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26 Quarterbacks

Talk about an arms trade: Three teams moved up to select QBs in the first round

By Austin Murphy

• Laremy Tunsil's wild day


36 Boris Diaw

The sixth man makes films, travels the world and fills a key role for the Spurs

By Andrew Sharp


42 Trend Spotting

The young season features tons of young talent—and an overreliance on homers

By Joe Sheehan


46 Brent Burns

San Jose's defenseman may look like a leprechaun, but don't be fooled

By Alex Prewitt


54 Tricks of the Trade

A legendary photographer's secrets to being in the right place at the right time

By Neil Leifer with Diane K. Shah


2 SI Now

4 Leading Off

11 Inbox

12 Scorecard

20 Faces in The Crowd

22 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Carmelo Anthony on his future with the Knicks

64 Point After

Steve Rushin: The bond between athletes and moms

ON THE COVER: Al Tielemans (Carson Wentz) Garrett W. Ellwood (Paxton Lynch) Robert Beck (Jared Goff)


Photograph by Bob Hutt

LIGHTS, CAMERA No. 1 pick Jared Goff of Cal is ready to become the face of the franchise in L.A.