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, 31 Jan 2015 16:03:15 -0500 5 Kobe Bryant on the Kobe X and how sneakers tell the story of his career http://www.si.com/nba/2015/01/31/kobe-bryant-nike-kobe-x-signature-shoe?xid=si_topstories Every sneaker has a story. For Kobe Bryant, his signature shoes tell the story of his career. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/01/31/kobe-bryant-nike-kobe-x-signature-shoe marquee Kobe Bryant on the Kobe X and how sneakers tell the story of his career Tim Newcomb Tim Newcomb Seahawks' WRs may not be best in NFL, but don't underestimate them http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/25/seahawks-wide-receivers-super-bowl-xlix-doug-baldwin-jermaine-kearse?xid=si_topstories Watching the Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse Show following the NFC championship game, I wondered two things:... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/25/seahawks-wide-receivers-super-bowl-xlix-doug-baldwin-jermaine-kearse marquee Seahawks' WRs may not be best in NFL, but don't underestimate them Austin Murphy Austin Murphy LeGarrette Blount is just the latest turnaround story for Patriots http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/super-bowl-xlix-leGarrette-blount-patriots-turnaround-system?xid=si_topstories Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:14:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/super-bowl-xlix-leGarrette-blount-patriots-turnaround-system marquee LeGarrette Blount is just the latest turnaround story for Patriots Joan Niesen Joan Niesen Serena Williams wins Australian Open, 19th major title in champion form http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/01/31/serena-williams-beats-sharapova-wins-australian-open-title?xid=si_topstories Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/01/31/serena-williams-beats-sharapova-wins-australian-open-title marquee Serena Williams wins Australian Open, 19th major title in champion form Jon Wertheim Jon Wertheim Artis' 20 points lead Pittsburgh to upset of No. 8 Notre Dame http://www.si.com/external/link/artis-20-points-lead-pittsburgh-upset-no-8-notre-dame?xid=si_topstories Artis' 20 points lead Pittsburgh to upset of No. 8 Notre Dame Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/artis-20-points-lead-pittsburgh-upset-no-8-notre-dame topstories Artis' 20 points lead Pittsburgh to upset of No. 8 Notre Dame Roger Goodell: 'It has been a tough year on me' http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/roger-goodell-deflategate-marshawn-lynch-nfl?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/roger-goodell-deflategate-marshawn-lynch-nfl topstories Roger Goodell: 'It has been a tough year on me' SI Wire Will Roger Goodell ever confront inherent 'conflicts of interests' in the NFL? http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/will-goodell-ever-confront-conflicts?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writers Don Banks and Michael Rosenberg and NFL analyst Aaron Nagler give their immediate reactions to Roger... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:14:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/will-goodell-ever-confront-conflicts topstories Will Roger Goodell ever confront inherent 'conflicts of interests' in the NFL? Super Bowl XLIX predictions: Staff picks for Patriots vs. Seahawks http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/2015-super-bowl-predictions-picks-seattle-seahawks-new-england-patriots?xid=si_topstories Seahawks or Patriots? SI football experts are divided on Super Bowl XLIX (Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m. ET, NBC).... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/2015-super-bowl-predictions-picks-seattle-seahawks-new-england-patriots topstories Super Bowl XLIX predictions: Staff picks for Patriots vs. Seahawks SI Staff Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (knee) added to injury report http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/31/kam-chancellor-seahawks-knee-injury-injury-report-super-bowl?xid=si_topstories Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/31/kam-chancellor-seahawks-knee-injury-injury-report-super-bowl topstories Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (knee) added to injury report SI Wire Super Bowl XLIX will be close. Here's who'll win and why http://www.si.com/external/link/super-bowl-xlix-will-be-close-heres-wholl-win-and-why?xid=si_topstories Super Bowl XLIX will be close. Here's who'll win and why Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/super-bowl-xlix-will-be-close-heres-wholl-win-and-why topstories Super Bowl XLIX will be close. Here's who'll win and why Greg A. Bedard Greg A. Bedard Hawks win 18th straight in thriller over Blazers http://www.si.com/external/link/hawks-win-18th-straight-thriller-over-blazers?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/hawks-win-18th-straight-thriller-over-blazers topstories Hawks win 18th straight in thriller over Blazers NBA tank rankings: The Magic join the party http://www.si.com/external/link/nba-tank-rankings-magic-join-party?xid=si_topstories NBA tank rankings: The Magic join the party Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/nba-tank-rankings-magic-join-party topstories NBA tank rankings: The Magic join the party DeMarcus Cousins named All-Star replacement for Kobe Bryant http://www.si.com/nba/2015/01/30/demarcus-cousins-all-star-injury-replacement-kobe-bryant-damian-lillard-lakers-blazers?xid=si_topstories After being snubbed originally, Boogie is heading to the NBA All-Star Game as a replacement. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/01/30/demarcus-cousins-all-star-injury-replacement-kobe-bryant-damian-lillard-lakers-blazers topstories DeMarcus Cousins named All-Star replacement for Kobe Bryant Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Tiger out of top 50 for first time since 2011 http://www.si.com/external/link/tiger-out-top-50-first-time-2011?xid=si_topstories Tiger out of top 50 for first time since 2011 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/tiger-out-top-50-first-time-2011 topstories Tiger out of top 50 for first time since 2011 Ranking the best moves of the MLB offseason http://www.si.com/external/link/ranking-best-moves-mlb-offseason?xid=si_topstories Ranking the best moves of the MLB offseason Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/ranking-best-moves-mlb-offseason topstories Ranking the best moves of the MLB offseason Djokovic beats Wawrinka to advance to fifth Australian Open final http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/01/30/novak-djokovic-beats-stan-wawrinka-fifth-australian-open-final?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/01/30/novak-djokovic-beats-stan-wawrinka-fifth-australian-open-final topstories Djokovic beats Wawrinka to advance to fifth Australian Open final Courtney Nguyen Courtney Nguyen Demaryius Thomas on his contract: I'd love stay with the Broncos http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/thomas-would-love-to-stay-with-broncos?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas talks about whether or not he will be with the Broncos next season. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/thomas-would-love-to-stay-with-broncos topstories Demaryius Thomas on his contract: I'd love stay with the Broncos Meet your 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookies: No. 2 Ashley Smith http://www.si.com/swim-daily/2015/01/30/sports-illustrated-swimsuit-2015-rookie-reveal-ashley-smith?xid=si_topstories New day, new face! Give a warm welcome to Rookie No. 2...... 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Watt opens up about goals on and off the field http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/jj-watt-houston-texans-super-bowl-xlix?xid=si_topstories Houston Texans' J.J. Watt, who's in Arizona for the Super Bowl festivities, opens up to SI.com about his incredible year on the field, his goals for his brand, his offseason plans and more. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/jj-watt-houston-texans-super-bowl-xlix xltile Beyond the gridiron: J.J. Watt opens up about goals on and off the field Don Banks Don Banks Beyond the gridiron: J.J. Watt opens up about goals on and off the field http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/jj-watt-houston-texans-super-bowl-xlix?xid=si_topstories Houston Texans' J.J. Watt, who's in Arizona for the Super Bowl festivities, opens up to SI.com about his incredible year on the field, his goals for his brand, his offseason plans and more. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/jj-watt-houston-texans-super-bowl-xlix xwtile Beyond the gridiron: J.J. Watt opens up about goals on and off the field Don Banks Don Banks Roger Goodell's press conference proves the public has lost faith in him http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/roger-goodell-press-conference-super-bowl-xlix?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/roger-goodell-press-conference-super-bowl-xlix writer Roger Goodell's press conference proves the public has lost faith in him Michael Rosenberg Michael Rosenberg Five reasons why the Patriots will win Super Bowl XLIX http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/super-bowl-xlix-new-england-patriots-tom-brady-legarrette-blount?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:15:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/30/super-bowl-xlix-new-england-patriots-tom-brady-legarrette-blount writer Five reasons why the Patriots will win Super Bowl XLIX Chris Burke Chris Burke Five reasons why the Seahawks will win Super Bowl XLIX http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/2015-super-bowl-picks-seattle-seahawks?xid=si_topstories The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will go head-to-head in Super Bowl XLIX Sunday. Who has the edge in this battle of evenly matched... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:21:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/01/29/2015-super-bowl-picks-seattle-seahawks writer Five reasons why the Seahawks will win Super Bowl XLIX Doug Farrar Doug Farrar With a chance to show transparency, Goodell drops the ball http://www.si.com/external/link/chance-show-transparency-goodell-drops-ball?xid=si_topstories With a chance to show transparency, Goodell drops the ball Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/chance-show-transparency-goodell-drops-ball writer With a chance to show transparency, Goodell drops the ball Greg A. Bedard Greg A. Bedard What is the state of Michigan's 2015 recruiting under Jim Harbaugh? http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/01/28/michigan-recruiting-jim-harbaugh?xid=si_topstories As National Signing Day approaches, what's the state of Michigan recruiting under Jim Harbaugh? Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/01/28/michigan-recruiting-jim-harbaugh writer What is the state of Michigan's 2015 recruiting under Jim Harbaugh? Martin Rickman Martin Rickman Super Bowl Game Plan: Gronkowski is key http://www.si.com/external/link/super-bowl-game-plan-gronkowski-key?xid=si_topstories Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/super-bowl-game-plan-gronkowski-key writer Super Bowl Game Plan: Gronkowski is key Peter King Peter King Patrick Peterson: Sherman will have a bigger impact than Revis in the Super Bowl http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/patrick-peterson-sherman-impact?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson discusses why he thinks Richard Sherman will have a bigger impact than Darrelle Revis in... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:43:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/patrick-peterson-sherman-impact lists Patrick Peterson: Sherman will have a bigger impact than Revis in the Super Bowl Odell Beckham Jr. on why soccer was his first passion http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/odell-soccer-first-passion?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. explains why soccer was his first passion and discusses making one-handed grabs. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:41:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/odell-soccer-first-passion lists Odell Beckham Jr. on why soccer was his first passion Drew Brees: Young talent has extended my career http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/brees-young-talent-extended-career?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Saints QB Drew Brees explains how playing with talented young receivers has rejuvenated his career. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:57:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/brees-young-talent-extended-career lists Drew Brees: Young talent has extended my career Larry Fitzgerald on reinventing himself, his role on the team http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/larry-fitzgerald-reinventing-himself-his-role-team?xid=si_topstories Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald took SI and Fortune along for an exclusive ride in a limited edition Rolls Royce, where he talked about the state of... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:04:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/30/larry-fitzgerald-reinventing-himself-his-role-team lists Larry Fitzgerald on reinventing himself, his role on the team Marshawn Lynch: Handing out fashion advice http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/29/marshawn-lynch-handing-out-fashion-advice?xid=si_topstories Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch grades the fashion choices of his teammates, friends, and coaches. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:26:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/01/29/marshawn-lynch-handing-out-fashion-advice lists Marshawn Lynch: Handing out fashion advice NFL players are becoming fed up with the league's hypocrisy http://www.si.com/external/link/nfl-players-are-becoming-fed-leagues-hypocrisy?xid=si_topstories NFL players are becoming fed up with the league's hypocrisy Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:45:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/nfl-players-are-becoming-fed-leagues-hypocrisy bigtiles NFL players are becoming fed up with the league's hypocrisy