Greg Bishop is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated whose feature subjects have ranged from Ricky Williams to Adrian Peterson to Aaron Rodgers. He spent time as the Jets beat writer for the New York Times and the Seahawks beat writer for the Seattle Times.
The Seattle Seahawks have avoided their usual slow start to the season, and after a win over the Philadelphia Eagles, they look like they're destined for a date with the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC championship game.
Sergey Kovalev's route from Russia to Saturday's light-heavyweight title showdown with Andre Ward has been a tumultuous one: gun accidents, street fights ... even the death of an opponent in the ring. His hands tell that rough-and-tumble story.