The Best of Sports Illustrated
7 most popular Sports Illustrated articles, as voted by our community.
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The Juxtaposition Hanging Over Qatar’s World Cup
There’s a version of Qatar that officials want projected to the world, and there’s a version that is harder to reconcile amid the pomp and poshness of FIFA's showpiece event.
The Unthinkable Kept Her From the NYC Marathon in 1993. Now She’s Back.
Attacked while training three decades ago, Passle Helminski, at 68, will finally have her shot.
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8.5 Miles Per Hour, on a Road With No Limits
Ian Mackay was paralyzed in a bike accident, but he came to find there’s happiness in in experiencing old loves in new ways.
No Typo: Gary Smith Teaches Mindfulness to Elementary School Kids These Days
Almost a decade after he retired, the sports whisperer is as zen as ever. He teaches mindfulness to elementary school students.
The Classified Case of the Pro Wrestler Who Helped Beat the Nazis
He was Hulk Hogan before Hulk Hogan. He leapt to the big screen before it was the sporting standard. And for his final act? He worked in the shadows to help topple Hitler.
Remembering Bill Russell: The Greatest Winner in Sports
The Celtics icon and 11-time NBA champion leaves a profound impact, on and off the court.
What Does It Mean to Win at Saving Lives?
Competitive lifesaving looks a lot like swimming ... until it doesn’t. Here’s a look inside one of the world’s most bizarre sports.
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