It's the season of the Big Three—in Miami, in San Antonio and at the U.S. Open. This week the top three players in golf, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, will play together in the first and second rounds of the 113th Open, at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. Go to Golf.com for complete coverage, including daily analysis and roundtables with former U.S. Open winners. Plus, SI Now—SI.com's daily live show, hosted by Maggie Gray—will stream live from the Open each night at 6 EDT. Go to SI.com/sinow
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The Doctor Is Out
From the SI Vault: May 4, 1987
As Sixers legend Julius Erving bid farewell to the NBA, seven SI writers reflected on the qualities that made him one of the best to ever play above the rim.
Viva La Rafa!
Tennis's clay king, Rafael Nadal, has eight French Open titles, the most of any male player a single Grand Slam event. SI.com has a gallery of scenes from throughout Nadal's career, including this portrait at age 20.
Peter King On ...
It was always just a matter of time before Favre and the Packers finished building a bridge. From the looks of it, that bridge is pretty much built. "The things that led to us 'breaking up' if you will, to me, are over and done with," said Favre. "I had a chance to present an award with [Aaron Rodgers] at the Super Bowl, and that was for real." Read more of King's Things I Think I Think at SI.com
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NICOLE ZIGMONT; JOHN W. MCDONOUGH/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (SCOTT); FRED VUICH FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (WOODS); SIMON BRUTY/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MCILROY)
WALTER IOOSS JR. (NADAL)
MEL LEVINE (KING)
MANNY MILLAN/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (ERVING)
CHAD MATTHEW CARLSON (IPHONE)