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Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2 Peter King Peter King Pacquiao's trainer looks back to find blueprint for beating Mayweather http://www.si.com/boxing/2015/04/23/freddie-roach-strategy-mayweather-pacquiao-de-la-hoya?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:32:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/boxing/2015/04/23/freddie-roach-strategy-mayweather-pacquiao-de-la-hoya marquee Pacquiao's trainer looks back to find blueprint for beating Mayweather Greg Bishop Greg Bishop 2015 NBA Common Sense Mock Draft: Projecting first round on need and fit http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/nba-mock-draft-karl-anthony-towns-jahlil-okafor-justise-winslow-timberwolves-knicks?xid=si_topstories Projecting the first 30 picks in the 2015 NBA draft while focusing on team need and fit. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/nba-mock-draft-karl-anthony-towns-jahlil-okafor-justise-winslow-timberwolves-knicks marquee 2015 NBA Common Sense Mock Draft: Projecting first round on need and fit Chris Johnson and Jeremy Woo Power Rankings: Cardinals jump over Tigers, Mets to take first place http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/27/power-rankings-cardinals-first-rays-marlins-rise?xid=si_topstories The Cardinals are in first place in the third week of SI.com's Power Rankings, just ahead of the Mets, while the Rays and Marlins benefited from a hot week to move up the list. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:34:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/27/power-rankings-cardinals-first-rays-marlins-rise marquee Power Rankings: Cardinals jump over Tigers, Mets to take first place SI.com Staff 2015 NFL draft needs: Breaking down what every team is looking for http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-needs-team-afc-nfc?xid=si_topstories With the 2015 NFL draft (finally) just around the corner, we take a look at each team's most pressing needs. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-needs-team-afc-nfc topstories 2015 NFL draft needs: Breaking down what every team is looking for Mavs' Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut to avoid fine for criticizing officials http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/rick-carlisle-tape-mouth-dallas-mavericks-fine-officials-game-4-playoffs?xid=si_topstories Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle put tape over his mouth after Game 4 against the Houston Rockets to avoid receiving another fine for criticizing the NBA's officials. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/27/rick-carlisle-tape-mouth-dallas-mavericks-fine-officials-game-4-playoffs topstories Mavs' Rick Carlisle tapes mouth shut to avoid fine for criticizing officials Ben Golliver Ben Golliver Kevin Love on Kelly Olynyk play: I thought it was 'bush-league' http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cleveland-cavaliers-kevin-love-shoulder-injury-game-4-kelly-olynyk?xid=si_topstories Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love left Sunday's Game 4 of the Eastern Conference opening-round playoffs against the Boston Celtics with a dislocated left shoulder. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cleveland-cavaliers-kevin-love-shoulder-injury-game-4-kelly-olynyk topstories Kevin Love on Kelly Olynyk play: I thought it was 'bush-league' SI Wire Why NBA playoffs' first round has been ugly, but enjoyable http://www.si.com/external/link/why-nba-playoffs-first-round-has-been-ugly-enjoyable?xid=si_topstories Why NBA playoffs' first round has been ugly, but enjoyable Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/why-nba-playoffs-first-round-has-been-ugly-enjoyable topstories Why NBA playoffs' first round has been ugly, but enjoyable Cavaliers lose Love, but pass first test in LeBron's quest for NBA title http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cavaliers-celtics-game-4-lebron-james-kevin-love-jr-smith?xid=si_topstories With opening-round sweep, contender Cavaliers are poised for deep run, but will they be short-handed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/cavaliers-celtics-game-4-lebron-james-kevin-love-jr-smith topstories Cavaliers lose Love, but pass first test in LeBron's quest for NBA title Matt Dollinger Matt Dollinger Redskins pick up fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-fifth-year-option?xid=si_topstories Redskins pick up $16.1 million fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-fifth-year-option topstories Redskins pick up fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III SI Wire Report: Dolphins interested in drafting Todd Gurley http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/miami-dolphins-todd-gurley-nfl-draft?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/miami-dolphins-todd-gurley-nfl-draft topstories Report: Dolphins interested in drafting Todd Gurley SI Wire Kentucky Derby odds: American Pharoah the betting favorite at 5/2 http://www.si.com/horse-racing/2015/04/27/kentucky-derby-betting-odds-american-pharoah-favorite?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/horse-racing/2015/04/27/kentucky-derby-betting-odds-american-pharoah-favorite topstories Kentucky Derby odds: American Pharoah the betting favorite at 5/2 SI Wire Report: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic withdraws from Madrid Open http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/04/27/novak-djokovic-withdraws-madrid-open-2015-atp-masters?xid=si_topstories Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/2015/04/27/novak-djokovic-withdraws-madrid-open-2015-atp-masters topstories Report: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic withdraws from Madrid Open Courtney Nguyen Courtney Nguyen Developers file request to build NHL arena in Seattle suburb http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/27/nhl-arena-seattle?xid=si_topstories Developers file request to build an NHL arena in the Seattle suburb of Tukwila. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/27/nhl-arena-seattle topstories Developers file request to build NHL arena in Seattle suburb SI Wire Cardinals place Wainwright on DL with Achilles injury, feared out for season http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/25/adam-wainwright-injury-ankle-cardinals-brewers?xid=si_topstories Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/25/adam-wainwright-injury-ankle-cardinals-brewers topstories Cardinals place Wainwright on DL with Achilles injury, feared out for season SI Wire Royals OF Lorenzo Cain says feud with White Sox is 'over and done with' http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/27/royals-lorenzo-cain-white-sox-feud?xid=si_topstories Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain says bad blood with White Sox is over Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/27/royals-lorenzo-cain-white-sox-feud topstories Royals OF Lorenzo Cain says feud with White Sox is 'over and done with' SI Wire Dodgers place Yasiel Puig (hamstring) on disabled list http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/yasiel-puig-disabled-list-hamstring-los-angeles-dodgers?xid=si_topstories The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a left hamstring strain. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mlb/2015/04/26/yasiel-puig-disabled-list-hamstring-los-angeles-dodgers topstories Dodgers place Yasiel Puig (hamstring) on disabled list SI Wire Report: Pelicans plan to offer Anthony Davis max extension http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/new-orleans-pelicans-anthony-davis-contract-extension-max?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/2015/04/26/new-orleans-pelicans-anthony-davis-contract-extension-max topstories Report: Pelicans plan to offer Anthony Davis max extension 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 Jon Jones named suspect in hit-and-run accident http://www.si.com/mma/2015/04/26/ufc-jon-jones-police-investigation-hit-and-run?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/mma/2015/04/26/ufc-jon-jones-police-investigation-hit-and-run topstories Jon Jones named suspect in hit-and-run accident SI Wire Get to know some of the 2015 NFL draft's most intriguing prospects http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-prospect-facts-brett-hundley-ameer-abdullah?xid=si_topstories 2015 NFL draft: A get-to-know-you guide to some of this year's most interesting prospects. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-prospect-facts-brett-hundley-ameer-abdullah xltile Get to know some of the 2015 NFL draft's most intriguing prospects Ben Glicksman Ben Glicksman Get to know some of the 2015 NFL draft's most intriguing prospects http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-prospect-facts-brett-hundley-ameer-abdullah?xid=si_topstories 2015 NFL draft: A get-to-know-you guide to some of this year's most interesting prospects. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/27/2015-nfl-draft-prospect-facts-brett-hundley-ameer-abdullah xwtile Get to know some of the 2015 NFL draft's most intriguing prospects Ben Glicksman Ben Glicksman Islanders-Capitals Game 7 likely to come down to lucky bounce http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/27/who-has-edge-in-new-york-islanders-washington-capitals-game-7?xid=si_topstories Many factors could decide Game 7 between the Islanders and Capitals, but a lucky bounce just may be the one. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/04/27/who-has-edge-in-new-york-islanders-washington-capitals-game-7 writer Islanders-Capitals Game 7 likely to come down to lucky bounce Allan Muir Allan Muir Taking an early look at expected new starting QBs in 2015 spring practice http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/04/27/new-starting-qbs-2015-season?xid=si_topstories 2015 college football QB battles: An early look at expected new starters following spring practice. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:25:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/04/27/new-starting-qbs-2015-season writer Taking an early look at expected new starting QBs in 2015 spring practice Zac Ellis Zac Ellis Inside ESPN, NFL Network's coverage of the NFL draft; more Media Circus http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/04/26/inside-nfl-draft-coverage-espn-nfl-network-media-circus?xid=si_topstories A comprehensive media guide to ESPN and the NFL Network's coverage of this year's NFL draft in Chicago. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/more-sports/2015/04/26/inside-nfl-draft-coverage-espn-nfl-network-media-circus writer Inside ESPN, NFL Network's coverage of the NFL draft; more Media Circus Richard Deitsch Richard Deitsch 2015 NFL draft team previews http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-team-previews?xid=si_topstories SI's Don Banks breaks down the 2015 NFL draft needs of all 32 teams, because even the best teams have holes to fill. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/04/23/2015-nfl-draft-team-previews writer 2015 NFL draft team previews Don Banks Don Banks EPL Notes: 'Boring' pays off for Chelsea; Man United lacking options http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/26/epl-recap-chelsea-arsenal-oscar-manchester-united?xid=si_topstories Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:52:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/26/epl-recap-chelsea-arsenal-oscar-manchester-united writer EPL Notes: 'Boring' pays off for Chelsea; Man United lacking options Peter Berlin What if they met? Uruguay's world champions, Austria's Wunderteam http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/27/austria-uruguay-national-team-1930-wunderteam?xid=si_topstories What if? ... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/27/austria-uruguay-national-team-1930-wunderteam writer What if they met? Uruguay's world champions, Austria's Wunderteam Jonathan Wilson Jonathan Wilson How Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors have matured http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/stephen-curry-golden-state-warriors-playoff-perforamnces?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor talks about what the Golden State Warriors have proved in the playoffs. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:13:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/stephen-curry-golden-state-warriors-playoff-perforamnces lists How Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors have matured Have the Cleveland Cavaliers found a role for Kevin Love? http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/kevin-love-found-role-cleveland-cavaliers?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor discusses how Kevin Love has stepped up his game in the NBA playoffs. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:57:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/kevin-love-found-role-cleveland-cavaliers lists Have the Cleveland Cavaliers found a role for Kevin Love? Billy Donovan the frontrunner for the OKC Thunder job? http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/billy-donovan-frontrunner-okc-thunder-job?xid=si_topstories ON SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Phil Taylor reveals the relationship between Billy Donovan and Thunder GM Sam Presti and discusses why... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/24/billy-donovan-frontrunner-okc-thunder-job lists Billy Donovan the frontrunner for the OKC Thunder job? How Aaron Rodgers tumbled in the 2005 NFL draft http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/24/how-aaron-rodgers-tumbled-2005-nfl-draft?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated staff writer Joan Niesen explains how despite being one of the top two QB prospects in the 2005 NFL draft, Aaron... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/04/24/how-aaron-rodgers-tumbled-2005-nfl-draft lists How Aaron Rodgers tumbled in the 2005 NFL draft Lee Jenkins: Kawhi Leonard DPOY win highlights 'golden age' of perimeter D http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/23/lee-jenkins-kawhi-leonard-defense?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins discusses why Kawhi Leonard won Defensive Player of the Year even though he only played in... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nba/video/2015/04/23/lee-jenkins-kawhi-leonard-defense lists Lee Jenkins: Kawhi Leonard DPOY win highlights 'golden age' of perimeter D MLS Power Rankings Week 8: Altidore leads TFC, Seattle tops Portland http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/27/mls-power-rankings-week-8-toronto-fc-nycfc-seattle-sounders?xid=si_topstories The top two or three teams in each conference of Major League Soccer are struggling to distance themselves a bit from the rest of the field. After... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:07:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/04/27/mls-power-rankings-week-8-toronto-fc-nycfc-seattle-sounders bigtiles MLS Power Rankings Week 8: Altidore leads TFC, Seattle tops Portland Liviu Bird Liviu Bird