches the two biggest stars of their generation

June 18, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
Russell Westbrook may not be the biggest name in the Finals, but how well he runs the Thunder offense will determine which megastar goes home happy

June 18, 2012 | L. JON WERTHEIM
Maria Sharapova regained the top ranking in Paris, and Rafael Nadal took down his chief rival, setting the stage for Wimbledon and the Olympics

June 18, 2012 | CHRIS MANNIX
Manny Pacquiao was beaten by Timothy Bradley in a dumbfounding decision that dealt the centuries-old sport yet another crippling blow

June 18, 2012 | JOE LEMIRE
Andrew McCutchen is breaking out in Pittsburgh—and providing a model for how teams can turn draft-day studs into major league stars

June 18, 2012 | JOE SHEEHAN
Did your favorite young player just have a breakout season? Become an All-Star? Sign a rich extension? Chances are he was drafted in 2005, which—thanks to a second wave of rising stars—is turning...

June 18, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
THE 1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS WERE PLUNGED INTO COLD WAR INTRIGUE AS DOZENS OF HUNGARIAN ATHLETES, UNWILLING TO RETURN HOME AFTER SOVIET TANKS CRUSHED A POPULAR UPRISING AGAINST COMMUNIST RULE,...

June 18, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
For updates on all the Olympic athletes who defected from Hungary at the 1956 Games, plus a video documentary including interviews by Alexander Wolff with surviving defectors in the U.S., go to...

June 18, 2012 | PHIL TAYLOR
When you heard that Casey Martin would play in the U.S. Open this week, did you think he might be a young golfer who happens to have the same name as the one with the withered right leg who fought...