Friday April 8th, 2016

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 look inside Gruden's QB Camp

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Take a behind the scenes look at ESPN's hit show as ex-coach-turned-analyst Jon Gruden puts quarterback prospect Carson Wentz through the made-for-TV wringer both in the classroom and on the field. By Emily Kaplan.

Andrew Wiggins and the Timberwolves need each other

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How does an NBA team handle the development of a No. 1 pick? With extreme care. does a Year Two check–in on Andrew Wiggins and the Timberwolves. By Rob Mahoney.

Two Shining Moments

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Marcus Paige hit possibly the best shot in NCAA tournament title game history. Kris Jenkins responded with an even better one to give Villanova its first championship since 1985. By Michael Rosenberg.

A pair of prospering prospects

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Notre Dame's KeiVarae Russell and Ohio State's Braxton Miller are trying to impress NFL scouts and executives in the final days before the draft. Here's how they made the most of their pro days. By Robert Klemko.

The championship legacy of UConn's Breanna Stewart

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When she arrived at Connecticut, Breanna Stewart told Geno Auriemma she wanted to win four national championships. She made that a reality, leaving UConn as women's college basketball's most decorated winner. By Richard Deitsch.

Sam Hinkie's failure made the NBA fun

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Whatever you want to say about Sam Hinkie, he was never boring. Now his departure leaves the 76ers in disarray. By Andrew Sharp.

The Hackenberg Riddle

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From projected top-five pick as a freshman to an unremarkable season as a junior, Christian Hackenberg is a mystery. With the draft approaching, NFL teams are still trying to figure out how good the Penn State prospect can be. By Jenny Vrentas.

How Villanova became the national champion

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Kris Jenkins' title-winning buzzer-beater will be remembered forever, but Villanova's championship season was composed of so much more. By Luke Winn.

Who will answer the call for quarterback at Auburn?

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Gus Malzahn has remained tight-lipped about the three-man race for his starting quarterback. Whomever the coach chooses could determine how long he keeps his job at Auburn. By Andy Staples.

Kemba Walker's search for NBA playoff magic

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Point guard Kemba Walker has never let go of his UConn memories—especially the national title of five years ago. Now, with his Hornets the hottest team in the East, he’s hoping to re-create that postseason magicBy Lee Jenkins

SI Vault: Laquon Treadwell's miraculous return from injury

Laquon Treadwell's 2014 season ended with a gruesome injury at the goal line with a spot in the College Football Playoff on the line. But he completed a miraculous return and came back better than ever in 2015.

By Andy Staples

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