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NBA

36 James Harden

Freed from distractions (no more reality show girlfriends), the Rockets' guard is making history

By Lee Jenkins

NFL DRAFT

46 The Combine

So long, stopwatches and measuring tape. SI reinvents prospect testing

By Tom Taylor

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

56 Daniel Faalele

He's 6'9", 396. He has coaches everywhere drooling. And he has never played football

By Andy Staples

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

60 Canyon Barry

Florida's star is unique off (nuclear engineering!) and on the court (underhanded free throws!)

By David Gardner

MLB

66 Spring Training

Now's the time for setting expectations. Is your team worth believing in?

By Ben Reiter

NHL

70 Connor McDavid

The Oilers' captain has long been guided by the forces of NHL greatness—from Bobby to Sid

By Alex Prewitt

NFL

74 Tom Brady

The Super Bowl MVP on his lifestyle, his career plans ... and a certain commissioner

By Peter King

Departments

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 Inbox

17 Scorecard

28 Faces in the Crowd

80 Point After

Why I'm Excited to See My Record Fall

By Jackie Stiles

On the cover: Greg Nelson