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To judge by your social media time line, this is the age of awesome—everything is SENSATIONAL, HIGHEST-RECOMMENDATION, INSANE, AN INSTANT CLASSIC. These people, places and moments usually have as much staying power as the bottom item on your feed, but the best ones stick with you. The most talented. The most intelligent. The most inspiring. The most compelling. That's what you'll find on the following pages: the best of sports right now—the players and the stories you know, the undersold stars and the secret weapons you don't. Think of it as a real-time hall of fame. Or, if you prefer, a colllection of instant classics....