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26 Christian McCaffrey

Don't judge the Stanford running back just on his amazing accomplishments

By Chris Ballard

NBA PLAYOFFS

36 The Cavs

Three of SI's hoops experts examine Cleveland's surprising turnaround

NHL PLAYOFFS

40 Sid vs. Ovi

The rivalry defines a generation—if not the Pens-Caps series

By Michael Rosenberg

MLB

46 The Cubs

Fans are euphoric about their fast start. Does it portend a historic ending?

By Charles P. Pierce

MLB

50 Vin Scully

The voice of summer is in his final season in the booth. Meet the man behind the mic

By Tom Verducci

Departments

2 SI.com

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

12 Scorecard

20 Faces in the Crowd

22 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Ex-analyst Curt Schilling on bigotry at ESPN

60 Point After

Michael Rosenberg: The draft lottery is not the key to happiness

ON THE COVER

Illustration by Tim O'Brien (Scully) Stephen Green (Cubs)

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Photograph by Harry How/Getty Images

CARDINAL'S RULE McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman voting last year and should be even more dominant in 2016.