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NBA

28 Kevin Durant

How the Warriors landed free agency's biggest prize—with an assist from Steve Nash

By Lee Jenkins

• Five off-season story lines

OLYMPICS

34 Usain Bolt

The fastest man who ever lived has his eyes on three more gold medals, and he won't let a balky hamstring get in his way

By Tim Layden

MLB

42 Anthony Rizzo

The slick-fielding, power-hitting first baseman is the force that holds the first-place Cubs together

By Tom Verducci

BONUS

48 Ricky Williams

With legalized marijuana on the rise, the retired running back is finding there are advantages to having a pothead reputation

By Greg Bishop

Departments

4 SI.com

6 Leading Off

12 Inbox

14 Scorecard

26 Faces in The Crowd

27 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Terry Francona's late-night diet

60 Point After

Chris Ballard: A frantic journey to the Olympic trials

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Robert Beck (Bolt); Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images (Durant)