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 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:58:50 -0500 5 Undefeated Kentucky travels to Arkansas http://www.si.com/external/link/undefeated-kentucky-travels-arkansas?xid=si_topstories No. 1 Kentucky looks to remain undefeated in a difficult road tilt against No. 18 Arkansas. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/undefeated-kentucky-travels-arkansas marquee Undefeated Kentucky travels to Arkansas Wichita State gets much-needed marquee win over Northern Iowa http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/02/28/wichita-state-beats-northern-iowa-ron-baker?xid=si_topstories Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:47:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/02/28/wichita-state-beats-northern-iowa-ron-baker marquee Wichita State gets much-needed marquee win over Northern Iowa Molly Geary Competitive edge, toughness made Anthony Mason one to remember http://www.si.com/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-obituary-knicks-nba?xid=si_topstories Anthony Mason had the charisma, the confidence, even the cockiness of a star, but he was never meant to be one. Mason was a bulldog, a scrapper,... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-obituary-knicks-nba marquee Competitive edge, toughness made Anthony Mason one to remember Phil Taylor Phil Taylor Tracking the 2015 NFL roster cuts http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/nfl-roster-cuts-2015?xid=si_topstories Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/nfl-roster-cuts-2015 topstories Tracking the 2015 NFL roster cuts Chris Burke Chris Burke Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-dies-48-knicks-hornets?xid=si_topstories Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-dies-48-knicks-hornets topstories Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48 SI Wire Russell Westbrook undergoes facial surgery, out at least one game http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/russell-westbrook-injury-update-video?xid=si_topstories Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/russell-westbrook-injury-update-video topstories Russell Westbrook undergoes facial surgery, out at least one game Ben Golliver Ben Golliver NBA players mourn the loss of Anthony Mason on Twitter http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-death-nba-players-react-mourn?xid=si_topstories Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-death-nba-players-react-mourn topstories NBA players mourn the loss of Anthony Mason on Twitter SI Wire No. 10 Wichita State clinches MVC with win over No. 11 UNI http://www.si.com/external/link/live-no-10-wichita-state-battles-no-11-uni?xid=si_topstories No. 10 Wichita State clinched the Missouri Valley Conference with a TK-TK win over Northern Iowa. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/live-no-10-wichita-state-battles-no-11-uni topstories No. 10 Wichita State clinches MVC with win over No. 11 UNI White Sox P Chris Sale expected to miss 3 weeks with foot fracture http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/02/28/chris-sale-foot-injury-white-sox-opening-day-chicago?xid=si_topstories Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is expected to miss three weeks after suffering an avulsion fracture on his right foot, the team announced on Saturday. 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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/02/28/referee-sends-wrong-player-manchester-united-sunderland topstories Referee sends off wrong player in Manchester United vs. Sunderland Alexander Abnos Russell Westbrook is first player since '09 with three straight triple-doubles http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/russell-westbrook-triple-double-thunder-blazers-lebron-james?xid=si_topstories Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:26:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/28/russell-westbrook-triple-double-thunder-blazers-lebron-james topstories Russell Westbrook is first player since '09 with three straight triple-doubles SI Wire Video: Knicks' Alexey Shved shoots ball into the stands in Detroit http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/27/alexey-shved-shoots-ball-into-stands-video-knicks-beat-pistons?xid=si_topstories Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/02/27/alexey-shved-shoots-ball-into-stands-video-knicks-beat-pistons topstories Video: Knicks' Alexey Shved shoots ball into the stands in Detroit Chris Woody SI Swimsuit 2015 rookies: Vote for your favorite http://www.si.com/external/link/si-swimsuit-2015-rookies-vote-your-favorite?xid=si_topstories SI Swimsuit 2015 rookies: Vote for your favorite Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/si-swimsuit-2015-rookies-vote-your-favorite topstories SI Swimsuit 2015 rookies: Vote for your favorite Brandon Bostick discusses his onside kick gaffe in the NFC title game http://www.si.com/external/link/brandon-bostick-discusses-his-onside-kick-gaffe-nfc-title-game?xid=si_topstories Brandon Bostick was supposed to block for Jordy Nelson on the now infamous onside kick in the NFC Championship Game. But his mind went blank, and... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/brandon-bostick-discusses-his-onside-kick-gaffe-nfc-title-game topstories Brandon Bostick discusses his onside kick gaffe in the NFC title game Brandon Bostick 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 How hard will it be for Marcus Mariota to transition from spread to pros? http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-marcus-mariota-spread-offense?xid=si_topstories Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-marcus-mariota-spread-offense xltile How hard will it be for Marcus Mariota to transition from spread to pros? Peter Bukowski How hard will it be for Marcus Mariota to transition from spread to pros? http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-marcus-mariota-spread-offense?xid=si_topstories Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-marcus-mariota-spread-offense xwtile How hard will it be for Marcus Mariota to transition from spread to pros? Peter Bukowski Five 2015 draft prospects who could be better in NFL than in college http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-sleepers?xid=si_topstories There are always a few players who thrive in the higher level of competition in the NFL. These five 2015 draft prospects could be the next to do so. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/02/27/2015-nfl-draft-sleepers writer Five 2015 draft prospects who could be better in NFL than in college Andy Staples Andy Staples Former OL Roman Oben, the man in charge of football's future http://www.si.com/external/link/former-ol-roman-oben-man-charge-footballs-future?xid=si_topstories Former lineman Roman Oben, now the NFL's director of youth football, on growing the game amid health and safety concerns, answering critics... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/former-ol-roman-oben-man-charge-footballs-future writer Former OL Roman Oben, the man in charge of football's future Jenny Vrentas MMQB: Lack of uniform discipline policy holding the NFL back http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-lack-uniform-discipline-policy-holding-nfl-back?xid=si_topstories The NFL suffered a big blow when a district court judge ruled against the league on Adrian Peterson's appeal. The matter isn't over, but it shines... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-lack-uniform-discipline-policy-holding-nfl-back writer MMQB: Lack of uniform discipline policy holding the NFL back Greg A. Bedard Greg A. Bedard Ronda Rousey vs Cat Zingano: Crash course to UFC 184 http://www.si.com/mma/2015/02/25/ufc-184-preview-ronda-rousey-cat-zingano?xid=si_topstories ​Everything you need to know about this weekend's big fight.... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/mma/2015/02/25/ufc-184-preview-ronda-rousey-cat-zingano writer Ronda Rousey vs Cat Zingano: Crash course to UFC 184 Jeff Wagenheim Jeff Wagenheim Can Johan Santana make it back to the majors with Toronto? http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/02/27/johan-santana-comeback-toronto-blue-jays?xid=si_topstories Johan Santana is attempting yet another comeback, this time with the Toronto Blue Jays. Will the two-time AL Cy Young award winner make it back to the Show? Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/02/27/johan-santana-comeback-toronto-blue-jays writer Can Johan Santana make it back to the majors with Toronto? Jay Jaffe Jay Jaffe NHL trade deadline matchmaker: 10 deals that make sense http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/02/27/trade-deadline-salary-cap-space-available-players-matchmaker-proposals?xid=si_topstories NHL trade deadline buyers' needs and cap space, available players, and some not so modest trade proposals. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:04:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/02/27/trade-deadline-salary-cap-space-available-players-matchmaker-proposals writer NHL trade deadline matchmaker: 10 deals that make sense Allan Muir Allan Muir Can the Seahawks give Russell Wilson a top contract and stay competitive? http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/russell-wilson-top-contract?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon talks about Russell Wilson's upcoming contract and how it could impact the Seattle... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:33:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/russell-wilson-top-contract lists Can the Seahawks give Russell Wilson a top contract and stay competitive? Will 'The Hunting Ground' force Jameis Winston to answer to rape allegations? http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/jameis-winston-rape-allegations?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated executive editor B.J. Schecter and special features contributor Jeff Benedict discuss how one of Jameis Winston's... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:06:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/jameis-winston-rape-allegations lists Will 'The Hunting Ground' force Jameis Winston to answer to rape allegations? Warren Moon: Finally being accepted by the NFL was my greatest career moment http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/warren-moon-nfl-moments?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon looks back on his football career and shares his most memorable moments in the NFL. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:52:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/02/27/warren-moon-nfl-moments lists Warren Moon: Finally being accepted by the NFL was my greatest career moment Kenny Smith: Reuniting Kobe and Shaq on 'Inside the NBA' would be a lot of fun http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/02/27/kenny-smith-kobe-shaq-inside-nba?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith explains why Kobe Bryant would be a great broadcaster on 'Inside the NBA.' Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:48:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/02/27/kenny-smith-kobe-shaq-inside-nba lists Kenny Smith: Reuniting Kobe and Shaq on 'Inside the NBA' would be a lot of fun Will Kentucky face first loss against the Razorbacks? http://www.si.com/college-basketball/video/2015/02/27/will-kentucky-face-first-loss-against-razorbacks?xid=si_topstories Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis previews the matchup when the No. 1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats meet the No. 18 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:48:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/video/2015/02/27/will-kentucky-face-first-loss-against-razorbacks lists Will Kentucky face first loss against the Razorbacks? 2015 NHL Trade Deadline: What buyers need; sellers have http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/02/27/2015-nhl-trade-deadline-buyers-sellers-available-players-salary-cap-space?xid=si_topstories Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/02/27/2015-nhl-trade-deadline-buyers-sellers-available-players-salary-cap-space bigtiles 2015 NHL Trade Deadline: What buyers need; sellers have SI Staff