SI.com's 10 most popular stories from the week ending Sept. 12
Here is a roundup of SI.com's 10 most popular stories this week. Be sure to read to the bottom for a bonus story from the SI Vault.
From college football fields to the Jamaican hillside, Rohan and Nico Marley - son and grandson of iconic singer Bob Marley - have fought to clear their own paths to success. By Michael McKnight.
Floyd Mayweather's path to boxing world domination started with a shooting. Now, with his career nearing its end, his father looks back. "Before The Money Team and the millions and the mansions, before Floyd Mayweather tried to drop the Jr. in his name, there were simply two. A father and his son." By Greg Bishop.
Percy Harvin won't win the MVP. He won't put up huge numbers. But here's one important thing to take away from the start of the NFL season: A healthy Harvin makes the Seahawks’ offense virtually unstoppable. By Andy Benoit.
In the past two years, 14 NFL players has been arrested for violence against women (including Greg Hardy, pictured above). Here is information about each of those episodes, including the NFL punishment in the few cases the league took action.
Former athletes often struggle with extra pounds after workouts stop being part of their daily routine. This season of NBC’s weight-loss show, The Biggest Loser, features 20 such former athletes. Here's what two former NFL players - Scott Mitchell and Damien Woody - learned about themselves. By Jamie Lisanti.
In the wake of the Ray Rice investigation, SI.com's Michael Rosenberg has seen enough: It is time for arrogant NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to go.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan made his first Final Four last season. He returns all but one player from that team. But don't expect the longtime coach to start buying into the hype. "If my guys stay coachable, keep their minds, ears and eyes open, I think we can be OK." By Seth Davis
The concussion crisis in sports is most closely associated with football, but soccer is hardly immune to head injuries. To help stop the epidemic of concussions among young players, should youth soccer ban headers? By Stanley Kay.
It could have been awkward, considering the Yankees are limping toward the season's conclusion. But in saying goodbye to Derek Jeter, the Yankees did what they do best: "They swung for the fences in Ruthian -- or more aptly, Steinbrennerian -- fashion." By Jay Jaffe.
The wrong personnel playing the wrong scheme affected both New England and Green Bay in season-opening losses. It’s a continuation of last season’s problems for both teams, though one has a better chance of fixing it. By Greg Bedard.
This story - one of 60 iconic stories being republished, in full, in honor of Sports Illustrated's 60th anniversary - is about Bob Kalsu, an All-America lineman who was the only U.S. pro athlete to die in Vietnam. By William Nack.