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Sports Illustrated

We asked staffers for their favorite sports memory of 2017—and what they're most looking forward to in the New Year

Founder Henry R. Luce 1898--1967

President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Battista

Chief Content Officer Alan Murray

Editor in Chief, Sports Illustrated Group Christian Stone

Digital Editor, Sports Illustrated Group Mark McClusky

Managing Editor, SI.com Ryan Hunt

Editor in Chief, SI Golf Group David DeNunzio

Deputy Managing Editor L. Jon Wertheim

Executive Editors Stephen Cannella, Mark Mravic

Assistant Managing Editors MJ Day (SI Swimsuit), Adam Duerson, Stefanie Kaufman

Creative Director Stephen Skalocky

Director of Photography Marguerite Schropp Lucarelli

Senior Editor, Chief of Reporters Richard Demak

Senior Editors Darcie Baum (SI Swimsuit), Trisha Lucey Blackmar, Gary Gramling, Sarah Kwak, Emma Span

Copy Chief Gabe Miller

Senior Writers Chris Ballard, Michael Bamberger, Greg Bishop, Albert Breer, Lee Jenkins, Peter King, Robert Klemko, Tim Layden, S.L. Price, Ben Reiter, Michael Rosenberg, Alan Shipnuck, Andy Staples, Tom Verducci, Jenny Vrentas, Grant Wahl

Staff Writers Stephanie Apstein, Ben Baskin, Andy Benoit, Chris Burke, Albert Chen, Jack Dickey, Ben Golliver, Dan Greene, Jonathan Jones, Joan Niesen, Conor Orr, Alex Prewitt, Tim Rohan, Andrew Sharp

Assistant Editor Janine Berey (SI Swimsuit)

RESEARCH

Deputy Chief of Reporters Lawrence Mondi

Reporters Kelvin C. Bias, Jacob Feldman, Jeremy Fuchs, Tom Taylor

Research Assistant Susan Szeliga

Editorial Assistants Alyssa Conroy (SI Swimsuit), Kalyn Kahler

PHOTOGRAPHY

Director of Photo Operations Erick Rasco

Picture Editor Chris Chambers

Associate Picture Editor Linda Bonenfant

Assistant Picture Editor Abigail Nicolas

Technology Associate Taylor Ballantyne

DESIGN

Deputy Art Director Liana Zamora

Associate Art Director Stephen Goggi

COPY DESK

Copy Chief, Special Projects Pamela Ann Roberts

Copy Editors Jill Jaroff, Kevin Kerr, Nancy Ramsey, Anthony Scheitinger, John M. Shostrom

PREMEDIA

Senior Manager Dan Larkin

Senior Associate Kevin Hart

Associates Gerry Burke, Marco Lau, Brian Mai, Sandra Vallejos

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS

Robert Beck, Simon Bruty, Michael Farber, Jim Gorant, Hank Hersch, Walter Iooss Jr., Ted Keith, Heinz Kluetmeier, David E. Klutho, Neil Leifer, Jack McCallum, John W. McDonough, Michael McKnight, Charles P. Pierce, Steve Rushin, Alexander Wolff

SI.COM

Director of Editorial Projects and Product Ben Eagle

Social Media Director Kevin Driscoll

Senior Editors Richard Deitsch, Matt Dollinger, Andy Gray, Mike Harris

Senior Producer Avi Creditor

Producers Lorenzo Arguello, Gabriel Baumgaertner, Michael Blinn, Luis Miguel Echegaray, Kelsey Hendrix, Jamie Lisanti, Bette Marston, Max Meyer, Amy Parlapiano, Eric Single, Jonathan Tayler

Deputy Projects Editor Allen Kim

Writer-Producers Michael Beller, Jimmy Traina

Writer-Reporters Charlotte Carroll, Chris Chavez, Rohan Nadkarni, Daniel Rapaport

Associate Producers Scooby Axson, Kenny Ducey, Dan Gartland, Molly Geary, Connor Grossman, Jarrel Harris, Chris Johnson, Stanley Kay, DeAntae Prince, Jeremy Woo

Social Media Editor Dave Scipione

Associate Social Media Producers Mitch Goldich, Gino Zarrillo

Interactive Designer Bryce Wood

SI VIDEO

Senior Executive Producer Ian Orefice

Executive Producer Josh Oshinsky

Senior Producer Tom Mantzouranis

Producers Mary Agnant, Jim Butts, John DePetro, Lee Feiner, Alex Hampl, Vanessa Manca-Barbot, Will Pyle, Dave Seperson, Nolan Thomas

GOLF.COM

Executive Editor Alan Bastable

Digital Development Editor Jeff Ritter

Senior Editor Jessica Marksbury

Senior Producers Kevin Cunningham, Lucas O'Neill (Video)

Producer Joshua Berhow

Social Media Editor Tim Reilly

Associate Editors Kiley Bense, Dylan Dethier, Sean Zak

SI KIDS

Managing Editor Mark Bechtel

Creative Director Beth Power Bugler

Senior Editor Elizabeth McGarr McCue

Associate Editor Sam Page

Designer Drew Dzwonkowski

EDITORIAL ADMINISTRATION

Joan Rosinsky

TIME INC. ADVERTISING SALES

Group President Karen Kovacs

Vice Presidents, Digital Strategy Andrew Reedman, Thu Phan Rodriguez

BRAND SALES

Vice President, Sports Brand Sales Danny Lee

New York Brand Sales Directors Alison Edell, Katie Lalli

Brand Sales Assistant Joe Summa

CATEGORY SALES

Automotive/Technology/Telecommuications Scott Kelliher

Beauty Lauren Newman

Entertainment Ellie Duque

Fashion & Retail Matt Rice

Finance Michael Schneider

Food & Beverage David Gensler

Healthcare Heidi Anderson

Home Ann Gobel

Industry/Government Nate Stamos

Travel & Luxury Jay Meyer

SALES OPERATIONS

Chief Business & Sales Operations Officer Pearl Collings

Vice President, Brand Lead Amy Thind

MARKETING

Vice President, Brand Marketing Suzanne Bursiek

Directors, Brand Marketing Megan Donovan, Chris Heck

Senior Manager, Brand Marketing Tess Konter

Managers, Brand Marketing Ryan Maffai, Avery Miller, Nicole Symeonides

Creative Services Director Orville Clarke

Senior Designers Jessica Harrison, Mario Paulis

DIGITAL

Senior Vice President and General Manager Patty Hirsch

Head of Product Michael Phillips

Senior Product Manager Todd Patrick

Product Manager Edward Schwendemann

Design Director Ines Major

Senior UX Designer Jennifer Nappi

Head of Engineering Eric Saam

Lead Engineer Justin Ferrara

Engineers Peter De Genaro, Anthony Galligani, Mike Hynson, Chris Murphy, Zac Shepherd, Mariana Templin

Administration: Theresa Fitzpatrick

CONTENT MANAGEMENT GROUP

Director Prem Kalliat

Manager William Welt

Associate George Amores

FINANCE

Vice President Andrew Weissman

Senior Manager Kari Kus

Managers Catherine Keenan, Mei Lo

Associate David Suslensky

Analysts Jordan Jackson, Landon Kern

CONSUMER MARKETING & REVENUE

Senior Vice President Christopher Gaydos

Vice President Yvonne Gerald

Executive Director Eunice Chi

Director Tricia Williams

Senior Managers John Banks, Heather Christiansen, Nicole Felix, Lucia LaCivita

Associate Managers Kerry Hicks, Samantha Zych, Yuri Kim

Assistant Manager James Nawn

TIME INC. RETAIL SALES AND MARKETING

Vice President Eric Szegda

Directors Rose Cirrincione, Holly Oakes

Senior Manager Jake Semmel

Assistant Manager Tyler Gendron

CONSUMER INSIGHT

Executive Director Andy Borinstein

Senior Research Manager Brian Koenig

PRODUCTION

Senior Director Carrie Mallie

Director Valerie Langston

Senior Manager Donald Stone

Manager Mieko Calugay

Assistant Managers Drew Carlos, Sara Decker, Kylie Ann Cespedes

Senior Analysts Srimoyee Lahiri, Neha Walia

Ad Production Specialists Imran Hussain, Maria Sherpa

COMMUNICATIONS

Vice President Lenore Moritz

Director Daniel Leonard

DIGITAL PRODUCT & ENGINEERING

Senior Vice President Nicholas Butterworth

GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Chief Information Officer Kurt Rao

Vice Presidents Adam Days, Amanda Hanes, Hugues Hervouet, Rob Innes, Dan Lo, Keith O'Sullivan, Rajeshwari Ramamoorthy, Pradip Tripathy

TIME INC. EXECUTIVES

Chief Operating Officer & President, Digital Jennifer L. Wong

Chief Financial Officer Sue D'Emic

Executive Vice Presidents Leslie Dukker Doty, Brad Elders, Greg Giangrande, Lauren Ezrol Klein, Steve Marcopoto, Erik Moreno

Digital Director, Style & Entertainment Group and Sports Will Lee

Editorial Operations & Finance Director, Style & Entertainment Group and Sports Alexandra Brez

Senior Vice President, Human Resources Roxanne Flores

Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel Steven Weissman

Associate General Counsel Simone Procas

Mark McClusky

2018: England shocks the world in dreamlike run to the World Cup title. Hey, it finally happened for the Cubs....

Bette Marston

2017: Serena Williams beating her sister to win the Australian Open ... while pregnant with her first child. All hail Queen Serena!

Alison Edell

2018: King Henrik finally raises Lord Stanley.

Suzanne Bursiek

2018: Domination by U.S. women's hockey and Lindsey Vonn showing the kids how it's done on the slopes in South Korea.

Marguerite Schropp Lucarelli

2018: Notre Dame wins a national championship in football.

Eric Single

2017: The Predators' Stanley Cup finals run melting the cold hearts of hockey fans in all points north.

Kenny Ducey

2017: Dion Waiters recalling one of his favorite quotes after hitting a game-winning shot: "One of my favorite quotes is.... Ah, I forgot it. Already. One of my favorite quotes."

Michael Phillips

2017: Mr. Met cracks under pressure, providing catharsis for all Mets fans. Mascot? More like true hero.