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All Rights Reserved en-us Fri, 29 May 2015 18:08:07 -0400 5 The Sepp Blatter Show takes stage in Zurich in fifth FIFA election win http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/fifa-congress-sepp-blatter-election-prince-ali?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/fifa-congress-sepp-blatter-election-prince-ali marquee The Sepp Blatter Show takes stage in Zurich in fifth FIFA election win Peter Berlin Lightning-Rangers Game 7 will likely defy stats, come down to goalies http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/05/28/new-york-rangers-tampa-bay-lightning-eastern-finals-game-7-preview?xid=si_topstories Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/05/28/new-york-rangers-tampa-bay-lightning-eastern-finals-game-7-preview marquee Lightning-Rangers Game 7 will likely defy stats, come down to goalies Allan Muir Allan Muir NBA draft deep dive: Towns-Okafor in context, this year's sleepers and more http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-draft-karl-anthony-towns-jahlil-okafor-frank-kaminsky-delon-wright?xid=si_topstories Thu, 28 May 2015 15:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-draft-karl-anthony-towns-jahlil-okafor-frank-kaminsky-delon-wright marquee NBA draft deep dive: Towns-Okafor in context, this year's sleepers and more Luke Winn Luke Winn Unbelievable May suggests Bryce Harper's breakout has finally begun http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/05/29/bryce-harper-washington-nationals-month-of-may-breakout-season?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 14:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/05/29/bryce-harper-washington-nationals-month-of-may-breakout-season marquee Unbelievable May suggests Bryce Harper's breakout has finally begun Jay Jaffe Jay Jaffe Sepp Blatter reelected for fifth term as FIFA president http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/sepp-blatter-reelected-fifa-president?xid=si_topstories FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been re-elected for a fifth term. Fri, 29 May 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/sepp-blatter-reelected-fifa-president topstories Sepp Blatter reelected for fifth term as FIFA president SI Wire Bomb threat made against FIFA Congress ahead of election http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/fifa-congress-bomb-threat?xid=si_topstories A bomb threat was made against the FIFA congress hours before its presidential election. Fri, 29 May 2015 08:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/fifa-congress-bomb-threat topstories Bomb threat made against FIFA Congress ahead of election SI Wire FIFA's Sepp Blatter: 'You cannot ask everyone to behave ethically' http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/sepp-blatter-fifa-congress-corruption?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 08:19:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/05/29/sepp-blatter-fifa-congress-corruption topstories FIFA's Sepp Blatter: 'You cannot ask everyone to behave ethically' Darren Sharper pleads guilty to drugging women with intent to rape http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/darren-sharper-pleads-guilty-drug-rape-charges?xid=si_topstories Former NFL safety Darren Sharper pleads guilty to federal charges of drugging women for rape Fri, 29 May 2015 11:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/darren-sharper-pleads-guilty-drug-rape-charges topstories Darren Sharper pleads guilty to drugging women with intent to rape SI Wire Roundtable: What rule change would you like to see most in the NFL? http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/nfl-rule-changes-pass-interference-catches-overtime?xid=si_topstories The NFL has plenty of rules that need to be altered, so SI.com's NFL staff weighs in on what change they want to see most. Fri, 29 May 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/nfl-rule-changes-pass-interference-catches-overtime topstories Roundtable: What rule change would you like to see most in the NFL? SI Staff Falcons waive LB Prince Shembo after felony animal cruelty charges http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/atlanta-falcons-prince-shembo-animal-cruelty?xid=si_topstories Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo was charged with felony animal cruelty after allegedly kicking and killing his girlfriend's dog. Fri, 29 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/05/29/atlanta-falcons-prince-shembo-animal-cruelty topstories Falcons waive LB Prince Shembo after felony animal cruelty charges SI Wire Report: Dwyane Wade open to leaving Heat if team doesn't raise offer http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/28/miami-heat-dwyane-wade-contract-negotiations?xid=si_topstories Heat guard Dwyane Wade prefers to stay with the team but is open to leaving if the sides' contract differences are not resolved Thu, 28 May 2015 21:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/28/miami-heat-dwyane-wade-contract-negotiations topstories Report: Dwyane Wade open to leaving Heat if team doesn't raise offer SI Wire NBA draft rumors: Latest buzz around teams, players http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-draft-rumors-news-prospects?xid=si_topstories The NBA rumor mill will continue to churn as we move closer to the draft next month. Check back often as we update below with all the latest scoops, including news, rumors and possible transactions. Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-draft-rumors-news-prospects topstories NBA draft rumors: Latest buzz around teams, players SI Wire Five candidates to replace Thibodeau in Chicago http://www.si.com/external/link/five-candidates-replace-thibodeau-chicago?xid=si_topstories Five candidates to replace Thibodeau in Chicago Fri, 29 May 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/five-candidates-replace-thibodeau-chicago topstories Five candidates to replace Thibodeau in Chicago Tournament host Rory McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open http://www.si.com/external/link/tournament-host-rory-mcilroy-misses-cut-irish-open?xid=si_topstories Tournament host Rory McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open Fri, 29 May 2015 16:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/tournament-host-rory-mcilroy-misses-cut-irish-open topstories Tournament host Rory McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open Daily Data Viz: Upsets through the first two rounds http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/05/29/daily-data-viz-french-open-upsets?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 10:16:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/05/29/daily-data-viz-french-open-upsets topstories Daily Data Viz: Upsets through the first two rounds SI.com Staff SEC passes rule banning transfers dismissed for 'serious misconduct' http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/29/sec-transfer-rule-serious-misconduct-domestic-violence?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/29/sec-transfer-rule-serious-misconduct-domestic-violence topstories SEC passes rule banning transfers dismissed for 'serious misconduct' Andy Staples Andy Staples Top 25 reasons to be excited for college football http://www.si.com/external/link/top-25-reasons-be-excited-college-football?xid=si_topstories Top 25 reasons to be excited for college football Fri, 29 May 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/top-25-reasons-be-excited-college-football topstories Top 25 reasons to be excited for college football For second consecutive year, epic Spelling Bee produces co-champions http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/05/29/national-spelling-bee-winner?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/05/29/national-spelling-bee-winner topstories For second consecutive year, epic Spelling Bee produces co-champions Jack McCallum 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 10 most popular stories from the week ending May 29 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/05/29/most-popular-stories-week-ending-may-29?xid=si_topstories Here is a roundup of SI.com's 10 most popular stories this week. Fri, 29 May 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/05/29/most-popular-stories-week-ending-may-29 topstories SI.com's 10 most popular stories from the week ending May 29 SI Wire NBA Finals roundtable: Which Warrior wing is best-suited to guard LeBron? http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-finals-lebron-james-warriors-cavaliers-draymond-green-harrison-barnes?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 09:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-finals-lebron-james-warriors-cavaliers-draymond-green-harrison-barnes xltile NBA Finals roundtable: Which Warrior wing is best-suited to guard LeBron? SI Staff NBA Finals roundtable: Which Warrior wing is best-suited to guard LeBron? http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-finals-lebron-james-warriors-cavaliers-draymond-green-harrison-barnes?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 09:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/29/nba-finals-lebron-james-warriors-cavaliers-draymond-green-harrison-barnes xwtile NBA Finals roundtable: Which Warrior wing is best-suited to guard LeBron? SI Staff Tales of Todd Frazier: Reds star emerges as a baseball folk hero http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/05/29/todd-frazier-cincinnati-reds?xid=si_topstories From his days in Little League to his time in Cincinnati as the Reds' slugging third baseman, Todd Frazier has been a baseball folk hero, and one of the game's underappreciated stars. Fri, 29 May 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/05/29/todd-frazier-cincinnati-reds writer Tales of Todd Frazier: Reds star emerges as a baseball folk hero Albert Chen Albert Chen Bulls, Reinsdorf show true colors in classless dismissal of Tom Thibodeau http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/28/tom-thibodeau-fired-bulls-fred-hoiberg-jerry-reinsdorf-gar-forman?xid=si_topstories The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau, and in the process showed a lack of class and appreciation. They now need Fred Hoiberg, or whomever they hire, to win now. Thu, 28 May 2015 20:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/05/28/tom-thibodeau-fired-bulls-fred-hoiberg-jerry-reinsdorf-gar-forman writer Bulls, Reinsdorf show true colors in classless dismissal of Tom Thibodeau Chris Mannix Chris Mannix Eagles' new $63 million-man promises S.B. 50 trip. http://www.si.com/external/link/eagles-new-63-million-man-promises-sb-50-trip?xid=si_topstories Eagles' new $63 million-man promises S.B. 50 trip. Fri, 29 May 2015 11:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/eagles-new-63-million-man-promises-sb-50-trip writer Eagles' new $63 million-man promises S.B. 50 trip. Jenny Vrentas Sharapova's strong first and second serves show her mental toughness http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/05/29/maria-sharapova-french-open-first-second-serve-speeds?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 14:35:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/05/29/maria-sharapova-french-open-first-second-serve-speeds writer Sharapova's strong first and second serves show her mental toughness Jon Wertheim Jon Wertheim Off-season Spotlight: Get to know Auburn running back Jovon Robinson http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/29/jovon-robinson-auburn-tigers-running-back?xid=si_topstories Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/29/jovon-robinson-auburn-tigers-running-back writer Off-season Spotlight: Get to know Auburn running back Jovon Robinson Zac Ellis Zac Ellis If Fred Hoiberg is to leave Iowa State, Bulls present perfect opportunity http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/05/28/fred-hoiberg-chicago-bulls-iowa-state?xid=si_topstories Thu, 28 May 2015 16:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-basketball/2015/05/28/fred-hoiberg-chicago-bulls-iowa-state writer If Fred Hoiberg is to leave Iowa State, Bulls present perfect opportunity Brian Hamilton Brian Hamilton Why LeBron James' NBA Finals experience will matter in Game 1 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/05/29/lebron-james-experience-matter-nba-finals?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Chris Mannix discusses how much of a role LeBron James' experience will play in the NBA Finals. Fri, 29 May 2015 15:05:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/05/29/lebron-james-experience-matter-nba-finals lists Why LeBron James' NBA Finals experience will matter in Game 1 Why Draymond Green is Golden State's X-factor http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/05/29/golden-state-warriors-draymond-green-x-factor?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Chris Mannix explains why Draymond Green is the Golden State Warriors best defensive weapon against... Fri, 29 May 2015 15:34:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/05/29/golden-state-warriors-draymond-green-x-factor lists Why Draymond Green is Golden State's X-factor Which team poses the biggest threat to USWNT in Group D? http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/05/29/womens-world-cup-uswnt-biggest-threat-group-d?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl discusses why the USWNT needs to finish first in Group D. Fri, 29 May 2015 15:17:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/05/29/womens-world-cup-uswnt-biggest-threat-group-d lists Which team poses the biggest threat to USWNT in Group D? Will FIFA corruption probe overshadow the Women's World Cup? http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/05/29/fifa-corruption-charges-womens-world-cup-overshadowed?xid=si_topstories ON SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl and 1999 Women's World Cup champion Brandi Chastain explain why they believe the Women's... Fri, 29 May 2015 15:16:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/05/29/fifa-corruption-charges-womens-world-cup-overshadowed lists Will FIFA corruption probe overshadow the Women's World Cup? How Thibodeau firing impacts all NBA coaching vacancies http://www.si.com/external/link/how-thibodeau-firing-impacts-all-nba-coaching-vacancies?xid=si_topstories How Thibodeau firing impacts all NBA coaching vacancies Thu, 28 May 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/how-thibodeau-firing-impacts-all-nba-coaching-vacancies lists How Thibodeau firing impacts all NBA coaching vacancies Chris Ballard Chris Ballard Everything you've ever wondered about satellite camps; #DearAndy http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/28/satellite-camps-sec-dear-andy?xid=si_topstories Want a better understanding of what satellite camps are, why coaches are arguing about them and some real (and fake) implications of them? #DearAndy Thu, 28 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/05/28/satellite-camps-sec-dear-andy bigtiles Everything you've ever wondered about satellite camps; #DearAndy Andy Staples Andy Staples