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INBOX

INBOX

2017 NFL DRAFT PREVIEW

THE CRAB WHO PULLS OTHERS UP

By Pete Thamel

TRUE GRIT

By Andy Staples

UPSIDE-DOWNSIDE

By Andy Benoit

WHAT IF?

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PEYTON'S (OTHER) PLACE

By Lee Jenkins

WHAT IF? ... A JOURNEYMAN QB'S DESPERATE PASS HADN'T SHAPED THE 2004 NFL DRAFT?

By Dan Greene

WHAT THE F?

By Kelvin C. Bias

BATTER, INTERRUPTED

By L. Jon Wertheim

WHAT IF? ... THESE FOUR PIVOTAL DRAFT MOMENTS HAD HAPPENED DIFFERENTLY?

By Jacob Feldman

WHAT IF? ... GEORGE HALAS—AND THE NFL—HAD SUNK IN LAKE MICHIGAN?

By Kalyn Kahler

CSI: MIAMI

By Michael Rosenberg

WHAT IF? ... THESE FIVE CAREERS HADN'T BEEN ALTERED BY INJURY?

By Jacob Feldman

LIVE STRONGISH

By Austin Murphy

WHAT IF? ... THE PLAYERS' UNION HADN'T REJECTED A-ROD'S 2003 TRADE TO THE RED SOX?

By CHARLES P. PIERCE

FRINGS BENEFIT

By Grant Wahl

WHAT IF? ... BABE RUTH HAD BEEN DEALT TO THE WHITE SOX—GASP!—INSTEAD OF TO THE YANKEES?

By Dan Greene

PUMP IT UP

By Tim Layden

WHAT IF? ... WAYNE GRETZKY HADN'T SKATED OUT WEST?

By JEREMY FUCHS

BUFFALOED

By Jack Dickey

WHAT IF? ... MICHAEL JORDAN HAD NEVER BAGGED IT?

By Ted Keith

WHAT IF? ... MUHAMMAD ALI HAD NEVER MET MALCOLM X?

By Richard O'Brien

BROWN POWER

By Mark Bechtel

THE BALLAD OF A BIG CAT AND A GATOR

By Michael Bamberger

WHAT IF? ... ONE PRESIDENT'S PROGENY HADN'T ALTERED FOOTBALL FOREVER?

By JEREMY FUCHS

JUST RELOCATE, BABY!

By Jacob Feldman

WHAT IF? ... THESE FIVE FAILED FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS HAD BEEN GOOD?

By Jacob Feldman

WHAT IF? ... WALTON AND ODEN AND ROY HAD STAYED HEALTHY? (DON'T EVEN START ON MJ)

By Ben Golliver

SAVE US, LEBRON!

By Grant Wahl

WHAT IF? ... THESE FOUR ENTIRELY REALISTIC TRADES HAD GONE DOWN?

By Jacob Feldman

81ST MASTERS

VIVA, SERGIO

By Alan Shipnuck

NBA 2017 PLAYOFF PREVIEW

BRICKTOWN Bricolage

By Lee Jenkins

NHL 2017 PLAYOFF PREVIEW

WILDEST Dreams

THE STATE OF HOCKEY, AKA MINNESOTA, HAS NEVER WON A STANLEY CUP, BUT WITH A FIERY COACH, A RESILIENT CORE AND SOME HOMEGROWN STARS, THE WILD ARE GIVING THEIR LOYAL FANS HOPE

By ALEX PREWITT

ALL WORK AND REPLAY

By ALEX PREWITT

WHEN SPRING HAS STUNG

By CHARLES P. PIERCE

HAVE IT BOTH WAYS

By L. Jon Wertheim

SI TRUE CRIME SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. SPORTS INVESTIGATED.

THE GREAT SUPER BOWL JERSEY CAPER

By Robert Klemko

GAZELLES RALLY

Amazing Race

By Susanna Schrobsdorff

POINT AFTER

School Ties

By DAN HURLEY

Departments

SI.COM

Leading Off

Run It Back

Unlike movie sequels, championship rematches are often better than the original, because they build on what has come before

By WILL LEITCH

Pairs for The Course

A new movie inspires a look at father-son golfers

Bickell Brave

MS hits the NHL

By Alex Prewitt

From Laps to Lap Bands

HOT | NOT

American Voices Meghan Klingenberg

By Grant Wahl

Going the Distance

So you wanna run ...

By Bette Marston

Whit and Wisdom

By JEREMY FUCHS

FACES IN THE CROWD

The Case for ... Fewer Cowboys

By Jim Gorant