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WOMEN'S WORLD CUP PREVIEW 2019

32

MEGAN RAPINOE

Captain. Playmaker. Activist. And this is her moment

BY JENNY VRENTAS

42

MEET THE 23

Get to know the members of the USWNT

BY AVI CREDITOR, LAKEN LITMAN AND KELLEN BECOATS

52

5 MINUTE GUIDE

Essential info for World Cup 2019, whether you're casual fan or hard-core supporter

54

1991 WORLD CUP

Origins of the women's Cup and the U.S. dynasty

BY GRANT WAHL

62

OLIVIA MOULTRIE

What a 13-year-old pro tells us about women's soccer, youth sports and parenting

BY CHRIS BALLARD

NBA FINALS

70

DRAYMOND GREEN

Regular-season force. Postseason superhero

BY ROB MAHONEY

76

NELLIEBALL

A mad scientist coach saw this NBA coming years ago

BY CHRIS BALLARD

STANLEY CUP FINALS

80

BRUINS VS. BLUES

Their 1970 series—that photo!—produced two paths

BY MICHAEL FARBER, SPECIAL REPORTING BY ALEX PREWITT

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

86

ANTOINE DAVIS

Can the pencil-thin shooting guard eat his way to the NBA?

BY L. JON WERTHEIM

BASEBALL

92

THE SAVE

How it changed baseball

BY EMMA BACCELLIERI

Farewell, proven closer?

BY TOM VERDUCCI

SOCCER

100

WAR AND CLEATS

Honduras vs. El Salvador, on the pitch and the battlefield

BY MICHAEL MCKNIGHT

DEPARTMENTS

SI TV

P. 4

LEADING OFF

P. 6

EDITORS' LETTER

P. 12

INBOX

P. 14

SCORECARD

P. 19

FACES IN THE CROWD

P. 30

POINT AFTER

P. 108

ON THE COVER: Hair and Makeup by David Searle, James Anthony and Vanessa Blanchard Lee for Artist Untied Agency