May 07, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
By finishing with 23 straight losses (three short of the 2010--11 Cavs' NBA record), coach Paul Silas's 7--59 Bobcats claimed the league's worst single-season winning percentage, .106, putting them near the bottom of...
April 23, 2012 | Frank Deford
So was SI writer Frank Deford, who cut his teeth on a league then so inconsequential that reporters got floor seats. In this exclusive excerpt from Deford's memoirs, the author recalls encounters with Bill Russell,...
April 23, 2012 | STEVE RUSHIN
From the moment it opened in April 1912, Fenway Park has been a muse for poets and a monster for pitchers and modernists. What, you never thought it would see its 100th birthday? It might have 100 more
April 23, 2012 | PIERRE MCGUIRE
No coach in the league makes better use of the 30-second timeout than the Flyers' Peter Laviolette, who used his to great effect in the first period of each of Philadelphia's first three playoff games. He understands...
April 23, 2012 | MICHAEL FARBER
Bully to you, Broad Street; playing with a fight worthy of their forebears, the Flyers put the smackdown on the Cup-favorite Penguins