SI.com - Top Stories http://www.si.com/si_topstories.rss SI.com is the league leader in original in-depth coverage of professional, local, college and international sports. And we're updated continuously, delivering the level of rich in-depth coverage Sports Illustrated fans demand. SI.com - Top Stories http://www.si.com/sites/all/modules/custom/si_outbound_feeds/images/si_rss_icon.gif http://www.si.com/si_topstories.rss 48 48 SI.com is the league leader in original in-depth coverage of professional, local, college and international sports. And we're updated continuously, delivering the level of rich in-depth coverage Sports Illustrated fans demand. (c) 2015 Time Inc. All Rights Reserved en-us Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:29:40 -0400 5 NBA rumors: Free agency and trades http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/nba-free-agency-live-blog-updates-rumors-buzz-news?xid=si_topstories Follow along here for all the NBA free agency rumors, updates and news. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/nba-free-agency-live-blog-updates-rumors-buzz-news marquee NBA rumors: Free agency and trades SI Wire Nadal's troubles at Wimbledon continue after loss to qualifier Brown http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/rafael-nadal-dustin-brown-wimbledon?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/rafael-nadal-dustin-brown-wimbledon marquee Nadal's troubles at Wimbledon continue after loss to qualifier Brown Jon Wertheim Jon Wertheim Ex-Bears star Tommie Harris finds second act after unexpected tragedy http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/tommie-harris-chicago-bears-where-are-they-now?xid=si_topstories An unexpected tragedy forced former Bears star Tommie Harris to grow up fast Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/tommie-harris-chicago-bears-where-are-they-now marquee Ex-Bears star Tommie Harris finds second act after unexpected tragedy Andrew Lawrence Andrew Lawrence Buyers or sellers? Breaking down each AL team's trading outlook http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/trade-deadline-american-league-buyers-sellers?xid=si_topstories With the trade deadline just 30 days away, which teams should be selling, buying or standing pat in the next month? Cliff Corcoran looks at what each team should be shopping for or trying to move. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/trade-deadline-american-league-buyers-sellers marquee Buyers or sellers? Breaking down each AL team's trading outlook Cliff Corcoran Cliff Corcoran Roundup: 2015 NBA free agent grades http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-grades-analysis-signings?xid=si_topstories Can't keep up with NBA free agency? We've got you covered. SI.com is grading every deal. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-grades-analysis-signings topstories Roundup: 2015 NBA free agent grades SI.com Staff Dwyane Wade to sign one-year, $20 million deal with Heat http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/miami-heat-dwyane-wade-signs-one-year-contract?xid=si_topstories Dwyane Wade has agreed to return to the Miami Heat on a one-year, $20 million deal. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/miami-heat-dwyane-wade-signs-one-year-contract topstories Dwyane Wade to sign one-year, $20 million deal with Heat SI Wire Top storylines from a wild first day of NBA free agency http://www.si.com/external/link/top-storylines-wild-first-day-nba-free-agency?xid=si_topstories Top storylines from a wild first day of NBA free agency Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/top-storylines-wild-first-day-nba-free-agency topstories Top storylines from a wild first day of NBA free agency Report: Cards fire scouting director following hacking investigation http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/02/st-louis-cardinals-fire-scouring-director-chris-correa-astros-hacking?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/02/st-louis-cardinals-fire-scouring-director-chris-correa-astros-hacking topstories Report: Cards fire scouting director following hacking investigation SI Wire No. 10 Rafael Nadal upset by Dustin Brown in Wimbledon second round http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/rafael-nadal-loses-dustin-brown-wimbledon-second-round?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/rafael-nadal-loses-dustin-brown-wimbledon-second-round topstories No. 10 Rafael Nadal upset by Dustin Brown in Wimbledon second round Courtney Nguyen Courtney Nguyen Wimbledon Day 4 recap: Federer puts on a show, Kvitova rolls as seeds fall http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/day-4-recap-roger-federer-petra-kvitova-rafael-nadal?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/07/02/day-4-recap-roger-federer-petra-kvitova-rafael-nadal topstories Wimbledon Day 4 recap: Federer puts on a show, Kvitova rolls as seeds fall Courtney Nguyen Courtney Nguyen Grade the deal: Greg Monroe inks max deal with Bucks in free-agent stunner http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/greg-monroe-milwaukee-bucks-free-agency-grades?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/greg-monroe-milwaukee-bucks-free-agency-grades topstories Grade the deal: Greg Monroe inks max deal with Bucks in free-agent stunner Rob Mahoney Rob Mahoney Grade the deal: Pacers sign Monta Ellis to four-year, $44 million contract http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/monta-ellis-indiana-pacers-free-agency-grades-larry-bird?xid=si_topstories Grading the Indiana Pacers' four-year, $44 million contract agreement with unrestricted free agent guard Monta Ellis. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/monta-ellis-indiana-pacers-free-agency-grades-larry-bird topstories Grade the deal: Pacers sign Monta Ellis to four-year, $44 million contract Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Tiger Woods shoots first-round 66, few strokes behind Greenbrier Classic leader http://www.si.com/external/link/tiger-woods-shoots-first-round-66-few-strokes-behind-greenbrier-classic-leader?xid=si_topstories Tiger Woods shoots first-round 66, few strokes behind Greenbrier Classic leader Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/tiger-woods-shoots-first-round-66-few-strokes-behind-greenbrier-classic-leader topstories Tiger Woods shoots first-round 66, few strokes behind Greenbrier Classic leader Capitals acquire Blues' T.J. Oshie for Copley, Brouwer, 2016 pick http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/washington-capitals-tj-oshie-pheonix-copley-troy-brouwer-trade-st-louis-blues?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/washington-capitals-tj-oshie-pheonix-copley-troy-brouwer-trade-st-louis-blues topstories Capitals acquire Blues' T.J. Oshie for Copley, Brouwer, 2016 pick SI Wire Rangers winger Martin St. Louis retires after 16 NHL seasons http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/rangers-lightning-martin-st-louis-retires?xid=si_topstories New York Rangers winger Martin St. Louis has retired from the NHL after 16 seasons. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/rangers-lightning-martin-st-louis-retires topstories Rangers winger Martin St. Louis retires after 16 NHL seasons SI Wire Seven big winners as sanity prevails on Day 1 of NHL free agency http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/nhl-free-agency-big-winners-and-best-signings-on-first-day?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/02/nhl-free-agency-big-winners-and-best-signings-on-first-day topstories Seven big winners as sanity prevails on Day 1 of NHL free agency Allan Muir Allan Muir Grade the deal: Arron Afflalo, Knicks agree to two-year, $16 million deal http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/arron-afflalo-new-york-knicks-free-agency?xid=si_topstories The New York Knicks will reportedly sign unrestricted free-agent guard Arron Afflalo to a two-year deal, worth $16 million Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/arron-afflalo-new-york-knicks-free-agency topstories Grade the deal: Arron Afflalo, Knicks agree to two-year, $16 million deal SI Wire Antonio Gates suspended four games for substance abuse violation http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/san-diego-chargers-antonio-gates-suspended-four-games-substance-abuse-violation?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/san-diego-chargers-antonio-gates-suspended-four-games-substance-abuse-violation topstories Antonio Gates suspended four games for substance abuse violation SI Wire play fantasy http://www.si.com/external/link/play-fantasy?xid=si_topstories Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/play-fantasy topstories play fantasy SI.com's 2015 NBA free agent tracker http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-tracker-players-teams-moves-signings?xid=si_topstories Follow every move this off-season with SI.com's free agent tracker. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-tracker-players-teams-moves-signings topstories SI.com's 2015 NBA free agent tracker SI.com Staff The MMQB 100: No. 23: Sam Bradford http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-100-no-23-sam-bradford?xid=si_topstories A one-year fallback option for Chip Kelly, or a fallen star about to realize his potential? If Sam Bradford is ever going to re-establish himself... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-100-no-23-sam-bradford xltile The MMQB 100: No. 23: Sam Bradford Andy Benoit Andy Benoit Kelly's Eagles a perfect spot for Bradford to re-establish himself http://www.si.com/external/link/kellys-eagles-perfect-spot-bradford-re-establish-himself?xid=si_topstories Kelly's Eagles a perfect spot for Bradford to re-establish himself Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/kellys-eagles-perfect-spot-bradford-re-establish-himself xwtile Kelly's Eagles a perfect spot for Bradford to re-establish himself Andy Benoit Andy Benoit Danny Green's rise to two-way wing another cog to keep Spurs way intact http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/danny-green-spurs-nba-free-agency-lamarcus-aldridge-gregg-popovich?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/danny-green-spurs-nba-free-agency-lamarcus-aldridge-gregg-popovich writer Danny Green's rise to two-way wing another cog to keep Spurs way intact Chris Johnson Chris Johnson Sizing up Jim Harbaugh's awkward interview, Big Ten's stock; #DearAndy http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/07/02/jim-harbaugh-awkward-interview-colin-cowherd-dear-andy?xid=si_topstories Who's to blame for Jim Harbaugh's awkward interview with Colin Cowherd? Andy Staples answers this and more in #DearAndy. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:04:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/07/02/jim-harbaugh-awkward-interview-colin-cowherd-dear-andy writer Sizing up Jim Harbaugh's awkward interview, Big Ten's stock; #DearAndy Andy Staples Andy Staples Grade the deal: Warriors lock up Draymond Green with five-year deal http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/draymond-green-golden-state-warriors-free-agency-grades-five-years-82-million?xid=si_topstories The Golden State Warriors' NBA title defense can officially begin after signing Draymond Green to a five-year contract worth $82 million. Green was Golden State's heart and soul during its title run. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/draymond-green-golden-state-warriors-free-agency-grades-five-years-82-million writer Grade the deal: Warriors lock up Draymond Green with five-year deal Ben Golliver Ben Golliver MythBusters: Can any running back excel behind Cowboys' offensive line? http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/dallas-cowboys-offensive-line-demarco-murray-joseph-randle?xid=si_topstories Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:50:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/02/dallas-cowboys-offensive-line-demarco-murray-joseph-randle writer MythBusters: Can any running back excel behind Cowboys' offensive line? Doug Farrar Doug Farrar They meet again: USWNT to face Japan in third straight major final http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/uswnt-japan-womens-world-cup-final-2011-rematch?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/uswnt-japan-womens-world-cup-final-2011-rematch writer They meet again: USWNT to face Japan in third straight major final Grant Wahl Grant Wahl Just as promised: Kevin Love wisely decides to return to LeBron, Cavaliers http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-lebron-james-free-agency?xid=si_topstories Kevin Love is ultimately getting what he wants in his return to Cleveland. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-lebron-james-free-agency writer Just as promised: Kevin Love wisely decides to return to LeBron, Cavaliers Chris Mannix Chris Mannix Greg Monroe makes Milwaukee Bucks a contender in the Eastern Conference http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/07/02/greg-monroe-makes-milwaukee-bucks-contender-eastern-conference?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated staff writer Ben Golliver explains why signing Greg Monroe to the Milwaukee Bucks will make the team an Eastern... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:50:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/07/02/greg-monroe-makes-milwaukee-bucks-contender-eastern-conference lists Greg Monroe makes Milwaukee Bucks a contender in the Eastern Conference What Jill Ellis's USWNT strategy will be for the Women's World Cup final http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/07/02/uswnt-coach-jill-ellis-strategy-womens-world-cup-final?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl discusses what USWNT head coach Jill Ellis' strategy will be heading into the Women's World... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/07/02/uswnt-coach-jill-ellis-strategy-womens-world-cup-final lists What Jill Ellis's USWNT strategy will be for the Women's World Cup final Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about how he was able to return to Daytona http://www.si.com/nascar/video/2015/07/02/dale-earnhardt-jr-daytona-international-speedway-emotional-return?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, 2-time Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses how his responsibilities to his sponsors and fans motivated him to continue... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:42:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nascar/video/2015/07/02/dale-earnhardt-jr-daytona-international-speedway-emotional-return lists Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about how he was able to return to Daytona Jeff Gordon talks about his NASCAR legacy http://www.si.com/nascar/video/2015/07/02/jeff-gordon-nascar-driver-discusses-legacy?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon discusses his NASCAR legacy. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nascar/video/2015/07/02/jeff-gordon-nascar-driver-discusses-legacy lists Jeff Gordon talks about his NASCAR legacy Will Joe Maddon create enough magic for a Chicago Cubs playoff berth? http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/chicago-cubs-joe-maddon-playoff-berth-magic?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated staff writer Albert Chen discusses why Joe Maddon continues to be a great fit for a young and talented Chicago Cubs'... Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:56:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/chicago-cubs-joe-maddon-playoff-berth-magic lists Will Joe Maddon create enough magic for a Chicago Cubs playoff berth? Pac-12 Summer Reset: Arizona, Cal look for chemistry with new rosters http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/06/25/pac-12-arizona-bobby-hurley-arizona-state-oregon?xid=si_topstories The Pac-12 welcomes Arizona state coach Bobby Hurley and loses talent like Oregon's Joseph Young and Utah's Delon Wright, but Arizona still looks like the class of the conference. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/06/25/pac-12-arizona-bobby-hurley-arizona-state-oregon bigtiles Pac-12 Summer Reset: Arizona, Cal look for chemistry with new rosters Lindsay Schnell Lindsay Schnell