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IN MEMORY

26 Arnold Palmer

For all he accomplished, the King will be remembered for his charisma and humility—and the countless lives he touched off the course

By Michael Bamberger

Guest Editor: DAVID ORTIZ

THE BIG INTERVIEW

34 Big Papi Q&A

The Red Sox slugger reflects on his career

By Tom Verducci

IN MEMORY

44 Jose Fernandez

A life tragically cut short, an everlasting impact

By Tom Verducci

NFL

48 The Patriots

How does New England succeed amid the turmoil?

By Greg A. Bedard

NBA

50 Al Horford

The Dominican center starts a new career in Boston

By Andrew Sharp

THE WALK-OFF

58 Fan Mail

Two Red Sox diehards pay their respects to Ortiz

By Seth Meyers and Michael Schur

Departments

2 SI Digital

4 Editor's Letter

6 Leading Off

12 Inbox

14 Scorecard

20 Faces in The Crowd

22 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Tim Tebow's slugging role model

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK:

Jerry Cooke (Palmer, British Open, 1960) Michael J. LeBrecht II (Ortiz)