Thursday September 24th, 2015

Here is a roundup of's 10 most popular stories this week. Be sure to read to the bottom for a bonus story from the SI Vault.

A tragic fight between basketball stars

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The last steps of Troy Causey's life led him out of the south Dallas home, where he'd been staying, and onto the asphalt to fight his roommate, Johnathan Turner. What happened next has turned relatives into rivals and ruined reputations. And it has sent one family with a crushing loss on a quest for a justice it may never know. By David Gardner.

Remembering Yogi Berra

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​On Tuesday, Yankee great and baseball icon Yogi Berra died at age 90 of natural causes. Known both for his play and his one-of-a-kind personality, Berra had an undeniable and long-lasting impact on the game. By Tom Verducci.

Meet the women of the Legends Football League

Most still think of the rebranded Legends Football League as the Lingerie Football League. Chances are you know next to nothing about the players who are still showing all that skin. By Emily Kaplan.

Matt Mariota is carving his own path

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Marcus Mariota was arguably the greatest player in Oregon football history. His brother, Matt, followed him to Eugene as a walk-on. But the freshman isn't afraid of living in his brother's shadowBy Lindsay Schnell.

How a play-by-play person prepares


I could call a game, you may have thought at one point while watching sports on TV. Well, it takes a lot more time and preparation than you might think. Here's a look into how CBS's Ian Eagle prepares for a gameBy Ben Baskin.

Chris Bosh on life after near-death experience

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A blood clot on his lung cost Chris Bosh his season last year, and nearly his life. Now, he's healthy and preparing for the 2015–16 season with a new outlook on lifeBy Lee Jenkins.

Desert QB, island mentality

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Arizona QB Anu Solomon showed flashes of excellence during his freshman season in 2014. But in 2015, Solomon is taking his game to another level and emerging as a bona fide star in the Pac-12. By Brian Hamilton.

Ron Jaworski has built a chain of golf courses

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You may know Ron Jaworski for his exuberant NFL analysis on ESPN. But the former NFL quarterback is also a passionate golfer and the owner of several successful golf courses in New Jersey. By Dan Greene.

Kam Chancellor returns

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Does the end of his holdout mean he “caved?” Chancellor’s willingness to miss regular-season games gives the team something to think about during the next negotiation. By Andrew Brandt.

Trick Play

From the beginning of his time in minor league baseball, teammates and opponents noticed something strange about 21-year-old Rocky Perone. It turned out, there was a lot more to the Australian than what met the eye. By Chris Ballard.

SI Vault: Ali And His Entourage

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Muhammad Ali and his followers were the greatest show on earth, and then the show ended. But life went on. By Gary Smith.

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