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April 29, 2013 | Volume 118, Issue 18

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Kevin Durant Cover - Sports Illustrated April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013
Austin Murphy summed up the struggles Geno Smith is likely to have as a pro when he wrote that it took the West Virginia quarterback "more than half the season" to master coach Dana Holgorsen's...

April 29, 2013 | AUSTIN MURPHY
In decline everywhere else, the art of putting pen to paper is being kept alive by a collection of unlikely wordsmiths: NCAA football coaches

April 29, 2013 | AUSTIN MURPHY
Josip (Jozo) Gašpar was fired as the coach of Croatian soccer team NK Precko Zagreb after he allegedly stole a credit card from one of his own players and used it to buy 36 bottles of Jägermeister.

April 29, 2013
HOT: BLUESHIRT BURST

April 29, 2013 | RICHARD HOFFER
The iconic NFL star brought insight, understated dignity and a mellifluous voice to the booth

April 29, 2013 | RICHARD DEITSCH
The NFL wants to make sure that draft news breaks on TV, not on Twitter

April 29, 2013 | RICHARD DEITSCH
A scouting report on television's reigning NFL draft gurus

April 29, 2013 | Lars Anderson
Formula E, a new racing series for electric cars, promises to bring a charge to cities around the world

April 29, 2013 | Lars Anderson
$3.3 billion

April 29, 2013 | GARY VAN SICKLE
The battle at the Heritage between major champs Graeme McDowell and Webb Simpson served as a reminder of how tough it is to win on the PGA Tour

April 29, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
HARRISON WILLIAMS

April 29, 2013 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
"We feel his back is behind him."

April 29, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
NERLENS NOEL

April 29, 2013 | DAN PATRICK
SAY WHAT?

April 29, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
Mike Glennon replaced the Seahawks' star in college, but the similarities end there. If you want a classic drop-back QB, that's a good thing

April 29, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
Can any QB sneak into the early rounds of the NFL draft? And where does Mike Glennon fit into all of this? Look to SI.com/NFL throughout the draft for live reactions and analysis.

April 29, 2013 | ANDY STAPLES
Ten intriguing prospects who may still be around waiting for rounds four through seven on Day 3

April 29, 2013 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
Need more reasons to watch on Saturday? SI assembled a pretty stellar team from players (all active in 2012) taken in the fourth round or later, or undrafted

April 29, 2013 | ANDREW LAWRENCE
P Shane Lechler fifth round Raiders 2000

April 29, 2013 | MATT GAGNE
There are many ways to achieve victory in the NHL. Teams can win in regulation, overtime or a shootout and earn two points in the standings regardless of how victory is secured. Even when teams...

April 29, 2013 | Lee Jenkins
KEVIN DURANT KNOWS HIS PLACE IN THE GAME, AND HOWEVER HALLOWED IT MIGHT BE, HE'S NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT. HERE'S HOW THE GAME'S MOST LETHAL SCORER FOUND HIS MEAN STREAK—AND A TASTE FOR METAPHOR

April 29, 2013 | Lee Jenkins
Since the 2007--08 season, his first in the league, Durant has not only become a better shooter from all over the floor, but he's also gone a long way toward eliminating the least efficient shot...

April 29, 2013 | Lee Jenkins
For complete NBA postseason coverage, including Ian Thomsen's look at how older players such as Jason Terry will impact the playoffs and Rob Mahoney's daily reset, go to ...

April 29, 2013
2013

April 29, 2013 | Albert Chen
LAST SEASON WAS THE YEAR OF TROUT AND HARPER, BUT THERE WAS A THIRD BRO FROM THE ROOKIE CLASS OF 2012 WHO LEFT HIS MARK IN MORE SUBTLE WAYS. HEED THE WORDS OF HIS BUDDY BRYCE: MANNY MACHADO'S...

April 29, 2013 | Joe Sheehan
MANNY MACHADO'S ADEPT HANDLING OF THE HOT CORNER SHOULD NOT PREVENT THE O'S FROM MOVING HIM BACK TO THE MIDDLE

April 29, 2013 | Paul Pabst
PAUL CREWE OR JOHNNY UTAH? AND WHAT ABOUT RIFLEMAN? THE 2013 DRAFT IS SHORT ON QUALITY QBS, BUT HOLLYWOOD IS LOADED WITH THEM. WE HIT THE FILM ROOM—AND YOUTUBE AND NETFLIX—TO SCOUT MOVIEDOM'S TOP...

April 29, 2013 | Paul Pabst
NFL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR J.J. WATT TAKES ON HOLLYWOOD PASSERS

April 29, 2013 | Paul Pabst
For more Hollywood QB coverage—including celebrities' picks and video of Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff debating their lists—go to extramustard.si.com

April 29, 2013 | Andrew Perloff
THREE OSCAR WINNERS, TWO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMERS AND ONE FORMER SI SWIMSUIT COVER MODEL MAKE OUR MOVIE BEST-OF SQUAD

April 29, 2013 | S.L. Price
AFTER A SHOCKING AND VIOLENT WEEK, EVEN THOSE WHO DIDN'T LOSE LIMBS OR LOVED ONES IN THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS KNOW THE FULL MEANING OF TERROR. THE APPARENT END TO THE ORDEAL BROUGHT RELIEF,...

April 29, 2013 | S.L. Price
Get up-to-the-minute reports on the continuing investigation into the Marathon bombings and watch a video slide show of scenes from Boston's harrowing week, at SI.com/mag

April 29, 2013 | JACK MCCALLUM
HOW GREGG POPOVICH—A FOODIE, FORMER SPY (MAYBE), RUSSIAN LITERATURE LOVER, FRENCH NEW WAVE CINEPHILE, WINE ENTHUSIAST, CURMUDGEON, FATHER FIGURE, DEFENSIVE GURU TURNED OFFENSIVE MASTERMIND AND THE...

April 29, 2013 | MICHAEL ROSENBERG
The Boston Marathon bombers claimed at least three lives. Their attack also took pieces of many others, literally—people lost arms, legs and feet in the blast, or had ruined limbs amputated...