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 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:19:52 -0400 5 MMQB: Extra Points: How the PAT could change by this fall http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-extra-points-how-pat-could-change-fall?xid=si_topstories The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/mmqb-extra-points-how-pat-could-change-fall marquee MMQB: Extra Points: How the PAT could change by this fall Peter King Peter King Final Four keys: What to watch for in Duke-Michigan State matchup http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/ncaa-tournament-final-four-duke-blue-devils-michigan-state-spartans?xid=si_topstories 2015 NCAA tournament Final Four preview: Keys to victory for Michigan State vs. Duke Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:29:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/ncaa-tournament-final-four-duke-blue-devils-michigan-state-spartans marquee Final Four keys: What to watch for in Duke-Michigan State matchup David Gardner David Gardner National League's biggest questions and battles before season starts http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/big-questions-national-league-nationals-cubs-dodgers?xid=si_topstories The Nationals, Cubs and Dodgers still have some unresolved issues to figure out as spring training comes to a close. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/big-questions-national-league-nationals-cubs-dodgers marquee National League's biggest questions and battles before season starts Cliff Corcoran Cliff Corcoran Give and Go: Thunder's cloudy future http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/oklahoma-city-thunder-kevin-durant-russell-westbrook-nba-playoffs?xid=si_topstories Will the Thunder win a title in the Durant-Westbrook Era? Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/oklahoma-city-thunder-kevin-durant-russell-westbrook-nba-playoffs marquee Give and Go: Thunder's cloudy future Chris Mannix Chris Mannix SI 64: Nos. 64-60: Breshad Perriman, Cedric Ogbuehi, Ronald Darby, more http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/2015-nfl-draft-ranking-si-64-breshad-perriman-cedric-ogbuehi?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/2015-nfl-draft-ranking-si-64-breshad-perriman-cedric-ogbuehi topstories SI 64: Nos. 64-60: Breshad Perriman, Cedric Ogbuehi, Ronald Darby, more 5 NFL draft prospects who've helped themselves the most this spring http://www.si.com/external/link/5-nfl-draft-prospects-whove-helped-themselves-most-spring?xid=si_topstories 5 NFL draft prospects who've helped themselves the most this spring Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/5-nfl-draft-prospects-whove-helped-themselves-most-spring topstories 5 NFL draft prospects who've helped themselves the most this spring NFL takes draft pick from Falcons over fake crowd noise http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/atlanta-falcons-fake-crowd-noise-punishment?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/atlanta-falcons-fake-crowd-noise-punishment topstories NFL takes draft pick from Falcons over fake crowd noise SI Wire Browns GM Ray Farmer suspended four games for texting violations http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/cleveland-browns-gm-ray-farmer-suspended-texting-coaches?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/cleveland-browns-gm-ray-farmer-suspended-texting-coaches topstories Browns GM Ray Farmer suspended four games for texting violations SI Wire Does the punishment fit the crime for Browns and Falcons? http://www.si.com/mmqb/video/2015/03/30/does-punishment-fit-crime-browns-and-falcons?xid=si_topstories The MMQB's Peter King takes a look at the sanctions handed down to the Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns and if the NFL gave an appropriate... 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UConn defeats Dayton, Maryland tops Tennessee to reach Final Four http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/ncaa-womens-tournament-uconn-dayton-maryland-tennessee-final-four?xid=si_topstories UConn defeats Dayton, Maryland tops Tennessee to reach Final Four Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:43:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/ncaa-womens-tournament-uconn-dayton-maryland-tennessee-final-four topstories UConn defeats Dayton, Maryland tops Tennessee to reach Final Four DeRozan scores career-high 42 as Raptors top Rockets http://www.si.com/external/link/derozan-scores-career-high-42-raptors-top-rockets?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/derozan-scores-career-high-42-raptors-top-rockets topstories DeRozan scores career-high 42 as Raptors top Rockets Celtics reclaim eighth playoff seed in win over Hornets http://www.si.com/external/link/celtics-reclaim-eighth-playoff-seed-win-over-hornets?xid=si_topstories The Celtics reclaimed the eighth playoff seed with a 116-104 win over the Hornets. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/celtics-reclaim-eighth-playoff-seed-win-over-hornets topstories Celtics reclaim eighth playoff seed in win over Hornets Watch: Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins dunks on Jazz's Rudy Gobert http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/andrew-wiggins-poster-dunk-rudy-gobert-timberwolves-jazz?xid=si_topstories Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins threw down a huge dunk over the top of Jazz center Rudy Gobert. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/andrew-wiggins-poster-dunk-rudy-gobert-timberwolves-jazz topstories Watch: Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins dunks on Jazz's Rudy Gobert Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Cal soccer player Eloi Vasquez found dead after being struck by vehicle http://www.si.com/soccer/2015/03/30/cal-bears-soccer-player-eloi-vasquez-found-dead-highway?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/soccer/2015/03/30/cal-bears-soccer-player-eloi-vasquez-found-dead-highway topstories Cal soccer player Eloi Vasquez found dead after being struck by vehicle SI Wire <![CDATA[Hernandez's fiancée says box she removed 'smelled like marijuana']]> http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/aaron-hernandez-shayanna-jenkins-mysterious-box-murder-trial-marijuana?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/03/30/aaron-hernandez-shayanna-jenkins-mysterious-box-murder-trial-marijuana topstories Michael McCann Michael McCann Report: VCU coach Shaka Smart in discussions with Texas http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/report-vcu-coach-shaka-smart-discussions-texas?xid=si_topstories VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart is reportedly in discussions with Texas about its head coach opening. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/report-vcu-coach-shaka-smart-discussions-texas topstories Report: VCU coach Shaka Smart in discussions with Texas SI Wire Bulls offer pampered sleepover in United Center http://www.si.com/external/link/bulls-offer-pampered-sleepover-united-center?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/bulls-offer-pampered-sleepover-united-center topstories Bulls offer pampered sleepover in United Center Cubs infielders Kris Bryant, Javier Baez sent down to minors http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/chicago-cubs-kris-bryant-javier-baez-minors?xid=si_topstories Chicago Cubs infielders Kris Bryant and Javier Baez have been sent down to the minors. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/chicago-cubs-kris-bryant-javier-baez-minors topstories Cubs infielders Kris Bryant, Javier Baez sent down to minors 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 Sports Illustrated's 2015 MLB season preview rankings http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/23/2015-season-previews-all-30-teams?xid=si_topstories Does your team have a chance at World Series glory this season, or is this a year in the basement? Check out our season previews to find out what our experts think. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/23/2015-season-previews-all-30-teams topstories Sports Illustrated's 2015 MLB season preview rankings SI.com Staff SI's Best Portraits Over the Years http://www.si.com/more-sports/photos/2015/03/27/100-of-si-best-portraits-over-the-years?xid=si_topstories Here are 100 of SI's best portraits over the years. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:40:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/photos/2015/03/27/100-of-si-best-portraits-over-the-years xltile SI's Best Portraits Over the Years SI's Best Portraits Over the Years http://www.si.com/more-sports/photos/2015/03/27/100-of-si-best-portraits-over-the-years?xid=si_topstories Here are 100 of SI's best portraits over the years. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:40:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/photos/2015/03/27/100-of-si-best-portraits-over-the-years xwtile SI's Best Portraits Over the Years Final Four keys: What to watch for in Kentucky-Wisconsin showdown http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/final-four-kentucky-wildcats-wisconsin-badgers?xid=si_topstories Four keys to the Final Four rematch between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Wisconsin Badgers. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:32:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/03/30/final-four-kentucky-wildcats-wisconsin-badgers writer Final Four keys: What to watch for in Kentucky-Wisconsin showdown Ted Keith Ted Keith Marv Albert, Al Michaels, Bob Costas to join forces for a broadcast http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/03/30/marv-alberts-al-michaels-bob-costas-katie-nolan-garbage-time?xid=si_topstories Marv Albert, Bob Costas and Al Michaels have combined to work 25 Super Bowls, 25 NBA Finals, 23 Olympics and 19 World Series. But they have never... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/03/30/marv-alberts-al-michaels-bob-costas-katie-nolan-garbage-time writer Marv Albert, Al Michaels, Bob Costas to join forces for a broadcast Richard Deitsch Richard Deitsch <![CDATA[Tennessee and the case for cautious optimism in 2015; Punt, Pass & Pork]]> http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/03/30/butch-jones-tennessee-volunteers-punt-pass-pork?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/03/30/butch-jones-tennessee-volunteers-punt-pass-pork writer Andy Staples Andy Staples NBA Power Rankings: Clippers rise, but are they true contenders? http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/nba-power-rankings-clippers-warriors-cavaliers-spurs-rockets?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:58:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/nba-power-rankings-clippers-warriors-cavaliers-spurs-rockets writer NBA Power Rankings: Clippers rise, but are they true contenders? Matt Dollinger Matt Dollinger American League's biggest questions, battles as spring training ends http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/big-questions-american-league-orioles-white-sox-athletics?xid=si_topstories Here are the biggest unresolved questions and camp battles in the American League as spring training comes to a close. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/03/30/big-questions-american-league-orioles-white-sox-athletics writer American League's biggest questions, battles as spring training ends Jay Jaffe Jay Jaffe NBA benches: If backup rotations could win Sixth Man as collective http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/nba-benches-manu-ginobili-louis-williams-nick-young-hawks-warriors-spurs?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:07:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/03/30/nba-benches-manu-ginobili-louis-williams-nick-young-hawks-warriors-spurs writer NBA benches: If backup rotations could win Sixth Man as collective Will Laws Racing legend Mario Andretti takes SI Now's Maggie Gray for a spin in an IndyCar http://www.si.com/more-sports/video/2015/03/30/racing-legend-mario-andretti-takes-si-nows-maggie-gray-spin-indycar?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, IndyCar racing legend Mario Andretti takes host Maggie Gray for a lap around the track and discusses life after his legendary career. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:22:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/video/2015/03/30/racing-legend-mario-andretti-takes-si-nows-maggie-gray-spin-indycar lists Racing legend Mario Andretti takes SI Now's Maggie Gray for a spin in an IndyCar Ronda Rousey on her patented armbar: 'Like taking a leg off a turkey' http://www.si.com/mma/video/2015/03/30/ronda-rousey-armbar-rip?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey talks about what it feels like to execute her signature armbar. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:31:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mma/video/2015/03/30/ronda-rousey-armbar-rip lists Ronda Rousey on her patented armbar: 'Like taking a leg off a turkey' What kind of coach Chris Mullin would be for St. John's http://www.si.com/college-basketball/video/2015/03/30/what-kind-coach-chris-mullin-would-be-st-johns?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor discusses why Chris Mullin would need to hire staff with more experience than himself in... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/video/2015/03/30/what-kind-coach-chris-mullin-would-be-st-johns lists What kind of coach Chris Mullin would be for St. John's Ronda Rousey talks women fighting men: 'It seems extremely comparable at this point' http://www.si.com/mma/video/2015/03/30/ronda-rousey-men-women-ufc-mma?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey gives her take on regarding discussion of her competing against men in MMA. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:46:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mma/video/2015/03/30/ronda-rousey-men-women-ufc-mma lists Ronda Rousey talks women fighting men: 'It seems extremely comparable at this point' NFL reveals plans for international expansion beyond London http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/03/26/nfl-reveals-plans-international-expansion-beyond-london?xid=si_topstories Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:54:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/03/26/nfl-reveals-plans-international-expansion-beyond-london lists NFL reveals plans for international expansion beyond London NHL teams eyeing cream of college hockey's 2015 free agent class http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/03/30/top-college-hockey-free-agents-2015?xid=si_topstories Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/03/30/top-college-hockey-free-agents-2015 bigtiles NHL teams eyeing cream of college hockey's 2015 free agent class SI Staff