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 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:00:11 -0400 5 Irving's 30 points propels Cavs over Celtics in Game 1 http://www.si.com/external/link/surging-cavaliers-battle-pesky-celtics-game-1?xid=si_topstories LeBron James and the red-hot Cavaliers take on the Celtics in Game 1 of their playoff series. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/surging-cavaliers-battle-pesky-celtics-game-1 marquee Irving's 30 points propels Cavs over Celtics in Game 1 Islanders top Capitals in Game 3 thanks to quick-strike OT goal http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/19/islanders-capitals-nhl-playoffs-game-3-recap?xid=si_topstories Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/19/islanders-capitals-nhl-playoffs-game-3-recap marquee Islanders top Capitals in Game 3 thanks to quick-strike OT goal Sarah Barshop NBA playoffs preview: Grizzlies hold clear advantage in clash with Blazers http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/17/nba-playoffs-preview-grizzlies-blazers-damian-lillard-wes-matthews-zach-randolph-jeff-green?xid=si_topstories Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/17/nba-playoffs-preview-grizzlies-blazers-damian-lillard-wes-matthews-zach-randolph-jeff-green marquee NBA playoffs preview: Grizzlies hold clear advantage in clash with Blazers Daniel Friedman Daniel Friedman Why Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are not elite draft prospects http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/why-jameis-winston-and-marcus-mariota-are-not-elite-draft-prospects?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, chairman of scouting development Dan Hatman and Sports Illustrated NFL writer Andrew Perloff debate who is the better QB prospect... 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Jackson arrested after armed robbery http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/04/19/florida-gators-jc-jackson-arrested-armed-robbery?xid=si_topstories Florida defensive back J.C. Jackson was arrested Saturday after an armed home invasion robbery in Gainesville, Fla. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/04/19/florida-gators-jc-jackson-arrested-armed-robbery topstories Florida DB J.C. Jackson arrested after armed robbery SI Wire Furyk wins playoff at RBC Heritage Opener over Kisner http://www.si.com/external/link/furyk-wins-playoff-rbc-heritage-opener-over-kisner?xid=si_topstories Jim Furyk won the RBC Heritage Opener and defeated Kevin Kisner in a playoff. 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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/18/nhl-draft-lottery-oilers-sabres-tim-murray-connor-mcdavid-jack-eichel writer Sabres left to mull options with No. 2 pick after Oilers win draft lottery Allan Muir Allan Muir Student of the game: Well-read Archer has Cy Young hopes for Rays http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/17/chris-archer-tampa-bay-rays-pitching-staff?xid=si_topstories One of baseball's most erudite players, the always interesting and rapidly improving Chris Archer could be this year's off-the-radar contender for the AL Cy Young. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:28:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/17/chris-archer-tampa-bay-rays-pitching-staff writer Student of the game: Well-read Archer has Cy Young hopes for Rays Albert Chen Albert Chen Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin, Duke clean up in first-ever Effy Awards http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/04/16/frank-kaminsky-wisconsin-kentucky-data-based-awards?xid=si_topstories Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin, Kentucky lead the way in SI.com's analytics-bases college basketball awards, the Effys. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/04/16/frank-kaminsky-wisconsin-kentucky-data-based-awards writer Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin, Duke clean up in first-ever Effy Awards Luke Winn Luke Winn Peter King: The best time to trade for Adrian Peterson is before the NFL draft http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/peter-king-vikings-trading-adrian-peterson?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, the MMQB editor-in-chief Peter King discusses why he does not think Adrian Peterson will return to the Vikings next season and what... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:40:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/peter-king-vikings-trading-adrian-peterson lists Peter King: The best time to trade for Adrian Peterson is before the NFL draft Why Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are not elite draft prospects http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/why-jameis-winston-and-marcus-mariota-are-not-elite-draft-prospects?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, chairman of scouting development Dan Hatman and Sports Illustrated NFL writer Andrew Perloff debate who is the better QB prospect... 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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:42:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/17/wizards-owner-ted-leonsis-sports-betting-makes-sense-nba lists Wizards owner Ted Leonsis: Sports betting makes sense for NBA The Vikings are a playoff contender with Adrian Peterson http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/vikings-playoff-contenders-adrian-peterson?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, the MMQB editor-in-chief Peter King talks about how Teddy Bridgewater and Adrian Peterson playing together could impact the Vikings season. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:51:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/17/vikings-playoff-contenders-adrian-peterson lists The Vikings are a playoff contender with Adrian Peterson View from Minnesota: loyal Vikings fans losing patience with Peterson http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/17/adrian-peterson-minnesota-vikings-fans-reaction?xid=si_topstories Loyal Minnesota Vikings fans are feeling burned by star running back Adrian Peterson as he is reinstated to the team. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/17/adrian-peterson-minnesota-vikings-fans-reaction bigtiles View from Minnesota: loyal Vikings fans losing patience with Peterson Brian Murphy