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 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:28:35 -0400 5 2015 NBA free agency: Live updates on latest signings, buzz and rumors http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/nba-free-agency-live-blog-updates-rumors-buzz-news?xid=si_topstories The NBA free agency period began at 12:01 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning. Follow along here for all the rumors, updates and news about the free agent period. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/nba-free-agency-live-blog-updates-rumors-buzz-news marquee 2015 NBA free agency: Live updates on latest signings, buzz and rumors SI Wire Carlos Carrasco's near no-hitter latest in dominant Indians pitching http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/carlos-corrasco-cleveland-indians-no-hitter-tampa-bay-rays?xid=si_topstories Carlos Carrasco lost his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning against the Rays, becoming the latest Indians pitcher to toss a dominant game against Tampa Bay. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/carlos-corrasco-cleveland-indians-no-hitter-tampa-bay-rays marquee Carlos Carrasco's near no-hitter latest in dominant Indians pitching Michael Beller Michael Beller Just as promised: Kevin Love wisely decides to return to LeBron, Cavaliers http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-lebron-james-free-agency?xid=si_topstories Kevin Love is ultimately getting what he wants in his return to Cleveland. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-lebron-james-free-agency marquee Just as promised: Kevin Love wisely decides to return to LeBron, Cavaliers Chris Mannix Chris Mannix Japan's win over England sets up rematch with USWNT in WWC final http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/uswnt-japan-womens-world-cup-final-2011-rematch?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/uswnt-japan-womens-world-cup-final-2011-rematch marquee Japan's win over England sets up rematch with USWNT in WWC final Grant Wahl Grant Wahl Roundup: 2015 NBA free agent grades http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-grades-analysis-signings?xid=si_topstories Can't keep up with NBA free agency? We've got you covered. SI.com is grading every deal. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-grades-analysis-signings topstories Roundup: 2015 NBA free agent grades SI.com Staff Japan advances to Women's World Cup final on late England own goal http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/england-own-goal-stoppage-time-japan-womens-world-cup?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/england-own-goal-stoppage-time-japan-womens-world-cup topstories Japan advances to Women's World Cup final on late England own goal SI Wire Grade the deal: Kevin Love returns to Cavaliers on 5-year, $110 million deal http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-free-agency-lebron-james-grades?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-free-agency-lebron-james-grades topstories Grade the deal: Kevin Love returns to Cavaliers on 5-year, $110 million deal Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Indians P Carlos Carrasco's no-hit bid broken up with two outs in ninth http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/cleveland-indians-pitcher-carlos-carrasco-no-hitter-broken-up-loses-shutout-tampa-bay-rays?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/cleveland-indians-pitcher-carlos-carrasco-no-hitter-broken-up-loses-shutout-tampa-bay-rays topstories Indians P Carlos Carrasco's no-hit bid broken up with two outs in ninth SI Wire Warriors sign Draymond Green to five-year, $82 million deal http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/golden-state-warriors-draymond-green-nba-free-agency-signing-five-year-deal?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/golden-state-warriors-draymond-green-nba-free-agency-signing-five-year-deal topstories Warriors sign Draymond Green to five-year, $82 million deal SI Wire Giants at Marlins Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 http://www.si.com/mlb/game/2015/07/01/giants-marlins-wednesday-july-1st-2015-0?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:10:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/game/2015/07/01/giants-marlins-wednesday-july-1st-2015-0 topstories Giants at Marlins Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 Grade the deal: Butler's max contract caps remarkable personal journey http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/jimmy-butler-chicago-bulls-marquette-free-agency-derrick-rose-pau-gasol?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/jimmy-butler-chicago-bulls-marquette-free-agency-derrick-rose-pau-gasol topstories Grade the deal: Butler's max contract caps remarkable personal journey Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Chargers job listing requires willingness to move to Los Angeles http://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2015/07/01/san-diego-chargers-tax-job-listing-los-angeles?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2015/07/01/san-diego-chargers-tax-job-listing-los-angeles topstories Chargers job listing requires willingness to move to Los Angeles Extra Mustard Mexico's Chicharito reportedly fractures collarbone, out for Gold Cup http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/chicharito-collarbone-mexico-javier-hernandez-gold-cup?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/07/01/chicharito-collarbone-mexico-javier-hernandez-gold-cup topstories Mexico's Chicharito reportedly fractures collarbone, out for Gold Cup SI Staff Grade the deal: Paul Pierce gives Clippers needed postseason poise http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/paul-pierce-los-angeles-clippers-nba-free-agency-grades-doc-rivers-three-years?xid=si_topstories Paul Pierce reunites with former coach Doc Rivers with the Los Angeles Clippers after agreeing to a three-year, $10.6 million contract. He gives L.A. postseason experience and another scoring option at forward. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/01/paul-pierce-los-angeles-clippers-nba-free-agency-grades-doc-rivers-three-years topstories Grade the deal: Paul Pierce gives Clippers needed postseason poise Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Maple Leafs trade winger Phil Kessel to Penguins http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/01/toronto-maple-leafs-trade-phil-kessel-pittsburgh-penguins?xid=si_topstories The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded right wing Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/01/toronto-maple-leafs-trade-phil-kessel-pittsburgh-penguins topstories Maple Leafs trade winger Phil Kessel to Penguins SI Wire Live blog: NHL free agent frenzy 2015 signings, rumors and more http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/01/nhl-free-agent-frenzy-live-blog-signings-trades?xid=si_topstories As NHL free agency opens on July 1, SI.com live blogs all the signings and trades with opinion and analysis. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/07/01/nhl-free-agent-frenzy-live-blog-signings-trades topstories Live blog: NHL free agent frenzy 2015 signings, rumors and more Allan Muir Allan Muir Jerry Dipoto resigns as Angels general manager http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/los-angeles-angels-jerry-dipoto?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/los-angeles-angels-jerry-dipoto topstories Jerry Dipoto resigns as Angels general manager SI Wire SI.com's 2015 NBA free agent tracker http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-tracker-players-teams-moves-signings?xid=si_topstories Follow every move this off-season with SI.com's free agent tracker. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/nba-free-agency-tracker-players-teams-moves-signings topstories SI.com's 2015 NBA free agent tracker SI.com Staff 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 Brett Favre on head injury concerns: 'It really is scary' http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/01/brett-favre-career-head-injuries-concussion-concerns?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:27:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/07/01/brett-favre-career-head-injuries-concussion-concerns topstories Brett Favre on head injury concerns: 'It really is scary' SI Wire Anthony Hargrove remains in football exile years after Bountygate scandal http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/06/30/anthony-hargrove-bountygate-new-orleans-saints?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:41:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/06/30/anthony-hargrove-bountygate-new-orleans-saints xltile Anthony Hargrove remains in football exile years after Bountygate scandal Jason Buckland Anthony Hargrove remains in football exile years after Bountygate scandal http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/06/30/anthony-hargrove-bountygate-new-orleans-saints?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:41:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/06/30/anthony-hargrove-bountygate-new-orleans-saints xwtile Anthony Hargrove remains in football exile years after Bountygate scandal Jason Buckland Grade the deal: Warriors lock up Draymond Green with five-year deal http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/draymond-green-golden-state-warriors-free-agency-grades-five-years-82-million?xid=si_topstories The Golden State Warriors' NBA title defense can officially begin after signing Draymond Green to a five-year contract worth $82 million. Green was Golden State's heart and soul during its title run. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/07/02/draymond-green-golden-state-warriors-free-agency-grades-five-years-82-million writer Grade the deal: Warriors lock up Draymond Green with five-year deal Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Buyers or sellers? Breaking down each AL team's trading outlook http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/trade-deadline-american-league-buyers-sellers?xid=si_topstories With the trade deadline just 30 days away, which teams should be selling, buying or standing pat in the next month? Cliff Corcoran looks at what each team should be shopping for or trying to move. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/trade-deadline-american-league-buyers-sellers writer Buyers or sellers? Breaking down each AL team's trading outlook Cliff Corcoran Cliff Corcoran Identifying how every Power 5 team should be branded http://www.si.com/external/link/identifying-how-every-power-5-team-should-be-branded?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/identifying-how-every-power-5-team-should-be-branded writer Identifying how every Power 5 team should be branded Andy Staples Andy Staples Giants rookie sensation Beckham Jr. is much more than 'The Catch' http://www.si.com/external/link/giants-rookie-sensation-beckham-jr-much-more-catch?xid=si_topstories Giants rookie sensation Beckham Jr. is much more than 'The Catch' Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/giants-rookie-sensation-beckham-jr-much-more-catch writer Giants rookie sensation Beckham Jr. is much more than 'The Catch' Emily Kaplan Emily Kaplan How baseball vet Todd Zeile went from run producer to movie producer http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/todd-zeile-hollywood-producer-charlie-sheen-profiles?xid=si_topstories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/todd-zeile-hollywood-producer-charlie-sheen-profiles writer How baseball vet Todd Zeile went from run producer to movie producer Albert Chen Albert Chen For Athletics, luck literally hasn't been on their side in dismal season http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/oakland-athletics-pythagorean-record-bad-luck-billy-beane?xid=si_topstories Stuck at the bottom of the American League West and with their playoff hopes all but dead, the Oakland A's can blame some phenomenally bad luck for their rough season. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:48:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/07/01/oakland-athletics-pythagorean-record-bad-luck-billy-beane writer For Athletics, luck literally hasn't been on their side in dismal season Ben Reiter Ben Reiter Will Joe Maddon create enough magic for a Chicago Cubs playoff berth? http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/chicago-cubs-joe-maddon-playoff-berth-magic?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated staff writer Albert Chen discusses why Joe Maddon continues to be a great fit for a young and talented Chicago Cubs'... Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:56:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/chicago-cubs-joe-maddon-playoff-berth-magic lists Will Joe Maddon create enough magic for a Chicago Cubs playoff berth? How Oregon Ducks became a perennial national championship contender http://www.si.com/college-football/video/2015/07/01/oregon-ducks-chip-kelly-branding-nike?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Andy Staples discusses how Chip Kelly and Nike transformed the Oregon Ducks into college football's... Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:01:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/video/2015/07/01/oregon-ducks-chip-kelly-branding-nike lists How Oregon Ducks became a perennial national championship contender MLB teams that must make a move ahead of trade deadline http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/mlb-teams-make-moves-trade-deadline?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated staff writer Albert Chen breaks down which MLB teams need to make a move before the trade deadline. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:08:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/video/2015/07/01/mlb-teams-make-moves-trade-deadline lists MLB teams that must make a move ahead of trade deadline USA blanks Germany, advances to Women's World Cup final http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/06/30/womens-world-cup-usa-germany-semi-final?xid=si_topstories Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:29:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/video/2015/06/30/womens-world-cup-usa-germany-semi-final lists USA blanks Germany, advances to Women's World Cup final How Maryland can use Under Armour to revamp their recruiting http://www.si.com/college-football/video/2015/07/01/maryland-terrapins-under-armour-revamp-recruiting?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Andy Staples discusses ways the Maryland Terrapins can improve their recruiting and how they could use... Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:07:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/video/2015/07/01/maryland-terrapins-under-armour-revamp-recruiting lists How Maryland can use Under Armour to revamp their recruiting Jet Stet: An SI editor earns his wings with the high-flying Breitling team http://www.si.com/edge/2015/07/01/breitling-jets-cannella?xid=si_topstories A top SI editor goes along for the ride with the aerial athletes of Breitling Jet Team and manages to keep his wits and his lunch about him while going over 400 mph and in close quarters with other fighter planes. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/edge/2015/07/01/breitling-jets-cannella bigtiles Jet Stet: An SI editor earns his wings with the high-flying Breitling team Stephen Cannella