FOR DEC. 23, 2013
Did That Really Happen?
Did you follow Jay Bilas's tweets shaming the NCAA for profiting off its own players? Weigh in on Tiger vs. Chamblee? Take sides in the public spat between Clippers coach Doc Rivers and analyst Bill Simmons? This week, SI.com looks back at the year's most provocative media feuds and at the wildest and wackiest stories in sports media. Plus, Richard Deitsch talks with Charles Barkley and presents his 2013 Media Awards, including Person of the Year, Announcing Team of the Year and Best Studio Show.
People like football more than basketball. A lot more. Doesn't make sense from a financial standpoint to play hoops during football season.
It's nice that New York is becoming a dumping ground for the toxic assets Toronto wants to get rid of.
I love being a guest at a golf club and being told there are certain rooms/doors I can't use. #Pasadera #GimmeABreak #SoF'ingPretentious
SI.com celebrates the engagement of U.S. women's soccer star Alex Morgan to Houston Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco with a gallery of photos of famous athlete couples. Go to SI.com/photo to see which of your favorite sports figures have paired up.
Best in Sport
SI DIGITAL BONUS
For a gallery of covers of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Sportsmen of the Year, including this 1954 image of the inaugural SOTY, Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile, download SI's tablet edition, available for free for subscribers at SI.com/magazine
NOAH GRAHAM/NBAE/GETTY IMAGES
RICH BARNES/USA TODAY SPORTS
AMY SUSSMAN/THE NEW YORKER/GETTY IMAGES
KIRBY LEE/USA TODAY SPORTS
MARK KAUFFMAN/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BANNISTER)
THOMAS CAMPBELL/USA TODAY SPORTS (CARRASCO)
AL BELLO/GETTY IMAGES (MORGAN)