June 9, 2014 Table Of Contents - Sports Illustrated Vault | SI.com
Publish date:

June 9, 2014 Table Of Contents

Author:
1012615 - TOC Cover Image

Buy the Cover

Browse the Magazine

SI.com

SI.com

INBOX

INBOX

WORLD CUP PREVIEW 2014

Villainy Or Victory?

By Grant Wahl

Words with ... Gerard Piqué

Brazil, a shoo-in? The stud at the center of Spain's Cup-carrying defense has something to say about that

By Grant Wahl

MEET THE 23

YES, THE U.S. WAS DROPPED INTO THE DEADLIEST OF GROUPS IN BRAZIL, BUT COACH J√úRGEN KLINSMANN HAS A PLAN FOR SURVIVAL. THESE ARE THE PLAYERS WHO WILL HAVE TO EXECUTE IT

By George Dohrmann

GROUP A

By Stanley Kay

GROUP B

By Avi Creditor

GROUP C

By Liviu Bird

GROUP D

By Mark Bechtel

GROUP E

By George Dohrmann

GROUP F

By Alexander Abnos

GROUP G

By Brian Straus

GROUP H

By Adam Duerson

5 MINUTE GUIDE

By Stanley Kay

NBA FINALS

GO WITH THE FLOW

By Phil Taylor

THE CASE FOR ... The Heat

The team that owns crunch time has cruised through the playoffs for a number of reasons, but there's only one that really matters

By Chris Mannix

THE CASE FOR ... The Spurs

The favorites—at least according to Vegas—have home court advantage, a deep and productive bench and an even deeper desire for revenge

By Ben Golliver

1999 U.S. OPEN

THE GREATEST U.S. OPEN EVER

The 1999 national championship is remembered for its star-studded leader board, Father's Day drama and a caddie with a pager. Payne Stewart held off young Phil Mickelson, but the significance of the event wasn't truly realized until tragedy struck four months later

By Alan Shipnuck

POINT AFTER

The DiMaggio Code

By Steve Rushin

Departments

Leading Off

Unguarded Optimism

NHL coaches, based on advanced analytics and one gambling ex-goalie, are emptying their nets earlier and more often than ever before. The result: The craziest minutes in sports are even crazier

By Austin Murphy

DOWN BY 2? WHEN TO PULL

When trailing, coaches shouldn't wait to get an extra skater on the ice. An aggressive approach to pulling the goalie, such as the one below, could be the difference between hoisting the Cup, or not

By Sam Page

Holey Smiles

Nothing is pretty for an NHL dentist

By Sarah Kwak

Week Throat

Kenny Albert's hockey marathon

By Jack Dickey

HOT | NOT

The Case for ...The Kings

By Brian Cazeneuve

Feeding Frenzy

The U.S. plan to eat and drink its way to soccer glory

By Emily Kaplan

Just My Type

By Interview by Dan Patrick

The Next Step

A fallen NBA lottery pick is cashing in on a new fitness training tool

By Andrew Lawrence

Faces in the Crowd

Edited By Alexandra Fenwick

Memorial Win

By Alexandra Fenwick